Glue

Craft ideas for cards, parties and events

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…

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…

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…

Needle

All things fabric, sewing and embroidery

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…

Mend It Monday 2015

Wow! I can’t believe I made it through a whole year of Mend it Mondays! Well besides one funny story which I’ll tell you…

Yarn

My spin on crochet, knitting and fibre

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…

Chevron Lace Scarf

This gorgeous yarn has been sitting in my craft room calling out to me to make something with it. When I saw it at…

Pretend Food

I’ve mentioned on here before that my kids love playing restaurants and it’s still the case. Over the Christmas holidays I made an effort…

teddy bear clothes

Eyelet Teddy Bear Dress

This is Teddy. She is my daughter’s favourite toy that she has had since she was 1 day old. The company my husband and…

Spoon

My love of cakes, baking and sugar art

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…

princess castle cake design

Princess Castle Cake

Tada! Here is the princess castle cake that I made for our daughter’s princess party last weekend. A beautiful castle with a gumpaste princess…

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…

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…