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Glimpse Magazine is a design mag born out of a desire to create, and to discover our inherent nature as creative beings. we celebrate the handcrafted, handpicked, handmade and intimately detailed. We’ve got a collection of interviews with people that make, create,curate and sell. Then we’ve got recipes and DIY projects to inspire you to craft your own. Glimpse is about your favourite person, your favourite colour, your inspiration and your daily routine.This issue we’ve got a crush on the colour pink, florals, metallics, interesting textures and the eclectic bunch of individuals who make up our very first issue of GLIMPSE. enjoy, be inspired, get your hands dirty.

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    DANDY MOON

    DESIGN TWINS

    DARLING X TWO

    NINA MARLENA

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    Issue one

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    welcome to glimpse. This magazine has been born out of a desire to create, and to discover our inherent nature as creative beings. we celebrate the handcrafted, handpicked, handmade and intimately detailed. Weve got a collection of interviews with people that make, create,curate and sell. Then weve got recipes and DIY projects to inspire you to craft your own. Glimpse is about your favourite person, your favourite colour, your inspiration and your daily routine.This issue weve got a crush on the colour pink, florals, metallics, interesting textures and the eclectic bunch of individuals who make up our very first issue of GLIMPSE. enjoy, be inspired, get your hands dirty.

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    Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but

    the parent of all others. - Marcus Tullius Cicero

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    Pink is all of our favourite things - it is our favourite leather jacket, cotton candy, sunrise and sunset, florals, musk sticks, lipstick, blushing cheeks, bubblegum and sorbet. In color psychology, pink is a sign of hope. It is positive and calming, inspiring warmth and comfort. much more than a fluffy sentimentality, The colour pink is said to calm and reassure our emotional energies, alleviating feelings of anger, aggression, resentment, abandonment and neglect. Psychologists tell us that that exposure to large amounts of the colour can have a calming effect on the nerves and create physical weakness in people. Pink is also a reminder to stay silly and girlish, and forget our adult responsibilities if only for a moment.Also, The colour pink was named after a dutch flower named pinken and anything named after fauna is a -okay by us.

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    an ode to red lipstick & gwen

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    an ode to red lipstick & gwen Ill never forget the first time I put on red lipstick. I read in a trashy magazine that it was Gwen Stefanis staple item, her go-to pick me up during a bad day. The world could end, but thered still be her and her red lipstick. It was the early 2000s with fond memories of No Doubt and her solo album Love.Angel.Music.Baby about to hit. Needless to say, she was the coolest-person-evaaaa. Her praise for red was like scripture for gangly tween me and so off I went; to hunt down my Mums favourite lippy, fish it out of her purse and sneakily take it to a sleepover with me. I distinctly remember walking down the stairs of my friends house at 7am on a Saturday morning, red hue messily applied on my virgin lips.

    I sat at the table, waiting for the pancake ritual that followed most girly sleepovers. I must have been a pretty charismatic kid because Id somehow convinced my friend to put some on too. And so there we sat, trying to subtley-yet-so-obviously purse our lips so somebody would applause our dazzling beauty. Enter the ber cool older sister, wearing an over large Nirvana t-shirt, looking ever dischevelled in a way we clearly hadnt mastered yet. She took one glance at my friend and I and screeched Why the eff are you both wearing that?! You look like baby hookers! I think I mumbled something about beloved Gwen whilst my cheeks flushed to match my Revlon Ravishing Red. Case closed.

    Im proud to say years later I somehow plucked up the courage to try the red lipstick trend again and the outcome was a little more favourable. But in hindsight turns out my first beauty mishap sparked a deep fascination within me for creative people and their quirks. I live for candid interviews, photos and offbeat remarks that inspire us to find that our own sense of authenticity and embrace what makes us uniquely ourselves.

    And for a girl navigating her early 20s, finding yourself is such a bizarre concept. In theory its a dazzling treasure hunt through relentless opportunity and ambition. In reality, its a nervous expedition filled with fear, insecurity and a whole lot of negative self talk. And probably some Nutella and reality TV.But thats where these glimpses inspire.For me, hearing about Marilyn Monroes love affair with Chanel No 5 inspired me to find my own signature scent and wear YSLs Baby Doll every. single. day. (This probably contributed to the baby hooker comment, see above). When I found out the Olsen twins secret to doe eyes was brown eyeliner, I decided to make layer upon layer of mascara my thing. And even aside from beauty, theres little quirks like favourite colours, eating spots, bars, staple wardrobe items, creative processes, sources of inspiration and downtime rituals. We are so lucky to be in a society where as women we feel empowered enough to make our own choices and decisions about what we wear, what we do and who we are. May we continue drawing inspirations from those we love and celebrating creativity. So heres my ode to every glimpse that has ever made me brave. Brave enough to wear red lipstick now. Cheers Gwen Xo.

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    TAKING A GLIMPSE WITH

    She writes beautiful words, styles beautiful images, and creates beautiful products. Kristy from dandy Moon is one talented lady, and we were lucky enough to chat all things dandy, inspirations and a few of her favourite things.

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    TAKING A GLIMPSE WITH

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    Check out the online dandy moon store and blog at dandymoon.com. She sells the most pretty of products here, from banners and custom prints, to cushions and a myriad of gifts/ homewares. Perfect for spoiling people , especially yourself.

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    glimpse recipes

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    we love all that is sweet and homemade. Weve gathered some super sweet recipes for you to make, bake and devour. Choose from pink lemonade, buttery vanilla cake with marshmallow frosting or rose + white chocolate mousse. And, In the spirit of all things yummy and pretty, check out these pyramid chocolates from the clever ones at

    Nectar & Stone. Pretty AND edible, what more could you want?

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    FROSTING:

    Place egg whites, sugar, water and syrup in the top of a double boiler if available. Beat until mixed well. Place over rapidly boiling water. Beat constantly with electric beater while it cooks for 7 minutes or until

    soft peaks form. Remove from heat and Stir in marshmallows and vanilla. Beat until

    they melt.

    CAKE:

    Preheat oven to 180C. Lightly grease a round 25cm cake pan. Line base and sides with non

    stick baking paper.

    Place the self-raising flour, plain flour, sugar, butter, milk, eggs and vanilla essence in a large mixing bowl. Using an electric beater, beat on low speed for 30 seconds or until just combined. Increase the speed to high and beat for 1-2 minutes or until the mixture fully combined. Spoon the mixture

    into the prepared pan.

    Bake in preheated oven for 90 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean. Remove from the oven and set aside for 10 minutes until

    completely cool.

    FROSTING:

    2 egg whites 1 1/2 cups white sugar 1/3 cup cold water

    1 1/2 teaspoons light corn syrup

    1 teaspoon vanilla extract

    1 cup strawberry marshmallow

    CAKE:

    3 cups self-raising flour

    1 cup plain flour 2 cups caster sugar 300g butter, cubed.

    1 1/4 cups milk 6 eggs, at room

    temperature 3 teaspoons vanilla

    essence

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    INGREDIENTS:

    1 cup granulated sugar2 1/2 cups fresh lemon juice, plus 4 lemons, thinly sliced to

    garnish1 1/2 cups superfine sugar2 cups cranberry juice

    METHOD:

    Bring granulated sugar and 1 cup water to a boil in a medium pan over high heat. Stir until the sugar is dissolved and refrigerate for an hour or until chilled.

    Add lemon juice, superfine sugar, cranberry juice, and 1 1/2 quarts water to a serving container. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

    For serving, add ice cubes and lemon slices. Enjoy your

    refreshing homemade drink!

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    METHOD:

    Stir the chocolate and cream in a heatproof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water until

    melted. Set aside to cool.

    Place 1 tablespoon of boiling water in a small heatproof bowl and Sprinkle over the gelatine. Bring a small saucepan of water to the boil. Remove from the heat and Sit the bowl of gelatine in the water. stir until

    dissolved.

    Stir the egg yolks, rosewater, and gelatine into the cream mixture. Refrigerate for about 20 minutes, until slightly thickened.

    Use an electric mixer to beat the egg whites until firm peaks form. Fold into the cream mixture until evenly combined. Spoon evenly among serving glasses. Refrigerate for three

    hours or until set.

    INGREDIENTS:

    180g white chocolate, chopped

    300ml thickened cream 1 teaspoon gelatine

    powder 3 eggs, separated

    1 teaspoon rosewater White chocolate curls,

    to serve

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    glimpse creatives

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    taking a glimpse with

    Meet Nina Marlena; She spends her time handcrafting the most exquisitely detailed skull art we have ever seen. In her own words - A slave to the skull obsessed; a creator of hand crafted craniums;