I have always loved silhouette portraits. I imagined them on the walls of old Victorian era homes, filled with generations of families. There's something so simple about them. But while we may not live in the Victorian era, and there are new cutting machines that make this a breeze, I felt it was something that needs to be… Continue reading How to Make a Silhouette Portrait
Man, it is cold! I honestly can not get over it. The bitter southerly has kicked in and it's kicking our asses! While it's really beautiful out when the sun is shining, I can feel my ears go numb. Time to break out all the winter gear and start layering up. Lots of layers. lots… Continue reading Autumn is here.
December is a HUGE month for us. Jacob's birthday, the boys' birthday, Christmas, New Years, friends and family visiting, the parties and BBQs that happen almost every single weekend... Huge.I'm starting early. Sort of. I started making bows - last year! But I have a list a mile long of everything else I need to… Continue reading Speaking of holidays…
Oh yes. My wool problem has returned. I've taken to making smaller things lately... yes, my five year blanket is still going. Sad. But true.In the past, I've gone into projects without a means to an end or without direction or an end date. So now, I like to think I've learned from my mistakes.… Continue reading Crocheting again…
What a day! Thank you so much EVERYONE that came - near and far!! XThe Birthday BoysThere are heaps more photos....Wee Lewis!Kate and Scarlette. -AWPaul and SilasBoy band! -AWYep. A bit of chaos! -AWPhoenix -AWEtta and Wednesday -AWHappy Birthday to two amazing little men! -AW6 layer rainbow cake(s). Yes, there were two! -AWHenk enjoying some… Continue reading First Birthday, done.
Some road trips around New Zealand.Cape Palliser. 250 steps to the top and back again.Practise makes Perfect!!And our 'Canes FINALLY won at home! Wooooooooh!
Many kudos and congrats to my lovely old friend, Jennifer, who's shop was featured on one of the Daily Etsy Finds! Her work is really gorgeous and I can't even articulate how proud I am of her! She had an amazing amount of hits and traffic to her shop and all because of one email!Here's some of my favourites… Continue reading The Funki Little Frog Shop
Back in New Zealand.Early for the Rugby. South Africa vs. Wales RWC 2011.Slightly cold and damp before the match.Wellington from the dog park.Lucy Dog.Our soon to be 'hood.Kia Ora. Soooooooon! Not that I am stalking our house or anything...After the hail storm...We've had a good first week here in Wellington. I've had some time to get… Continue reading Week One in Wellington.