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The Day We Built A House

Posted on November 29th, 2014

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It was my neice’s 2nd birthday a few weeks ago and we were struggling to think of something cool to get her; something that (a) she didn’t already have, (b) would last a while and (c) would be useful. I spotted this cool little collapsible playhouse DIY on the A Beautiful Mess website and was […]


The Evolution of a Website

Posted on November 25th, 2014

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It’s been just over a year since I started this website. In September last year, we had recently returned from our 8-month adventure in South-East Asia. Inspired by the things we had seen and the people we had met, I was keen to try to document the ways that I expressed that inspiration and used […]


Little Birds

Posted on November 24th, 2014

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Whenever I cut large sheets of printmaking paper to A5 size for cards, I end up with offcuts around the edges which aren’t big enough to make a full C6 card.  I decided to use these offcuts to make small cards.   I used a rubber stamp I carved a while ago now (if you’ve […]


Soap-making for Beginners

Posted on November 19th, 2014

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Soap-making is one of those classic country crafts that I’ve always wanted to try.  Im lured by the pretty bars I see at boutique stores and markets, full of yummy ingredients and lovely essential oils.  When my friend Jo mentioned that she had recently tried making her own, I asked her if she could show […]


Fresh Prints in the Shop!

Posted on November 16th, 2014

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I’ve listed some fresh new prints in my Hunting Bears shop! Two of my ‘Birds with Banners’ are now available to purchase. My miromiro (tomtit) and tauhou (silvereye) designs are available printed on either 300gsm printmaking paper or 270gsm recycled cardstock.  You can choose whether your birds sit on a red or a green banner. […]