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Hard to believe we are up to 50 items in my goal to highlight 10 holiday gift ideas each week for the next 6 weeks that you and your chocolate loving friends will enjoy. There are so many great gift ideas for anyone who enjoys chocolate, here are ten more ideas. 41 Social Enterprise EastContinue reading “100 Gifts for Chocolate Lovers”
There are so many ways to combine art with anything, and chocolate is no exception. Be it making art with chocolate, chocolate bar wrappers or creating art themed around chocolate, it can be such fun. Lately I have been enthralled with cacao flowers. Their shape, their size, did you know they are teeny tiny? LikeContinue reading “Art and Chocolate”
As mentioned before, my goal is to highlight ten holiday gift ideas each week for the next 7 weeks that your chocolate loving friends will like. I hope you are enjoying these ideas and that you will share with others. Continuing on the last weeks’ posts, here are ten more gifts that are great forContinue reading “100 Gifts for Chocolate Lovers”
When I have an idea, it take a bit of time and experimentation to create something from it. Sometimes it takes a lot of time to make a dream in my mind become a physical item. Then once it is a physical item it can take time for it to become a version that IContinue reading “Art is all about choices”
As you remember, my goal is to highlight 10 holiday gift ideas each week for the next 8 weeks that your chocolate loving friends will enjoy. I do hope you are enjoying these gift suggestions and would love if you shared with others you think would enjoy this blog. Continuing on last week’s post, hereContinue reading “100 Gifts for Chocolate Lovers”
Advent Calendars, I handmade one a month for a year, 12 unique calendars, made with many different materials to help celebrate Advent or count down to Christmas. Great for anyone who loves chocolate no matter what special days they celebrate. Art for your home during the holiday season.
100 Gifts for Chocolate Lovers, part two of ten. Need help finding the perfect gift for the chocoholic in your life? Check out all these Christmas, holiday, and gift ideas.
#ChocolateIsMyMuse Chocolate is my muse as is a big part of what inspires me to create art.
Do you know what today is? It is 100 days until Christmas! I am not sure where the year went, but it feels like it sped by. Whichever holiday you celebrate is coming up and that means everyone is on the hunt for gifts for loved ones, friends, and family. I have looked far andContinue reading “100 Gifts for Chocolate Lovers”
My desire is to create beauty and joy to share with others. Happy Mail for Chocolate Lovers was born. My hope is to surprise you with fun things as the year passes and to always put a smile on your face as you receive Happy Mail for Chocolate Lovers.
This year I was fortunate to be asked to join the team of The Chocolate Notebook, a notebook/calendar/agenda/journal. I had a first edition of The Chocolate Notebook and used it throughout 2020. I was surprised and excited when Anelisa Lauri and Lauren Heineck, the minds behind the creation of The Chocolate Notebook, invited me toContinue reading “New Adventures – The Chocolate Notebook”
Make this stunning wreath out of chocolate bar wrappers to add fun, whimsy, and chocolate flair to your Christmas decor. A DIY paper Christmas craft.
DIY Paper garland using chocolate bar wrappers. Great for upcycling old chocolate packaging and creating decorations and ornaments for Christmas.
Sweet and simple, this DIY paper chain is easy. I made it using chocolate bar wrappers, that are so beautiful, that I want to showcase their beauty. Feel free to get your kids involved if you want.
DIY handmade paper ornaments using craft chocolate wrappers. Fun, simple, easy for all ages. You can make these any size and with any paper you have around.
This is the first of a series of several blogs about making ornaments from chocolate wrappers. These light and airy balls are lovely additions to a tree as light shines between the openings in them.
Handmade face masks for chocoholics and chocoholics screen printed with chocolate inspired designs. Stay safe during covid by wearing a mask. Hand sewn, hand printed, shipped worldwide.
It’s lilac season and I am determined to enjoy the lilacs year round. This year I made lilac almond scones, lilac sugar, lilac honey, lilac syrup and lilac bath soak. Also a soon to come lilac cacao nib scone. I love lilacs and want to enjoy them the whole year though.
Make a DIY chocolate tasting to send in the mail to a friend. A fantastic way to share chocolate, brighten a friends day, educate someone about chocolate, and give a smile. This simple DIY chocolate tasting is easy to put together and doesn’t take much time.
Using the foil and paper wrappers of chocolate bars I created beautiful wall art that is unique and fun. Reusing and upcycling chocolate packaging.
A year long chocolate journey with 365 squares of chocolate. A bite every day for a year. Follow along as I create art from the wrappers of chocolate I eat.
How to set up a chocolate tasting with what you have on hand. It’s almost Mother’s Day. There aren’t any last minute runs to the mall, this post helps you set up a chocolate tasting with what you have on hand to make Mom’s day special.
I do not know about you, but I eat a lot of chocolate. That means I have chocolate wrapper waste, aka packaging, lying around with no real purpose. Today’s #createwithcanadianchocoholic uses the foil from chocolate bars to create some fun usable art. Gold and silver foil wrappers are so pretty. I do tend to loveContinue reading “Chocolate Bar Foil Wrapper Art”
Hot Chocolate, Drinking Chocolate & Sipping Chocolate My morning ritual includes starting the day with some form of chocolate, usually a mug of hot chocolate. I like slow starts to my days and taking the time to prepare and enjoy a mug of hot chocolate is how I choose to begin my day. I amContinue reading “Hot Chocolate – A Morning Ritual”
Our world is a precious place, full of life and beauty. Today is Earth Day 50, wow.As we celebrate all the beauty of the earth let us celebrate the Cacao that grows on trees and is later made into chocolate. For today’s #createwithcanadianchocoholic activity I challenge you to create a Cacao Tree from reused and/orContinue reading “Earth Day Art Challange”
Creating things is just something I do. So, since we are all staying home these days, I thought I would share a few projects that you can do from home. With items you likely have on hand. Plus all the projects will have some connection to chocolate. Because chocolate. My goal is to help youContinue reading “Create with Canadian Chocoholic”
Recently I made a special chocolate plate or chocolate tasting flight with some chocolate from a friend. Here is a look at the finished plate. The recipes can be found below for a Truffle for One, Drinking Chocolate Shot, Brownie for One, and Chocolate Ice Cream Topping. Truffle for One I made this recipe forContinue reading “Recipes for creating chocolate treats!”
Creating a chocolate tasting flight – truffle, drinking chocolate, brownie, and ice cream sauce – with a chocolate solera.
A chocolate adventure in Toronto, where I judged the International Chocolate Awards, took an IICCT class, and visited some chocolate shops.
I may have eaten quite a bit of chocolate. A year ago, I made a New Year’s Resolution to only purchase Canadian Chocolate. I didn’t tell all of you about that, but I did indeed stick to that resolution. The only time I bought other chocolate was when I was in Hawaii, and then IContinue reading “2019 What a year!”
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