HerNameIsAlixx recreates the 50's inspired style of Imelda May.
I love her style as it revolves around the classic and modern interpretations of 50's fashion. she mainly wears fitted dresses, with the exception of a few party petticoats! her signature item is her quiff, which, when asked for styling tips, she simply says "Just use a tonne of hairspray.
We're experimenting with a smoked salmon kit from Hot Smoked for today's #CraftTest and cooking smoked salmon, sushi, pate and a tart.
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Mix a Whiskey Sour, EFK and The Last Word cocktail with Sugar House in Detroit, Michigan.
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The Social Bite Cookbook
We chat to Margaret, give you a chance to win the book and learn how-to cook a Blue Cheese & Walnut Salad and Veggie Spinach & Baby Potatoes.
Hello I am a writer and social researcher currently living between Barcelona and Glasgow. I am currently writing a novel, a guide book on Barcelona and working on a health research evaluation project.
Lisa from Dazed & Beautiful recreates the makeup of Adele for #MakeoverMonday and gives her a grungy makeover.
I love how classic Adele's style is. She is the perfect example of being effortlessly glamorous. I love her 1950's pin up style and that it is so simple but can go with any occasion from an album cover to a red carpet.
Cheryl recreates the cosy book filled home of TV detective Sherlock Holmes for DIYTheRoom.
I've been intrigued with Sherlock's Flat from the first episode; the wallpaper, the scattered papers, the various science experiments. Every time I look at a photo or watch an episode, I seem to spot something new that I hadn't noticed before. The flat seems to be quite dark which also makes it seem cozy, especially with all of the books spilling off the shelves and the tea cups strewn about. The flat is bursting with information about all kinds of things, which makes sense since Sherlock is a detective, after all. This flat seems like the perfect place to be on a rainy day with the lights low, a hot cup of tea, and reading a good book in one of the armchairs.
Lauren Saxton is a self-taught artist who lives in Arizona with her husband and cats. Much of her work is influenced by fairy tales, history, and nature, and she wants her work to transport the viewer to sweetly mysterious and magical places. She found a deep connection with the pop surrealism movement and began to pursue her artwork more seriously in 2009, and has sold her work ever since both online and through galleries.
Huntsville is known as the Rocket City. During the 1960s the pioneering rocket scientist, Wernher von Braun, led Marshall Space Flight Center and the development of the Saturn V rocket that made possible the first steps on the moon by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. We have a huge space museum, called the Space and Rocket Center (which I'll talk about below). It's kind of cool living in a place that's known for its space program. We are also home to Antoine Dodson, internet sensation of "Bed Intruder," aka "Hide yo kids, hide yo wife.". And did I mention that as a Southern state, people here are very friendly? :)