Yarn

My spin on crochet, knitting and fibre

Knitted Dog Jumper

Some people might think using Noro yarn for a knitted dog jumper was a bit extravagant but not for our pooch. You see Tsubi…

Knitted Kids Poncho

This is our eldest daughter who is 9 1/2 and as everyone keeps telling me lately she is growing up quickly. Her favourite colour…

Chevron Cowl

This chevron cowl is a great quick knitting project to make for a gift. I have just the right friend lined up for it…

Finished Milo May 2014

After my last post about missing the boat finishing my Milo for “Milo May 2014″ the lovely Georgie of Tikki Knits messaged me to let…

Needle

All things fabric, sewing and embroidery
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…

Toddler Boy Pyjamas

If you’re looking for some instant sewing satisfaction then making some toddler boy pyjamas is a perfect quick project. I’ve used this monkey fabric…

Mend it Monday ( #menditmonday )

At the start of the year I devised a plan to motivate me (and hopefully others) to attack the mend it pile. With most…

Hooded Towel Baby Gift

This homemade hooded towel baby gift is one of my favourite gifts to give and I can’t believe I’ve never shared my them here on…

Spoon

My love of cakes, baking and sugar art

Modern Mosaic Cakes

I promised some more cakes and now that I’m not spoiling the surprise I can share with you the cake I made for a…

Batman Cupcakes

It’s been a big week at our house. Little boy turned the big 3! It’s all about Batman and superhero’s for him so we…

Tea Party Cake

I had a cake order for a tea party cake last weekend with the colours of pink and white and not wanting it to…

Giant Doughnut Cake

I had a birthday in March and having a birthday means having cake. This giant doughnut cake was baked a while ago and sitting…

Parties

Kids themed parties to share the fun
chocolate game

Chocolate Game

The Chocolate Game! Do you remember this? The first time I played it was back in my days as a teenage girl in Girl’s…

Party Dessert Table Ideas

You don’t have to pick an actual theme for a party (like red riding hood, very hungry caterpillar or even a pool party) it can just…

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Birthday Pool Party

Sitting inside in the air conditioning today on this boiling hot day I thought it would be the perfect time to share with you…

Glue

Craft ideas for cards, parties and events
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…

2013 Christmas Cards

Hello! I hope you all had a very Merry Christmas. Time slipped away so fast for us that I didn’t get time to finish…

Printable Gingerbread Gift Tags

I baked, photographed and created these printable gingerbread gift tags free for you to download and use with your presents if you would like….

Inspiration

Find out about the real me

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…

Romantic Weekend in Queenstown

  My husband and I recently celebrated 10 wonderful years of marriage. We never had much of a honeymoon so he made sure we…

Unleash Creative Sydney

On Sunday I was lucky enough to have a day all to myself to learn and create at the Unleash Creative Sydney event. When…

Easter Table

I hope you all had a fantastic Easter. We had a nice relaxing time at home with just the 6 of us. With all…