Author: <span>theOCB</span>

Hello, My Name Is…

Hello, My Name Is…

I’m so excited about June, because of the community photo challenges I’m doing this month. I can’t wait to hang out with my crafty peeps. If you’re new here, a little about me: I’m originally from the Caribbean, but now live in France with my […]

Make Your Own Bookmarks

Make Your Own Bookmarks

Hey crafty readers! Here’s a list of tutorials for making your very own bookmarks using a variety of techniques. Washi Tape Bookmarks. Washi Tape clips Hogwarts House Scarf Bookmarks Simple Crochet Bookmarks Crochet Heart Bookmark Easy Origami Corner Bookmark Origami Corner Bookmark– heart Knitted Trio […]

Mug Cake

Mug Cake

Day 13 Hygge Self-Care CraftVent Monday is a great way to give yourself a nice treat to start the week. Whip up a super quick mug cake in the microwave. It will only take about 15 minutes all told. Have it with your cup of […]

Playtime

Playtime

Day 12 Hygge Self-Care CraftVent Watercolours can be intimidating, and learning to paint with them used to frustrate me, because I never could seem to get them to do what I wanted. Then I took a different approach: just play. Don’t have any expectations of […]

Reach Out

Reach Out

Day 11 Hygge Self-Care CraftVent It’s the time of year to send greetings, and if you’re already doing this great! Go on wit’ yo’ bad self. If you don’t usually send out Holiday cards, this is not me trying to get you to start. Just […]

Sacred

Sacred

Day 10 Hygge Self-Care CraftVent What’s sacred to you? Today I invite you to build an altar: a simple collection of things that are meaningful to you, in a spot that’s special to you. A seashell you picked up on that last beach trip, a […]

Tidy Up

Tidy Up

Day 9 Hygge Self-Care CraftVent Time to tidy up a bit! Not a full blown tidy, today we’re focusing on scraps. With all the things you’ve been making lately, you probably have lots of those right? Go through them, whether they be paper, fabric, yarn, […]

Bring in the Outdoors

Bring in the Outdoors

Day 8 Hygge Self-Care CraftVent Nothing brightens up a room like flowers or greenery. As you might be decorating for the Holidays, this is a good time to add a bouquet of your favourite blooms, or a potted plant to your interior. Your garden center will […]

Organise + Prep

Organise + Prep

Day 7 Hygge Self-Care CraftVent One week into the month, and things might be slowing down, (ha! who am I kidding?), but there are projects still to be done! Your mission today, if you choose to accept it, is to organise and prep. Take a good […]

Let Your Light Shine

Let Your Light Shine

Day 6 Hygge Self-Care CraftVent The end of the year brings many light filled festivals. There’s nothing I enjoy more than lighting a candle (or a few), and enjoying the flickering light. I usually do this as the sun sets, but it’s a lovely morning ritual […]