Each month Digital Bytes subscribers to Happy Mail for Chocolate Lovers receive a calendar on the 2nd of the month as one of their digital treats. Here is a sneak peek behind the scenes of one of next month’s goodies. Obviously it is very much a chocolate-centric calendar. I research on the web about upcoming holidaysContinue reading “Monthly Calendars ~ Happy Mail for Chocolate Lovers”
I have tried all sorts of mediums of art over the years. From pottery, lamp working (glass beads), to wood working, and glass blowing, but I had never really explored watercolour painting. I had used water colour paint in my time working in daycares, but cheap tempra paints, in very primary colours, and never withContinue reading “How it’s made ~ Stickers & Magnets”
Got extra chocolate bar wrappers and packages? Reuse and upcycle them and make these fun, simple, creative envelopes.
Artists around the globe began #the100DayProject that runs from Wednesday February 22nd until June. . I decided to join in and my project has a cacao/chocolate focus, no surprise there really, and to make it small.
These earrings were originally created as part of an Advent Calendar for Happy Mail for Chocolate Lovers in 2021. They have since made their way to my shop and are a very popular item, as they are the perfect accessory to wear to any chocolate tasting, event, or festival. These were designed from a sketchContinue reading “How it’s made ~ Cacao Pod Earrings”
Valentine’s day is just over a week away, so it seems fitting to share a DIY Valentine gift so you can share chocolate love. Today I will walk you through how to make a Valentine from old chocolate bar wrappers, and how to melt and mold pieces of chocolate you may have lying around intoContinue reading “DIY ~ Valentine’s Card”
Hi, I’m Cyndi. I am a chocoholic, living in Canada, hence the name for this blog and my business, Canadian Chocoholic. I am fond of the Dictionary.com definition of chocolate that says: chocoholic : a person who is excessively fond of chocolate. Chocolate touches all parts of my life, from my morning mug of drinking/sipping/hotContinue reading “My Chocolate Story”
I originally wrote a blog about this bean back in 2019, but work started on it in 2018 when the idea of making chocolate-themed jewellery came to me. This bean though was a tough one to get right. I like things to be perfect before I send them out into the world, and this oneContinue reading “How it’s Made ~ Cacao Bean Necklace”
I love chocolate so much that I create joy around it and do my best to share that with others. I identify as a chocoholic because chocolate touches all areas of my life. I combine my passion for chocolate with my love of art through all sorts of mediums: jewellery, fabric, DIYs, chocolate tastings, chocolate education, chocolate art, cacao pods, chocolate coloring pages
2022 was a year of many things, and chocolate was often part of conversations, travel, adventures, dinners, desserts, and art. I made a Memorable Moments printable pdf that I shared for everyone over on the Happy Mail for Chocolate Lovers Patreon page in case you want to print it out and put some of yourContinue reading “Memorable Chocolate Moments from 2022”