Wednesday, 30 July 2008

Australian Fathers Day Reminder

Australians, don't forget it is Fathers Day on Sunday September 7th. Why don't you look at my buddys' store, Southernscraps, I am sure she will make you a special card for your special Dad.

This is a great sample of her work. If you have an idea of what you want send my buddy a convo through her Etsy store or if you like what you see here, go get it before it's too late.

Sunday, 20 July 2008

The Baby Of The Family

Seeing our little one trying to sleep the other night had us in fits of laughter. He was all over the place.

First this way.

Then this way.

And this way. This was the funniest.

He is also one of those dogs that gets inside the covers when you have a lie in and curls up either between yourlegs so you can't move, or best, curls up round your tummy like a little hot water bottle.

Thursday, 17 July 2008

Gift Idea #4

Want to keep in touch with loved ones, dear friends and family or would you like someone to keep in touch with you? This notecard and gift set is ideal for yourself or as a gift for someone else.
The beautiful paper purse has hydrangeas and butterflies on the front and back. The front is accented with glitter and a blue rhinestone. Inside is a set of four notecards with matching envelopes and cute little envelope seals. Another gorgeous creation from Southernscraps at
From myself you could add a little touch of dangle with my Blue Ice Earrings. Created with blue glass cats eyes and Swarovski crystals attached to a silver tone metal snowflake. What a great combination.

Monday, 14 July 2008

My Clever Hubby

OK so I do moan alot about him and the rubbishy bike bits he leaves lying around. Now, I am a little bit, yep, just a little bit, proud of his work in progress. Just a few more bits and it will be complete so I can't praise him yet or it will never get completed!
This was all in pieces, rust in places and battered. He filled places, rubbed it down and had it resprayed. Bit sore on the bum at the moment with no seat!!!

Saturday, 12 July 2008

Papercrafts by Southernscraps

All you have to do is look at the array of papercraft items in Southernscraps Etsy store . Her main focus is cards, scrapbooks, notecards and gift tags but there is much more. Just check out her Flickr too. If you see something you like and you want the style, wording or colour changed just send a convo I am sure she will help.

Just a few samples of Southernscraps work to wet your appetite.

Wednesday, 9 July 2008

Gift Idea #3

I so enjoy looking through Southernscraps goodies in her Etsy store. I have found another beautiful card which would go great with one of my items.

Doesn't this card look gorgeous with the ribbon and buckle on it which is actually made from a soda can tab. How original and a great way to recycle.

Below is my creation called "Memories of Grandma" bracelet. Made from lampwork beads, Swarovski crystals, Czech glass and Indian silver beads. Why "Memories of grandma"? I don't really know but as soon as this design was put together it reminded me of her. Maybe she had something similar or was she looking over me and admiring this one. I would love to know!

Saturday, 5 July 2008

JET Team goes blue

A big thank you to DesignsbyCher for this beautiful blue treasury which contains my stunning blue bracelet.

JET team rocks with the blues!

Friday, 4 July 2008

Gift Idea #2

Another little idea for that special person in your life.

This gorgeous handmade card by Southernscraps

teamed with my handmade lampwork and sterling silver bracelet.

Thursday, 3 July 2008

Silkfair Front Page

Well Vandiva and I hit the front page of Silkfair the other day. Wicked!!

Silkfair is an online marketplace where you can buy and sell anything from anywhere. Silkfair makes the experience of buying and selling fun and easy! Silkfair is designed to be faster, easier and very cost effective in selling. There are no startup costs to start selling.

Check it out - free listing. They are a friendly bunch and listen to suggestions.

Wednesday, 2 July 2008

Gift Ideas #1

Just listed and very much loved is this gorgeous Blue Goldstone and Sodalite bracelet. The ideal gift for someone special or a treat for yourself. Check my store for more details.
Put this together with a cute gift tag like this one from Southernscraps at you have a winning combination.