I’ve been wanting to bezel something for quite some time now because I’m fascinated with the technique – “how come it doesn’t just slip out?” - but until now I hadn’t dared try it because it looks so sophisticated and delicate. But I’ve got to say: It’s easy peasy lemon squeezy! Continue reading
It has come to my attention that I haven’t been posting about my hair much in the last months. I just wanted to make it perfectly clear that, yes, I still have hair, and I have come up with a couple of more or less creative ways to wear it Continue reading
I don’t know from whence it came, but a few days ago, this idea popped into my head:
Rice Krispie Treats with liquor! Chocolate-Banana-Liquor! And Pretzel Sticks to set off all of that sweetness.
No sooner popped than done Continue reading
We were at a diner near Lake Tahoe when I was first introduced to the idea of the Monte Cristo Sandwich. I say “idea of” because I didn’t dare order it since I was sort of afraid of our waiter and didn’t think he’d approve of my changing up the ingredients too much.
Yes, I wanted to be cool for our waiter, so I missed out on my first Monte Cristo opportunity! I’m sorry, Younger Me! I wish I’d been there to save you this pain! Continue reading
In this new series on my blog I will jot down ideas for using up ingredients that almost infallibly end up going bad in my fridge because after having used about half a package I don’t know what to do with the rest. Continue reading
The Internet is full of things that are on people’s minds. If the amount of a certain thing on the internet is representative of the amount of head-space that particular thing takes up in the average person’s head then the minds of people are chock-full of cats. Continue reading
The creative mind behind perlentiere.com, Christiane Brüning, recently published a new book with patterns for all sorts of little beaded figurines for many occasions throughout the year.
The beaded dolls in this book range from tiny to thumb-sized (which, come to think of it, is also tiny), and I just couldn’t wait to get started with one of the bigger dolls, from the “Easter” section: the Easter Bunny. Continue reading