Mess Free Painting | Messy Play

Want to do messy play, but hate the mess? I love this painting in a bag idea!   One of the hardest things of having a bubba, is finding the time to be creative, the solution getting creative with him! The benefits of messy play with babies is well known, they love the sensory experience. … Continue reading Mess Free Painting | Messy Play


Needle felt Wizard Tutorial

As promised, here's the tutorial to turn you needle felt body into a Wizard! (Click here for the body tutorial, in case you missed it!) For the dress... Pull a piece of roving just wide enough to cover the chest, spilt the ends in half for the arms.  Place acros the front of chest, fold … Continue reading Needle felt Wizard Tutorial

Needle Felt Fairy Tutorial (body)

  Needle felting is still pretty new to me, I started when pregnant as my ever growing belly meant sitting at the sewing machine (and indeed reaching the sewing machine)  was rather uncomfortable! Needle felt, I could with my feet up on the sofa! As always, I watched a few videos, studied a few pictures … Continue reading Needle Felt Fairy Tutorial (body)

Orren’s Baby Quilt

Wow, over a year since my last post, I was away longer than I  thought. But I have been busy...this meme springs to mind! I spent most of my pregnancy making his quilt and having made quilts for other babies I was very excited to finally making one I'd get to keep for my own buba! … Continue reading Orren’s Baby Quilt

Felt Cloud | Bonsai Hewes

For a first attempt I'm quiet pleased with my little felt rain cloud! The felt originally came from a gift, which was supposed to make a bird, but this proved to be way beyond my crafting capabilities. So it sat in a draw for months on end, waiting for some good old Pinterest inspiration! The … Continue reading Felt Cloud | Bonsai Hewes

Evie Baby Quilt

My first thought, after hearing my friend's exciting news that she was expecting her first baby, was to congratulate her, my second thought was about the quilt I was going to make! Not knowing that the baby was a little girl when I started I opted for a mix of bright colours, hopefully to capture baby' … Continue reading Evie Baby Quilt

San Francisco Photography

The City Taking a Seaplane from Sausalito, a short drive across the Golden Gate Bridge,  we got some amazing views of the city from the air, including some of San Francisco's most icon landmarks like Alcatraz, AT&T park, Palace of Fine Arts and the Golden Gate Bridge! We took a stroll around Pier 39 to see the … Continue reading San Francisco Photography