Yearly Archives: 2013

All the flowers…

Actually this isn’t all the flowers… we spent about $150 on flowers at the flower markets for our mums and our sibling’s in-laws. After all, mother’s day is a time for amateur floristry!


Playing with Henna

For my sister-in-law’s baby shower, I did a henna design on her arm as part of what’s called a ‘mother’s blessing . This is my first attempt at doing it! The henna wasn’t as easy to use as the stuff I had practiced on myself with but this paste is safe to use pregnant women. I did [...]

DIY, illustration

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A very disappointing find

UPDATE: Looks like their site has been taken down (internal server error, godaddy intervening?). Their site is down, but just with a blank html page, not sure why. They’ve renamed their twitter to @mrandmrs_1 – not sure how that helps. What went down. We have had a very disappointing start to our day. We received an [...]


Cuban Poster Art

In September 2012, Mr Mealing and I traveled to Cuba. And I don’t just mean Havana. We went totally rural, visiting the western side of Cuba, staying in some beautiful villages, including with a lovely family in Vinales, Pinar del Rio, Cuba. So I have a special place in my heart for the Cuban people [...]

Artwork, design

This is such a fun idea…

Turn your kiddies drawing into a real life sculpture! Such a cute idea. Plus I think this could work for a grown-up’s illustration as well! Oh so many fun little things could be created! Check it out for crayon creatures for yourself…

Artwork, design, illustration

Shake your (little) pom poms!

I am working on a fun little craft project, and just whipped up a batch of pom poms using this simple tutorial! Can’t wait until it’s finished and I can show you what it is!


Look what I gots…

My new work computer arrived… a very slim 27″ imac! Woot! And I thought Christmas was over! So grateful for all that screen space.