Tag Archives: Gifts and Occasions

Taking Chances

1 Jul

Try quote
Much of 2014 has reminded me that if you want something to happen, you have to try; as the quote says its trying that takes us to wonderful places.  I feel like I have made more decisions this year than in the last few put together.  Not all of them have been easy, but they all feel like they are taking me on a very positive path, a path I am thoroughly enjoying.  Amongst other things, I’ve decided to spend more time in Melbourne, to go back to university and to continue to pursue my sewing and craft interests. Continue reading

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The School’s Wire Class at The Establishment Studios

9 May wire work

Last month I attended The School‘s wire class which was held at The Establishment Studios in Prahran.  It was a thoroughly enjoyable morning of twisting and shaping wire into various words of our choice.  I took away three pieces and a whole lot more ideas.  It was hard not to feel inspired in the studio.  A huge airy space with shelves and shelves of photo props, all of which I would quite happily have taken home with me.  I captured just a few of the pieces to keep the inspiration at the front of my mind! Continue reading

Melbourne Photo a Day: Week eleven

27 Apr

Day 71: Scrabble Addicts

Scrabble

A whole day of Scrabble doesn’t provide a huge amount of photo inspiration so this screen shot was my last resort! The addiction has carried on all week and doesn’t appear to be abating, especially after a word score of 117. Sadly it wasn’t my word but I doubt I’ll be allowed to forget it quickly! Continue reading

Homemade Pleated Skirt

16 Apr

Easy pleated homemade skirt

This blog started with with me making a dress for my niece, that was almost a year ago so I thought it was about time to create her something new to wear.  I picked up instructions for a patternless skirt via Pinterest and it promised to be an easy make. It definitely lived up to expectations and took just an afternoon to make from start to finish. Continue reading

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