Here are some pics of what I was up to this week! Probably easier to share my craft-ventures in a sum up post rather than a ton of posts.
This was a good but very busy week… and it was FLIPPIN COLD here! COLDER THAN MINUS 40 celsius this morning with windchill (for the American folks conveniently that’s also -40 Fahrenheit!) Now I’m from Winnipeg, Canada, which has at times been colder than Mars, but that’s still not something you ever get used to! So I’ve been stuck inside most of the week (darn ;)).
Luckily that left lots of time for cleaning…
And did lots of creating:
Got a delivery of new yarn so I got seriously back into knitting as well this week!
Also did some decorating around my little pink house! Valentine’s decorating for most is my year round decor so I’m on cloud 9 stocking up on all sorts of goodies!!
That was a pretty busy week! Could’ve used an extra day in there for sure. Time to do it all again! 😀
HAPPY LAST DAY OF 2018! This year was full of big goals and HUGE changes for me!
One of the biggest was to paint my entire place BRIGHT PINK. Living in a pink house has been my plan since I was a kid, but I started planning it properly a couple of years ago. It was A LOT of work and pricey, so I was finally in a place in my life where I could get it done.
I’m really happy with the way my place turned out and I’m so excited to show it off!! My favourite place is the living room. It’s soo bright (it looks like it GLOWS sometimes!), cheery, and just MAGICAL!
As soon as I walk inside and out of the cold (REALLY COLD these days it’s -40 degrees here tonight!), I get a warm cozy feeling!
Say hello to my new unicorn friend who really brings a bit more glittery magic to this space! I have spent the last couple of days making him out of paper mache – which I haven’t done since probably elementary school!
From start to finish, it look me 4 days to finish him because the paper mache and paint had to dry (and I had to remake the horn a few times because Sugar decided it was a fun toy!) But this project was incredibly fun, and fairly easy. I had a spare frame from IKEA, and added a string of fake flowers and voila! You can find the full instructions for making your own unicorn head here on Lil Blue Boo!
I loved paper mache. Definitely a new skill for me, and one I hope to use again soon! Maybe I’ll make him some friends?!?
I hope to show off some of my other favourite spaces in my cute pink house soon! xoxo
This seems like a great topic for Christmas!! SOOO many things make be unbelievably happy, I can’t JUST pick one thing! When life gets tough it’s good to remember all these great things.
Pink, rainbows, BRIGHT colours! Baking! Oodles of frosting! Candy and cake and cookies!
My cat! Unicorns! MAGIC!
My happy pink little house! Flowers! Blasting music and dancing around with the curtains open for all to see!
Hello Kitty, collecting plushies, toys, and kawaii things! Video games! Things that remind me of my happy childhood!
Texting silly memes with friends! Looong walks in the forest! Dressing up, especially in BIG POOFY DRESSES! Hot rainy days and splashing barefoot in puddles! Creating cute things for other people! The craft aisle! Taking pictures! Kindness and silliness… really it goes on and on. You may “grow up”, but keep loving what you love to the extreme.
Hope your Christmas is filled with all sorts of things that make YOU happy as can be! 🙂
Purchasing my own home is my proudest moment! I loved being able to paint it PINK (it’s a huge childhood dream come to fruitition!) and decorate anyway I want to (rainbows and kawaii and unicorns, oh my!). I am very much a hermit so my own little home is an extension of who I am. My favourite thing is that when I do leave, I know I get to come home to PURE HAPPINESS!