A sneak peek at the making of some hot chocolate mugs that work to protect something during packaging and are then usable as a tent card or gift tags. Celebrate all things chocolate with Happy Mail for Chocolate Lovers.
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”
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.
We are going to talk a bit more about purchasing chocolate. There are so many ways to buy chocolate, so many forms it can take, so many treats, desserts, and things it can be in. Today we are going to focus on buying chocolates, truffles and or bonbons. Or a box of them! These areContinue reading “Chocolate Basics ~ Shopping for Chocolates”
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