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Our laundry makeover on Curbly!

I think it’s safe to say that this is the biggest home project I’ve ever undertaken. Although I may be a dab hand at small crafts, room makeovers aren’t my forte so I generally stay well away. With my lack of knowledge around power tools, I have (quite well founded) fears that I’ll put a

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Strawberry patch desktop and iPad wallpaper

The first of June arrived and bam! Like clockwork, Sydney turned on the winter weather. It’s been cold, wet and windy all week, and while I’d usually relish the idea of cosying up indoors with a blanket and Netflix, being stuck inside with a bored toddler isn’t half as much fun. So I’ve been channelling

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DIY origami wall art for Curbly

Having lived with bare walls for the better part of a decade, I’ve become a bit addicted to hunting for wall art. It’s a lot of fun to see a piece and imagine how it might transform the look of my living room (or bedroom, or heck any room really because I’ve got blank walls

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Friday faves | The birthday edition

At 11.18pm today, my little girl turns one. I truly can’t believe it. As clichéd as it sounds, it feels like only yesterday that I met her for the first time when the midwife placed her on my chest, red and wrinkled and bawling her eyes out. As the weather gets colder, those memories of

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Printable confetti party invitations

Tomorrow Lauren turns 1, can you believe it? I sure can’t – I’m really not ready for my baby girl to be growing up so fast! Nevertheless, planning for her birthday has put me in a party mood, so I decided to make up some printable invitations that you can use at your own kids’

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Make and Tell prints now on fabric!

I don’t think I’ve ever said this out loud before, but it’s my dream to one day design patterns for a living. There’s something about putting even just that sentence out into the world that’s kind of scary – like somehow by saying it I’m going to jinx myself and this big, crazy goal of

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Bouquet desktop and iPad wallpaper

In a somewhat random but interesting turn of events, this is the month when we celebrate mums, this year marks my first ever Mother’s Day and it just so happens that this is also the week Make and Tell turns 4. Now if all of that doesn’t call for a nice bunch of flowers, then

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Printable tattoo Mother’s Day cards

Nothing says love quite like permanent ink. But if you’re not ready to take the plunge and get a tattoo this Mother’s Day, give your mum the next best thing with this tattoo greeting card! Pair it with her favourite chocolates, or a beautiful bunch of flowers and breakfast in bed to really make your

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Allergic to mornings printable wall art

If I thought I was allergic to mornings before I had a baby, that was nothing compared to how morning-averse I am now. It’s common for us to be up at 5.30/6am as our little girl wakes with the sunrise, and while you’d think that I’d have become accustomed to all the early starts, it’s

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Printable sundae gift tags

Make and Tell turns 4 at the end of this month, and while I don’t usually make a fuss over birthdays, lately I’ve been itching for an excuse to create new patterns. So I thought, what better way to celebrate than to whip up some birthday freebies for you and do some sketching at the

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