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Good New Year News

January 6, 2009

Oh, ok, so maybe I’m dorky, but I’m always thrilled when someone buys something of mine. It makes me feel warm and special and happy. And I’m telling you this because someone just bought my baby Yeti off Etsy! Ta taa! When I first started on Etsy, I had two sales pretty quickly and then …

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Tutorial – Awesomely Luxurious Doll Hair

January 2, 2009

How do you make good dolls hair? It’s something that I’ve been experimenting with for a while, trying different things and the other day I re-discovered an awesome way to do it. Weirdly enough it was something I first used in about year 7 to make a judges wig from carpet strands. But now, with …

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2009 and a confession

December 31, 2008

Happy new year to you all! I hope you all have a wonderful year, filled with love and joy and laughter and friendship, good food and wonderful experiences. I’m all stocked about 2009. I have a feeling it’s going to be great! I’ve got about a million plans for what I want to do with …

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Craft mirrors

December 22, 2008

My grandmother was very artistic. She could take any image at all and copy it perfectly. She used to lament because she couldn’t draw out of her imagination, but truly could copy anything perfectly. It was a staggering talent and one I always admired and secretly wished I had. But it suddenly occurred to me …

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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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photo love

December 9, 2008

I’m selling some stuff on Ebay, trying to declutter the life while earning some cash. Anyway, I’ve had these three necklaces for years and I don’t want them anymore, so up they go! I always find it better to show things like that on someone, to give the buyer a better idea of how it …

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tutorial: Dead simple cushion covers

November 5, 2008

These cushion covers are really, really simple. You’ll need a design in mind, something simple is better to start, some material and a needle and thread. THat’s it. Fleece is perfect for this project, it’s soft and warm and inviting and, best of all, it doesn’t need hemming, so it makes it a much faster …

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Sydney exhibition

October 26, 2008

I am in an exhibition in Sydney that opens Thursday 6th of Nov. It’s part of the Bike Festival and it’s on at the At The Vanishing Point gallery, in Newtown. It’s being curated by Mitra Jovanovic, who is being mentored by the gallery, and it’s been a really interesting process, beig curated by someone …

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The Arts Centre job

October 23, 2008

Chookas is The Arts Centre’s festival it runs for kids every year. The theme this year is a circus/Dr Suess one and it’s going to look ace! One of the producers contacted me a week and a half ago, they needed 50 Front of House uniforms for the guys, and I had a 11 days …

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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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