Deconstructed flower

Deconstructed, it’s a popular term, don’t you think? So many recipes and cooking shows talk about deconstructed dishes. Recently I saw it refer to in the craft world. And this card was an accidental ‘deconstruction’. I started with making petals, 5 of them. I had in my mind a flower of course. Then when I […]

Vietnamese souvenirs

My parents just came back from a wonderful trip to Vietnam. They had a great time, exploring the country, meeting wonderful people and eating local delicacies. Oh  and did some shopping. Check out these crafty souvenirs they brought back for me. Crochet cat covered measuring tape. Pressing it’s backside retracts the tape đŸ˜‰ Quaint quilled […]

SIC – 6th month

It wasn’t hard to catch up with my SIC BHG challenge. A reminder here why I am doing this, and the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th challenges if you are interested.  This palette or rather a pastel version… reminded me of this cute fabric I had. I also wanted to use my hexagon die cut [in 3 […]

T-4-2

My last post on Christmas gifts. For 2013 gifts anyway. I had purchased a cute all glass teapot and 2 varieties of tea for a good friend of mine but wanted to make a little something too. I was inspired by the recent teapot holder I made and was ‘researching’ pinterest for some inspiration. This […]

leaves and feathers

I wanted to share a card, gift wrapping and table setting ideas with you today. We had friends over on the weekend, a little post birthday catch up. I recently bought myself a scoring board and was itching to try it out. So I created the background. I love the textured look. Some pretty paper, […]

Self imposed challenge – 1st month

So I have a subscription to Better Homes and Garden magazine. And although I love to receive it each month, and flick through the pages and absorb the inspiration I thought I would impose a challenge on myself. Cook at least one dish from the magazine each month and use something [idea/colour palette/anything] in the […]