A reindeer walks into a bar.... oh wait, no, wrong story. A reindeer lands on an island. How did this reindeer land on an island? Well, that's how this reindeer wall hanging came about. Awhile back, I connected with an amazingly rad group of creative ladies over on Instagram. We workshopped arty, crafty problems. We chatted through the highs and lows of motherhood. Use of the past tense here is misleading as we still do all those things now. Errrry day. We marvelled at the fact that, ... Read More about Reindeer Wall Hanging
Every Christmas, I ambitiously plan all these projects we are going to tackle in the lead up- baking, decluttering and donating to charity, Christmas crafts, homemade gifts the kids can make..... I am then alarmed to discover that December does not indeed contain 60 days, and there is not enough time for all the things I want to do. It happens every year. Every year. CURRENT STATUS: We have just finished working on some homemade gifts for the kids' preschool teachers and the ... Read More about Homemade Gifts Kids Can Make
This is a sponsored post with Cheeky Little Media. You can read my disclaimer here. Thanks for your support. My husband works in animation. Many years ago, he worked at a seriously cool creative studio where they were developing a concept for a kids TV show. That show became Kazoops! Now every time it comes on, my husband and I shout "Daddy used to work with the people that created this show!" Our kids generally respond with something along the lines of "SHHH! KAZOOPS IS ON!" It has been ... Read More about 6 Ways to Encourage Imaginative Play + a Giveaway!
What happens when a group of 15 rad, creative ladies are united in their love of Christmas craft projects for kids? Craftmas. The ultimate Christmas craftvaganza. The sparkly, glittery brainchild of my crafty besties, the ladies of Little Button Diaries, Craftmas involves 15 bloggers from across the creative universe. Like, seriously from across the universe. If you don't believe me, just check out the collection of accents happening in this ... Read More about Craftmas Guest Post: Christmas Character Light Bulbs by Hobbycraft
In any discussion about sewing, I always reference my deep-seated sewing issues caused by cranky high school Sewing teachers. I may have also mentioned that my mum finished several of my high school sewing assignments for me. (Thanks, Mum!) Then I met Trixi. She has helped me workshop all my unresolved sewing issues. Last Christmas, I let 27 Grade 3 students loose with needles as a part of Trixi’s Sew a Softie for Christmas campaign. This festive season, I'm sharing some festive sewing ... Read More about Festive Sewing Cards for Kids