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...]

Free Vintage Bird Postcard Printable

This week I’ve been working on creating a collection of postcards and greeting cards to build up my stockpile again. I like to have a box filled with cards, so when an occasion arises and I need to pop ‘a little something’ in the post, I can simply pull out a ready made card. There are some of … [Read more...]

Homemade Hot Raspberry Jam Donuts

My hubby and I both love to cook, so menu planning and food prep is fun for us and something we enjoy doing together. For the most part we eat a healthy and unprocessed diet, but every now and then we feel the need to whip up something a little more decadent. Sooo… over the Easter break while … [Read more...]

Create, Bake, Grow and Gather #259

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 … [Read more...]

Easiest Homemade Raspberry Jam

I’m preparing today for our Easter celebrations by making some of our family favourites. For one of the dishes I require raspberry jam and I’ve made my own using this super quick and easy recipe. It only required 3 ingredients and is made in the microwave, which makes cleaning up a … [Read more...]