Teacher Gifts

This week was the last week of school for my kids so we created some teacher gifts. I thought I’d share since they were all handmade this year. For my overseas readers, Australian schools have holidays now over Christmas and New Year, and start again at the end of January. First up, there was an… Read More»

Madeit Shopping – Kids

I’m starting to think about shopping for gifts. Here’s some gorgeous handmade ideas from Madeit just for the kids on your list. All items on Madeit are handmade by Australian artisans. Enjoy some Madeit shopping! {Cuteness from Razzle Dazzle 4 U} {So pretty from 2 Favourite Girls} {Butterfly earrings from A Scarlett Store} {Off to… Read More»

Father’s Day is Coming

I have been doing a little sewing. These notebooks are going off to Handmade Highstreet in Brisbane and would make great Father’s Day gifts. The covers were super easy and just make them a little special. They are A7 notebooks so they will easily fit in a pocket. If you’d like to whip of one… Read More»

Crafty Gift Ideas

{New crochet book – link to Fishpond if you want to know more} Having great friends and fabulous family meant that my birthday this year was huge! Yes, if you’ve been following my on Facebook or Instagram, you may have seen the 5 cakes, although I must explain that one of those was for my… Read More»

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Here in Australia we have Father’s Day in September. But I notice that over in the U.S. it is Father’s Day next weekend. So I thought I’d share some crafty ideas for Father’s Day gifts especially for all my overseas readers. Camera Strap Cover – Dad’s with DSLR cameras would use a padded camera strap.… Read More»

Quick Baby Gift – Flannel Wrap

One of my babies was born coming into Winter and I remember how worried I was about keeping them warm. So this next baby gift is perfect for new babes arriving soon. You could easily team it with the baby sheets and singlet that I shared yesterday. What You’ll Need Two large squares of flannel… Read More»

Quick Baby Gift – Sheets & Singlet Tutorial

  When it comes to baby gifts, I’m always torn. I love to give toys, especially to new babies without older siblings, but I also love to give something with a touch of handmade about them. One of my first stops would usually be Big W Toys but I recently checked out the rest of… Read More»

Mother’s Day Printables

A few weeks ago I made some beaded bookmarks for the school Mother’s Day stall. I just needed some cards to present them on for the table. Here’s what I came up with: I used a basic word processing programme and a fancy font called Pupcat. I trimmed the cards into rectangles like bookmarks and… Read More»