Travelscapes: TempleCon 2015 – One more sleep…!

Sorry for being MIA for the last little while; as mentioned in my previous post, the hubster, some good friends and I are heading to a great little Gaming and Steampunk convention very soon! Since my last post, I’ve been feverishly working on my wardrobe for this event, and even though our departure is now…

One more (belated) Christmas present!

Waaay back in late March of last year, a good friend and I picked up a couple of lovely, somewhat odd lace scarves at the OOAK (One Of A Kind) artisan exhibition. They were expensive, but we both fell in love with our respective colour choices.  And, being the crafty-face that I am, I was…

Knitting Project Confidential

“Hello, my name is Alicia and I am a knit-oholic.” …ok, that may not actually be an official addiction, or even a real word, but I certainly am doing my best to stretch my ability to complete a knitting project to the breaking point! I’ve just bought more yarn today for my ever-growing collection. ..after…

Wedding Day Brooch Bouquet

Back in August, I wrote a blog post and included photos of my fabric and bead flowers prior to construction of my brooch bouquet. Now that the wedding has come and gone, it is time to reveal my fabric flower/brooch bouquet in all its colourful glory!The wedding colours were sky blue, yellow and red. And…

I am the ditziest bride-to-be ever.

I have a lot to live up to.  My younger (baby) sister…she hates it when I call her that…got married to the love of her life last February. I was part of the bridal party. This girl is SO ORGANIZED it’s actually a little scary; pretty much everything went off without a hitch, even though…

How to decorate your wedding on a dime

…to be clear, I don’t mean an *actual* dime, I simply mean for far less money than the wedding supply stores would have you believe. Now that the disclaimer is out of the way… If you live in a reasonably-sized city centre, have access to a large Dollar store in your area, or are planning…