Author: theOCB

Tuesday Tip | Write it Down

Tuesday Tip | Write it Down

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: write it down. I’ll keep repeating it, because sometimes I don’t follow my own advice, and just this week, I forgot an idea, and I’m kicking myself. We think we’ll remember that date, appointment, that quote, […]

Tuesday Tip | Practise Self-Care

Tuesday Tip | Practise Self-Care

We’re halfway through the year, and while we might be tempted to look at our yearly goals, to-do lists, and other markers to see how much we’ve achieved, I have a different question for you. How is your self-care? What have you been doing to […]

Thursday To-Do | Felt Coasters

Thursday To-Do | Felt Coasters

Grab your felt scraps to tackle this felt coaster project from The Gold Jelly Bean. I went with shades of grey and white and made a mug coaster for when I am having coffee at my desk.  I followed the instructions exactly, and it came […]

Tuesday Tip | Small Steps

Tuesday Tip | Small Steps

Can’t finish that knitted sweater today? Wind the next ball of yarn. Can’t get that Disney vacation scrapped? Edit your photos. Can’t get that masterpiece finished? Prep your brushes and paint. Can’t organise your entire craft room? Clear off your work surface. Can’t finish that […]

Thursday To-Do | Photo String Frame

Thursday To-Do | Photo String Frame

The inspiration piece this week is this photo string frame by Talia Christine.   Source Pin it here   And here is my version:   Here’s how you can make one too. Supplies Thrifted wooden frame String photos mini clothespins hammer and small nails OR […]

Tuesday Tip | Start a Commonplace Book

Tuesday Tip | Start a Commonplace Book

Do you find that you consume a lot of information, but forget most of it? In today’s world we’re bombarded with so much information on the news, on social media, and from our entertainment from books, music, movies and TV series. I find that my […]

Thursday To-Do | Yarn Wrapped Vases

Thursday To-Do | Yarn Wrapped Vases

It’s flower season! I love these yarn or string wrapped vases and jars over at Warm Hot Chocolate. I was also happy for such a creatively simple project right now as I am having a very month! This is such a sweet and simple way […]

Tuesday Tip | Set It Up

Tuesday Tip | Set It Up

It’ the first of he month. I encourage you to take some time to set up your goals for the month, as well as a way to track your progress. After accomplishing quite a lot in the last two weeks of May, I am continuing […]

Thursday To-Do | Vintage Wall Hanging

Thursday To-Do | Vintage Wall Hanging

This project has been in my head for ages! Here is the original inspiration I used. I bought this vintage map almost two years ago, and I have been promising Kieran to install it for ages (he is really into maps lately).  The tutorial we […]

Tuesday Tip | Make a Plan

Tuesday Tip | Make a Plan

Super quick tip for you today. It’s not enough to make a list, you need to make a plan. When trying to get through a project, do you make a list of tasks, but still find you’re not getting everything done? It’s not enough to […]