…31 minutes for 31 days…

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There’s something about October that has me signing up for month-long projects all over the place. Along with blogtoberfest, I also generally participate in 31 Minutes For 31 Days, a mainly instagram based project focusing on completing 31 minutes of creative activity every day during October. I first came across it in 2015, and normally I just dedicate the month to WIP busting, but this

…blogtober 2018…

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Almost every year, going all the way back to 2012 (2013 I missed due to having a four week old baby, 2016, I’m not really sure why I didn,t do it), I have done a daily posting challenge in October, that back in the heyday of blogging and linky parties, used to be known as Blogtoberfest. It’s a great way, I’ve found, to improve my

…beeswax food wraps…

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The fun of having two blogs, is every now and then, things I want to blog about fit on both of them, and it’s almost a flip a coin thing to decide which blog gets what post. Normally, I would keep the post to just one of the blogs, but I’m going to cheat a little today, and share a post on both. This project

…Kindle Cover 2.0…

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Three weeks into September, and we are well and truly in the thick of birthday season. There has been more cake than we are capable of eating. Countdowns and sleepless nights and early mornings and a rolling festival of celebrating our four favourite little people. This year, our beautiful Bear turned 12. TWELVE. I’m not really sure how that happened. He’s at that awkward in

…Story Time Sampler – Lady Shallot…

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Between homeschooling, and spending our weekends at the farm, I’ve found a lot of my time is spent doing portable handcrafts that I can sneak in in the five minutes the kids are all working on their lessons, or for half an hour sitting in the sun as the kids help daddy in the garden. Over winter, my rainbow wave blanket has seen a fair

…do you gnome what I gnome…

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When we first started talking about homeschooling, I very early on fell in love with the Steiner style of schooling – it felt like such a good fit for our family, and gave us lots of options for working around our various concerns that led to us wanting to homeschool in the first place. As I surfed Pinterest, something that came up a lot were

…mini stationery case…

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It’s funny, how in my last post I felt like all I was posting was a backlog of challenge projects, and nothing much in the way of real-time, what-I’m-making kind of posts. And then a project falls in my lap and we bust out a project in a morning. So what I had planned to share today, from last week’s craftiness, has instead been bumped

…easy polymer clay jewellery bowl…

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The downside of having been away from this space is that I have quite a back-log of projects that I haven’t shared, and a challenge I am really behind on, and it feels a bit like that’s all I’m blogging about at the minute. I do try and remember that random craft projects and jumping around is kind of what I do, and what I

…Hermione’s Everyday Socks…

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For the longest time, I have wanted to knit myself a pair of socks, but it felt like a Really Hard Thing to learn. After seeing so many versions of the Hermione’s Everyday Sock pop up on my instagram feed, I knew it was time to face my sock-fear head on. Except I got to the heels and knitted the wrong side. So I frogged

…on the bookshelf…

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Oh man, August has been such a good month for reading, helped along by my travels for my dōTERRA business. I had a five hour stop-over in Sydney on the way to Adelaide, which saw one book finished, and another started. It got finished at the airport on the way home, and a third book started. I can’t remember how long it’s been since I’ve