Glue

Craft ideas for cards, parties and events

Kaleidoscope: Paper Taking Shape

Etsy asked me to create a DIY using their theme “Kaleidoscope: Paper Taking Shape” and this is the project I came up with. Every year…

Reupholstering

My Mum and Dad bought the girls a sweet little dressing table that I had seen on sale at HomeArt as they are closing…

Decorated fake book boxes

Fake Book Storage Boxes

Today I’m sharing a fun way to decorate the fake book storage boxes you find at the $2 shop. Have you seen the different…

Pop Tape Notebook

Have you heard about or used Pop Tape? I was lucky enough to be gifted my first roll this week at a Spotlight Bloggers…

Life

Find out about the real me - a crafty mum blogger

Steam Train Ride

Last weekend we had a fantastic day out taking a steam train ride. It was truly a special family day to remember and after…

Accessory Emergency by Sarah Cole

You may remember my post about Sandi and her amazing Zentangles well today I have a new instalment in the Craftsmumship “Friend Ship” series. Meet my friend…

Zentangles with Sandi Benskin

Being a crafty Mum I have a few crafty friends and with this new “Friend Ship” series I’d like to introduce you to some…

Spotlight National Craft Month

Spotlight National Craft Month has begun for the second year and runs from now until the 29th of March. There are five mini festivals…

Yarn

My spin on crochet, knitting and fibre

Madelinetosh Mobius Cowl

Today I’d like to introduce you to my Mum Brenda who is wearing the Madelinetosh mobius cowl that I knitted for her. I’ve mentioned…

mother's day crochet message embroidery hoop

Crocheted Message Embroidery Hoop

I’m so excited to be bringing this post to you for Spotlight. They have sponsored me to create this fun Mother’s Day project which…

Lalylala Lupo the Lamb

Meet “Baba” my eldest daughter’s new homemade toy. She was complaining that she was the only one without a toy made by me and…

Spoon

My love of cakes, baking and sugar art

Poppy Cookies for Anzac Day

While doing some baking in the school holidays I made up a batch of my favourite sugar cookie recipe and cut out a few different…

Yorkshire Rose Cake

It’s been a while between cakes for me. This is my latest creation a yorkshire rose cake. I made it for my dear friend…

Australia Day Meat Pie

This is my Mum’s recipe for an Aussie Meat Pie. My parents always loved a curry and my Dad liked them pretty hot so that…

Ice Cream Cookies

Iced cookies look so spectacular on a party table and seeing as it was an ice cream party we were having for Miss 10…

Needle

All things fabric, sewing and embroidery

Simplicity 2369

I’ve made another dress! I’m committed to sewing more clothes this year and I was getting a great rhythm until the weather turned cold and…

Sewing Projects For Kids

I’m lucky that one of my three daughters is showing a keen interest in everything crafty. I have metres and metres of finger knitting…

Summer Jazz Dress

I made a dress! It’s been forever since I’ve sewn myself something and long overdue. The kids tend to get more sewing done for…

newborn gift ideas

Two Tier Nappy Cake

You might remember a while ago I made a nappy cake for a newborn baby gift. I must have done a good job as…

Play

Kids parties and themed events
ice cream party backdrop

Ice Cream Party

We had an ice cream party for our daughter’s 10th birthday and it was so much fun. Such a great age, lovely friends and…

Ice Cream Lolly Bag

These are the fun ice cream lolly bags I made for my daughter’s Ice Cream Party. Cute hey? I’ve had these wooden cones which…

Tea Party Lolly Bags

Here are the tea party lolly bags I made for our Alice in Wonderland Party. We set up a little Mad Hatter’s tea party…

Princess Party

This princess party dessert table was fit for a Princess. Our daughter who turned 6 had a princess party with just a few of…