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…

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…

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…

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…

Michael’s Christmas Books

Hello. Today I share with you Michael’s Christmas books which I have been collecting over the last couple of months. I think I have a good little combination that he will hopefully spend many hours pouring over. Mechanica – Lance Balchin Set in the future when some parts of the world have become uninhabitable and…

Elsie’s Christmas Books

Hello. Today I share Elsie’s books for Christmas with just a snippet about each. This is by no means an in depth book review, but I hope you might find some that tickle your fancy. ‘Aberdeen’ A curious little mouse called Aberdeen innocently chases a red baloon far from home. Follow him on an adventure fraught…

Michael and Elsie’s Christmas Stockings

It’s the 1st December so we can all officially start over-eating, wahoo!!! Jokes…I have been doing that since July 1st 2012. My waistline aside, there are so many other things to be excited about at this time of year of course and one of them is Christmas shopping! I know, I know, it can be…

MoonLit Sleep – Fairy Garden Floral

A couple of weeks ago we took a look at Moonlit Sleeps Safari bedding and today I wanted to share with you the Fairy Garden Floral bedding. Made from a sateen weave, 100% organic cotton and dyed with eco- friendly dyes you and your sweet babe will be able to sleep soundly in that knowledge.  One…