Bits and Bobs from Khmer Creations

Alternatives to burying your scarves at the bottom of the wardrobe

Alternatives to burying your scarves at the bottom of the wardrobe

An outfit without a scarf is no outfit at all. Cue Pinterest search for the best/easiest/most convenient scarf storage ideas! My top five scarf storage ideas for you.

Scarf Storage

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Our fav jewellery storage ideas

Our fav jewellery storage ideas

Too much jewellery? Never! Just not enough space to store it all, that's the problem. Here are five of our favourite jewellery storage ideas – some DIY and some ready-made.

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Designing with Cutlery

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Designing with Cutlery

Couture Cutlery

So I promised to serve you up a tasty cutlery post, but I’m afraid it won’t be on a silver platter. I learned long ago that working with sterling silver is still a little out of our production capacity and design scope (that’s me euphemistically saying it’s out of our budget). This got me to thinking about using non-precious metals to create new designs. Of course, it’s not quite that simple. These metals had to be available in Cambodia; strong, but malleable enough to use with simple hand tools; affordable; and resistant to tarnishing in the humid environment. Although it seemed like a somewhat fanciful wish-list, just like Derek Zoolander, everything became clear to me while staring at a spoon.

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Guest Blog Post by Tiffany Tsang, Photographer extraordinaire

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Guest Blog Post by Tiffany Tsang, Photographer extraordinaire

When you're first starting out, you've got to be infinitely grateful for the clients who come to you. And even more thankful for the ones who are patient enough to understand that you are still learning.  This is when I learned that white background product photography is one tough cookie. 

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Designing with Hardware

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Designing with Hardware

A humble metal washer you say?

My revelation in the humid corridors of a bustling market in downtown Phnom Penh marked the beginning of a big change in my design style. I started looking at everything in a new way – (you’ll need to read this next part with a menacing voice) nothing was safe, everything was a jewellery element (you’ll need to stop the menacing voice now otherwise the rest of this post is going to give off a really weird vibe).

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