Posts tagged - crafts

Gifts for Babes: Hand-Printed Bibs

Posted on December 10th, 2014

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I went to a friend’s baby shower recently and needed to whip up a unique gift that would be useful in her baby’s first year of life.  I settled on some simple hand-printed bibs and a sweet framed vintage illustration. Would you like to learn how to make a baby bib? Here’s how: You will […]


Make a Simple Baby Mat

Posted on December 8th, 2014

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My sister recently gave birth to a beautiful little girl called Margot.  To welcome her to the world, I wanted to give Margot something that she could use for a number of years.  I decided to make a simple quilted mat that she could play, lie and loll about on. Rather than buying new fabric, […]


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 […]