Yummy homemade hummus – waste-free, vegan, healthy and delicious!

This is my recipe for hummus – which is super easy and super yummy. Make some and keep it in your fridge for school or work lunches, morning or afternoon…

you can do anything, but you can’t do everything

Hey Crafty Peeps! Those of you who love trying, testing, experimenting and exploring new things – you’re my kinda people. You know what I mean – you need to try…

Why I’m teaching ‘a creative year’ ecourse

I thought you might like a little background on my new online course, and why I’m sharing a whole year of Creative Making. For me making is an everyday “need”,…

What would you do with an extra 600 hours a year? Craft of course!

The other night I had a dream that the internet didn’t exist anymore. At all. Nothing. Telephone yes, WWW nope! That meant no emails, no Instagram, no googling, no youtube.…

what does simple living mean to me? and how you can bring it into your life

My simple slow life does not look like what I’ve seen on Instagram or in a Kinfolk magazine. Mostly it’s a mundane-ness that just happens and exists, and while extremely…

what does guilt feel like?

I don’t ‘do’ guilt, I’ve never been interested in taking it on, and have spent a fair bit of my adult life trying to do away with it. Trying to…

watching the light

The change of season has shifted in, it was ever so slight, barely perceptible at first. But I see it now, feel it. Autumn is here and I know that…

Tutorial ~ Naturally Dyed Raffia for Basket Making & a sneaky way to keep it tidy

Since I first got my hands on some raffia and delved deep into basket making, and then shared it with you guys through The Creative Year – there’s been a…

things that made me think of my mama : hand made paper

This past month I’ve been making paper. Using leaves from my garden and a hand made deckle & mold. And while I’ve had my hands immersed in the cold leafy-paper…

parenting truths – their ideals vs mine

My two big kids are of the age now where my alternative ways can sometimes be embarrassing. Where they moan at the things I don’t let them have, the things…


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the value of making mistakes (in an arts practice)

In my workshops – both in person and online – I talk a lot about making mistakes. About allowing the natural errors of being a beginner to guide us in…

homemade tofu & lime miso dipping sauce {vegan}

This past month I’ve been making fresh homemade tofu using this kit I got from Biome*. And we’re all now addicted to the tender, delicate, delicious taste of tofu made…

things that made me think of my mama : hand made paper

This past month I’ve been making paper. Using leaves from my garden and a hand made deckle & mold. And while I’ve had my hands immersed in the cold leafy-paper…

8 tips for creative mamas to find your voice in the family noise

Doing what I do – being an artist, an indie business owner & a mama to 3 noisy kids – is big, hard, mentally exhausting work. I know I talk…

it’s almost Plastic Free July again…. are you ready for the challenge?

Plastic Free July has been the catalyst for many people to change their whole (plastic-free) lives, or has simply been a wonderful and easy way to create small change within…

What would you do with an extra 600 hours a year? Craft of course!

The other night I had a dream that the internet didn’t exist anymore. At all. Nothing. Telephone yes, WWW nope! That meant no emails, no Instagram, no googling, no youtube.…