I know that the exams have really only just begun, but we need to get prepared for all the new graduates right?! And I am also aware of the fact that money seems to be the bestest, populair gift but really, those fresh new graduates want some support. A little bit of encouragement and a whole lot of confidence. Cause this is where their journey really begins…
I AM BACK! I had a lovely, relaxing holiday and I am ready to kick ass with new ideas and DIYs. Starting immediatelly with these amazing compliment flags! If you follow me on Instagram, you probably saw that I left some kindness notes around our hotel (they were removed the next day though… some people just don’t get it), and they made me remember that I didn’t do an updated version of my compliment cards. So, without further ado, here are my upgraded kindness compliment flags!
I haven’t put up any food related posts for quite a while now. Weird, because I really love creating delicious little party treats. Like these chocolate cups filled with… guess what?!…. CHOCOLATE. Why not combine the different chocolate flavours? White, milk and pure; YAY! And marshmallows, because I couldn’t resist adding something sweet.
I am a detail kinda’ person. Doesn’t matter how much I love to spend time fixing tablesettings or counting the amount of chairs;… at the end of the day I get most pleasure out of the details. Especially party details. But never before have I given’ any thought to cutlery. It was always present but never special. How sad?! So. Today I will celebrate the perfectness of party cutlery with you! Hip Hip Hooray!
I really try to write at least two blogposts a week on WritingMonique.com, but (as you can all tell) I failed that quest this week. So let me take this oppertunity to apologize. I Am Sorry.
So, now that we got that out of the way. Let’s move on with my newest DIY shall we?! After Easter I had a bit of an inspiration meltdown, until I found these cute little medaillon lockets. I have always had a crush on these old-fashioned lockets but my photos never fitted inside, so I got rid of them. Until I discovered I could put something else in there, something even more ME than photos. CONFETTI!
It’s almost Easter everybody! So, this shall be my last Easter DIY for 2015, and it needed to be AWESOME. These cherry branches have been my favorites for quite a long time now; I absolutely love the berries, but they became even cuter after painting them! Where normally I hate getting all the guest their seats; now I actually look forward to having my guest look for their name. Can you believe I am actually getting excited about observing people finding their chair? Because I still can’t.
Every Easter period I make myself paint hundreds of eggs, but this year I wanted to try something different. So I gave myself one simple rule; DON’T USE PAINT ON YOUR 2015 EASTER EGGS! And so far… I haven’t painted one egg! (can I get a Whoohoo?). I also discovered that, when you dismiss a certain thought it makes place for lots of other ones. Like these jingle bell crowns! Hey, who says jingle bells are only cute during christmas?
Hello! I am Monique and I am a nerd. A geek. And I am very proud of that! It’s very, very awesome to be a nerd in this fast-going world nowadays. It means I can love weird shit like board games, history, comic superheroes and ofcourse reading books! So don’t let anyone, ever, tell you that being a geek is stupid or boring or crazy. Because, honestly, it’s the best thing I could ever wish to be.
I recieved so many awesome comments on my first and latest manicure post, that I couldn’t just stop there. I knew that I needed to make a second one pretty soon, and Easter just seemed like the perfect time. I love the pastel colours that seem to rule the world during the Easter festivities and so it take a lot of brainstorming to come up with the best DIY Easter Manicure. The only way is Pastel!
Last week I started my new job as a nanny for three little children. As much as I love children; the best part of this job is being creative. All. The. Time. It’s amazing how new ideas just pop up in my head while building a house of Lego or playing Hide & Seek. Like these chocolate coin medals; perfect for the upcoming Easter festivity…which I can tell you is also a bit more fun when you have children around who will actually look for the hidden eggs!