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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

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How history can inspire you

Catherine of Valois (www.historicalhoney.com) Since I was a small girl, I have been enthralled by history.  Introduced to the Tudors whilst in primary school, my lifelong love affair with their stories began in earnest.   History is a big hobby of mine, and now I enjoy blogging about medieval and Tudor history.  But not only […]

18 Feb 2014

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The Big 20/20 Event

One of the main things I’m passionate about sharing with you here is how creativity helps me so much with my anxiety and depression.  It is my happiness in a sea of uncertainty.  One lady I really resonate with is Sarah Leonard from A Cat Like Curiosity, and I read her blog daily for creative […]

13 Feb 2014