Monthly Archives: December 2013

Highway to Gauteng – The Steve and Juju edition

One thing we have been hearing about recently are the E-tolls which have been put into effect in Gauteng. There’s been uproar on social media about the implementation, though I do think that if that outrage was used to actually fight the battle instead of a quick update from your own bed we may have […]

Now playing… Playlist update 19 Dec 2013

Alright… We are getting ready for our road trip. 2 weeks, lots of driving and seeing most of the South Coast of South Africa. We are will be doing about 1200km, so we are looking for loads of car music. There will be the oldies CDs and our all time favourites, but I also love […]

Material Hearts – A great way to decorate anything!

I just received a very special comment on my blog from the friend who I made the quilted runner for, and then I remembered the fabric hearts I made for her Kitchen Tea gift. Supper simple to make and pretty on anything (at this point she was getting a sneak peek of her wedding present […]

A quick sewing project – the tablet cover

  Ok, last craft update for now. This cover was so easy to make. I actually saw a picture and made my own pattern from scratch. It’s really nice to have the pocket on the front to put your cables and things in, and stops the screen from getting scratched.

Cards and Tags

  Just a quick show off of the latest cards and tags I made. Notice the heavy Christmas theme :).

My first quilting project – quilted runner

  My first quilted project :). This was a present for a friend’s wedding, so I’m hoping that she has opened it after all the celebrations on the weekend. I had so much fun picking out the fabrics and finding out the best way to put this together. The bug has definitely bitten me, and […]

Music Canvases

These were a fun present that I did for Chris this year. I took three of our favourite songs (“I will Wait” by Mumford and Sons, “Some Nights” by Fun and “Ho Hey” by The Lumineers) and wrote some of our favourite lyrics on sheet music that had been glued to canvas. Little bit of […]