Summer is coming, or if you’re from down under like me, winter is coming (*cue GoT reference… and I don’t even watch that show) But whether it is winter or summer, it is always festival season somewhere in the world. So, here I am bringing you my dream music festivals both in Australia and abroad.
My mother bought some lilies to beautify the house while our relatives were visiting. Lilies are always best when bought as closed buds that promise to unfurl into delicate ruffle petals that eventually produce beautiful, full blooms. Once our relatives had left, what choice had I but to make a fresh flower crown?
Knowing that we are highly unlikely to make it to Coachella my friends at Faith in Fools, we wanted to create our own DIY version, an excuse to decorate and throw a party to celebrate the summer holidays with our friends. It would involve homemade tents and teepees, fairy lights, lanterns and copious amounts of bunting. It would be kitsch. It would be Coachella. It would be Kitsch +Coachella= Kitschella
January 26 was Australia Day, and thus the perfect opportunity (or should I say excuse) to prepare another headdress. I prepared three different designs, but this is the one that came to fruition. (more…)
When I was traveling in Kuala Lumpur at the beginning of 2014, I came a cross a vendor selling beautiful flower crowns with braided ties at the back. Some of them had little birds in them, which delighted me immensely, and I knew I had to get my hands on something similar. (more…)