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Adri's Palette

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Adri's Palette

I am a 30-something artist/craftswoman who finds a creative outlet from everyday life in the arts. Be it the art of painting, the crafts or the art of cooking, I embrace it with the same ardor and passion! This blog is the diary of my crafty life with a side of wit. Enjoy a look around and see what I am all about. Thanks for stopping by!

A couple of thoughts on blogging

Grab a cup of coffee, a couple of cookies, because this could take a while. I've had this topic among my possible blog post ideas for years. Originally I thought a year into blogging would be a good time to... Continue Reading →

One and a half mice

I've wanted to share this story with you for so(ooo) long. For six months to be precise. Yes, since Christmas. Now I don't know exactly what took me so long. I have been feeling a bit overwhelmed lately, and the... Continue Reading →

Weekly board game roundup – 10

I now see how fortunate we were recently. We had the luxury of time to play board games to no end. In these past few weeks with long office hours, family parties and other engagements to go to and the... Continue Reading →

Isle of Skye – Part II.

In a blog one post comes right after another, but in real life things just get a bit mixed up. Like two different kinds of paint that pool up and suddenly give you the effect you were not expecting. Though... Continue Reading →

Weekly board game roundup – 9

We had some friends over this weekend and played a couple of games with them. Started with Tobago, warmed up with The Big Book of Madness and then did some heavy lifting with Rajas of the Ganges. I didn't want... Continue Reading →

Making a coffee table… to go

I was going through some magazines and cutouts I have put aside for inspiration and I stumbled across this picture from the Holiday 2003 Crate and Barrel catalogue. I remember so vividly how I fell head over heels in love... Continue Reading →

Weekly board game roundup – 8

It must be the hands of fate that will guide us to hidden gems and rare finds. Be it on the shelves of a board-game club or to another gamer who would like to find a loving home for his... Continue Reading →

Weekly board game roundup – 7

It's been some time since I took a couple of days off. It felt refreshing to stay in bed a bit longer, go for a stroll and not rush to work, cook some dishes that take just a bit longer... Continue Reading →

Weekly board game roundup – 6

A long holiday weekend could only mean one thing: games, games and more games! We dusted off an older volume on our shelf, partook in some gentle tile-laying, went mad (twice) and rolled a lot of dice. However, we made... Continue Reading →

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