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I think about cancer every day

Over the past few days the internet has been filled with the #nomakeupselfie, and millions of pounds has been raised for charity.  Its been a quick way for people to support cancer charities and discuss cancer. But you know what?  Cancer doesn’t look like a face with no make up.   Cancer is sneaky and […]

22 Mar 2014

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The Love and Magic Salon

I am an admirer of Cindie Chavez and I was keen to sign up to the three day email challenge she was offering, as it sounded so upbeat and fun.  Here is my experience of the three days, and the intentions I set… On the first day, I set the scene with my lovely oil […]

21 Mar 2014

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The Big 20/20 Event: Day 16: Making Your Own Art Journal Part 2

Supplies: – Awl – Sketch Book (I used Canson Watercolor 140lb  9″X12″) – Bone Folder (a ruler will work or even the handle of a spatula) – Waxed Thread (for the tutorial I used Sinew but for the book I just used embroidery thread. But waxed is best!) – Large Needle – Ruler – Pencil – […]

20 Mar 2014

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The Big 20/20 Event: Day 17: Make Your Own Votive Candle Holder

This post is brought to you by the lovely Sarah. This is a really  simple diy I did for my own home recently but in fact would make a wonderful  simple handmade  gift for family and  friends too!  Here are all of  the details. http://www.acatlikecuriosity.blogspot.co.uk/2014/03/the-big-2020-event-day-17-make-your-own.html  

20 Mar 2014

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My first blog hop!

I have been tagged in this blog hop by the lovely romantic novelist, Jasmine Aherne (find out more at www.jasmineaherne.com).  The hop was originally started by Rochelle Weber, a blogger from Columbia. 1. What am I working on? I am currently in the process of self publishing my first book, entitled ‘Cancer, Chemo and Curls’.  I […]

23 Feb 2014

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27 Challenge

Next week I turn 27, and I want to mark it by setting myself 27 things to do before my next birthday!  Here they are, and I will update my progress as I go along. 1. Learn how to embroider – completed 18th February 2014. 2. Publish my book ‘Cancer, Chemo and Curls’. 3. Create […]

21 Feb 2014