when two hashtags collide

Over on Instagram I post mainly crafty-inspired photos, lots of flowers and things I cook or eat. Those that follow my journey might be familiar with my two favourite hashtags #flowersonfriday and #miniaturemonday. So when we visited Cockington Green last October during our trip to Canberra – these 2 hashtags did collide. Cockington Green is […]

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….to design with flowers….

Part 2. After a quick visit to Parliament House and checking into our hotel we walked to Floriade. Floriade is a flower and entertainment festival held annually in Canberra’s Commonwealth Park featuring extensive displays of flowering bulbs with integrated sculptures and other artistic features. Floriade comes from the Latin word floriat, which means to design […]

The Governer General and his gardens

Part 1. We took a family weekend road trip to Canberra a few weeks ago. We broke up the not-so-far trip in Goulburn, having breakfast at The Roses Cafe [an old TAFE], a wander through the markets and Mstr M having a go at table tennis. A rough itinerary in mind, we stopped at the […]

Actions speak louder than Italian!

This is part 4 of my 5 part creative inspiration travel photos. Part 1, part 2 and part 3 if you would like to read the first 3 installments. On the second day in Florence, 1st of October, we set off for breakfast. After coffee and delicious pastries we continued our on-foot exploration of the […]

Alluring Azulejos

Last week I wrote about all the non traditional photos I took during our European trip. I shared my photos of doors and doorknockers and window. This week [part 2 of 5] – tiles and mosaics. Or azulejos as they are called in Spain and Portugal. Some facts for those interested, tiles in Potrugal: date […]

Door knock appeal

No this post is not about charity collectors but rather the appeal of the details in doors, doorknockers, windows, mosaics. Have you ever put together a photo-book? You know the drill, upload photos onto an online photo book platform, select automatic or manual placement and add journaling/embellishments. I think I created over a dozen books […]

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 😉 Quaint quilled […]