Tips, Tutorials & DIYs Blog by Lyra Pappin

Photography might be the last thing on the mind of a jeweler or designer, but the images that creators take of their work directly impact how appealing the pieces are to viewers. It can also be trickier than you might expect to properly shoot earrings or a necklace, especially to capture it looking its best.
Since we can’t all be professional photographers, we’ve corralled the help of one of... Read more
Children can get overexcited and eager for Christmas and this can leave parents worn down in an already stressful time. A great way to help kids enjoy the holidays is by taking some time to help them express their creativity and get them feeling involved in the process of Christmas, not just the presents! Here are 10 crafts that you and your child will surely enjoy creating together.

1. Light Bulb Penguins or... Read more
The sun might not be shining but that doesn’t mean your creative spirit can’t be out in full bloom. Whether you want to engage your children in some artistic exercise or simply relax in your home, these easy crafts are sure to brighten even the gloomiest day.


Candles quite literally brighten up your home. Making your own candles is a simple and environmentally friendly activity... Read more
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Lyra Pappin
Toronto, ON, Canada

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