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Tagged With: Blessingway Art

Blessingway Bliss

In the past few weeks, I’ve run some rather large Blessingways with 20+ gorgeous women! How divine to have such a large tribe of women supporting you as you approach a new life phase! When I receive feedback about the impact of having a Blessingway, I always like to share it, as I often imagine … Continue reading »

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D.I.Y. Belly cast disasters turned into near-masterpieces

It would seem that there are LOTS of people out there who are trying to save a little cash by doing their own belly cast. I get that! With a new bub on the way, cash can be tight…and an imperfect D.I.Y. belly cast would be better than no cast, right? Only sometimes! I suppose … Continue reading »

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Henna me happy!

I used to use Jamila Henna that I was ordering from a suppler in W.A., but as my experience and knowledge as a henna artist operating on the Central Coast grew and evolved, I decided to make a change. I now import awesome henna from the American henna Guru, Catherine Cartwright-Jones. She imports it from … Continue reading »

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Custom artwork with TLC

I love a good belly cast! I’m a sucker for them. Even if it wasn’t me who did the original pregnant belly casting. The cast featured here came to me needing some real TLC. It was, for some reason, a cast made from a cast…a replica. It was a little flimsy, had tissue paper stuck … Continue reading »

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Who wouldn’t love photographing newborns as delicious as this little man?

Most days I love my job, but last Sunday, I L.O.V.E.D! my job ๐Ÿ™‚ And why wouldn’t I when my subject was this gorgeous little man?! I was due to photograph his arrival, but as is often the case, Bubba had his own plan, and it wasn’t to arrive in a manner that enabled me … Continue reading »

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Get your rendering powder here!

Happy Thursday folks ๐Ÿ™‚ I am again extending my range of belly casting products, to include rendering powder. Rendering creates the finish seen in ALL of my belly casts. Check out http://www.pickledtink.com.au/belly-cast-gallery/ย for examples. Rendering your D.I.Y. belly cast turns your “bandage” looking cast into a true work of art, more like a sculpture. It also … Continue reading »

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Pickled Tink! goes to Bollywood

I don’t know about you lot, but I LOVE fancy dress parties. Being in character seems to give me an excuse to behave a little more cheekily! ๐Ÿ™‚ I also LOVE India – it’s one of my top 3 favourite countries in the world (so far) -so whenever I get asked to do henna tattooing … Continue reading »

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Belly beautiful: The art of pregnancy

I’ve always thought that belly casts are beautiful, special creations (Me, biased? Never!!), but having just read this article, I am lovin’ them even more!ย http://aww.ninemsn.com.au/news/inthemag/8402054/the-art-of-pregnancy The article tells of an innovative project in Moree that used belly casting to attract aboriginal mothers into the local hospital. When the mammas visited, they got their bellies cast…..but … Continue reading »

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The art of henna tattooing

It must be said that pregnant bellies make awesome canvases for body painting and henna tattooing. It is becoming more and more common for Mammas-to-be to have henna designs applied to their gorgeous bumps as part of Blessingway or Mother Blessing Ceremonies. In addition to this, many Mammas are choosing to have henna tattoos applied … Continue reading »

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That’s one beautiful belly!

I love Blessingways (AKA Mother Blessings)…but then I just about love all things “birth” LOL. I’m a little weary this eve after a full on toddler-free day spent setting up my new studio and painting several canvases in preparation for my up-coming exhibition, so I’ll keep it short. Here are a couple of pics (as … Continue reading »

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