Putting Homemade Back Into The Holidays

Christmas is a season filled with fond memories…. from family traditions to picking a tree, singing carols, visiting family and even the familiar aroma of baking Christmas cookies. I believe it is these wonderful childhood memories that keeps the Christmas spirit in our hearts for evermore. I … [Read more...]

Tilda Winter Skating Angel and a Giveaway

Hello friends, Over the weekend I made this sweet little Tilda Skating Angel doll…. and I’m besotted with her cuteness. She’s actually a combination of two Tilda dolls; Skating Angel and Chalet Girls.   The doll is the same pattern for both designs, but I incorporated the little … [Read more...]

A GreenGate Giveaway

Christmas is all about giving… and I love giving gifts to others! So I have a small gift I’d like to give to one of my followers.   [Please PIN and share the love]   I know many of you are in the US where you can’t get pretty GreenGate and the expense of international post makes it … [Read more...]

Fall Ideas & Inspiration from bHome

I’m thrilled to be joining with many of the bHome bloggers to bring you an inspirational assortment of FALL decor, recipes, crafts and more. Just a reminder… for those of you living in the USA, bHome is pleased and honored to have Decor Steals sponsor a fabulous GIVEAWAY. They are giving … [Read more...]

Make your own ‘shabbilicious’ wood pumpkins

I’ve been captivated by all things ‘fall’ this week… ‘Shabbilicious’ owls and white wooden pumpkins have filled my week with delight, but tomorrow I really must embrace the glorious Spring that has bloomed here on the Australian east coast… but first, I have one last DIY project for you!   … [Read more...]

A GreenGate gift for YOU

It’s been ever so exciting being surrounded by all this GreenGate gorgeousness. I hope that the pieces I’ve sent out to customers make them every bit as happy as this beautiful chinaware makes me feel.     There’s not much left in this first shipment, so I decided I had better … [Read more...]

Why didn’t I think of that?

I have something I feel quite passionate about that I want to share with you today… but I just know that my excitement will overflow and all this info is just going to gush on out… So perhaps I should just start at the beginning and take it slowly. A while ago I heard about a new product that … [Read more...]

$500 Giveaway…

What would you do with $500? Maybe you have a list… or one special thing you need… hmm, are you feeling lucky?   My friend Julie at Redhead Can Decorate decided to hold a giveaway to celebrate her blogiversary and invited some friends to contribute.   Redhead Can Decorate & her … [Read more...]

Giveaway winner and more gifts for you!

I’m very excited to announce…we have a winner! ‘Petal’ bunny is being adopted by CarolSue Anderson   Thank you to everyone who joined me over on bHome. Sadly, I couldn’t give a bunny to everyone, but if you pop over to bHome and tap the yellow star at Craftberry Bush, you’ll receive the … [Read more...]

Simply Christmas Goes Sweetly Shabby!

G’day to everyone from the Meares’ Madhouse in QLD, Australia, home of “Tag Along Teddies” patterns – where the bears just want to ‘tag-along’ home with you!     Having been a guest for Kerryanne’s “Simply Christmas” event a few years ago, I’m ‘beary’ excited to have been invited to … [Read more...]