Henny Penny – A cautionary tale…

Henny Penny – A cautionary tale…

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I found this little book on my thrifting adventure the other day. It’s the classic story of Henny Penny, a gullible gal who fate did not end well.The illustrations by Paul Galdone are delightful, and this book printed in 1968 is in excellent condition. Lucky me! Oh I mean Emma.Love the typography on this title page. Henny Penny believes the…

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I ♥ U this much…Japan

I ♥ U this much…Japan

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Even though I don’t consider myself an Artist, or even a designer, when the call came out for donated artworks for this exhibition and charity auction, I was compelled to create something meaningful and hopefully beautiful?I don’t even need to mention how awful the situation in Japan is, it’s all been said…and of course monetary donations are desperately required, but…

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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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