Humming Bird- A Decadent Christmas Cocktail

Dec 04, 13 Humming Bird- A Decadent Christmas Cocktail

Posted by in Food & Drinks, Tutorials-Video

  Earlier this year when friends and I visited Aquabelle on the Mornington Peninsula, I created a very decadent and glamorous cocktail for the occasion. A rich, glitzy number that will send your blood sugar levels sky high, and give you such a hum that I named it “The Hummingbird”. After our long, windy and rainy...

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A Simple 1920s Makeup Tutorial

Oct 14, 13 A Simple 1920s Makeup Tutorial

Posted by in 1920, Makeup, Tutorials-Video

I’ve had a whole lot of requests for a wearable, or daytime, 1920s makeup look. This question raises a whole lot of issues about what is considered a “daytime look” for the 1920′s. The answer varies hugely depending on which country and which social demographic you’re looking at for an answer....

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The Perfect Vintage Hair Cut – The Middy and How to Style It.

Oct 01, 13 The Perfect Vintage Hair Cut – The Middy and How to Style It.

Posted by in 1940, 1950, 1960, Hair, Tutorials-Video, watch me

    There is so much talk on the vintage pages of the internet about “what is the perfect hair cut for vintage“? While there is no single answer, given we all have preferences for different eras, different hair types and different lifestyles; the most often recommended style is The Middy Cut.  There are...

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Adventures in becoming a red head

Jul 21, 13 Adventures in becoming a red head

Posted by in Hair, sponsors, Tutorials-Video

A Nuffnang sponsored post I’ve been learning a whole heap of new hair skills recently, in order to expand my knowledge base from styling into cutting and even colouring. Having brave friends certainly helps when it comes to putting these things to the test.  With the release of the new Garnier Olia range, Olia asked me if I’d be...

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Retro eye makeup in smokey blues. A New Tutorial!

Mar 01, 13 Retro eye makeup in smokey blues. A New Tutorial!

Posted by in Makeup, Tutorials-Video

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A simple 1950 hair style with hot roller set tutorial.

Feb 22, 13 A simple 1950 hair style with hot roller set tutorial.

Posted by in 1950, Hair, Tutorials-Video

  Welcome back to the weekly tutorial! My apologies for the small hiatus there, I’m currently dealing with a dislocated jaw; not fun! But thanks to the miracle of modern medicine I can now soldier on and bring you this much requested tutorial. Today’s look is an easy 1950 style, smooth set. This is designed for...

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DIY Deco Cute House Slipper Tutorial

Jan 23, 13 DIY Deco Cute House Slipper Tutorial

Posted by in DIY, Kawaii, Tutorials-Video

Ever feel your mornings are lacking that extra something? Tired of walking around the house in bare feet? Then this is for you! All schmaltz aside, I’ve put together a simple little tutorial for today’s DIY project, that is both a bit of fun and something useful.  I’m not a fan of the ugg boot or other shapeless...

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Four NEW Ways to Tie a Headscarf – Even More Vintage Glamour!

Following on from my previous tutorial on “How to tie a headscarf Retro Style“, this time I have 4 NEW ways to tie a headscarf! With our Melbourne Sumer currently hitting temperatures of 41 degrees Celsius, this heat inspired me to create some new looks that keep your hair totally out of the way. I’ve created this...

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How to DIY 1920′s Authentic Finger Waves on yourself!

Dec 28, 12 How to DIY 1920′s Authentic Finger Waves on yourself!

Posted by in 1920, Hair, Tutorials-Video

Today’s tutorial is my most complex, time consuming tutorial to date. I’m not going to sugar coat it, because I don’t want you to have unrealistic expectations that this is an easy one. I’ve been asked to create a 1920′s authentic finger wave hair tutorial by many of you for a long time now, and...

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1920′s Makeup Tutorial. Flapper Fun for a Gatsby Style New Year

Dec 21, 12 1920′s Makeup Tutorial. Flapper Fun for a Gatsby Style New Year

Posted by in 1920, Makeup, Tutorials-Video

I know it isn’t quite yet Christmas, but I wanted to prepare a special gift for you this year. My gift to you is the long awaited 1920′s tutorials you’ve been asking for! WIth plans for New Years Eve outfits and makeup just around the corner, it seems the perfect time to make like the Great Gatsby and those Bright...

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