Well, it's almost the end of the second month of the year. Time flies when you're having fun right? Time flies even when you're not having fun as well...it's all relative. February is a good month for us in Australia, it means the hot weather is starting to be less than the temperature of the… Continue reading
New listing ready for Halloween. We don't do much Halloween here in Australia, but the retail stores keep trying to make us do Halloween. But it doesn't need to be Halloween to use these cake decorations. A few years back my sister got married so it was my task to organise the Bridal Shower. My… Continue reading New Etsy Listing For Halloween
Ruby Canoe Design mostly uses Kaisercraft paper, which I love. I have a huge stock of them in the studio and, maybe once a month, buy a bit more of the colours I need...until last week! I was a little (a lot) horrified to find my local supplier is no longer stocking Kaisercraft and is… Continue reading Kaisercraft Paper American Craft Paper
Been super busy this week, designing and cutting, cutting and designing. So I decided to take today off and watch a bunch of Project Runway episodes. And got all inspired! I really wanted to drag out the old sewing machine and the overlocker, but couldn't be bothered. Instead I got a pair of scissors, paper… Continue reading Paper Dressed to Impress
Here is another listing from the SCATTERFLIES range, by Ruby Canoe Design. Ain't she pretty? These Scatterflies are great to use at a wedding, toss them across the wedding tables, make your own back drops or garlands or even decorate some cupcakes with them! In the next few days (more likely weeks) I am thinking… Continue reading Hot Pink Butterflies
So, have you heard of Scatterflies? Probably not, cause I just made it up. I decided to do a new line of products for my Etsy shop. Complete with proper big girl packaging. And here is the completed product. Scatterflies. Hand punched paper cutouts of butterflies, dragonflies, and hearts...so far. There are currently 27 in… Continue reading Psst! Have You Heard Of Scatterflies?
Well I actually made myself a little something last week. &! A paper cutout of and ampersand with a nice little spray of flowers. 🙂 Simple and lovely. When I actually go window shopping I always admire the big & that some specialty shops have on display, do you know the ones I mean? Big… Continue reading And Loving It…
A very long list of Kaisercraft paper colours, for those that need it! Coconut Licorice Smoke Elephant Ears Steel Mineral Eggshell Coffee Bean Chocolate Mocha Cookie Latte Vanilla Forest Moss Khaki Olive Fern Avocado Willow Aloe Toffee Spiced Pumpkin Cheddar Sunshine Buttercup Tangerine Papaya Burnt Orange Blush Fuzzy Peach Burgundy Cherry Tomato Scarlett Watermelon Bubblegum… Continue reading List of Kaisercraft Paper Names:
Check out the new additions to my Etsy Shop, and buy lots or even all of them if you would like. Go on you know you want to! If not just go and have a look and keep me in mind for any weddings or parties or such. Hope you had a nice New Year.… Continue reading Something New At Ruby Canoe
Well school is ending here in Australia, for another year. The grade 12 "kids" finished up a few weeks ago, the grade 11's and 10's finished yesterday and I think most of the other grades finish this week and next week. This year has gone so fast, says everyone over 35. It certainly has. I… Continue reading Bird House Party Favours
Spent a fair bit of time on this and I love it. The carriages are little bird houses tied with red ribbon. Just posted it on my facebook page, I just wish that I could have taken some outside shots of this but mother nature had some other ideas. We have just had a… Continue reading Ferris Wheel Fun
A special gift for a special Prep teacher. To be delivered this week. You can find it in my Etsy Store. Australian school will all be finishing in the next 4 weeks and these Teacher Thank You Gifts are selling like hot cakes...I love hot cakes! And I love to sell things on Facebook and… Continue reading Teacher Owl Gift
I love vintage dresses and patterns. A few days ago I scored a little pad of beautiful vintage papers just the right size for origami. I had all intentions of doing some origami dresses all week but was just too busy...I have sold quite a few of the Teacher Poem Paper Art piece and it's… Continue reading Vintage Origami Dresses
I haven't stuck any of the pieces down yet, but I love this! I will put it up for sale in my Etsy store today for those of you living in Australia...be quick school finishes shortly. I already have 8 of these to do just via my facebook page...just wanted to share...gotta fly! Have an… Continue reading A Teacher’s Pressie For Chrissie!
A new listing on my etsy store. Australia only, unless you're desperate...money talks 🙂 I received my Silhouette Cameo this week and this is my first piece. Hopefully many to come. I have found this machine to be wonderful, so far. The software is easy to use and the outcomes limitless. It's also great that… Continue reading Love Tree
I have just discovered an app called "Paper" on the Ipad. It might take a bit of practise but I am really enjoying it. The basic app is free with additions available...the additions start at $1.99 and go up to $7.49. Really worth a look and a play. Have fun people...if you do have Paper… Continue reading Paper 53.
I have completed a bit more on this piece. A bit of a close up of the paper boat, which I am very happy with. Tossing up whether or not to add a neck and a shoulder with a tattoo of an anchor on it...I might just pencil it in and see how it looks.… Continue reading Paper Boat Girl. In Progress. Updated.
I did this one when I first started experimenting with painting. I found that the best way to explore new techniques was to head on over to youtube (of course). As you know it has everything you never knew you wanted to know and more. I found a subject I was interested in, which was… Continue reading Two Painted Ladies.