DIY chocolate dry shampoo

Dry shampoo. It’s practically a staple in my bathroom, and has saved my hair more times than I can count. All was good, till one day I reached for my can and…it.was.empty. So I searched for a quick homemade fix, and haven’t looked back since. Besides, all my shampoos are natural, so it doesn’t really…

DIY Henna Tattoo tutorial

After I finished dying my hair with the henna, I had a fair amount left, so I decided to try and use it to make a henna tattoo. I didn’t have any of the proper equipment, or the skill to make intricate patterns, so I improvised slightly. Alternative titles for this post I was considering…

DIY dying hair with HENNA

I’ve used chemical dyes many times before, and my last endeavor to ombré my hair left the ends rather damaged, so I thought I would try using henna. Henna is a natural dye made from the leaves of the henna plant, which naturally gives a red tint to hair, and it can be mixed with…

DIY blue spotty festive nail art

It’s the holiday season and I’ve seen many people sporting really cool nails, however, I possess none of the ability required to construct one of these nail art masterpieces, so I have to settle for something really simple. I still think it’s cute and festive though, and it only takes about 20 mins. You will…

Two quick lazy day hair tutorials

You know those days when you would rather spend the extra 5/10/30 minutes in bed, and before you know it it’s time to leave the house; yet you haven’t even contemplated brushing your hair? For me, this is everyday… so I thought I’d share two of my favourite 2 minute lazy day hairstyles… you will…

How to make your lips look bigger w/o liner

I have quite small lips, and I know from experience it’s pretty hard to make them look any larger without looking clown like, however, recently I found a pretty simple method to SUBTLY make your lips look bigger… The best bit is it doesn’t require a liner which I find impossible fiddly to use. So,…

DIY custom Adam Ant lyrics print pocket

I really wanted to print some song lyrics on fabric, however I have found that the iron on letters don’t give the effect I want, so I tried a really simple method and it worked. This is it. As mentioned on my backpack tutorial, here is how I made my custom print pocket. you will…

DIY Adam Ant Backpack with custom pocket

It’s my friend’s birthday coming up soon, and I wanted to make a personalised gift..She really loves Adam Ant, so I made her a backpack with lyrics to Stand and Deliver printed on the pocket( tutorial here). This is how: you will need: about 3/4 metre of lining fabric about 3/4 metre of bag fabric…

Velvet skirt to shorts REFASHION

I volunteer in a charity shop, and I’ve been wanting to try sewing with velvet despite hearing it’s impossible hard. Therefore, when I saw this velvet skirt for £3 I though, why not? Unfortunately being size 16 it didn’t quite fit I intended to shorten it and make it into a skirt… What I did…

DIY Tea Cup Candle Making

so, what are tea-cup candles you ask? Well, they are quite literally tea cups with wax melted into them to make candles that fit in the cups perfectly. Sounds simple, and last week a friend and I decided to give it a go. They turned out quite nice (I think) however the kitchen did look…

DIY Hamma Bead Tie

A short tutorial inspired by Morning Creativity’s blog, this is a simple DIY hamma bead tie. You will need: Hamma beads in any colour a square hamma bead board baking parchment an iron a safety pin glue Make a tie shape on the single square hamma bead board. Cover it with baking parchment and iron…

DIY Sharpie mug

I’ve seen tutorials for sharpie mugs all over the internet, and as I needed to make something for a friend’s birthday, I figured it was high time I gave it a go. This is my version of how to make a sharpie mug: you will need: A mug (the cheaper the better as the enamel…