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DIY Teacup Candles Tutorial - kateblackport.com

DIY Teacup Candles (And Cordial Glass Candles!)

This is very overdue, but I thought I’d write about how I made my teacup candles. If you’d like to skip below and read a quick recap of my tips for making candles click here. I found the teacups at Value Village (also later got a box of a bunch of gorgeous teacups from Kijiji Read more about DIY Teacup Candles (And Cordial Glass Candles!)[…]

10,000 Pins! Why I Love Pinterest

10,000 Pins! Why I Love Pinterest

So, I’ve reached 10,000 pins on Pinterest. This is a few years worth of pinning, don’t worry. But I probably do pin a lot more than most people. Thought I’d write a little bit about why I love Pinterest and how I use it. Reasons Why I Love Pinterest: 1. Images! I am definitely a Read more about 10,000 Pins! Why I Love Pinterest[…]

A 2013 Christmas Gift Guide - kateblackport.com

A Christmas Gift Guide: My Favorite Etsy Shops

I know it may be a little early to think about Christmas, but Halloween is this week and then November starts. I decided to do a little feature on my favorite Etsy shops and products and combine that with a Christmas Gift Guide. I have chosen 16 shops (as that fits perfectly into an Etsy Read more about A Christmas Gift Guide: My Favorite Etsy Shops[…]

The Movement of a Lonely Home

A week home alone and I start to notice the lights and movements that are there all the time and yet still startle and bother me. This project is an exploration of how our eyes and imagination can play tricks on us in certain situations. When I am in the dark room, I often jump Read more about The Movement of a Lonely Home[…]

Trichromy Tutorial

Last fall I took my first stab at trichromy or the three-colour process. I first saw this process done by Russian photographer, Sergey Prokudin-Gorskii, in the early 1900s. Trichromy is a process of creating a colour image using black and white film and colour filters, typically red, green and blue. In order to achieve a Read more about Trichromy Tutorial[…]

If I Can Make It There, I’ll Make It Anywhere

At the end of May, my partner and I traveled to New York for a week and to see Radiohead, yes Radiohead, TWO NIGHTS in a ROW. I hope anyone reading this understands the insanity of seeing Radiohead live. My parents were fans before I was, so they get it, but there are others I’ve Read more about If I Can Make It There, I’ll Make It Anywhere[…]

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