DIY Easter Pastel Party

I have to admit I never been crazy about Easter (except for the fact that you get a couple of extra days off from work). Saying that, for this years Easter, I headed back home to Sweden  to spend some quality time with my family and decided to go Easter-Decoration-Nuts. My sister and I decided … Continue reading

Halloween Pumpkin Inspiration

Happy Halloween! For me, the best part about Halloween is to make cute pumpkin decoration and carvings. Halloween wasn’t really celebrated when I grew up in Sweden, so I always had a non-traditional sense for the holiday. I always loved pumpkins though; the shape, the taste and the color! Everything-all-at-once! However, over the years I’ve … Continue reading

DIY Patched Denim Jacket

Fashion trends are quite facsinating. It starts so subtly; you see a detail; a fabric; a silhouette; a vibrant colour that you like. Initially, you may not even know that it’s a new “trend” coming along, you just know that you like it. Then – boom – there is the explosion and you suddenly see … Continue reading

Blondie & Pixie DIY Experiment: Rhinestone Heels

Life is ironic. Carmen and I meet several years while studying Business at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Between the busy schedule of supply and demand, I found myself daydreaming about beautiful fabrics, dresses and shoes. I asked myself if there was anyone else “out-there” dreaming about a career beyond finance? Several years … Continue reading

Mariko Jesse: illustrating Hong Kong

While attending Shopdescreaturs pop-up shop at Kapok a couple of weeks ago, I feel head over heels for a blue and red porcelain series with whimsical illustrations of iconic Hong Kong landmarks and objects. For some reason, the illustrations felt “familiar” and it was not until I spoke with Mariko Jesse – the amazing woman behind … Continue reading

Sun, Waffles, Paint

I first thought about writing a DIY from my little painting session the other day but decided to skip it as I believe most of you know how to to use a brush and paint. Let’s just say it was not really anything groundbreaking; I just added a little bit of white and pale pink paint … Continue reading

DIY Transparent Embroidered Cards

I love giving and receiving cute cards. May it be hand-drawn, with a quirky illustration or a good quote; anything with a little bit of thought behind make my heart skip. My boyfriend and myself are separated this summer as I’m back in Sweden and he is in Australia for work. While we are use … Continue reading

DIY Crochet Bib Neckless

I’ve had a long break from crafting as I have been on the road – traveling from Hong Kong to Rome to Sweden – plus being down with flu and food poisoning. Finally, I’m healthy and back in my parents house where I’m being pampered like never before. Sweden during summer is a pitoresque dream; … Continue reading

DIY rope rings

If you liked last weeks DIY braided rhinestone bracelet – today’s DIY rope rings are even easier to make. In fact – I put together these cuties in 30 minutes – just before heading out to yesterdays opening of Hong Kong Art Basel show. I love the idea of creating jewellery looking pieces out of … Continue reading

On What I do – Day 6

Day 6, Monday: If you couldn’t answer with your job, how would you answer the question, ‘what do you do’? Networking is a pretty BIG deal here in Hong Kong. In fact there is basically an event everyday if you are keen. Despite being a social person, I always felt awkward at these events – it’s … Continue reading

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