Happy Spring + Danish Easter Crafts

13th April 2017 Ann-Cathrine 0

Ahh! Spring is finally in full bloom and here in Aarhus we have enjoyed the park next to our City Hall being turned into a purple sea of crocus and snowdrops. It is without a doubt the most photographed spot in Aarhus this time of year and the real mark of Spring’s arrival. Everyone smiles and exclaims, ‘Oh, isn’t it just beautiful?’ to complete strangers. A collective sigh of relief after the long and dark winter months. Here in Denmark, it is a tradition to send a paper cut-out letter anonymously to a loved one for Easter, called a ‘gækkebrev’ […]

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How to Make a Z-Palette From an Old Book

7th February 2017 Ann-Cathrine 0

  If you love makeup you will probably have encountered the problem of storing all your single eyeshadows or blushers without taking up too much space. Some brands really have ridiculous packaging for single items with lots of ‘dead space’ in the compacts without any product. Solution: a magnetic palette where you can customize to your heart’s delight. These are commonly known as z-palettes and I was thinking of purchasing one online when I discovered some DIY versions on Pinterest (basically just type ‘diy z-palette’ and you are good to go). That got me thinking that I probably had something […]

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