Be Inspired Q&A with Mania Mavridou

Be Inspired Q&A with Mania Mavridou

Mania Mavridou is an architect, blogger and consultant, from Greece. In a nutshell, what do you do? I studied architecture and have worked as a freelance architect, architectural design and CAD educator, interior designer, colour consultant, graphic designer, writer...
Getting started with alcohol inks

Getting started with alcohol inks

Alcohol inks – wet on dry Recently I’ve been seeing lots of colour on social media and have been intrigued by the abstract shapes and blends. After taking a look at the methods they seem mostly to be either resin art, acrylic pours or alcohol inks. I was...
A walk around Kilminorth Woods

A walk around Kilminorth Woods

Looe is a town of many facets. It’s a busy fishing port on an attractive part of the coastline in South East Cornwall and is divided in two by the River Looe which is skirted by woods. It’s the ultimate coast and countryside destination. While walking along the coast...
The best ever chocolate brownie recipe

The best ever chocolate brownie recipe

First of all, I should say that this isn’t my recipe. Nine years ago I discovered a marvellous book (details at the bottom of this post) which was full of delightful and delicious recipes, and also used vegetables instead of fats. This really appealed to me as I...
Create a beautiful button and bead heart

Create a beautiful button and bead heart

This craft has many applications, the only limit is your imagination! So we’re starting with creating a button and bead heart. As you can see from the image, this is made up of red buttons and beads.  You can also have fun with this by raiding craft stores...