One Thimble Magazine

One Thimble Magazine was created by Jen Fox in 2013 and is released every 4 months with each issue containing inspiring sewing patterns, tutorials and articles to take your confidence and skill to the next level. I had the pleasure of photographing some of the amazing designs from the latest issue, Issue #16 which will be…

Collaborate 4 A Cause 2017

It’s that time of year, Collaborate For A Cause time! Bidding on an array of superb handmade items kicks off on 29th July at 8pm (AEST) and closes 8pm (AEST) 31st July 2017. All funds raised are donated to various charities, so not only can you get your hands on some beautiful handmade goods but you…

Fairy Park

Where: 2388 Ballan Road, Anakie One hour west of Melbourne and 30 minutes from Geelong nestled beside an extinct volcano the world of fairy tales, myths and legends come to life with over 20 animated handcrafted scenes that tell their tales at the push of the button. There is something so enchanting about this place…

ScienceWorks

WHERE: 2 Booker Street, Spotswood VIC OPENING TIMES: 10am to 4:30pm (closed Good Friday and Christmas Day) Scienceworks is by no means a “hidden gem” but it sure is a gem of a place and with the winter months upon us what a great way to be entertained away from the elements. We visited a…

Meal Times with Tip Top The One Mixed Grain

Meal Times with children. Four little words that strike fear into the heart of most parents. The one thing I have found to be successful is to always try and make the most out of the things they do like, in the healthiest possible way. And most children love bread! Tip Top has released a…

Through The Gate – Sally Fawcett

‘Through the Gate’ by Author and Illustrator Sally Fawcett takes a soft and gentle approach to overcoming change with time. The story follows a young girl who has recently moved to a “new” old house which she views rather unfavourably “the roof was drooping. The paint was peeling. The step was crumbling. Everywhere I looked I…

Ana, ma Petit Tresor – Autumn Winter 2017 Collection

Hello Again! It has been quite a while between blogs, but I am happy to be back to show off  Ana, ma Petit Tresor’s Autumn/Winter 2017 collection.  The collection is made up of gorgeous dresses, skirts, shorties and bonnets all made from either beautiful quality Japanes linen or Premium Liberty Tana Lawn. Elsie was lucky enough to receive the beautiful “Liberty…

My Creative Box

The kids had an absolute blast with their My Creative Box ‘March Creative Box for Siblings’ and I was actually blown away by the content and thought that had gone into it. Delivered to our door, there were 6 different craft activities to complete and each one was sealed in individual packaging to keep it all neat and…

Elsie’s Party Table

Hello. I am party POOPED! because nothing hurts more than the come down after a sugar high and well…three year olds. So this is just going to be a quick little blog with party pics and a shout out to all the awesome businesses  that made a for a very a happy birthday girl! Elsie…

Elsie’s Birthday Gifts

Elsie is turning three!!! It’s such a bitter sweet age as I acknowledge the baby years are behind me but there are so many more amazing things to come and watching them blossom into the most glorious little people is an absolute privilege. And of course with birthdays comes presents. Again I tried my very best…

Sewvolution

Hello everyone! Today I am showing off the work of the lovely Tanya of the sewing blog Sewvolution. Tanya began sewing after her love (buying) of handmade was getting her in trouble with hubby (know the feeling) and so she set about teaching herself to sew. A few years down the track and Tanya has now reached…