You might remember our lovely friend Jess, who has shared her crafty ideas and travel stories with us many times before. Well now we are all in for a treat! In this post she gets her crafternoon on and shares how you can make gorgeous literary charms for all your fave girlfriends. I think that these little guys could possibly be the cutest, sweetest and most thoughtful handmade gifts I have ever come across.Read More
I’m blessed to have a bunch of wonderfully inspiring girlfriends who have been my ultimate travel buddies for years. For a good while there we’d pack up every year, say goodbye to the partners in our lives and trot off to some far-flung place for a week or five. It was our way of staying connected despite the distance that came with living in cities scattered across Australia. Sadly, the trips are now becoming few and far between as many of us start settling down and doing incredibly adult things like buying houses, which really eats into the travel budget.Read More
A little while back I started making shoulder totes to replace our rapidly disintegrating green bags. Remember the how-to guide? Well, it seems I’ve gone a little crazy on the idea. I’ve now made eight totes including the two I sent over to our eldest sister, Candice, for her birthday. And I’ve learnt a thing or two that may come in handy if you’re making your own.Read More
The last few weeks it’s been getting seriously cold here in Brisbane. Which, if you’re from almost anywhere else, probably feels quite pleasant during the day and just a bit nippy at night. It’s a weird thing about this city, you quickly acclimatise to the almost perpetually sunny weather and before you know it anything below about 20 degrees is considered cold.Read More
Crafting is rad, right? And hanging with girlfriends also has a high rad factor. Put the two together and welcome to the wonderful world of rad squared. Or shared crafternooning.
Clever little cookie Jess dreamed up this concept for her group of friends in Brisbane and kindly invited Alana and I along to the first event last Sunday.Read More