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A Made in Nigeria Chair that gives Inspiration - Ile Ila

Have you ever heard this popular saying by Shirley Chisholm that says "If they don't give you a seat at the table,

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Historical Art : The Ancient Benin Bronze Carvings

Art is a powerful tool, used in conveying and expressing one’s feelings and thoughts. Art is also a means of preserving memories and history. Africa in itself is an expression of unique and ancient cities like Benin, Ile Ife, Ibadan and many more, have a unique way of exhibiting their art.Β  (more…)

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Time Out: Let's Check Out These Amazing Craft By Oludidit

My initial understanding of the word craft were paintings or sculptures. But growing up and gaining exposure I have come to have a better perception.

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DIY Craft Series: How To Make A Tote Bag From An Old T-Shirt

It’s true that lack births genius, and that’s what led to me to discovering about this craft tote bag. Having had a shortage of plastic bags to use for grocery shopping I went on the internet and viola.
 
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DIY Craft Series: How To Make A Footmat From Old Clothes

Before discovering this DIY, I honestly cannot count the number of times we changed our footmat while growing up.Β  And thanks to dad being a lover of new brands and innovation, we stayed on track with every new release.
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Beaded Jewelry Always A Fashion Statement Piece

In Nigeria, the rhythmic sync of the drums, the passion in the dance, alluring display of the native dishes, matching attires and yes of course beaded Jewelry!!! A traditional wedding is never complete without these, and it also cuts across most countries in Africa. (more…)

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Fashion Illustration Just The 'It Thing' You Need

Fashion illustration initially were drawings used only to visualize the concept of designers. Prior to this point never would I have imagined that other things could be done with it, asides gifting it as a framed picture.
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Perfect Gift Cards For Your Significant Other By NJP

When it comes to giving gift cards in Nigeria…most especially to my significant other .. Wow! I rack my brain for days endlessly. Social media has not made it any easier, with the stunts people pull (guys in most cases), you begin to wonder if you are indeed living or just merely existing. Instagram stories and twitter bloggers, not necessarily the gift givers, but the unpaid hype men.
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DIY: Turn Your Dress Into A Peplum Top Without Needles

I have always liked the idea of a DIY, helps to show my creative side. I discovered it back in high school.. honestly a lack in a desired urgent need births innovation from within. Thanks to impulsive buying at times, or overuse of some choice clothing, I end up having a pile of unused clothes neatly arranged for trashing.
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Smart Decor Tips To Styling Your Home Like A Pro

With faint memories from the 90’s, the top notch decor in a home then was; a welcome mat, a rug, a 14′ television set, 4/5 sofa’s symmetrically arranged to fit the parlor, and pictures. If you did not have this standard decor set-up in your parlor in the 90’s, deep down you would know something was missing.
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