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Fabric Marker Review: Crayola Vs. ‘Stained’ Sharpies

At the outset I will tell you that both 'Stained' Sharpies and 'Crayola Fabric Fine Line Markers' are good pens and do what they say they will do.. Permanently colour fabric. Crayola Fabric Markers, Fine line. 'Stained' Sharpie Fabric Markers My first set...

About Ester

"I've always had a passion for art and felt a compulsive need to create; not just tangible art like a painting or a sculpture which although may convey deep emotions or trigger a sense of awe, it is the personal and intimate nature of henna...

Henna with The Wanderer

Pics reposted from Cherie Harmony's 'Shodow' blog post . Stay tuned for more henna with 'the girl with the henna and cowboy boots'. 'What you seek is seeking you.'    - Rumi           'Two is company, four is a party, three is a crowd, One is a Wanderer." - James Thurber               SaveSave...

Dark Horse Wanderer

Photos and model Dark Horse Wanderer. Henna art by Nicki. :) The ever poetic theme of 'The Wander' (in honour of muse of the moment, Cherie Harmony, aka 'Dark Horse Wanderer'). "Beware, O wanderer, the road is walking too." - Jim Harrison     “The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.” ― Goethe   "Yeah...

Divine Mumma

Blessingways and Baby Showers for a henna artist are an opportunity to experience an hour of creativity with the embodiment of the miracle of life.  I have my hand pressed to the belly of a mother, drawing designs on the veil which separates me from that 'other,' invisible world nestled in the...

My Journey Into Henna

Nicki's Journey to Henna Writing, drawing, painting, sculpting my way through adolescence it was natural on leaving school to go and get myself a degree in Fine Arts from the Queensland College of Art at Griffith University. Having immersed myself in abstract, theory driven 'contemporary art,'at university I lost my heart connection...

Beautiful Business

Recently a new e-magazine, focusing on inspirational stories & good news  was started up by a beautiful and inspired woman called Kylie. The magazine is called 'Upbeat Downstream ' .   Each month it profiles a business person who seeks to uplift others through their work, I was happy to...

Henna how I love thee let me count the ways..

Henna how I love thee let me count the ways,         I love the colour,           I love the smell, I love the muddy paste, I love the coolness it imparts to my skin, I love it in my hair,           I love it on men,             I love it on women,             I love it on my...

Ganesh

Ganesha, the elephant headed god from the Hindu religion appears occasionally in bridal henna and is known to have a connection with the use of henna in body art. Ganesha is also favoured by Jains and Buddhists and is so popular he is creeping into Western...