Category: Blog

First Birthday | Ingrini

😃🥂🎉 Ingrini turned one on Sunday! I can’t tell you what a surreal feeling this is… 1) a year has flown by way too quickly and 2) I am a small business owner for one whole year! It was exactly a year ago that I had very sweaty palms and what felt like disco-rave-butterflies in […]

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My Dear Neighbour | Ingrini Behind the Scenes

I have to share the story about these beautiful flowers you see here. A little while ago I was feeling a bit under the weather, but my dear sweet neighbour turned that frown upside down, expeditiously (new word for the week 😊). She sent me a text one morning and told me to quickly run […]

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South African Fynbos | Ingrini

  Fynbos is special to South Africa for so many reasons. Not only does it stretch from the mountains of Western to Eastern Cape, but it is capable of surviving in the toughest, nutrient-deficient soil and hard climate conditions in South Africa. As I’ve mentioned before, the word Fynbos originates from an Old Dutch word […]

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Lady’s Mantle | Ingrini

  This teeny tiny flower is called Alchemilla mollis, or Lady’s Mantle and is best known for its property that water droplets remain like pearls on the leaves after rain.   Interesting Facts The plant is used as a herbal tea and for medicinal usage. There are about 300 species. Native to the cool temperatures […]

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Wire Flower with Beads | Ingrini

  We recently celebrated our 3 year anniversary of living in The Netherlands 🥂yay us 😊it had us reminiscing and that got me inspired. In South Africa street vendors are very popular, well not so much now with what’s going on in the world, but they do business with drivers sitting in their vehicles, while […]

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Petal Plaster Pendant | Ingrini

The Petal Plaster Pendant is not only a tongue twister by name, but as you will see at the end of the video, there were a few twists along the way 😅Never the less, I was quite proud of one of the 6 attempts. Soon there will be another video tutorial showing you how to […]

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Forget-Me-Not | Ingrini

  The Forget-Me-Not flower is the sweetest little flower 🥺 It is so tiny! As cute as these flowers are, their scientific name is a good example of when dynamite comes in small packages. They are also known as Myosotis Scorpioides, and Scorpion Grasses. The name comes from the Greek words mouse (mus) and ear […]

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Petal Jewellery Box | Ingrini

  Before you think, “oh no, not another Mod Podge project” – I promise you the next project will be different 😃 – see this as starting from the basics and working our way up. As my jewellery collection has been growing over the years, so has the need for places where I can keep […]

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Petal Tissue Box | Ingrini Creativities

  Spring is here and so are the sniffles from fresh pollen for some. It might seem contradicting to decorate a tissue box in petals, but at least these petals won’t make you sneeze AND you get to keep a little bit of spring, all year round – and I must admit, I have come […]

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Dried Flower Crown | Ingrini

  Always wear your invisible crown – Lilly Pulitzer. I always have a guilty feeling after throwing wilting bouquets in the bin – it’s the same feeling as accidentally stepping on a snail on a rainy afternoon. So I decided to build up a flower crown from the bouquets that would never have seen another […]

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