August 31, 2009

MACRO Monday - Roasted Garlic

This purple garlic was roasted for some delicious tomato soup I made - a la Donna Ha y! It requires a whole head of garlic roasted with ab...

August 29, 2009

Another use for crocheted circles

I quite like this little headband, I found I have so many big circles from my doily's that I need to use them up somehow...

August 28, 2009

Friday Favourites - Travel

These stunning photos of Prague were taken by my dear friend Merryn on her babymoon (pre-baby holiday) a couple of years back. I love the...

August 26, 2009

Customer appreciation photos

I love seeing what my handmade stuff actually looks like on the little heads that receive my goodies. These are my cousin's gorgeous ...

August 25, 2009

Stitches and Craft show

With my free ticket s in hand, I went on my merry way to the Stitches and Craft show with my Mama, Auntie, and cousins! We had a great da...

August 23, 2009

MACRO Monday - Bluebell

Isn't this a divine little specimen. I took the weekend before last at Commonwealth park in Canberra, where they are busy growing bulb...

August 21, 2009

Friday favourites - Butterfly Chandelier

This gorgeous, uplifting butterfly chandelier from Lladro is worth a mint (just under $100,000k) but it sure is pretty!!! Found on a charm...

August 20, 2009

A Little Red Ribbon shop opening!

My cousin Gret has opened a delightful Etsy store called, A Little Red Ribbon . Make her feel welcome and go for a wee browse and maybe p...

Re-purposed Doily Ring

Trial ring - it's a keeper... just wondering if I should keep the doily soft or stiffen it?! I'm not all that into pearls but they ...

August 19, 2009

I won tickets to Stitches and Craft!!

I almost forgot to share, I won tickets to the Stitches and Craft show yesterday which is lovely because I am going with Gretel , Yana , my...

August 18, 2009

Etsy Treasury - Calm Beauty featuring Grace Designs

It's always a thrill to be included in a treasury and this one made my day! And a lovely treasury it is, by Gillian at eclecticmoi.et...

New headbands for the markets

I think these will look really sweet on some lovely little heads! They look a little like African Violet flowers? What do you think? Th...

August 17, 2009

Macro Monday - Gingerbread biscuits

Gingerbread Cookies 2 cups SR Flour 1 teaspoon ginger 1 teaspoon cinnamon .....mix all these together in a mixing bowl 50g butter 3 t...

August 14, 2009

Friday favourites - Vintage sewing books

I picked this book up at the last Lifeline book fair (next one in Canberra: 25-27 September 2009) and had forgotten abou...

August 12, 2009

Handmade market production line....

Some of my lux line for the markets - I seriously can't make too much of the one thing, I get bored..... and some of the layered flowe...

August 11, 2009

Handmade Linen headband

This is how my sister in law, Kate wears her linen headband I made her! It's not just for the kiddies!! Another friend shares hers wi...

August 10, 2009

MACRO Monday - Jonquils

Happy Monday everyone... How was your weekend? Mine was a little un eventful but that's ok ! I did do the usual market prep... oh my ...

August 8, 2009

Handmade organza flower rings

What do you think?! This is my first little prototype - not sure about using organza and the little piece of red felt doesn't show u...

August 7, 2009

Something pretty to look at for the weekend....

My Nanna lent me this gorgeous brooch for a Vintage themed party I went to last weekend! I of course put it on a headband ;p and wore it ...

Friday favourites - Nett magazine

Not very sexy but jam packed full of useful, relevant articles and tips! Nett magazine is a really easy and beneficial read. It is all a...

August 5, 2009

Peridot is the colour of August...

So in celebration I made a few green things on the weekend for my Etsy store with my left over bridesmaid fabric - love that colour.... ...

August 4, 2009

Theming for Events

Sometimes I like dreaming up the theming for events more than I like executing them! I do love doing all the prop research etc too, espec...

August 3, 2009

MACRO Monday - Lavender

"Lavender's blue, dilly dilly, lavender's green".... actually I think lavender is a soft shade of mauve but I didn't...