Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Felt crafting workshop with QatART

Here are some pictures from the felt crafting workshop I conducted on 19th December 2014, as part of the QatART handmade market in collaboration with katara art studios. More pictures of theQatART market can be seen on the facebook page.









Sunday, December 21, 2014

Virtual Teachers Part 5: Marie Forleo

http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuoxrRDDgk3UUnxR4tlkJYQ


(oops. that got published without content. sorry. )
no time to elaborate, but a glorious resource for improving your self esteem, your business, your worldview: marie TV is a set of youtube videos that changed my worldview.

completely  worth it, not only for her stunning costumes and props, but her chat show and mini bytes of wisdom are as happy as they are informative.

this is a blurb from her about page, and describes her to a tee:

Professional Bio

Marie was named by Oprah as a thought leader for the next generation and one of Inc’s 500 fastest growing companies of 2014. Her mission is to help you realize your greatest potential and use your unique talents to change the world. She reaches over 275,000 readers in 193 countries worldwide and leads dynamic training programs that teach individuals to succeed in business and life. She’s the creator of the award-winning show MarieTV and has been featured in Entrepreneur Magazine, Fast Company, Glamour Magazine, Self Magazine, Forbes.com and The New York Times among others. Marie has been interviewed by Tony Robbins as one of the world’s leading lifestyle and online marketing experts and mentored young business owners at Richard Branson’s Centre of Entrepreneurship in South Africa. Her bestselling book, Make Every Man Want You: How To Be So Irresistible You’ll Barely Keep from Dating Yourself is published in 13 languages. Through her Change Your Life, Change The World® initiative, each for profit training program is tied to a non-profit partner who supports women, the environment and entrepreneurship.
With loving yet wisecracking advice, Marie inspires a global community to take charge of their success and happiness by boosting their business skills, shedding BS excuses and injecting massive amounts of fun into each day.

Read more: http://www.marieforleo.com/about/#ixzz3MbvBJpfL
check out the website, http://www.marieforleo.com/to know more.

go on, click through!

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Virtual Teachers Part 4: Flylady

http://www.flylady.net
I have been a scatterbrain all my life. If left to my own devices, I always have at least three projects running, a laundry mountain and something burning on the stove :)

 From the time I have been a fumbling new wife who bought twin size sheets for a queen size bed, Flylady has helped me organise my life. If I manage to have a productive day with a full time job and three kids and cooking and sewing/crafting with no outside help,  it is thanks to Marla Cilley, the flylady.

It is curious, having help from someone from another part of the world. Like she taught me, helping people helps you. I joined the mailing list when they were starting out, and their daily reminders helped me to appear always organised by planning my stuff before  it gets overwhelming.

Her weekly menu plan, the family calendar, the daily swish n swipe, etc are genius ideas for sidetracked home executives like me, and her "if momma aint happy" philosophy is what keeps me going and grateful some of these hectic days. (that and the love of my family, but that part is obvious :P)

Even if you buy nothing of the (very useful) products she sells, her ideas are applicable by women in all walks of life and a simple readthrough of the site will improve your life, I promise. so go on, click that wacky image,and get a feel of one of my teachers.

Have a great day!

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Little zipper pouch of handmade goodness



Made this lovely pouch for the secret swapsies at the qatART holiday party. and guess who got it? Dominika Bozic of Les Cherubins and thats a great honor because apart from being one of the  founders of QatART, a creator of  gorgeous art and a wonderful human being. So happy today.  #handmade #madeindoha #madewithlove #qatart #dohafamily #jayasplace
 #oneofakind #ooak #gift #fabriclove #virtualsewcial
via Jaya's Place http://ift.tt/1yxJzhn

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