DIY Harry Potter Series – Hopping Cauldron Tree Ornament

A hopping cauldron is a type of sentient cauldron, so named because it has a single leg underneath the base of the cauldron allowing for locomotion. – “A faithful friend to any potioneer, at least until you try mixing fluxweed and Exploding Fluid in them. After that, they tend to be less cooperative.“—Zygmunt Budge, Book of Potions. What you…

DIY Harry Potter Series – Emma Watson’s Birthday

Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson (April 15, 1990) is most famous for her role as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter series, acting in all eight feature films. Watson has been involved with fashion in addition to acting. At age fifteen, she became the youngest person to appear on the cover of Teen Vogue magazine. Some…

Happy National Pet Day

Happy national pet day from me and my lil bundle to all the cuddly, fuzzy bundles out there ☺️ Spend some extra time with your pet today, play with them, give treats and buy fun things for them.

Summer is coming. Party the nutritious way.

summer is almost upon us, which means more outdoor parties / barbecues, cupcakes, ice cream, sodas and a lot more junk. Help your kids make healthy choices with tasty, fun foods, arranged in a whimsical manner to engage their senses. You can have them arrange and decorate their own food to make it more interesting….

Lord of the Rings – Samwise Gamgee’s Birthday

Samwise “Sam” Gamgee (6 April T.A. 2980) was Frodo Baggins’ servant and the only original member of the Fellowship of the Ring to remain with him till the very end of the journey to Mount Doom. Elven brooches, fashioned as a green leaf veined with silver, were given to all nine members of the Fellowship to fasten the hooded cloaks made for them by Galadriel. Be a part…

DIY Harry Potter Series – Weasley Wizard Wheezes Boxes

Who doesn’t love Fred and George Weasley? Even in the darkest of situations, Fred and George knew how to add humor. Celebrate their birthday by making their ‘Weasley Wizard Wheezes‘ candy boxes for your own candy store. A very easy DIY requiring only time to cut the templates. Grab your magic scissors and your glue…

Food Fashion Illustrations – Real food in fashion sketches

I recently saw sketches from an illustrator for Women’s Fashion using real food to get a 3D look prior to making the clothing. The pictures were mind blowing. If not for the spoiling food factor, these would actually be great looking outfits. Check out the link below to see upcycled fast-food fashions using McDonald’s sandwich…

Game Of Thrones DIYs … In Anticipation of Season 8

The final season for GOT finally comes out next month and the trailers so far look great and expensive. Seems like a lot of money has gone into the final season. Check out the official trailer. Get ready for binge watching GOT with the right decor and items around you. Baratheon Crown: Set your feet…

Basics of DIYing -Fabric Paints and how to use them

Fabric paints help add interest to old clothes that you’re bored with. These paints do not require any heat setting; the paint bonds to the fabric while you work. Tulip paints are the most common fabric paints and come in different colors and finishes. These are permanent colors but can gently fade with constant washing….

DIY Harry Potter Series – ‘Free Dobby’ sign with hanging socks

Any HP event or party is not complete without a ‘Free Dobby’ sign with socks. A very easy DIY to make. Materials: A thin wood sign plaque (available at any craft store) Twine and scissors Acrylic paints – Fawn and Black Hot glue gun and washi tape Mini clothespins X-acto knife or regular knife A…