The DIY Corner: Make Do and Mend Monday

If you’ve run out of shampoo and dry shampoo at home or at an event then you can use baby talcum powder.If you don’t have time to straighten your hair after a blowdry you can use dryer sheets to smooth out any hair frizz. You can easily turn an eyeshadow into a lipstick, you can … Continue reading The DIY Corner: Make Do and Mend Monday

DIY & Health: No sew face mask

Sources: https://www.thespruce.com/no-sew-mask-4801991 & https://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=&ved=2ahUKEwip-MK4y7HrAhXToFwKHcgdBxwQtwIwAHoECAUQAQ&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fprevent-getting-sick%2Fhow-to-make-cloth-face-covering.html&usg=AOvVaw1zvo9AFXzBhCFSPXxUQw0b Non-sewn Mask Materials Bandana, old t-shirt, or square cotton cloth (cut approximately 20”x20”)Rubber bands (or hair ties)Scissors (if you are cutting your own cloth) Pick out the bandana, t-shirt, or other fabric you'd like to use. Lay your fabric out flat on the table, with the patterned side facing down towards … Continue reading DIY & Health: No sew face mask

Makeup and crafts: Make your own lipgloss

Source: https://www.instructables.com/id/Lip-Gloss/ Keep your kisser soft by making your own lip gloss!You'll have a blast customizing and remixing the variations on this recipe to find your perfect match. More color, more flavor, more gloss? Go for it! Here are some great suggestions to get you started on your path to lip gloss glory!This basic recipe … Continue reading Makeup and crafts: Make your own lipgloss

Food: Candy Canes

Recipe from: https://www.thespruceeats.com/candy-canes-recipe-521012 Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 3 cups/21 ounces granulated sugar 1 cup/11 ounces light corn syrup 1/2 cup/4 ounces water, divided 1 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract 1 teaspoon red gel food coloring Optional: 1 teaspoon white gel food coloring Spray two rimmed baking sheets with nonstick cooking spray and set aside. Preheat your oven to 200 F. … Continue reading Food: Candy Canes

Cooking lesson – week one: Shortbread and Gingerbread

Today with my beautiful assistant Melanie I learned how to make Gingerbread and shortbread. I will say I only needed assistance cooking the gingerbread mix on the hob, putting the biscuits on trays and using the icing bag. Here's what you need to make the gingerbread: 40grams of unsalted butter 2 table spoons of ginger … Continue reading Cooking lesson – week one: Shortbread and Gingerbread

DIY: How to make paper snowflakes (from wikiHow.com)

Fold a piece of paper in half. For a standard snowflake, normal printer paper (8.5 x 11) is just fine. To get fancy, decorate your paper beforehand in colored pencil, crayon, or marker. Or use colored paper! Find the center of the paper on the fold. Then grab the bottom corner and bring it to the center, … Continue reading DIY: How to make paper snowflakes (from wikiHow.com)