Spoon

My love of cakes, baking and sugar art
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Sweet Explosion Cake

I’m calling this my “Sweet Explosion Cake”. Do you like the name? I think it pretty accurately describes just what this cake is. I…

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…

Life

Find out about the real me - a crafty mum blogger
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Kidspot Voices of 2015 Finalist

Thank you to whomever nominated me! I’m so excited to share with you all that I made the top 100 for the Kidspot Voices of…

Needle

All things fabric, sewing and embroidery
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Cross Stitched Wicker Storage Box

I have a fun DIY project for you today where you can create this cross stitched decorated storage box. Perfect to contain some cosmetics in…

Yellow Nappy Cake

The latest nappy cake I’ve made has a yellow and white colour theme. You may remember the red and white nappy cake from February or…

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…

Play

Kids parties and themed events

9 Creative Lolly Bag Ideas

Today I’m sharing 9 creative lolly bag ideas on the blog. Maybe you call them goodie bags nevertheless they are a little token gift…

Framed Party Invitations

We have put quite a bit of creative effort into our party invitations over the last few years so it seemed silly that they…

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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…

Yarn

My spin on crochet, knitting and fibre

Gradient Cowl Knitting Pattern

Here is my latest knit, a gradient cowl knitting pattern called Zuzu’s Petals by Carina Spencer and I love it! I can see why it has been…

Star Wars Crochet – Master Yoda

Little son has just started getting into Star Wars and I’m so glad as I was getting a bit tired of Super Heroes! At…

Unwind Craft Cafe

Unwind Craft Cafe Melbourne

I love a trip to Melbourne especially when there is shopping involved however this trip I chose to spend more time at the cute…

Ziggy Jumper

I’ve finished the sweetest Ziggy jumper for my little Z boy! I’ve loved this pattern called Ziggy by the lovely Georgie Hallam of Tikki Knits…

Glue

Craft ideas for cards, parties and events

Personalised Jewellery Box

It seems to be birthday season lately and with another special friend having a birthday we wanted to add something special to her gift….

Etsy Craft Party

On Saturday I attended an Etsy Craft Party in The Rocks Sydney after being involved in a Kaleidoscope project for Etsy I was determined to…

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…