Thursday, April 30, 2009

New Beginnings

Since the first day of grade prep, Harry and Jack have had the same lovely teacher, tomorrow will be her last day at school, as she is leaving to have her first baby. So exciting for her, but we will miss her a lot! We gave her one of
these and this I found this picture of Grace and I to share, I ♥ ♥ ♥ new babies! Leah

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

National Scrapbooking Day

This Saturday is National Scrapbooking day, I do plan to scrap at least one page! If you would like some scrapping inspiration pop into Craft Queen I hope that you are enjoying your day, it is so lovely and sunny here! Leah

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Make it and Love it!

Here is a lovely blog Make it and Love it. there are lots of tutorials that I would love to try! Not much news to share, so I thought that I would post this cute photo. Our Gracie girl and her sweet little cousin Ava. Have a lovely day! Leah

Monday, April 27, 2009

PinkLizzy sews is having a Giveaway!

I just love these little skirts created by
PinkLizzyfromAus If you visit Rachel's lovely blog you can win one of these arty skirts of your very own, please pop into her etsy shop and have a look around! have a lovely Monday! Leah

Saturday, April 25, 2009

Peppermint Magazine

Hello, did I mention that one of my Easter bunnies was featured the new Peppermint magazine? A lovely surprise! I must get to bed, I have to work tomorrow, I have only worked one shift since Grace was born, yikes! Enjoy your Sunday. Leah

Friday, April 24, 2009

Another project

Hello, I was going to post some of my favourite Friday handmade finds but I thought that I would tell you about my latest project, which isn't really "crafty" at all. My little Harry and I have started the MEND program. MEND = Mind Exercise Nutrition Do It! Our first session was fantastic, we will be attending 2 nights per week for the whole semester! It's a big commitment for us with the other 3 kids to organise, but I am feeling all inspired, so wish us luck! Have a healthy weekend! Leah

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Bed time stories

Hello, I bought these books recently from an op shop for my little Jack. He loves them and asks me to read them to him each night. There were lots of them at the shop for 20cents each, why oh why didn't I buy them all?? they have all been sold now! I hope that you are enjoying your week! Leah

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Another Granny

Hello, I am still trying to blog each day in the hope that it generates some more traffic to my Etsy shop Not much to share today, although I have a very long "to do" list. Here is another Granny, I'm enjoying these, you can see lots of them right here Flickr is another one of my favourite places to visit. These 4 children are keeping me very busy! Toby's favourite saying at the moment, I may need to scrapbook it, "Mum, I love you to bits and bits and bits untill the chair breaks" The chair?? Have a lovely day! Leah

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Please click!

<----- See that button right there? If you click, it should take you to the Etsy Artist of The Day, which just happens to be me today, Yay! Leah

some scrapping to share

hello, I made this yesterday, I really need to take more pictures of my boys, I'm a bit obsessed with "girly" things at the moment! Have a great day! Leah

Monday, April 20, 2009

Bobby pins

Hello, I just love bobby pins, I was reading the Sunday magazine yesterday and there was a whole article about how they are the hottest hair trend on the catwalk this season! I have lots of hair, so I popped over to this lovely shop Michvanetta and treated myself to these. I love them and can't wait to receive them in the mail ♥
Have a lovely Monday! Leah

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Another sweet handmade giveaway

I love this photo, we are a family of animal lovers. If you would like to win this lovely handmade collar, pop on over to
the Modern Pet it's quick, easy and free to enter. Thanks for dropping in! Leah

Saturday, April 18, 2009

A Granny a Day until the end of May!

Hello, if you click on that new little box right over there on the side bar it will take you to the new project that I am taking part in, A Granny a Day. I know, I have too many projects already! Here is my first Granny. My pattern comes from this lovely blog Atic24 I'm still learning to crochet from a pattern, I'm getting there. I hope to make a blanket. Have a lovely Saturday! Leah

Friday, April 17, 2009

Favourites for Friday



these are 2 of my favourite finds for this week, Have a lovely weekend! Leah

Thursday, April 16, 2009

More photos

Hello, here is a page I scrapped for
Craft Queen recently. A photo I found sitting on my messy scrapping table of my children 12 months ago! The first photo was taken at Easter. There are lots more lovely scrapping projects to look at in the Craft Queen Gallery I'm taking Grace to have some professional photo's taken today. Have a lovely day! Leah

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

The Party

Hello, here are a few of the party photos that I need to edit, I should be able to scrap some of these, we all had a lovely day! Thanks for stopping by! Leah

Sunday, April 12, 2009


Hello, this little baby of mine will be ONE tomorrow ♥ ♥ Here are all of the sweet treats that I created with the 3 boys this morning for the party. Do you like her little cake?? you may have to click on the pictute to have a closer look. I had to have a lunch time nap by the time we were finished!! Too much excitement after the easter bunny etc etc! Have a very happy Sunday! Leah

Friday, April 10, 2009

Another Scottie Dog Giveaway!

Hello, those 2 little Easter chicks were well received today which was lovely, it is so fun to have some little girls in the family to make things for! Now here is a lovely blog feature and a very cute giveaway
An Exploration of creativity please pop in and leave a comment to enter. I have been watching a little bit of The Good Friday Appeal such an amazing cause, I can't believe that we were some of those parents staying at that same hospital with our baby only months ago, but thanks to the Royal Children's hospital we have a very happy, healthy and cute as a button, almost one year old!! So we have donated! That's a long post for me!! I hope that you are enjoying your Easter! Leah

Thursday, April 9, 2009

2 little easter chics!

I had so much fun making these for 2 special little girls, the free tutorial
is right here
Molly Chicken would have to be one of my all time favourite blogs ♥
Can't wait to see you again tomorrow Hary and Bye for now Leah

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Spring Sweetness

Hello, I received this gorgeous package in the mail today, I could hardly capture just how lovely all of these little bits and bobs really are with my camera! These are from my "Vintage Spring Sweetness swap" partner Tammy The little package that I posted Tammy seems so plain in comparison to what I received! Thanks so much Tammy ♥
I must be off, our washing machine has been at the repair shop AGAIN for 3 days, so guess what I need to do for the rest of today! Bye for now, don't forget to visit Mixtape. Thanks for visiting! Leah

Tuesday, April 7, 2009


Hello, I discovered this wonderful Magazine at the Stiches and Craft Show Mixtape. I had a quick chat to Justine, she produces this wonderful publication at home! If you click on the link you can enter Mixtape's most recent giveaway, you may be lucky enough to win a spotty, chenille scottie! A big hello to my 2 beautiful boys having a holiday with Granny ♥ ♥ Leah

Vintage easter eggs

I love these, pop into this beautiful blog! Betty and Violet I'm disappointed that I missed the giveaway! I have been scrapping, so I will share some of that tomorrow. Bye for now, Leah

Sunday, April 5, 2009

Be Quick for a chance to win this bunny!

I know, I posted about this lovely blog just a few days ago, but I forgot to mention this giveaway, it closes tonight so pop on over and enter for a chance to win this cute little bunny! Edaward and Lilly Have a happy Sunday! Leah

Saturday, April 4, 2009

A selvage Tutorial

The tutorial for making one of these gorgeous cushions can be found right
here at the lovely Moda bakeshop blog. Another very tallented "selvage lady" has a blog right here I saw Jodie's fabulous work "in real life" at the Melbourne Stitches and Craft show, amazing! Have a happy weekend! Leah

Friday, April 3, 2009

Edward and Lilly

Edward and Lilly are sending all of these gorgeous handmade bunnies to the Victorian Bushfire victims, they are so sweet! You can read all about it right here on their blog. Have a happy Friday! Leah

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Party cakes part 2

Vintage Lucy's
Chic Baby Rose
I love these cute little cupcake toppers, both of these etsy stores are well stocked with gorgeous vintage inspired "girly" goodies. Click on the link under each photo and have a look around! Have a happy Wednesday! Leah