Oh Creative Lady: Meet Trixi from Coloured Buttons

June 17, 2016

Oh Creative Lady

Oh Creative Lady - Oh Creative Day Through blogging and Instagramming, I’ve been introduced to an amazing Virtual Sisterhood of Creative Ladies.

The Oh Creative Lady series is your chance to meet these incredible, kind-hearted, inspiring <insert ALL the happy, positive adjectives HERE> women.

Once upon a time, I thought I’d make make some finger puppets. I then realised that this would be challenging considering I had limited sewing skills (and sewing was my MOST-LOATHED subject at school.) I had been following Trixi on Instagram and loved her enthusiasm for teaching anybody to sew. So I purchased her eBook and loved her easy-to-follow instructions. Via Instagram, Trixi cheered me on and offered advice. It’s kinda like having your own Sewing Guru. She is so willing to share her skills and expertise. It’s a pleasure to introduce Trixi.

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6 Ways to Reuse Dried Out Markers

June 13, 2016

Craft

Reuse Dried Out Markers How are things in your world?
Over here in the Creative Day household, I’ve been trying to teach my toddler alla the Big Life Lessons.
Like the importance of replacing the lids on her markers.
We recently cleaned out the colouring tub which resembled a Marker Graveyard.
Rather than throw out the dried out markers, we brought them back to life as watercolour “paint” and used them in 6 different projects.

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Oh Creative Lady: Meet Claire from Spoonful of Color

May 25, 2016

Life / Oh Creative Lady

Oh Creative Lady - Oh Creative Day Through blogging and Instagramming, I’ve been introduced to an amazing Virtual Sisterhood of Creative Ladies.

The Oh Creative Lady series is your chance to meet these incredible, kind-hearted, inspiring <insert ALL the happy, positive adjectives HERE> women.

Claire from Spoonful of Color has a vibrant, sunshiney Instagram feed that radiates happiness and joy. You’ll find snapshots of her Californian life with her adorable toddler, Cora. I am completely enamoured with her “Life in Mini Palettes” project where she creates snippets of colourful genius with paint chips. Hanging out with her on Insty just makes me giddy and happy, y’know?
It’s my pleasure to introduce Claire.

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GUEST POST: Kid’s Music. Can You Shake It Off?

May 18, 2016

Life

Kids music - Gift Grapevine Think of Tash from Gift Grapevine as your Fairy Godmother of Gift Ideas.
She’s the lady to visit when you’re wondering “What do I buy an X year old?”
She blogs about gorgeous gift ideas for babies and toddlers.
Apart from that, she is fun, witty and just plain lovely. And has an awesome taste in music. You need to read more about Tash’s first ever concert experience (it’s a bit cute.)
Today she’s rocking out on my blog and it’s awesome to have her here.
Introducing Tash.

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Host a Dinosaur Birthday Party in 16 Easy Steps

May 13, 2016

Life / Special Occasions

Dinosaur Birthday Party We do love a themed birthday party round these parts.
Especially if it is based on a picture book. (Exhibit A: Where is the Green Sheep? party. Exhibit B: Hairy Maclary party.)
Unfortunately our young fella hasn’t shown a penchant for any book in particular so we went for the rather broad theme of Dinosaurs.
Here’s how to throw a Dinosaur Birthday Party in 16 Easy Steps.

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