Sharpie Meets Flipflops

This is a very short story.

One day last week, I took off my flipflops to search for my hair dryer in a box under my bed. I saw my box of sharpie markers first. And the rest is history…

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I hope you like it and I’ll like to see your projects (pls drop the links in the comments section). Do remember to share share share this project with your friends. It soooo easy and you can all do it over the coming holiday (yay to holidays).

Have fun guys.

Love,

Renah

DIY Fabric Covered Notebook

Seems like we have another picture tutorial just like our clutch here.

I’ve had this piece of fabric for over 2 years and after making these fabric covered bangles, it just sat there in my craft box. Until today. Today this one had another chance at life…hehehehe.

What you’ll need: Hard cover notebook, fabric, mod podge, glue gun

So here goes;

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NB: I used a glue gun when attaching the book back. Also, the mod podge was still wet in the last pix. Forgive me. I will upload a better pix tomorrow.

I just know I’m going on a DIY spree with this one! :)

If you have any questions, do let me know in the comments section below.
Follow Koltureshoq for more DIY updates and remember to share with your friends.

Have a great week ahead guys.

Love,
Renah

DIY Magazine Clutch Purse

Remember this clutch I made last year? Well, I just saw some pictures on my iPad and decided to give you guys a picture tutorial. Lazy me….hehehehe.

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I had just ordered my first set of Mod Podge from Amazon and was so excited. Dug out my old clutch purse which I had mentally reserved for a makeover and did some Mod Podge Magic.

You’ll need:
An old clutch purse
Magazine with beautiful colored pictures (or not)
Mod Podge
Bristle or foam brushes

So here goes….

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I had fun with this one and I hope you do too.

Hit me up in the comments section if you have a question. I’ll be more than willing to answer. And remember to share this post with your friends…thanks ;)

Have a great week guys.

Love,

Renah

Bling Out Your Old Clutch in 3 Easy DIY Steps

So it was my friend’s marriage introduction and I was in a pretty craft mood. Here’s what I did and I suggest you do too.

(In the voice of Emmet in The Lego Movie)

Step 1
Bring out your poor old clutch purse (or any other ‘unblinged’ purse for that matter).

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Step 2
Bring out your flat-back or sew-on crystals and your E6000 glue.

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Step 3
Start gluing the crystals on to your purse. Allow to dry for 24 hours at least (very important). And there you have it. Your very own DIY blinged out purse.

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Easy right?

Hit me up in the comments section if you have questions (or if you’d just like to say hi) :)

Off to my salsa class now.

Ciao

Fried Yam and Ata Rodo Sauce

 

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This is for my friend Oshole.

He saw a picture of this meal on my blackberry messenger and described my food as ‘mad nice. This warmed my heart. It really did. And so I promised to post a tutorial. You should thank him :)

Fried yam

Ingredients:
1 small tuber of yam
Salt to taste
Vegetable oil

Method:
1. Slice the yam in circles (one or two should be fine depending on the width an circumference of each slice)
2. Peel the bark off each slice and then cut into long strips

Ata Rodo Sauce

Ingredients
4ripe tomatoes
14 scotch bonnet peppers (ata rodo)
2 medium onion bulb
1 small garlic bulb
1 small ginger
1 teaspoon black pepper
2 cooking spoons of vegetable oil
Curry, thyme and salt to taste
Dried fish

Method;
1. Wash and blend the tomatoes, peppers and one onion bulb.
2. Wash and peel the garlic, ginger and second onion bulb.
3. Slice the onion, chop the garlic into tiny little pieces and grate the ginger.
4. Heat the oil in a saucepan and add sliced onions and garlic. Fry until a slightly brown stirring all the while.
5. Pour in the blended tomatoes and pepper and fry for 5 minutes, stirring all the while.
6. Break up dried fish into the sauce and keep stirring for another 3 minutes.
7. Add the curry, thyme and salt to taste. Let it simmer for about 2 minutes and we’re done.
8. Serve hot with the fried yam.

Please let me know if you try your hands on this one and how it all goes down ;)

Cheers and have a great weekend.

Love
Renah

PS: My name has been changed from Omo to Renah. Just so you know :)

2014 in review

The last 2-3 months have been very hectic and trying for me. This has affected my writing and I apologize for the silence. However, I’ve been a little active on Instagram @koltureshoq and  I’d be glad if you stop by every now and then.

I really have been thinking of a way to share a  summary of my blogging activities in 2014 but then I woke up this morning and found this mail from WordPress on my blog summary (as if they weren’t already awesome enough). Please go through the full report and I’d really appreciate your feedback in the comments section.

I’ll keep in touch more often. There’s loads of DIY tutorials coming through. By the way, I’ve opened a shop on Konga.com to retail awesome jewelry but I’ll probably include my handmade stuff soon enough. Pictures and links will be up shortly but if you can’t wait, go check out my Instagram page.

Thank you for visiting my blog, for your wonderful comments, for choosing my posts at link parties and for sticking with me even when I was relatively absent. I deeply appreciate it. Here’s to a great 2015 ahead!

Cheerios guys 😃

Love, Omo

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 11,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 4 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

Click here to see the complete report.

My Pinterest DIY Board

Just found out I could embed stuff from Pinterest and decided to give it a try. I’m using my DIY projects board right now, but I’ll post other boards up soon enough.

 

 

Great huh? We learn along the way don’t we? :)

 

Love,

Omo