Posts tagged - christmas

Make a Festive Feather Garland

Posted on January 24th, 2015

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I’m always looking for ways to change our home space around or make it more colourful. I made this little garland by simply knotting bright feathers onto some baker’s twine at even distances apart. We taped it above our bed to add a splash of rainbow colour to our room. All you need to make […]


Handmade by Others

Posted on January 20th, 2015

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I was writing recenlty about the handmade gifts we gave at Christmas time.  I decided that it wouldn’t be right to leave this subject without telling you about the handmade gifts that we received from others.  It warmed my heart to see the handmade philosophy reflected in the gifts given to us by some of […]


Merry Christmas to You

Posted on December 25th, 2014

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Merry Christmas, everyone! Wherever you are and whatever you’re doing today, I hope you’re surrounded by loved ones, laughter, music and joy. Shane and I are having an adventure-filled day at home today, followed by a day with family in the Wairarapa on Boxing Day.  After Christmas we’re heading north for a bit of a […]


Hunting Bears’ Christmas Giveaway!

Posted on December 7th, 2014

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To show my appreciation for your readership and support this year, I’m running a giveaway on Hunting Bears’ facebook page.  You can win a set of four ‘Birds with Banners’ cards – choose from my tomtit, waxeye or white heron designs. To enter, pop on over to my facebook page and leave a comment stating […]


Christmas Making

Posted on December 20th, 2013

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Lately I’ve been feeling like I haven’t been producing much art and craft.  It’s not true really; even though I don’t have a job to go to at the moment (except for the days that I help draft sheep on the farm), I have been keeping myself very busy with little creative projects.  I’m always […]