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galaxy paper… and Doctor Who cupcake liners

Did you know that you can bleach paper? The same way you bleach fabric, in fact. This tutorial is a for-paper version of my lesson on making your own galaxy fabric, and it’s largely the same. Beyond the fact that it’s just marvellously awesome, there are lots of great things you can do with galaxy paper. So […]


paper Piranha Plant flowers

Valentine’s Day – that saccharine celebration of specifically defined romance – is approaching! I’m always trying to think of something new and a little different to post for this holiday. Last year it was a paper Fire Flower bouquet, for those who are feeling done with roses. This year I offer another Mario tribute, reimagined […]

recycled collage-style wrapping paper

Happy 2014 everyone! I hope you all had a lovely holiday however you celebrated it, and are feeling hopeful and inspired about the new year. We spent Christmas with my parents, in the Kansas town I grew up in, for the very last time. My folks are moving north at last, back across the border […]

a quick & removeable way to hang ornaments & pretty much anything else

Hey internet! I’m here to show you this one weird trick for making your Christmas tree look totally perfect! My gosh I loathe those ads. Ok so it’s not actually that weird, and it’s not really a trick, just, well, a thing you can do, and it is absolutely in no way guaranteed to endow […]

mummify a bottle of wine

Halloween is upon us!* If you need a quick host/ess gift for a party you’re attending, might I suggest a bottle of wine that will double as Halloween decor? It’s super easy to do, and super quick. And how much better to drink wine that is actually the blood of an ancient undead than just […]

fall leaf napkin rings

Here in Canadaland, Thanksgiving comes early. It seems strange to our American neighbours, but this coming weekend, not even halfway through October, we will be sitting down to a stomach-bloating meal of turkey and mashed potatoes and all the other traditional foods. My husband and I are hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year, so I thought […]

custom wedding colouring sheets

All photos in this post are the wonderful work (and copyright of) Andrew Ferguson. See more of his photography at goldengod.net. The colouring sheets are the work and copyright of Ash Vickers. ——————————— This week on the blog, it’s wedding details! I’ve got a couple of posts to show you guys some of the craftsy and […]