Cakes, puzzles, potions and ladies

Cakes, puzzles, potions and ladies

I’ve seen images like this around for the past few days but it wasn’t until I visited Kent Rogowski‘s site that I understood that he’d actually made a series of combining different jigsaw puzzles. Apparently you can mix different puzzles within the same brand together because they’re cut using the same die… the more I…

What is fance?

What is fance?

fancy |ˈfansē| adjective ( -cier , -ciest ) 1. elaborate in structure or decoration : the furniture was very fancy | a fancy computerized system. • designed to impress : converted fishing boats with fancy new names. • (esp. of foodstuffs) of high quality : fancy molasses. • (of flowers) of two or more colors.…

Friday Fance: A jumbled assortment

Friday Fance: A jumbled assortment

Tassels. I’m totally thinking about tassels lately. Flett Bertram’s tassel dresses (seen on Style Bubble) remind me of my Nana’s house and how she’d have these tassels hanging from the old keys stuck in the doors of her display cabinets. I actually have one of those display cabinets now, and a long tassel dangles from…

Friday Fance: as yet unnamed

Rachel O’Neill‘s velcro pieces are so playful and give me lots of ideas for DIY projects! She creates beautiful pieces on commission for events, but I’d want a large light fitting like this for keeps. This photo is from decor8, and it’s supposed to be about the wallpaper by Turner Pocock BUT it’s really all…

Friday Fance: Dripping with Fance

Love these beaded rosettes! I am pretty inspired to see if I can make myself something similar. Lots of something similar, and cover myself in them! This is from a photoshoot done for Numéro #112, and found via Amy Uhrich‘s blog. I love Elsa Mora, and her work. I don’t know if I’ve adequately expressed…

Friday Fance: In the schmick of time

I’m curious to know if “schmick” is a word that lots of people use, or if it’s just common to Brisbane. I call things that are fancy and awesome and good looking “schmick” and all my friends and family get it and use it too. Sometimes I call Nick “Schmick” because well, he is. Recently,…