make a cushion with fringe

How to: Fringe Cushion Cover

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Here is a tutorial I wrote for my other (much neglected) blog MADE OF CLOTH, I thought it would be nice to share it again in case you missed it. You can see a little pic of Emma enjoying her reading nook here. Easy to make fringed floor cushions A step-by-step tutorial (with some easy short-cuts) Emma (and I) needed…

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The Long and Short of it…

The Long and Short of it…

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Remember this vintage book find from way back when? I’ve been looking for some more in the series at every Op Shop I go to for nearly a year now without much luck. After seeing the original blog post a lovely reader (thank you, I don’t know who you were as the package was thrown away) sent me one she…

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Postcards from Mar del Plata: Flea Market Finds

Postcards from Mar del Plata: Flea Market Finds

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Just around the corner, and one block away from mum’s apartment, is a little plaza that on Friday, Saturday and Sunday attracts a few vendors of randomness and tat. I’ve had a little fun treasure hunting there but the pickings are slim as most of the wares are not what I’m after. It’s mostly architectural fittings, old tools and tacky…

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Blythe 10th Anniversary Exhibition

Blythe 10th Anniversary Exhibition

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Yes, I’m still talking about Japan, bear with me… Pilgrim and I were so lucky to catch this amazing Blythe Doll exhibition during our last few days in Tokyo, it was in the Parco Department store gallery space. Called ’10 Happy Memories’ it’s a collection of every Blythe doll that has ever been released in Japan. WoW! I believe it…

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Postcards from Buenos Aires…

Postcards from Buenos Aires…

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We spent two nights in Buenos Aires before moving onto the next leg of our journey to recover from the flight and adjust our body clocks a little.With a 13 hour time difference it takes a little while. Buenos Aires is a big noisy (and not always safe) city so rather than staying right in town we thought it would…

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Cinti & Emma hit the skies…

Cinti & Emma hit the skies…

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Wow, what a long trip it’s been to get to Argentina. I don’t think mum realised what she was getting into when she suggested this ‘holiday’. It all started with a 2.30am wake up to catch a 6am flight. First stop Auckland NZ. The Qantas flight was great, Emma got her own little breakfast tray and a window seat with…

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Emma Stylin’ – Stripes Ahoy!

Emma Stylin’ – Stripes Ahoy!

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Yes I know I’m half way around the world at the moment, but I just had to share these beautiful photos of Emma modeling her new stripey top. The sunshine in Melbourne last week was just too gorgeous to waste, so I thought a trip to the seaside would fit the nautical attire perfectly. Emma had been hassling me for…

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