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…

NEW MONTH OF PRAISE

Today is the first day of a new month.  Yes, it’s the first of April in this year of the Lord. We know what happens on a day like this at least till 12 noon. the “April fool”  thing.   Anyway, that’s not what I want to talk about.   We are most grateful to God…

Layer beads and royal accessories 

In the part of Africa where I’m from, one doesn’t joke with royal costume. They are held in a very high esteem.  The first class of people that use beads are the royal breeds who use beads as a form of identity.  They use the white, red or coral beads most times. Dressed like this,…

Wire Craft Jewelries

Today, I’m going to show you another genre of beading craft called wire craft/work. Presently, they are not in vogue but it’s really good to stand out.  Although wire craft accessories look simple, they are quite gorgeous.  One thing about wire craft accessories is that they are always unique. This stems from the fact that…

Simple African Print Outfits for Church Service

Yes, I love African prints. On a Sunday like this, African print outfits and accessories allow you to stand out in the church.  Yes, I know we go to church to fellowship with the brethren. It’s a God thing and should be taken seriously. I agree. What  I don’t believe in, is the idea of…

Bring back the simple neck beads

Here are more simple neck beads you would like to have. I’ll talk about the lilac and the pink seed bead projects first because they are the simplest.   All you need do is just to string as many layers of seed beads as you might want and plait in braids or twists.  You can also…

Simple neck beads

Just as the teacher starts from the simple “Abc…”while teaching a child, that’s how it works with virtually everything in life.  Today, as I was going through my gallery, I saw some of the bead projects I did many years ago. I smiled. It started with the simple ones.  Yes, despite their simple outlook, the…