My 2018 Sewing Goals

Did you know that 2018 marks my seventh year of blogging?! Seven years! Where has the time gone from when I was a shy 23 year old, tentatively entering the scary waters of online blogging? It seems like a life-time ago! Anyhoo! A new year has started (even though we’re four months in already!! Eek!) […]

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‘Tis The Season // 2016

Words truly fail me when I think of just how fast this year has gone… I can very clearly, to the day, remember exactly what I was doing this time last year in the lead up to Christmas, almost as if it was yesterday! Yet so many things – moments, milestones and memories – have […]

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Festive White Chocolate Fudge | December Diary

Ooo, are you ready for a last-minute, deliciously sweet and naughty treat for your Christmas table?? I think I may just have the recipe that will top your day off! It’s simple. It’s easy. And it’s delicious! This silky smooth fudge is packed full of juicy ruby-red cranberries, festively green pistachios and lashings of snowy […]

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Our Christmas Tree! | December Diary

I had a ‘moment’ the other day… A wash of dreaded panic swept over me as I realised that next week is Christmas! Eek!! Here I was, living in some weird dream land thinking that Christmas was still a few weeks away and that I still had loads of time to get things done, to […]

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I made a Quilt!!

As is expected at this time of the year, the last few weeks have been filled with festive get-togethers, exciting gift making and an endless array of baking, giving me very little time to tend to my lovely little blog. But in the last few days before Christmas, I’ve hoarded away a little bit of […]

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Handmade Christmas Felt Ornaments!

Get the Pattern: Handmade Christmas Felt Ornamants Template *** Although it’s currently summer here in Australia, today has greeted us with a cold and drizzly rainy day that I really don’t mind too much at all! (See ya later humidity!) So, with only 13 more sleeps until Christmas (What!? Surely, that can’t be right?!), here’s a little […]

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Christmas In July

With only three days to go until ‘Christmas in July’, I thought I’d share with you a special series I made last year for Christmas called 12 Days of Christmas Crafts. Some of you out there may be looking for some quick little crafts to make to mark the occasion OR are looking for an early […]

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2013 Handmade Christmas Low-Down

December really is the silly season!  It’s not every day that I would rock out in a felty-jingly-sparkly antler headband with a plastic Christmas crown on my head and make funny pouty faces at my computer… But this Christmas, I did. (And I am not ashamed of it!)  Along with that, this Christmas I also […]

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Day 12 of 12 Days of Christmas Crafts

Happy Christmas Eve!! And with that comes the very last day of 12 Days of Christmas Crafts! (There’s mixed emotions floating around here…) Like I said yesterday, this craft is the simplest of the lot and will literally take you 5 minutes or so to complete! (Go on, give it a go right now!) So […]

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Day 11 of 12 Days of Christmas Crafts

Wow-Oh-Wow! It’s Day 11 already! And in 2 days time it’ll be Christmas! Todays festive project is what I made and gave to some very special friends of mine. I filled each bag with a bottle of some organically produced Shiraz (I bought it because the label looked pretty!) and hung a little Hessian Bird […]

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