Printable Tags for Handmade Projects

I always appreciate when I receive handmade gifts. As a crafter, I know just how many hours go into making something by hand.... plus the patience and expertise it takes to make an item from scratch. These gifts are indeed special... they are individual and something that can’t be found just … [Read more...]

DIY: How to Dress Your ‘look-a-like’ Maileg Rabbit

Let me introduce you to Blossom… She’s a Maileg Rabbit doppelganger….  sort of ‘same, same but different’. While Blossom looks like one of those adorable Scandinavian Maileg Rabbits, she is actually a homemade version, but I think she is still pretty cute! At 22 inches tall, Blossom is the … [Read more...]

Free Printable for Autumn and Fall

I get excited about creating Autumn/Fall decor. Maybe it is because I live in a climate that doesn’t really have a big change between seasons… so I miss out on the leaves changing colour and the kaleidoscope of changing scenery. Or, perhaps it is because I enjoy working with the subdued pastel … [Read more...]

Shades of a Pastel Autumn

Seasonal changes are on the way…. Here in Australia, we are a just a couple of weeks away from Spring, although it seems to have already bloomed early where I live. In the northern hemisphere, the falling leaves will soon signify the transcending season… do you call it Fall or Autumn where you … [Read more...]

DIY – Homemade Silk Flower Cards

Hello friends! I’ve been a little quiet online this past week, as I’m working on a really big project…. [squeal] I’m super excited to share it with you in the coming weeks. Meanwhile, I’m sharing another one of my greeting card crafts today. I love how these cards are more than just a card…. they … [Read more...]

Scrappy Fabric Flower Tags

Once or twice a year I get out my crafting supplies and make a large batch of handmade cards and tags, that will see me through the year. Last week I went to my card box to find a suitable card to send a friend and was horrified to find the box was empty. Soooo… this past week I’ve been making … [Read more...]

Hand Quilted Tilda Fabric Coasters

I often have several crafty projects on the go at once. I especially like the ones that are tucked away in the sewing basket and brought out every so often…. These gorgeous hand quilted Tilda fabric coasters were one of those projects and I finally finished them this week. Aren’t they sweet? … [Read more...]

5 Last Minute Gifts for Creative Mothers

When I was growing up, my mum’s favourite Mother’s Day gifts were always the ones that I made…. (because, let’s face it, our mothers are always our biggest fans!!) It’s a tradition that has live on in our family and I still like to make my gifts and also receive handmade gifts from my … [Read more...]

New Shabby Cottage Designs in my Shop

I really enjoy the comfortable feel of shabby chic and cottage style decorating. Combining a mismatch of pretty florals, checks and spots creates a relaxed casual style that is easy to live with…. Especially when you combine your favourite pastels palette.     This week I’ve … [Read more...]

Handmade Projects for Creating a Spring Cottage

One of the things I love about Spring is how easy it is to brighten up your decor. As you know, I’m all about the neutral white background for decorating, which is the perfect backdrop for adding a splash of colour with accessories. So, I’ve grouped together a few of my handmade projects and … [Read more...]