DIY Bathbombs!

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 by socms_admin

[caption id="attachment_501" align="aligncenter" width="529"] Image courtesy of[/caption] It might not be cold right now, but we know that it’s coming. This week, in fact...

Earl Grey Cough Drops (Oh yes, they’re homemade!)

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 by socms_admin

[caption id="attachment_473" align="aligncenter" width="553" caption="Image courtesy of"][/caption]   The freezing cold spell of 2 weeks ago is slowly becoming a distant memory as the temperature starts to rise...

Trout Fishing in South Africa

Thursday, May 18, 2017 by socms_admin

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I know that in winter most people would rather be indoors, by a fire, where it’s snug and warm, but it’s in winter that we really need the Vitamin D that comes from being outside in the sun...

Nuts and Bolts Chessboard

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 by socms_admin

This one is for the lads! Or for the girls to make for the lads, or for the girls to make for themselves. This is such a great project for anyone who enjoys boardgames and DIY...

Fingerknit Bracelets

Tuesday, December 20, 2016 by socms_admin

Glitter Snow Globes

Tuesday, December 20, 2016 by socms_admin

Snow globes are just magical. With the swirling snow and miniature towns, it is easy to imagine walking through that winter wonderland... Just because we don't experiences white Christmases in SA doesn't mean we can't experience the magic of snow globes...

DIY Marquee Light

Monday, December 19, 2016 by socms_admin

I have always wanted a Marquee Light. Anything with pretty lights and I'm sold! I love marquee lights because they can be really individual, and as you might have noticed by now, I love individual gifts. I always thought that making a marquee light was completely out of my reach, imagining metals and solders and wire cutting and electricity and all the things that I can't do...

Hand-painted Japanese Rice Bowls

Thursday, December 15, 2016 by socms_admin

I love Japanese rice bowls. I love their versatility. They're not only good for holding rice (gasp!), but also for small salads, beads, chocolates,floating candles, small bunches of flowers...

Alternative Christmas Trees

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 by socms_admin

Let’s be honest – It just doesn’t feel like Christmas until the tree is up! Which is maybe why it still seems a bit strange to me that the shops are all in full Christmas mode. My tree isn’t up yet...

Mosaic Angel Decoration

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 by socms_admin

I love my job! Especially when I get to spend the day doing fun and creative projects. It's been years since I did any mosaic work, so I was super excited to get my hands on this mosaic Angel Decoration from The Clay Club...