Car Wash : Remarkable Tips That Are Affordable Or Absolutely Free!

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The harmattan season is upon us and while it breaks my heart to be separated from my bed (and warm duvet) every morning, it certainly doesn’t help that my car is all white from the dusty love notes of the Sahara Desert. And bite me me if I’m going to pay any ‘mallam’ N500 on a daily to clean my car.

Enter my DIY alter ego. Mehn, like it or not, while I wait for my bath water to get hot, I pick up my bucket and a spare mop head (now dedicated to this purpose) and get to working. Washing my car every morning has saved me a lot of money and is a good work out strategy (for those mornings where I absolutely cannot exercise cos I hugged my duvet too long).

Okay, so I guess you get the point. Every now and then, you can take the car to a proper wash to clean your car (inside and all) but by jove, wash ya motor by yasef.

Okies, I’m done.

Ciao

Renah

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 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

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

DIY Dulce De Leche (Milk Caramel)

I can’t seem to get enough of food these days. Lately I’ve been spending most of my free time scouting the web for recipes to try my hands on. Like I always say, I you’re going to eat everyday, you might as well make it interesting.

 

Anyways, this time around, I got tired of searching for the perfect recipe and jumped right into making this delicious Dulce De Leche….also known as milk caramel.

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Want to make yours? Here’s what I did:

 

Ingredients

  • Butter – 125g
  • Evaporated milk – 345g (that’s 3 115g cans)
  • Whipping cream – 500g
  • Granulated sugar – 3cups
  • Vanilla – I tablespoon
  • Pinch of salt

 

Method

  1. Pour the milk, cream and sugar into a pot on medium heat and stir continuously with a wooden spoon for about 30mins until the mixture thickens and turns brown
  2. Stir in the butter and pinch of salt. Continue stirring for about 15 mins.
  3. Take the pot off the heat and stir in the vanilla.
  4. Allow to cool and enjoy

 

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NB:

  1. You have to mind the pot and keep stirring. Do not leave it unattended or it will burn
  2. Keep stirring for longer if you want a thicker consistency. I wanted mine to be a bit runny.
  3. I do not claim the idea as mine but decided to wing it after seeing so many variations. And it turned out so good 🙂

 

Let me know if you try this recipe or if you know a better way of making this yummy dulce de leche.

 

Have fun guys and enjoy your weekend

 

Love,

 

Omo