May 29, 2009

Friday Favourites - my new Amy Butler patterns

How thrilled was I when a parcel came for me yesterday from Amy Butler Designs and it had not one but three patterns in it!!!!!! Not only...

May 28, 2009

Etsy - My first treasury

My vintage-inspired linen headband made it to an Etsy treasury today called "Softly, Softly on a quiet spring afternoon" - t...

Living Creatively - publicity for your projects

In addition to the Projects they already have on their site, Living Creatively are calling for submissions for FREE project templates for ...

May 27, 2009

Soft Book re-visited

A far cry from lovely hair accessories I have been making lately, but I had a request for a soft book for 'Master A', from a ...

May 26, 2009

Crystal Organza ivory flower - any suggestions?

I am a decisive person, really I am but I can't decide for the life of me what to do with this flower! Hair Clip Hair Comb Brooch Both...

Sweet things

Miniature brooches for the miniature people in your life....

May 25, 2009

MACRO Monday

Furry clover-like natives - I like them, I like them a lot :-) I have no idea what they are!!! These are part of my Canberra Botanical Ga...

May 22, 2009

Friday Favourites - Addicted to Fabric

Addicted to Fabric is possibly the best fabric store I have ever been in, not for the great prices but for quality and quantity! It has t...

May 21, 2009

Amy Butler Designs - lovely encounter

I received the loveliest email in my inbox today from Dianne at Amy Butler Design . It seems Amy's staff are as lovely as her designs....

Handmade market - Winter Warmer

Don't you love a local market that is well run and advertised. Julie from Handmad e is a lovely lady who has brought some style to Can...

May 20, 2009

Kitchen Props

I do love taking these photos for Etsy. I use things out of my kitchen cupboards as props - this is an egg cup upside down - i think it lo...

May 19, 2009

Ostrich Feather Hair Comb

Ostrich Feather with Crystal Detail Pin from I do I do tiaras in Brisbane. Very cute! Leanne has a lovely range on-line, I love all the...

May 18, 2009

New in my ETSY shop - hair accessories

New hair piece on fascinator comb listed in my Etsy shop. Made from 100% silk chiffon and thai silk with my trademark diamates I love - ...

MACRO Monday - African Violets

For a florist I am terrible at keeping plants alive! I say this is because I am not a horticulturist. But these are African violets from ...

May 16, 2009

Grace Designs on Pascale Wowak photoblog

Had to sneak this weekend post in and show you these gorgeous photos that American photographer, Pascale Wowak has taken for ZozoBugBaby...

May 15, 2009

Friday favourites - travel

I lurve to travel... When I was young, single and loaded I went overseas every 2 years or so!! My very first trip was to America when I wa...

May 14, 2009

LIOR

Last Sunday - Mothers Day was the best and worst 24hours one could possibly experience. I had a lovely day with my hubby & daughter, ...

May 13, 2009

I'm a complete free-styler

Photo: My Pocket When it comes to cutting out shapes and petals for my flowers, I am such a free-styler with the old scissors. Nothing is...

May 12, 2009

GIVEAWAY - Make it perfect

I have bought the Make it Perfec t versatile wrap skirt pattern but not made it yet... I am almost ready to sew a winter version as I am ...

Something new in black

Headbands for the grown up girls, monotone black felt & chiffon with diamantes and warm charcoal and black felt with beads and blanke...

May 11, 2009

MACRO Monday - ladybird

Aren't these the sweetest insects! I love the colours on the beautiful Autumn leaf. It was very hard to get a focused shot with no tr...

May 9, 2009

My headband on: Style Collective

One of my headbands was featured on Style Collective in the Junior Style section recently. It was a little interview Amanda did on her...

May 8, 2009

Friday favourites

French toast is a firm favourite in our house. We eat it for brunch, lunch or dinner (weekend food!) We eat it American style - bacon, s...

May 7, 2009

Something for Kate - felt hair clip

My lovely sister-in-law Kate, asked me to make her something to wear to an upcoming wedding. She wanted some: Red Felt Hair Candy She is a...

Dancing Ink

I love the photo on my dye packet! How cool is that. It's like capturing spraying water, sloshing wine or raindrops.... I love the wa...

May 6, 2009

Thai silk flower

I love the paper-like delicate nature of this Thai silk flower - it reminds me of ice-cream or fairy floss - I want to eat it.

May 5, 2009

Back to reality today

With all the excitement of the shop opening yesterday and actually selling something... I am back to reality today - off to take Anya to ...

May 4, 2009

First Grace Designs ETSY Sale!!!

I just sold my first headband :-) Thanks to the buyer, I will have to include a little something special for being my first sale. How ex...

EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENT - RosalindGraceDesigns.etsy.com

Macro Monday is on hold today for my exciting announcement.....Finally my ETSY store is open! YAY! I'm so excited, after lots of plan...

May 2, 2009

Ikea Tree - Prop: Shadow

I took this photo this afternoon and couldn't resist posting it! How cool is that shadow. I have painted one tree black ... 2 to go. ...

May 1, 2009

Friday Favourites - The Creative Family, Amanda Blake Soule

The Creative Family - how to encourage imagination and nurture family connections. What a fabulous title and great book by Amanda Blake S...