Stuck in a making paper flowers loop. This one I made out of the tissue paper that my Chinese brushes came wrapped up in. Nice colour, and I could do this for ever but I need to do other things.
Annette’s birthday was last week. Annette is the spouse of my old pal Richard who lives in Brussels. I sent her a WhatApp birthday message and included a picture of one of the white roses I had made from rice
Paper Roses! Well, I bought Christine a little origami rose in the English Market in Cork at the weekend. Curious, I looked up how to make origami roses. Woah! Difficult. A bit beyond me, even at my most optimistic. So
This is a bit rough and ready but I did it in about an hour just to see if it would work. I found a picture in Pinterest yesterday that showed how to draw spirals on an egg shell. It
I found a can of white spray paint and sprayed the egg in which I had drilled holes. In the process, I knocked the egg off the bench I was working on. And it broke. Anyway, some of it survived.
Today is my birthday and I’ve been feeling the love of family and friends. Texts, messages, a cooked breakfast, gifts, hugs, kisses, cake. What more could a man want? The week has been disruptive. I was in Derry and there
It’s very straightforward. You need wax, wicks, a few containers, some sort of double boiler, a jug and a thermometer. I bought my wax and wicks from NI Candles. Cheap and incredibly quick service. It’s soy wax so it’s sustainable