Beautiful Clay DIY Project via @abeautifulmess

Such a beautiful, simple project.  I think I’ll have to make a wind chime with my ceramics teacher at some point 🙂 If you are interested in ceramics, please check out her blog here.

Decorative Clay Bell DIY



So cute! I love garlands and buntings!

Winter Owls

Yesterday in Melbourne it was hot and sticky.  A perfect day for staying inside and making a quick Christmas garland. We certainly won’t be having real snowflakes here for Christmas so I thought the doily shapes I cut out were a good alternative. I love red and white for Christmas, it’s just so festive. Here’s how I made it if you want to make one too!

You will need:

Old buttons (with reasonably large holes)

An old doily or scraps from one

A few old book or music pages

Embroidery thread, wool or string

A large needle with a big eye


First of all cut star shapes from an old book or music pages (mine came from a Mills and Boon book “Outlaw Heart”), not Christmassy but something I didn’t mind chopping up!

Next gather buttons of different sizes but make sure they have big holes so you can…

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New Items in my Etsy Shop…

I’ve got  a few new things in my Etsy shop that I’m trying to move before I leave the country…check them out if you’re in the market for some cozy Fall accessories or early Xmas presents!

Tiny little handfelted bunnies…

Baby Bunny-Front 2


Cowls and Headbands for fall…


Check out my shop online for more items and photos.  I should have a few pairs of armwarmers up soon as well!