March 31, 2009

Oilver and S

I think I heard of Oliver and S last year but just stumbled across one of their patterns online over the weekend. Aren't the pat...

March 30, 2009

Eden's bouquet photo shoot...

I was delighted to have my headbands photographed by Amanda in her latest photo shoot for Eden's Bouquet . They look as pretty as I...

MACRO Monday

I am a sucker for any type of moss and fungi! We used both a lot back in my floristry days. I remember hiking a mountain in Austria with...

March 27, 2009

Headbands

I really enjoyed making these, vintage looking headbands for an order this week! I used lingerie elastic on the first two which is supe...

Friday favourites

I spied this old ceramic tin on my Mum's fridge last year... it was collecting dust behind a few things and certainly wasn't displ...

March 26, 2009

Pastels

I love the fresh, clean crisp ceramics in this photo { concrete & Honey } . I seriously don't have time to trawl through photos o...

March 25, 2009

White candy for your hair

I made these yesterday, they are so girly.. what little (or big) girl wouldn't want one... actually my sister definitely wouldn't...

March 24, 2009

Making home-made pizza

Using my hands to create anything is very rewarding but I am also loving making things with (and for) my daughter! We paint together, use ...

March 23, 2009

MACRO Monday

My neighbour has a fabulous garden he has cultivated over the past 30 years! This summer we got to share in the spoils; fresh apples, plu...

March 20, 2009

Friday favourites

Some of my grandfather's old books are my favourite things to look at, especially because he is no longer with us and I never knew h...

March 19, 2009

Birthday Bunting

My daughters birthday isn't until October but I thought I would start making a few things now.... slowly, slowly.... I know the months...

March 18, 2009

Kokeshi Dolls

I don't really collect things but I am seriously considering hunting down one of these little beauties, pending a $ windfall in our tig...

March 17, 2009

Amy Butler scraps

I kept every last scrap of my Amy Butler fabric left over from the bag I made. I love covered-button hair accessories and would like to...

March 16, 2009

MACRO Monday

Autumn has arrived in my corner of the world!! To celebrate the change of season and to remind me of what is to come, I dug up some of m...

March 13, 2009

Friday favourites

I am so in love with letter pressed anything!!! I came across local studio, Poppy Letterpress yesterday. I was going to write about a fa...

March 12, 2009

Once a florist...

....always a florist! These are actually the last wedding flowers I did, way back in 2004 for my lovely brother and sister-in-law in Ne...

March 11, 2009

New do

Hairdressers in Canberra can't be trusted and if they can I haven't found them yet! I had to go back to my old haunt in Sydney to ...

March 10, 2009

Birthday present for Miss L

Happy Birthday for today's 3 year old!! I do love Grosgrain ribbon and what hot pink fairy outfit doesn't look complete with a pe...

March 9, 2009

Macro Monday

This is one of my favourite photos from the Christchurch Botanical Gardens. Roses aren't my favourites by a long shot - I love orienta...

March 6, 2009

Friday favourites

Amanda Keeys photography is a force to be reckoned with in children's photography! Amanda captures the most amazing moments and puts...

March 4, 2009

Vintage sewing patterns #2

I managed to scan a few more vintage patterns. I think the sketch on the left in the Vogue pattern looks like Liz Taylor once again, don...

March 3, 2009

Going to play nurse...

Anya and I are off to the NSW coast to spend time with my sister (who recently had an operation) and her family. It will be nice for Any...

March 2, 2009

MACRO Monday

This photo is part of a series of 4 photos we have block-mounted on our wall. It was taken on our 2006 New Zealand holiday (Hydrangeas, Ch...