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DIY Simple And Effective Feather Craft Ideas....

Feathers are SIMPLY stunning on their own! Add a little sparkle from some glitter, spray paint or even some hundreds and thousands, now we're talking SUPER stunning and stylish. Here you'll find a quick way to "fancy up your feathers", as well as a few crafty ideas on how to use them. Get set to make something 'pretty' special.
You need the following to begin creating: Feathers (of any colour, shape or size)Metallic gold and/or silver spray paintGlitter100s and 1000s (yep! try not to eat them)Clear nail polish Follow the simple steps below and you'll have a bouquet of feathers like these in no time!

Spray Painted Feather Tip
While it truly is as simple as spray painting the tip of a few feathers, you may want to consider  practicing on a stick or some leaves before you get stuck in. I would also recommend wearing gloves (otherwise your nails may be gold by the time you finish). Find yourself a nice clean space outside away from other objects and out of the win…

July // Taking Stock...

OMG! We are almost half way through July already. Where has this year gone? I swear I only just celebrated my son's first birthday. Now we are only 3 months away from his second birthday. That and my daughter is ever closer to starting BIG school, which I'm SO not ready for either.  
Winter has really kicked in too! How are you dealing with the cold? Are you a fan or do you prefer the heat of summer? Must say, I do rather like being cosy under a warm blanket than sweating my bum off. However, I tend to eat way more in the cold weather... Oh well! 

Well seeing as we are now in the second half of the year, and the last time I did a 'taking stock' post was at the beginning of the year, I thought it would be fitting to do it again now...so here we go...

Actually can I just add... How much life can change in just 6 months is pretty awesome hey... 
What has changed for you that you never expected?

Making: Spray painting sticks gold and weaving... lots of prep work going on for th…

The Handmade Series // Capturing Your Dreams...

Hi Everyone,

This month on 'The Handmade Series' I have a special treat for you. I'd love you to meet a fellow blogger and talented creator of these stunning bo-ho dreamcatchers...the lovely Ashlea Kerr. Glamour Coastal Living, a 'life and style' blog, is her place to hang out. Ashlea shares wonderful delicious food ideas, DIY projects, renovating and takes us through some spectacular coastal styled homes week to week.
Getting to know Ashlea through her blog and over social media has been such a pleasure and I'm thrilled to get to know her more. Ashlea's answers to a few questions tells us a little about herself and her gorgeous creations. I do hope you enjoy this edition. Ashlea and I have also put together a tutorial to show you how to create simple and effective feather craft so be sure to pop back in a few days.

1. Describe yourself in ten words? Kind, punctual, practical, a dreamer, an over-analyser, reliable, creative, adventurous, big heart, wife.
2. What…