• Paper Hydrangeas: Making Watercolour Flowers

    Do you have a favourite flower? I’m not entirely sure that I do, but these last few years I have favoured big, flouncy blooms, and things like peonies and hydrangeas have been high on my list of ones I’d love to have gracing my imaginary country kitchen. But like my large, spacious kitchen, the flowers […]

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  • teacher's gifts: plant pots decorated with vinyl lettering which says 'thank you (name) for helping me grow'

    Teacher Gifts: Personalised Flower Pots Made With Vinyl Transfers

    Yesterday was Bean’s last day of nursery for this year, as he has now broken up for the summer holiday. Though he will be back again next year (he actually has another two whole years of nursery ahead of him!), I thought it was important to thank those who have cared and nurtured him for […]

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  • Sewing & Embellishment Project: Toddler Painting Smocks, V2.0

    Back in March of this year I made a couple of toddler art smocks for two awesome little guys in my life: my little boy and his best friend. My little guy’s art smock gets used at least a couple of times each week as we are still enjoying creating works of messy art at […]

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