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DIY Saint Bag Tag

DIY Saint Bag Tag

   Starting school, or rather sending our children off to school for the first time, can be a daunting experience. But what if we could invoke the intercession of a Saint to keep our little students safe and well? Well, obviously we can, and here’s a simple craft activity that will keep them at the […]

DIY Maternity Rashie

DIY Maternity Rashie

  A recent holiday saw me 6 months pregnant and in need of a maternity rashie but rather than spending $80 for an item I’ll probably wear a handful of times at best I made my own and you can do it too. And my DIY Maternity Rashie cost me about $7!   What you’ll need: A […]

DIY Coat Hanger Christmas Wreath

DIY Coat Hanger Christmas Wreath

  One of the simplest and eye catching ways to decorate at Christmas time is by way of a wreath. Here is a simple tutorial you can adapt to create your own individual wreath. To start with you will need one wire coat hanger. Bend the coat hanger so that instead of the triangular shape […]

DIY Teacher's Prayer Gift

DIY Teacher’s Prayer Gift

  The final school term of the year is drawing to a close and, if you’re like me, you’re only now starting to think about a small gift to give to your child’s teacher. This year I decided to make something that was economical – because we all know that at this time of year […]

Advent Angel: A Christian Alternative To The Elf On The Shelf

Advent Angel: A Christian Alternative To The Elf On The Shelf

  – Affiliate Link- For the past few years I have noticed as we neared Advent, how much the Elf on the Shelf phenomenon dominated my social media spaces. I have to admit, that in amongst writing and scheduling for three websites and their accompanying Facebook pages, I spend a lot of my working time […]

DIY Reversible Pram Liner

DIY Reversible Pram Liner

  These have been very popular of late and are actually a reasonably simple project, as long as you’re brave enough to attempt a button hole (or 9). This is a universal template but you can adapt it to your own needs. Finished product can be machine washed on a wool cycle. For greater stain […]

DIY No Sew Distressed Jeans

DIY No Sew Distressed Jeans

  These took me about 15 mins to makeover and I love them! What you need: A pair of jeans A seam ripper (aka a quick unpick) Fray stopper Pen, pencil or dress makers chalk What to do: Try on jeans. Work out wear you would like to add some frayed texture and mark with […]

DIY Shabby Chic Baby Quilt

DIY Shabby Chic Baby Quilt

  I love quilts. My grandmother makes beautiful quilts with appliqués and hand embroidered details that I consider already to be family heirlooms. But not all of us have my grandmother’s talent so here’s a simple quilt design that can be tailored to suit your taste. I have used a cheaper batting alternative in polyester […]

DIY Bunting

DIY Bunting

  Bunting is a cute and simple way to rejuvenate a room and it is pretty easy to make and a great beginner sewing project. What you need for DIY bunting: Fabric in assorted colours/designs 3m bias binding in coordinating colour Sewing machine Thread Pins Scissors Template below What to do: Use template to cut […]

DIY 2in1 Scarf And Breastfeeding Cover

DIY 2in1 Scarf And Breastfeeding Cover

  This DIY 2in1 Scarf And Breastfeeding Cover is super simple and quick. This a craft for any one regardless of sewing ability! Wear as an infinity scarf: And for discreet breastfeeding, unwrap once and anchor over one shoulder: What you need: 60cm (120+ cm wide) knit jersey fabric Pins Sewing machine  What to do: […]