Fibre Fair & Grandmother Goodies

Tapestry wool (and one spool of lovely linen) from the Fibre Fair

Tapestry wool (and one spool of lovely linen) from the Fibre Fair

Just a little shopping spree brag blog post here. I visited the Calgary Spring Fibre Festival on May 12, 2018 and picked up a few different items.

From one seller I bought a lovely spool of natural hemp (as recommended by my friend from @Black Sheep Textiles) and from Aubusson House Fibres Fine Yarn & Supplies I bought a number of spools of tapestry yarn. These were $10.00/lb, and I bought 3lbs. This should be plenty of yarn to play around with, and usually sells for $15.00 for a 1/4lb spool.  Continue reading

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Dreamgirl & Boudoir Eyes

Two Faced Boudoir Eyes mini-palette

Two Faced Boudoir Eyes mini-palette

Two Faced Boudoir Eyes mini eyeshadow palette

While I was doing a lot of cosmetic shopping at Winners, I first passed up this Boudoir Eyes eyeshadow mini-palette from Two-Faced. I mentioned it to a friend, and she said that she thought I’d like their products – because for pale skin the shades still showed up…

So when I was back at a different Winners, and found it again – I picked it up. Continue reading

Good news/bad news beauty

Picking out shades of the Lime Crime Diamond Crushers at Winners

Picking out shades of the Lime Crime Diamond Crushers at Winners

Over the last month or so I’ve been scouting the Winners stores in Calgary – looking for beauty products. A friend was super keen on Lime Crime, but since there really aren’t any retailers locally, and I don’t love the idea of ordering makeup entirely online – I was psyched to find the products at Winners, and went HUNTING for more…

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Lime Crime Diamond Dew

One last post specifically about Lime Crime cosmetics I bought from Winners today. I bought three different shades of Diamond Dew; but I’m not nearly as obsessed with them as I am about the Diamond Crushers…

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