Friday, 31 October 2014

Back from Hairdressers. New Do!



New Hair Style & Colour

AS IF IT TOOK FOUR AND A HALF HOURS.. I'M ABSOLUTE BUGGERED REALLY AM HURTING - TOTALLY NOT GOOD AND NOW MISSED GOING TO THE HALLOWEEN PARTY - GUTTED.  BUT MY HAIR LOOKS NICE...

#100HAPPYDAYS Day 046. happy Halloween!! Though tired now after 3-4 hours getting my hair done!! — at Karma Therapies Beauty Spa/Salon.





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Saturday, 25 October 2014

DIY Record Bowls


DIY Record Bowls

So I was going to do a tutorial on how I did this, the tutorial I actually followed was a picture I saw on Pintrest but there's plenty of tutorial on YouTube hence why I didn't do a video tutorial (but I can if you want I really don't mind doing that!!) 





Where I got my vynal records from:  A good while back my Dad gave me some old vynle records that are scratched or generally don't play any more.  Which made me have no hard feelings about making these bowls.  I wouldn't advise you go through your dads LP collection and start destroying valuables.  But the first video below has excellent demonstration of where to get them cheaply.  Such as record stores and even second hand shops. 

How did I go about doing it: What I did was I took a baking tray which I actually use for crafting not food.  But a cheap baking tray will suffice or any with tinfoil over to protect it.. make sure you thoroughly wash it after as this process releases toxic fumes.  - Which reminds me.. work in a well ventilated area.  I then took a glass Pyrex round bowl and placed it upside down on the baking tray.  Placed the record over the top and pretty much followed the method of second video below.  After 30 seconds if not much less (with the oven on pretty high) I carefully took the tray out.  Using oven gloves I started to mold the record around the bowl.  And then taking it off the bowl quickly shaping it and holding it in place for a few seconds to cool down.  Much like how the bowl is molded in the third video I shared with you below.  I did burn my fingers a number of times doing this. 

I learnt something while doing this: (TIP!) Once I had done 2-3 bowls I found the oven was too hot.  The records started to bubble and a horrible texture appeared not to mention the smell.  So I turned my oven off and left it half an hour before proceeding to make more bowls.  Over heated ovens cause problems!! 

What to do with them: Well much like in the videos below they can be used for a multitude of different things.  Such as covering up the holes with ductape and you have...
  • A popcorn bowl 
  • A potpourri dish
  • Candy dish (wrapped candy would be better)
  • I'm actually using one of mine to store my keys and pocket junk: perfect for HIM/DAD/SON/BROTHER this Christmas!! 
  • I have another with jewellery in it.  
  • Could also hold makeup or toiletries
  • LED Candles / LED Candle feature (not real candles plz)
  • Even turn into a bubble bath gift basket for HER/MUM/DAUGHTER/SISTER this Christmas!!  
  • I have even spray painted one for my kid sister to keep her hair bobbles in!!
  • And of course since it's currently coming up Halloween...  Halloween sweets for all those Trick or Treat 'ers..
The possibilities are only limited to your imagination.





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Thursday, 23 October 2014

Getting BACK in to CRAFTING - DIY Halloween / Gothic Decor.



I'm getting BACK in to CRAFTING!!
DIY Halloween / Gothic Decor

I created a video on YouTube of how I made / where I bought these "Halloween" items - which I (like others can) will be keeping up all year long as I really love the whole "goth/gothic decor".

Quick. Easy. Last Minute. Low Budget. Home Decor. DIY.



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Friday, 17 October 2014

Digital Painting Improvements - Kristina Toxicpanda


A HUGE THANK YOU FOR BEING THE MOST AMAZING AND INSPIRATIONAL TEACHER ANYONE COULD ASK FOR!! MUCH LOVE KRISTINA 

So amazing amazing amazingly talented artist and friend Kristina has done oh so much to not just helping me with my art improvements but so many others.  I figured it was high time to put my new skills to use with this and say a massive massive thank you to the oh so wonderful T00xicpanda (if you haven't already then go see her AMAZING works!) also a huge thank you to (amazing artist) Mark aka Kirinov of whom I used his facebook photo of Kristina for reference when painting this.  It's been a real pleasure so thank you to two such beautiful people xX


Thursday, 9 October 2014

Christmas / Birthday Wish List 2014



MY CHRISTMAS WISH LIST ON FACEBOOK PICTURE ALBUM. DECIDED IT'D BE EASIER TO SHOW AS MY FAMILY ALWAYS ASKS WHAT I WANT.  HERE'S A GENERAL LIST I DO NOT EXPECT ANY/ALL OF THE THINGS AT ALL.  BUT IT'S ALSO A PERSONAL WISH LIST REMINDER FOR MYSELF OF MATTERIAL THINGS I FEEL WOULD MAKE ME A LIL MORE COMPLETE :P



Also loving this image... 



Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Digital Painting Improvements - Sister Portrait. & Ello.

My Sister (Wendy) Really pleased with my improvements, as seen here http://missimoinsane.deviantart.com/art/My-Sister-Wendy-With-Pink-Pearls-485788012 


&
Thank you Kav for inviting me to Ello.

#100HAPPYDAYS Day 016. Got invite to Ello (Beta) yesterday!! Feeling like a VIP!! Very excited to be a part of something new. #Ello ~ And Happy 1st October!!