Hand Quilted Tilda Fabric Coasters

I often have several crafty projects on the go at once. I especially like the ones that are tucked away in the sewing basket and brought out every so often…. These gorgeous hand quilted Tilda fabric coasters were one of those projects and I finally finished them this week. Aren’t they sweet? … [Read more...]

Create, Bake, Grow & Gather #263

Welcome friends! Do you love homemade, home baked, home grown and all things gathered? Then please join us each week for… I’m loving our weekly ‘homemade’ get-together and being able to see everyone’s crafty projects, recipes and make-overs. Don’t forget to PIN directly from the original … [Read more...]

5 Last Minute Gifts for Creative Mothers

When I was growing up, my mum’s favourite Mother’s Day gifts were always the ones that I made…. (because, let’s face it, our mothers are always our biggest fans!!) It’s a tradition that has live on in our family and I still like to make my gifts and also receive handmade gifts from my … [Read more...]

New Shabby Cottage Designs in my Shop

I really enjoy the comfortable feel of shabby chic and cottage style decorating. Combining a mismatch of pretty florals, checks and spots creates a relaxed casual style that is easy to live with…. Especially when you combine your favourite pastels palette.     This week I’ve … [Read more...]

Create, Bake, Grow & Gather #262

Welcome friends! Do you love homemade, home baked, home grown and all things gathered? Then please join us each week for… I’m loving our weekly ‘homemade’ get-together and being able to see everyone’s crafty projects, recipes and make-overs. Don’t forget to PIN directly from the original … [Read more...]

Handmade Projects for Creating a Spring Cottage

One of the things I love about Spring is how easy it is to brighten up your decor. As you know, I’m all about the neutral white background for decorating, which is the perfect backdrop for adding a splash of colour with accessories. So, I’ve grouped together a few of my handmade projects and … [Read more...]

Create, Bake, Grow and Gather # 261

Welcome friends! Do you love homemade, home baked, home grown and all things gathered? Then please join us each week for… I’m loving our weekly ‘homemade’ get-together and being able to see everyone’s crafty projects, recipes and make-overs. Don’t forget to PIN directly from the original … [Read more...]

DIY Vintage Sewing Needle Book

I’ve made a lot of craft projects over the years, but there are a few that remain absolute favourites. Back in 2012 I designed and made this vintage look needle book. I still use it every week in my studio.   It appeals to me on many levels… it’s got a shabby, vintage time worn … [Read more...]

Handmade Shabby Chic Mother’s Day Card

I believe there is something very special about making and receiving handmade cards. Being able to craft an unique, one-of-a-kind greeting card is almost a gift in itself… and when it’s made with love, it is more meaningful to the recipient too. Given the choice, I’d always prefer to give … [Read more...]

Create, Bake, Grow & Gather Party #260

Welcome friends! Do you love homemade, home baked, home grown and all things gathered? Then please join us each week for… I’m loving our weekly ‘homemade’ get-together and being able to see everyone’s crafty projects, recipes and make-overs. Don’t forget to PIN directly from the original … [Read more...]