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Lesson 5: Painted Plant Pots

So, this week someone suggested painting plant pots and we ran with that as you can probably see. Our apartment is full of plants and our local supermarkets tempt me with cute little leafy greens and succulents every time I go in. That said, I have done a little pot decorating in my time and love a colourful home for my plant children. I have also ended up with a tonne of plastic pots that I can't bear to throw away - any plant lovers out there relate?

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Lesson 4: Carnaval Mask

The Project Here in the south Netherlands the end of winter means one thing - CARNAVAL! Particularly in Maastricht where I am, this festival is alive and well and everyone in the city is required to either celebrate whole-heartedly or get the hell out of dodge. I know quite a few people who choose the… Continue reading Lesson 4: Carnaval Mask

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Lesson 3: Valentine’s String Art Heart

The Project This post includes affiliate links for Amazon which will give me a small commission on any items you buy through the link at no extra cost to you - win/win! Is anyone else in slight shock that it's February already?! I cannot believe how fast this year is going. For this month, the… Continue reading Lesson 3: Valentine’s String Art Heart

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Koala Teething Ring (Crochet Project)

This post includes affiliate links for Amazon which will give me a small commission on any items you buy through the link at no extra cost to you - win/win! Along with my cute (even if I do say so myself) polymer clay creations, I have been brainstorming other crafty goodies to make to raise… Continue reading Koala Teething Ring (Crochet Project)

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Lesson 2: Beginners Chunky Cowl or Ear Warmer

After the success of our first women's craft group meet-up I decided to tackle something a bit trickier - crochet! Crochet is something I taught myself through videos and online tutorials and is definitely one of my favourite cold weather crafts. As it's currently winter in the Netherlands, I see so much crochet and knitwear… Continue reading Lesson 2: Beginners Chunky Cowl or Ear Warmer

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Aussie Animal Jewellery (Polymer Clay)

2020 is a pretty scary place. As an Australian living a long way from home in the Netherlands, watching my country burn has been terrifying and heartbreaking. Although we've had some close calls, my family has been very lucky to not to lose anything precious but watching from afar, I have often felt pretty helpless.… Continue reading Aussie Animal Jewellery (Polymer Clay)

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Plastic Canvas Thistle

This post includes affiliate links for Amazon which will give me a small commission on any items you buy through the link at no extra cost to you - win/win! Does anyone else have a pile of projects they tackle on and off for months? For me, this plastic canvas thistle has been one of… Continue reading Plastic Canvas Thistle