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DIY Pom Pom Sandals – From Scratch!

DIY pom pom sandals – from scratch – made with leather and colorful DIY yarn pom poms!

DIY Pom Pom Leather Sandals - From Scratch!

Pom poms are everywhere right now! These colorful little yarn balls adorn shoes, hats, bags and the hair! Pom poms add a boho twist to any outfit.

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to make cute DIY pom pom sandals from scratch! 😀 All you need is a piece of leather and yarn. Continue reading DIY Pom Pom Sandals – From Scratch!

DIY Natural Edwardian Mascara Recipe

DIY Natural Mascara Recipe That Works Lampblack Iron Oxide Gum Arabic

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to make your own mascara or liquid eyeliner. It’s an Edwardian recipe for eyelash stain. The recipe is similar to traditional India ink or homemade lampblack calligraphy ink. India ink is made with lampblack, gum arabic and distilled water. The same ingredients which are used for this Edwardian mascara. ‘To Darken the Eyelashes use a little diluted India ink.’ (Three Meals A Day, 1902) Continue reading DIY Natural Edwardian Mascara Recipe

Homemade Kohl Recipe – Edwardian Black Grease Paint

Homemade Kohl Recipe - Edwardian Black Grease Paint

Black grease paint was used in the Edwardian era as alternative to liquid eyeliner to accentuate the eyes. Grease paint was usually sold in sticks covered in paper, sometimes protected by a cardboard tube. Grease paint sticks looked like wax crayons (here’s a picture of 1930s stick grease paints). This Edwardian black grease paint recipe is from 1916. Continue reading Homemade Kohl Recipe – Edwardian Black Grease Paint

DIY Indian Paper Jasmine Flower Garland – Tutorial

I love jasmine flowers! 😀 In this tutorial I’ll show you how you can make your own Indian jasmine or stephanotis flower garland which won’t wilt like fresh flowers: The jasmine flowers are made with paper!

DIY Indian Paper Jasmine Flower Garland - Tutorial

The DIY Indian paper jasmin flower garland is easy and fast to make. You don’t even need glue for the paper jasmine flowers! Continue reading DIY Indian Paper Jasmine Flower Garland – Tutorial