Tag Archive: craft

Melbourne Cup millinery in two minutes

Melbourne ladies, if you haven’t got your hat for the race that stops the nation, there’s not much you can do about it now, right? Actually, there is. Make your own in two minutes.… Continue reading

If you like it then you should put a pin on it

Is there much more stressful in life (well, in the first world, anyway) than having to pack up and move house? I’m currently doing just that, and have decided it’s the ideal opportunity… Continue reading

Unearthing opshop gold (thanks to Aunt Peaches)

As you’re most likely aware by now, I need very little encouragement to go shopping at an opshop*, even though theoretically I’m trying to declutter and live a bit more minimally (ha!). But when… Continue reading

How to turn plants into pom poms

I’m sure you are all aware that I do not possess magical powers of any kind (for those who didn’t know, sorry to burst your bubble!) – and yet, yesterday, I turned plants… Continue reading

Mittens for koalas and more

Isn’t this just one of the saddest images you’ve ever seen? Although at first glance it kind of looks like a koala having a relaxing pedicure in a day spa, it’s actually a… Continue reading

Denim skirt from stash scraps

Lately I’ve started thinking I really need some more basics in my wardrobe. Nothing too dull, just some staple items to pair with my more colourful, patterned and printed pieces. At the same time,… Continue reading

Who’s behind the Handmaker’s Factory?

One of the best things about being a DIY-er is meeting other people who love it too, and have even managed to grow a business from it. I recently assisted Nichola Prested of Handmaker’s Factory in… Continue reading

Book giveaway: Stylish Skirts & Basic Black

In each last post of the month this year I’ve been showcasing other people’s work, but this month maybe you’d like to see how I earn a crust (well, at one of my several jobs, that… Continue reading

Fluffy fatale or lady in leather? Why not be both?

As you might remember, my most recent DIY post was all about getting two outfits out of one (if you haven’t seen it, take a look here). It seems to have become the… Continue reading

One Little White Dress – two looks

Lately, every time I go on holiday overseas I get obsessed with creating a particular “look” – this time, for my trip to Vietnam, I simply had to have a white dress (obviously… Continue reading