Vintage Sesame Street…in Spanish!

Vintage Sesame Street…in Spanish!

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I’m surrounded by vintage Sesame Street at the moment, I’ve just acquired a heap of fantastic vintage fabric (you can grab some here) and Emma is enjoying this book that was mine as a child.It’s in Spanish and is from the 70’s, called Abrete Sesamo, which literally translates to Open Sesame 🙂The illustrations are super fun and Emma really loves…

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make a big felt button

How To: Make a Big Felt Button

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Here is an easy tutorial on making needle felted buttons that I created for the Haby Goddess newsletter, which went out today. Jodie has a fantastic online Haby store and also writes daily sewing and craft hints on her facebook page. A must read, really worth a visit. Needles ready? Needle felting is a technique where you felt together wool…

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easy basil pesto recipe

Recipe: Cheat’s Pesto

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I rarely write food related posts, probably because I don’t really consider myself a great cook, and so many others do such a great job at it, I don’t think I have much more to offer. But today I thought I’d share my Cheat’s Pesto with you because not only is it colourful and easy to make, it’s delicious! I…

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Priority Magazine…

Priority Magazine…

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My little business and I were recently profiled in Australia Post’s Priority Magazine. It was quite and interesting exercise as it gave me the privileged opportunity to speak to Andrew Griffiths, an excellent small business consultant, about ways in which I could improve my online business, especially in regards to transitioning from a bricks and mortar store. I’ve tried to…

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needle felting basics

Needle Felting Basics…

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Some of you may be curious as to how I make my needle felted products in the shop. I have put together a very basic guide to getting started for those of you that may want to give it a try or just as a little insight. The basic materials you will need include: Felting needles – These needles are…

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diy vintage button magnet

How To: Button Magnets

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A very quick and easy project to organise all those artworks and receipts accumulated over the school holidays, and keep the fridge looking pretty at the same time. You will need: Super strong magnets (available from craft stores) Assorted buttons (flat backs, not shank style) Hot glue gun and glue sticks paper to protect your work surface How to: If…

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