New projects on their way

Today I’m sharing a couple of projects that are a work in progress. I found these lovely cactus cut-outs made from MDF. I hear cactus is the new pineapple these days (actually I’ve heard it for a while now) so I better jump on the bandwagon before it’s gone. I’ve primed them and lightly sanded […]

Cutlery Tray Makeover

As time passes some things fall apart, and other things look tired and worn as though they are from another era. Sometimes we can transform the broken down and the old into something new and exciting. My cutlery tray is something I’ve had lying around for over twenty years. In its prime it appeared a […]

Ahhh, love is in the air….

Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate love. It‘s a day where loved ones, family and friends can show how much they care for one another. I love making this day special for my family so today I am sharing a really super simple project with you to help create lifelong memoirs and embrace bonds with the ones […]

Handmade Gifts

There is something really unique about a handmade gift. It’s a special experience for both, the receiver and the gift giver. An out of the ordinary, one of its kind, special present which shows thoughtfulness, love and care combined. Handmade’s current issue Vol 36 no.6 is all about gift giving ideas, full of inspirational gifts […]

Terracotta Glam Up!

Dazzling copper over terracotta? What an elegant way to glam up such an inexpensive item. __ While browsing the fresh produce section of our local supermarket I found myself drawn to these cute terracotta pots. Well, they are designed to tempt foodies with their contents of delicious dips…  but…  I was mostly focused on the […]

LOOK! It’s Me…

That’s exactly what I said when I received my copy of this month’s Handmade magazine. But, in all honesty Being featured in Handmade’s Inspirations section was really not a surprise… You see, I knew it was coming… but I had no idea how it was going to be presented… then, seeing it in print for […]

Father’s Day Project

It’s almost Father’s Day in Australia and to honour this special day I’m sharing a quick and easy handmade gift idea for the men in your life. Father’s Day? Now, I know what you’re thinking I know… I need to clarify I know we’re in August… But … Australians celebrate father’s day a little later […]