Yarn

My spin on crochet, knitting and fibre

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…

Easter Egg Cosy

Today I have a super quick easter craft for you, a knitted duck/chicken easter egg cosy. The pattern I used was from a book…

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Backpack

Kowabunga! I’ve finished my son’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle backpack. That was an epic project dudes. When I found the “Little Turtle Backpack” on…

Knitted Autumn Leaves

Welcome to autumn in Australia. I’m looking forward to the break from humidity we’ve had lately and more time to knit. Inspired by the seasons…

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…

Glue

Craft ideas for cards, parties and events

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…

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…

Inspiration

Find out about the real me - a crafty mum blogger

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…

planes

Paper Planes Competition

Today I have a fun competition for you all about Paper Planes sponsored by Roadshow Films and We Are Social. To enter, all you…

Alpacas – Life and Loss

I’ve been a bit quiet on here lately because we had a tough week last week. Some of you have been following our alpaca…

Parties

Kids themed parties to share the fun
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…