I’m dreaming of a handmade Christmas!

I have really basic sewing skills and these totes are perfect for me to be able to get a fabric fix (plus make a very useful gift now that Queensland have finally enforced the plastic bag ban). Full credit to my friend Alicia for creating the perfect dimensions for this bag! If you would likeContinue reading “I’m dreaming of a handmade Christmas!”

Too much fudge is never enough…

One of my daughter’s friends was just about to celebrate a milestone birthday.  Sally is allergic to cocoa butter and so can not have a lot of the chocolate that is available in the shops.  We have worked out the cooking chocolate that we can use in my fudge recipe that you can find here.Continue reading “Too much fudge is never enough…”

Desk Calendars

Here’s a perfect little something for someone!  I’m sure most people would find a little calendar and some post-it notes handy.  I love giving these to teachers and to friends who have jobs that tie them to a desk.   The little calendars can be found at scrapbooking shops or online. These little free standingContinue reading “Desk Calendars”

Botanical Builder!

The Botanical Builder Framelits would have to be my most used set in the current Annual Catalogue, I absolutely love it.  Here are some recent projects that I have made using them.  I have added a product list but it isn’t complete, if you have any questions please let me know. These little treat boxesContinue reading “Botanical Builder!”

Say it with flowers!

A friend of mine recently treated herself to a new craft desk (here’s the desk she chose, isn’t it lovely!) I wanted to make her a little something to celebrate having a beautiful new place to craft, I hope you get the idea, it did look a look better in real life. The little vaseContinue reading “Say it with flowers!”

The joy of giving!

Welcome back to the school term for 3 out of 4 of my kids!  My eldest starts University this year, how crazy is that? I’ve loved Scrapbooking for a long time but the main thing that hooked me into Stampin’ Up! was the ideas for gift packaging.  With four kids in school I’m always keenContinue reading “The joy of giving!”

A change of pace, a bit of beading!

My eldest daughter finished high school last year and ended the year with the Formal on the last day.  We were so fortunate to be surrounded by awesome business woman who collectively helped to make my daughter’s evening such a success. We adore our makeup artist Lauren (fun fact – I was there when sheContinue reading “A change of pace, a bit of beading!”