Friday, December 14, 2012

is it a bird...


the Father and Son have been building an aviary and the Fatcat thought it would be a cool place to hang out....
 
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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

pillow fight


waterproof fabric +  polystyrene chips =

Floating Cushion :-)
PS Dont worry about polysyrene chips on the floor because the dog will think it is food and eat them before you have a chance to clean it up...
PSS remember to tell husband pool is going green...
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Saturday, December 8, 2012

this and that


This is my attempt to disguise the Wii and speaker on the mantle...

this a gorgeous find in my friend Sue's vintage shop
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Thursday, December 6, 2012

cape splendour


Today was simply one of those perfect Cape days when you just had to be on a mountain
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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Sunday, December 2, 2012

better late than never


Cut the tops off 24 paper bags

Stamp numbers on sticky Christmas labels

Punch holes in top of bag, pop in chocolates, tie up

Hang bags on a tree. Eat remaining chocolates.
Only 2 days overdue...
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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

a quick disappearing 9-patch runner


This is my favourite quilting pattern.
I may never need to learn another
Cut 9 squares the same size and sew together

Cut into 4

Rearrange and sew into a paatern you like

Make 5 more and sew up a Christmas runner
(apologies for poor photo quality )
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Sunday, November 25, 2012

Saturday, November 24, 2012

dancing angels



We had a dance competition at one of the local primary schools
this morning and these lovely angels were keeping watch over us
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Friday, November 16, 2012

art culture


One of the things I admire in my kids is their artistic abilities.
Its something I just cant do.
This was the Boys Art project this term..

And this was the Girl's....
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Thursday, November 15, 2012

fatcat christmas


I found this sweet fabric at the Quilt Shop today...


...it reminded me of this fellow....
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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

an epic excercise


Not much has happened on the home front,
but I have been involved int sorting this...

into this!
These items were donated by parents towards putting together 500 craft kits
for the boys to do as a community project on Epic.

We packed bracelet kits

50 pot plant kits

Cracker kits
  


Klikkety-klik boxes

plastic soccer ball kits

Activity boxes

kits for making sock puppets

musical instruments

candle holders
 

Christmas card kits

and wooden spoon angels.
Hope they have fun making them 
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