December 17, 2008

I know I posted about 5 minutes ago, but the friendly young postie just knocked at my door and delivered me MY TINNIE!!! I rushed back into the house to open it How pretty is that? Wrapped in brown paper and string. And a mystery little package on top! welcome to my tinnie! 4 or …

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Some days you just want to have someone send you something in the mail

December 16, 2008

Today I found Tinniegirl, a woman from Melbourne who sells ace old tins packed full of crafting treasures through her store on etsy. I love this idea! Imagine getting a package with a beautiful old tin, and inside some fat quarters, some buttons and other lovely things. That’d so make any crafty person’s day! I …

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awwe, shucks :)

December 10, 2008

I’ve been featured in another blog! Em over at EmBellSH in Brisbane woke to find a large python on her budgie cage outside (and features a photo of it) so she did a Four Favourites from Etsy on a Snake theme. My snake charmer doll, Saskia was one of those four. You can check out …

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While She Naps

November 24, 2008

I’ve just discovered a beautiful soft sculpture artist, Abby of While She Naps, who makes, amongst other things, incredibly beautiful birds. She’s just posted a really interesting photography journey of making a peacock which you should check out. But I found her for her beautiful teacup pin cushions. She buys antique teacup and saucer sets …

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more Halloween mentions!

October 20, 2008

Jennifer from Handmade Crafty Goodness listed my marionette as part of her Halloween showcase! That’s so lovely of her 🙂 There’s some cute prints and a couple of adorable dolls too, so pop on over and check it out! Thanks Jennifer!

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awwe shucks!

October 10, 2008

I’ve been featured on Roadside Scholar’s blog! It’s titled Spooky Halloween Shopping and it features my Ghost and Grave Playset. It’s alongside some ace halloween goodness from other places, a Mega Scary Robot, some cool candles of the skull-and-crossbones variety as well as some tin pumpkins, and some very pretty 2d work. In other news, …

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Spreadin’ the Love

October 10, 2008

Being a self employed artist is many things. Sometimes it’s wonderful, when you sit down and realise that you’re being paid for things you love to do anyway, and sometimes it’s painful, when you’re doing something that you’ve done so often that it’s no longer quite as fun as it once was, and sometimes it’s …

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and so it begins

September 29, 2008

Wandering around fellow DUSTer sites, I came across Kylie B’s blog, which had this sentance as the start of the latest entry: I have been reading a lot on Blogs and forums that’s sales on Etsy have been slowing and mainly due to the World economics, its quite scary to hear all this happening. So …

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my tale of woe

September 28, 2008

Oh, it’s a sad, ongoing saga… I met up with a friend of mine a few months ago and she was wearing a beautiful crocheted scarf and hood combo, which I complimented her on. She told me that she had crocheted it herself and she’d make me one if I wanted. I was very thrilled, …

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