Spoon

My love of cakes, baking and sugar art

Alice in Wonderland Cake

Curiouser and curiouser! This is the Alice in Wonderland cake I made for my daughter’s party. It’s one of my favourite cakes to make – a…

Baked Mini Donut Recipe

Do your kids love donuts but you really hate buying the fried Donut King, Krispy Kreme type donuts? They are still a sweet treat…

Batman Cake

This is the Batman cake I ended up making for our Batman party. Do you like it? I took the inspiration for this cake…

Superhero Cookies

BAM! For our batman party we had to have decorated cookies like we usually have at our parties (these red riding hood cookies are my…

Parties

Kids themed parties to share the fun

Alice In Wonderland Character Posters

We created some fun Alice in Wonderland character posters for our themed party. This one of our Alice was above the party table full…

Princess Party Invitations

I heard the expression the other day that “November is the new December” and I have to agree! We have two daughters with birthdays…

Batman Party

Hope you all enjoyed a Batman post a day last week?  I don’t know about you but I needed a break as I was…

Batman Lolly Boxes

I like to make the lolly bags fun but sometimes when you have a large number of kids at a party you also need…

Needle

All things fabric, sewing and embroidery

How To Make A Scrunchie

Scrunchies, you remember them yes? Well I’m bringing scrunchies back. Not really although I was asked recently to make some for our sporting club….

How To Make A Nappy Cake

At my husband’s work they wanted to get a nappy cake for a client of theirs that had just had a baby boy and he…

homemade boxer shorts

Homemade Boxer Shorts

Been doing some simple sewing to ease back into some time at the sewing machine. Made some homemade boxer shorts with this Simplicity 9958 which…

Yarn

My spin on crochet, knitting and fibre
noro granny square handbag

Crochet Granny Square Handbag

I finished this crochet granny square handbag ages ago however it’s taken me forever to photograph and blog it. It’s called the Flower Blossom…

Teething Dolly

I love making homemade baby gifts for friends so when I heard of a new baby’s arrival I cast on this sweet little teething…

Knitted Mobius Cowl

I realised that I hadn’t shared pictures or details of my knitted mobius cowl (pattern by Louisa Harding) with you all. The mobius twist means the knitting doesn’t…

Bearded Beanie Crochet Pattern

I’d seen these funny bearded beanie crochet patterns around Pinterest before and thought it would be a fun project to make sometime. Then I had…

Inspiration

Find out about the real me - a crafty mum blogger

My Craft Room

I was recently interviewed by the lovely One Crafty Mumma blogger Mel for a series she is doing called “Creative Aussies“. It was so…

The Craft Sessions 2014

Last weekend I returned to the Yarra Valley in Victoria for my second time and attended The Craft Sessions 2014. If you read about my…

Our New Alpacas

Meet some new members to our family! We always wanted to have some baby alpacas and seeing as we’re a bit more experienced in…

Guinea Pig Love

If you follow me on Instagram you’d know that a few weeks ago we got some new pets. We now have 3 guinea pigs…

Glue

Craft ideas for cards, parties and events
batmobile little tikes car makeover

Little Tikes Batman Car Makeover

There was a picture over on Pinterest that I pinned a long time ago in the hopes of one day doing the same thing and…

Superhero Party Invitations

After deciding on a party theme for a child’s birthday the first important step is to make invitations and send them out. After a…

homemade anniversary card

Handmade Anniversary Cards

I do love a homemade card and my family know that I really want one on special occassions. Here is a tutorial showing how…

Easter Planter Gift

Are you looking for a cute homemade Easter gift for a friend or teacher? This is a sweet idea that the kids could even…