January 31, 2010

A light has gone out ....

On Friday we learnt our lovely friend Susannah went home to heaven at the tender age of 30 after enduring 3 tough rounds with Cancer. Susa...

January 29, 2010

Friday Favourites on Etsy

I am a massive letterpress fan! Here are some lovely cards by satsumalynn on Etsy. Enjoy your weekend!! I am heading off to a child-fre...

January 28, 2010

Birthday goodness

My delicious birthday cake - nothing good in it, oh maybe the 5 eggs :-) Muddy Chocolate Cake by Donna Hay, cooked by moi. I had a lovel...

January 27, 2010

Grace Designs - In Etsy treasury

It's always lovely to be featured in a treasury! The lovely Vicki from LilliputLoft has featured another of my photos in her treasury...

Chandeliers

I could do a whole series on Chandeliers - oh I love them so. When I was 10yrs old we moved from the Snowy Mountains to Sydney on Christma...

January 26, 2010

Happy Birthday to me :-)

My 30's are fast disappearing as I edge towards that other 'age bracket' - eek... I don't have much to tell today as I am a...

January 25, 2010

Monday Musings

I had to start off the week with a gorgeous image from Ali Harper . Hydrangeas are one of the few flowers that are lovely both fresh and d...

January 22, 2010

Friday Favourites on Etsy

I definitely do not spend enough time browsing Etsy - but that is probably a good thing (for my wallet anyway)! Here is a gorgeous tea tow...

January 21, 2010

Craftig - another wonderful pool of tutorials

I discovered Craftig just before Christmas. What a great idea from Kristen Magee, a self-confessed craft junkie :-) Basically it is a bi...

January 20, 2010

Kids Pattern

This was supposed to be Anya's birthday party outfit for last October ( spotty theme ) but we had a cold snap and she had to wear ...

January 19, 2010

Behind the scenes - photoshoot

The cutest thing was Anya bringing out one of those story book view-finders to 'take some photos' of Auntie Liz - just like Mum was...

January 18, 2010

MACRO Monday - Gardenia

I took this photo in my Mum's garden - so pretty you can smell it! Oh I would love to make a gardenia that looked this good. I hope ...

January 15, 2010

Top 100 crafting tutorials on The Long Thread

These blog posts are like GOLD don't you think? Ellen from The Long Thread has posted her top 100 crafting tutorial finds for 2009 w...

January 14, 2010

Another new design..

Did I mention I like versatility?? :-) This is a silver/grey satin bloom featuring a dark Swarovski pearl surrounded by clear Swarovski...

January 13, 2010

Alice in Wonderland

A friend of mine in Brisbane is a very clever lady who has recently opened an Etsy store with her daughter called Lilliput loft . I love ...

January 12, 2010

Grace Designs - In Etsy treasury

Lovely to be featured in my first treasury for 2010! It's called Here Comes the Sun and was put together by Lilliputloft . Thank you...

Sneak Peek!

A sneak peak of my favourite new flower! This is only on a hair clip at the moment but will probably attach to brooch backs too for the sh...

January 11, 2010

Back to reality!

Well tonight our holidays are official over! Hubby goes back to work tomorrow and it's back to just me and Anya (and the baby bump...

January 4, 2010

Grace Designs - Embrace Workshop sponsor

I had to break my little blog holiday and post this exciting announcement... I am delighted to be sponsoring my first 'event' - The...