Monday, August 30, 2010

Cookies please!

I love Sunday afternoons. Especially when I am busy sewing, and my hubby and daughter decide to bake!

Here are the scrumptious choc chip / M&M cookies! Although they didn't come out looking exactly like cookies, I think they are somewhere between cookies, and muffin tops. Not a bad place to be really.

Thanks Nath and Emily!! Same time next week??  ;-)


Thursday, August 19, 2010

Shoes & Socks!

What a day! My little girl Emily got her very first pairs of 'real' shoes. I took her to get measured, and she was very well behaved (despite trying to leave the store with the shoes on before she had paid...).

On the other hand, I am washing like a crazy woman, trying to get ready for baby no. 2, due in 5.5 weeks (not that I am counting...). I have been washing all of Emily's clothes, and look at these teeny tiny little socks!

What a flood of emotions. My little girl is growing up, and another little bundle of joy is about to enter our lives


Monday, August 16, 2010

And off they go! Pencil/Crayon Rolls!

I have finally sent out some pencil and crayon rolls that I had been making for 'Backpacks 4Aussie Kids'. I really meant to make more, but there is a lot going on in my little world. Oh well, we do what we can to help, when and how we can right? I hope I make some kids smile  :-)


Monday, August 2, 2010

Bunting Love!!!

I have been thinking about making Emily some bunting for some time now. I mean it seems like it would be easy enough. So in my week of family crafts, I decided to give it a go. And what do you know, even with designing my own template, it only took me about two hours!

Emily will be vacating her room at some stage soon for a little brother or sister, so we have held off on the painting, and doing too much decorating. But this lead to a BORING room!


And check out the after pic!

I have to say, that I am now in LOVE with bunting!! It's so great to add a splash of colour, and I find myself asking... can I make more for the one room? Can I make some christmas bunting? Classy bunting for our bedroom? (to which my husband replied, 'do you know what classy is?')

I really love how much of a difference a couple of hours has made. And the reason it has taken me so long to post this, is because I couldn't find thumb tacks to put it up! It seems people don't like to put holes in their walls anymore, and all I seemed to find were those sticky thing! N.B. Try a newsagents!
Anyway, I am tempted to say this is the easiest item I have ever made. I think there will be a tutorial coming... because trust me when I say this... there will be more bunting made here! Perhaps not for our house... we'll see!