June 30, 2009

Genevieve Bennett

London based artist Genevieve Bennett does some really amazing work! Above is some of her wall paper and a 3-D leather wall panel , pu...

June 29, 2009

MACRO Monday - Peony Roses

Peony Roses are stunning - they are used a lot in wedding flowers and can't you see why? The white ones are gorgeous too. I miss the...

June 26, 2009

SAMPLE SALE till June 30

Just wanting to get rid of some of my earlier felt samples from my Etsy store...

Friday Favourites - Di Bella coffee

There is no finer coffee on earth (in my humble opinion) than Di Bella . I am yet to find a coffee shop in Canberra that sells their coffe...

June 25, 2009

Felt hair clips

I have been making these for the markets and for gifts! They are really sweet and this pink clip looks gorgeous in Lilly's hair ( Aman...

Mmmm cake

Lemon and Sour Cream Cake - yummo ... I love baking! This is a quick and easy recipe out of some magazine, I got sometime, from somewher...

June 24, 2009

"Handmade in Bloom" here I come...

It's official!! I have just paid to have my very first market stall at the Handmade Market in Canberra on Sat 12th September! Mark ...

Old family mixing bowl

My Nanna gave me this seriously old mixing bowl - it was her great grandmothers!! It doesn't have any markings on the base to tell me...

June 23, 2009

Something for Kate - felt hair clip

My lovely sister-in-law Kate modelling the hair pi n I made for her. The white feather (no longer there) didn't prove it's match f...

June 22, 2009

MACRO Monday - Motor Neurone Walk

This pretty Camellia is from my Mum's garden, this time last year! I hope you had a fun weekend. Yesterday I completed the Motor Neu...

June 20, 2009

Etsy - We come from a land down under treasury

Happy to discover one of my headbands used in a lovely little treasury by fellow Aussie - A life is so peachy Once again discovered by a r...

June 19, 2009

Friday Favourites - Donna Hay

Donna Hay cookbooks re-vitalised my interest in cooking! I have always loved and was more interested in baking. Her books are filled wit...

June 17, 2009

Sneak preview ....head piece / belt

A new concept with the possibility of lots of different designs and materials. This lovely thai silk powder blue is from one of my many b...

New stool for Anya

Isn't this stool gorgeous! I picked it up for a mere $20 from a gift shop near my mothers house. It is the perfect little companion f...

June 16, 2009

Ziggy - Sock and Glove

My cousin Gretel made this gorgeous hand-sewn sock Zebra for Anya from the book Sock and Glove . We named him Ziggy!! These are my favour...

Glass beaded garland

This is hanging on my wall in the loungeroom! It was a deco from our wedding which sat along the top of the bridal table - I used to just ...

June 15, 2009

New in my ETSY shop - hair accessories

New listings in my Etsy store today!

Sneak Peek for Handmade Market

Something I made last week for the September Handmade Market... I'm not sure if I mentioned I have applied to have a stall at the ma...

MACRO Monday - gum trees

Australian gum trees are beautiful and play such a distinctive part in our landscape. I love the detail and contrast in these three colour...

June 12, 2009

Friday favourites - interior design ideas

I am enjoying the new show Homemade - I love seeing what people think up for difficult spaces and fresh ideas for worn out rooms. I also...

June 11, 2009

Grace Designs hair clip

Pascale posted some lovely photos of her daughters pre-school graduation on her photoblog , Ellie is wearing the little clip I sent over to...

Give-away WINNER

And the winner is..... drumroll...... KIM from All things Mum Congratulations and thanks for entering! Kim could you please email me you...

A little sprout

I found this gorgeous blog, A Little Sprout today through One Flew Over . How seriously cute are her birds and dolls! Sara has an Etsy...

June 10, 2009

New Pink linen headband

I made this pink linen headband for a friend's daughter to wear for their family portrait. She is 3 years old, I think it will look da...

Headband - felt prototype

This felt headband was a prototype for the Handmade Markets I have applied to do later this year... (stay tuned). It was a bit of a rush ...

June 9, 2009

Headbands

My Nieces were feeling a bit neglected in the headband department! My left over bunting scraps came in handy:-)

June 8, 2009

Macro Monday - brooches

I love that cool old brooches (& fake, cool old brooches) are still in! These brooches were on the back of a friend's bridesmaid d...

June 5, 2009

Friday favourites - My Place, Bowral

My Place is a lovely place to visit, the store in Bowral that is!! From the moment you walk in, your senses are stimulated from all th...

June 4, 2009

One Month Etsy Store Anniversary Give-away - CLOSED

This competition is closed, thanks to those who entered. Today is my one month Etsy store anniversary! So to help celebrate I am giving...

June 3, 2009

Lots of free tutorials... on A little Red Ribbon

Why search the internet for free patterns/tutorials when Gret from A Little Red Ribbon has sourced them for you, she has so many great thi...

June 2, 2009

New in my ETSY shop - Spring Carnival anyone

White crystal organza on gold hair pin - pretty for formals, weddings, spring carnival... any 'fancy do' really. 9 x 9cm. More var...

June 1, 2009

Grace Designs on Etsy - Gift Guide: Pearls in June

My goodness, I am still getting over the treasury from a few days ago... but had to investigate a sudden surge in my Etsy stats! I found ...

MACRO Monday - Bloem Winkel

I have had a love affair with Holland ever since visiting in 2000 for an extended period. My best friend Mirjam and I enjoyed a 7 month st...