Category Archives: Arty Crafty

15 ways to tap into your inner muse

“Muse” is a word bandied about by artists, song-writers, poets, deep thinkers and other lovers of creative pursuits. But what does the word mean, where did the concept come from, and how the heck does it help you get creative? Tap into your inner muse with these tips. Continue reading

Body butter recipe + suggestions for blends to assist with healing

Body butter is a luxurious treat for your skin and body. They are easy to make, the ingredients are readily available, and they are inexpensive to create for yourself or as gifts. Here is a basic body butter recipe to get you started:  Continue reading

Make your own power perfume with this easy perfume recipe

Back in 1921, a French perfumer by the name of Earnest Beaux created a fragrance for Ms Gabrielle (Coco) Chanel. Being superstitious, Chanel named it after her lucky number “five”.

perfume recipe to empower the goddess withinChanel Number 5 has gone on to become one of the world’s most popular perfumes, made even more timeless by the likes of Catherine Deneuve, Nicole Kidman, Audrey Tautou, and of course, Marilyn Monroe (who, when asked what she wore to bed, famously responded, “Chanel No 5”.)  Continue reading