Monday, 21 September 2015

When will I learn


If I want to follow someone else's idea, I need to do it while watching their Youtube video, or reading their instructions, not 3 weeks later from memory, because as I said, I don't have the memory of an elephant, or even of a 5 year old.

There was a beautiful gem soap on Youtube which I wanted to emulate, but good grief Charlie Brown, it helps to know how she did it in the first place!

This turned out not the way I wanted (gee, seems to be a recurring theme with me) but again it's a learning process. I wanted a thin stripe of black to contrast between colours, but after cutting out parts, it wasn't turning out, so I just left a whole part black instead. Also, not using all clear soap made it look less gem-like.

Scented with Rocky Road Fudge

Another live and learn session. I found a really cool tutorial on Pinterest (and this time remembered to pin it even!) on how to make cool gem soaps, so off I go to try that!

What's your minimum time you can spend on Pinterest? To me it's like Lay's chips, can't stop at one pin.

Have a great week!

8 comments:

  1. You know I can't get on Pinterest with my internet so I hardly ever spend time there. :) Live and learn indeed!

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    1. It's a good thing you can't waste time on Pinterest, although there are some great ideas on there. I will one of these days learn, just takes repeating a few times. :)

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  2. You like making fun of yourself Monica... I am sure you remember plenty of things very well ;-) I love Pinterest too! There are so many beautiful pictures there...

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    1. You're right Madame Proper, I do like to poke fun at myself, but there is that element of truth in there too. :)

      I have to see if I'm following you on Pinterest, I sure hope so.

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  3. Making gem soaps so much fun! It is always great when you can learn from an experience. Also I can totally relate; Pinterest is so hard to get away from! =)

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    1. It's definitely a learning experience Anne-Marie, of what I don't want to do when I'm trying to make gems. ;) I find the hours just pass like minutes when I'm on Pinterest, how does that happen? ;)

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