DIY: Advanced Brick Neck bead

Recently, I posted this neck bead on my Facebook page and it was admired by fans. Some of them also indicated their interest in learning how to do it. I promised to draft a DIY TUTORIAL for them. Now,  it’s expedient you already know the basics in bead making because this pattern is quiet a…

Kelixa’s Trad: Picture Speaks

Hello everyone,  c’est bien longtemps.  Yes, it was for good. I’m glad you are still here for me.  Today, it’s all about my traditional wedding which took place on the 29th of my birth Month. As we know, pictures speak louder than words.  Happy viewing!  To God be the glory!  Very soon, I will share…

Exotic Neck beads you should have

For that wedding party, child dedication, traditional wedding etc,  here are exotic neck beads you should wear so you can stand our in your glamour: Blue and chalk white cubic craw design. Indeed, it’s not easy to make. This is where passion comes to carry you through. And when you are through with the project,…

Bead Bag Making Tutorials 

This is the most important aspect of beadmaking. It is more or less the basis of bead  bags. With matting, one is able to achieve a lot of other patterns. Handles are also made from this matting pattern. One can use rice bead, beans bead size 6 or a combination of both to mat. The…

June 8th: My Gratitude  

June has always been my best month. Yes, my birth month! My month of advancement and binomial increase.  Now, it’s my birthday and I give glory to God for his infinite mercies upon my life. For preserving and protecting me all through these years. I am who I am today by his grace. Give the…

Bead Bag Training: Passion is the key

​I had this bright student in my training school who dropped along the line due to some unforeseen circumstances. I tried encouraging her to be focused but it wasn’t so easy so I let her be. Though she did not complete her programme,  she was able to make these within a short while.  You can…

Cohabitation :Why not pay the bride price

I did my undergraduate studies in one of the universities that had no hostel accommodation for the students. As was the norm, students were compelled to rent hostel accommodation “off campus”. There were quite a lot of them around the school. Now, quiet unlike school hostels where there were restrictions with regards to male/female visitation…

MACRAME BAGS: The things we do with our hands

Hello friends!  Recently, someone asked me why I love “stressing” myself creating fashion outfits & accessories when I could afford likely ones and dress like other people. I smiled and told her it was something I loved doing.  Well, that is not the only reason. One interesting thing about the world of Arts & Crafts…

My Crochet Project: Reveling in an old skill

Happy new month friends.  Sometime this year, I found myself in a different environment where I have to wake up earlier than usual and be at some place even before the bankers resume for the day.  Well, it’s not funny but it’s fun. Waking up with a purpose. Just like most of us, it would…

DETERMINATION:KEY TO GREAT ACHIEVEMENTS

Sometime last week, I was with one of my students. I was teaching her how to make this bead clutch: Then a colleague came around. I don’t want to say that she  came to admire the project because the only thing she kept on saying was that she did not have the patience to make…

BEAD CLUTCH: My Inspiration

Sometime ago, I saw this seasonal movie “desperate houswive”. Very interesting I must say and my favourite so far.  So in this movie, I saw Eva Longoria (Gabrielle Solis)  for the first time. The glamorous one with that hilarious laughter. Long story short, she was my best actress. Asides her acting prowess, I loved her…

Men’s Style: African Print 

 How about giving us that African print swag that takes our breath away. Oh yeah! Happy Sunday dear African Man.  You look good in your Western attire but you look more stunning when you dress up in African Prints. And you know what else, it exudes that unique glamour only you can ever have.  And…