Sunday, 21 September 2014


I'm getting super excited about going to the US! 
Just 11 days! 

This week was my last week doing my second job (I was a nanny to my cousin). Which means, I've got all the free time in the world to put into travel prep! I still work at the op shop on weekends but I've only got two more shifts before we leave! 

As a bit of a treat that I'm not super exhausted and don't have to work all this week, I went with James to Coolart Wetlands and Homestead on the Peninsula. Not that this place looks much like your traditional Australian homestead. It looks more like Ripponlea.

 It's a lovely place to go to with beautiful gardens and the beach about a 10 minute walk from the house. James is sporting a hat I knitted from the Tiny Owl Knits book, Woodland Knits

Jeans: De Jour
Top: Big W
Cardigan: handmade by me
1940's Boots: Etsy
Doctor Who Scarf: ClearIT
Sunnies: Forever 21
Pattern for James's Hat

Monday, 15 September 2014

Kitty Make Up Bag

James and I are a little over 2 weeks away from heading off on a month long adventure around the USA! I'm getting super pumped! 

However, I've realised that since I've started wearing make up more often and applying it with proper brushes and such, the little make up bag I had before wasn't going to cut it for this trip. I wanted all of my cosmetics together in a nice little bag I could easily grab. 
So, I decided to make one! 

I looked at my stash and chose pink and stripes because that's a lot of my choices right now...
I searched Pinterest for some DIY's and found this one. I highly recommend it! It was super easy to follow and put together. 

I did a bit more finishing off than in the instructions, such as pressing seams and stitching down the little holes left around the zipper ends. Oh and the cat ears!

Since this was so easy, I think I might make a matching toiletries bag and maybe even put a face on the bag...