July 31, 2009

New Listing in my Etsy shop today

Worn singularly or as a set - these gorgeous ivory camellia's are perfect for weddings or special occasions! Know anyone getting ma...

Friday favourites - Moda

I'm a bit slow it seems, as I didn't discover Moda's fabulous blog with so many awesome tutorials till recently!!! They even...

July 28, 2009

In Bloom - Keeping Flowers Fresh

One of the tricks to keeping flowers fresh is buying them as fresh as possible, clean water/vessel and trimming the stems. Just like visit...

July 27, 2009

MACRO Monday

MMMmmm , so proud of Friday afternoon's efforts! I made these from scratch. The pastry tasted soooo good. They are Donna Hay 's...

July 24, 2009

Friday favourites - Swarovski crystals

Mmm , crystals...... Swarovski are lurvely and how fabulous is this cuff (for a mere $610)!!!!!! I would never take it off. I have star...

July 22, 2009

My lastest flower

I spent last night running around to and from the hospital instead of writing and sewing as I had intended. My poor hubby did his leg some...

July 21, 2009

Jerry Maguire moment....

I had a bit of a Jerry Maguire moment on the weekend, well... sort of... I didn't scream, "show me the money" or tell my hu...

July 20, 2009

MACRO Monday - river grass

Last Sunday we put our explorer caps on and went for an adventure to see some local sights. We discovered Coppins Crossing about half a...

July 19, 2009

Grace Designs now on Madeit.com.au

I decided it was time to appeal to the wider Aussie audience and support our economy by opening a Madeit store! My shop name is Grace Des...

July 18, 2009

July 17, 2009

Friday favourites - Kikki K

I think I have mentioned once or twice that I can get lost in Stationery shops as well as material/haberdashery shops... Well Swedish shop ...

July 16, 2009

Grace Designs on Handmade in Bloom postcard

Recognise any of these images on the new postcard for the next market? Yay - it's my hot pink present topper down the bottom under Vi...

Childhood wallpaper #2

This is another image from my childhood wallpaper . I love these old 70's images... so Holly Hobby. I am wondering what to do with ...

July 15, 2009

Headband winner

Here is a very CUTE photo of Kim's very cute daughter wearing the winning headband, the band seem to suit all ages and sizes! Kim has ...

July 14, 2009

Shabby Rosette Brooch

A birthday present for a friend... she is road testing it for me. I have done some of these shabby rosettes on headbands and clips for the...

July 13, 2009

MACRO Monday

What a happy photo for a Monday morning, bright and cheery. Another photo from my Canberra Botanical Gardens shoot in January. We had a ...

July 10, 2009

Friday favourites - Concrete and Honey blog

One of my favourite blogs for beautiful images is Concrete and Honey . The blog is overflowing with lots of lovely white, pastel, french ...

July 9, 2009

Vintage sewing patterns #3

It's been a while since I posted some of my cool old patterns... here are some more I would love to make... My favourite is the Butt...

July 8, 2009

Moda & Amy Butler fabric

Last Friday I went to the Addicted to Fabric bag lady sale! It was 25% off if you are on their mailing list and then the sale continues ...

July 7, 2009

Grace Designs on Facebook

I thought I may as well make the most of the social networking tools we have available and utilize Facebook! So, come and join me on face...

July 6, 2009

New in my ETSY shop - hair accessories

New headbands in my Etsy store

MACRO Monday - silver ring

I love this ring - I was lucky enough to claim it at a clothes swap a while back... it looks like a Mexican hat on my finger :-) One of ...

July 3, 2009

Friday favourites - Chris Nicholls

My cousin put me onto the amazing work of photographer, Chris Nicholls .... these garments and flowers are pretty darn impressive.... from...

July 2, 2009

Anna Walker - I love my Mum

How adorable is this!! I love Anna Walker books, so gorgeous - I have often bought them as baby gifts. This limited addition print is fro...

A little rose bud...

For my friend's daughter... I've done a few clips like this too for market, cute.

July 1, 2009

Ziggy - Sock and Glove... getting some love

Ziggy is getting some well deserved love from his owner! Big smooches, all teeth... mmmm