January 29, 2009

Where I would rather be....

This is the beach my sister and her family lives near in NSW ! How I would dearly love to be hanging with them today and swimming! Instea...

January 27, 2009

polka dots

I came across this gorgeous tulle which made me think Lady Bird wings.... and a skirt for Anya! She loves to dress up already!! So, we...

January 26, 2009

MACRO Monday

I love my macro lens almost as much as ...... ( choose words wisely ) ummm , life itself! I took this shot in Canberra's botanical ga...

January 23, 2009

Mmmm Berry Tea Cakes

In early celebration of my 30 something birthday on Australia Day (Monday 26th) I made myself some little tea cakes! The delicious berr...

January 22, 2009

First Lino print

Well, my first lino print since High school!!! This print is originally from a leaf I scanned in on the computer, then traced onto a pie...

January 21, 2009

Living Creatively

Living Creatively has a cute little project on their website which is similar to an idea I had for the back of my door signs! I wanted ...

January 20, 2009

Felt Scraps

I have a bag of felt scraps that I don't want to throw out or waste... I am trying to think of a creative use for them...

January 19, 2009

Local talent - worldwide recognition

Beltana Rd, Pialligo (ACT, Australia) is home to many beautiful nurseries with coffee shops and lovely gifts for inside...

January 17, 2009

Vintage sewing patterns

I was lucky enough to score bags of patterns from my sister's mother in law, some dating back to the 50's and 60's. They a...

January 16, 2009

To do list " old school"

Those who know me know I LOVE a good LIST! I write lists for just about anything and take great joy in them and even more in crossing them...

What do you do when it is too hot to cook?

Make Sushi!

January 14, 2009

Birdie Sling Tutorial

As my former post explained I hit a snag with sewing a gusset in my Amy Butler Birdie Sling. Now I am no dummie but I have to admit I stare...

January 12, 2009

6 years of bliss

I know this post is supposed to be my tutorial post but I decided I should wait until I finish the bag before I go sprouting "this is ...

Birdie Sling....

I am making the infamous Amy Butler birdie sling ... with the above yummy material and got stuck when it came to the gusset! I have never ...

Food glorious food....

In celebration of today's effort...mini Pavlovas or meringues whatever you wish to call them... they are going to be consumed with mas...

January 8, 2009

How to Gocco Print

I was stoked to find this demo on how to Gocco print by none other than the fabulous Etsy labs but disappointed to discover that the bulb...

January 6, 2009

New Ideas

I am dying to try some lino cutting and screen printing for some new designs I am working on in Illustrator. They are live traced from ph...

A book for Olivia

I recently sold a soft book for a cute little bub - I hope she likes it! I tried a new variation on the sewing and layout of her name. I...

January 5, 2009

A fab new find and things that inspire me...

I do love to share fabulous finds and picnik is one of them! For most people who don't have Photoshop, illustrator or such programs ...

January 4, 2009

Frilly skirts

I love how we can draw creative inspiration from nature... and I love how creative God was with nature! His detail in flowers especially...