Lessons from an Industry Expert on Pregnant Belly Plaster Cast Making

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30Apr
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Introducing Robyn Janetzki   Body Painting Industry Expert Robyn Janetzki of Always Wicked Art is also a master of the art of belly casting- the process of making a mold (mould) of your gorgeous bump using ‘plaster of paris’-infused gauze bandage strips. While it is possible to buy a pregnant belly plaster cast kits these days, the process of casting…

Selling handmade stuff online with Pitchi

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11Nov
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Selling handmade stuff online with the new video site, Pitchi This post was in collaboration with Pitchi.   I LOVE handmade and I often spend any downtime I have searching through sites that sell lovely handmade goodies such as upbeat and funky crafts, ceramics, zines, scarfs, sweet silk things, crocheted bits and pieces, and seasonal goodies. (Sadly, this year my…

Rumpelfeltskin Handmade Steiner Toys

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25Nov
handmade steiner toys

Introducing Rumpelfeltskin by Alison Terry You know there is almost nothing better than finding and supporting those who make things by hand. I do LOVE to find those hidden treasures- felters, knitters, potters, painters, writers, curators of gorgeous goods, and gardeners. These people, often women and many times “stay-at-home” (what is that?) mamas who make their work around their children,…

Handmade waldorf toys animals and dollhouse furniture by Organic Kinder

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14Nov
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Shops I love: Introducing Organic Kinder Handmade Waldorf Toys, Animals and Doll House Furniture I’d love to introduce you to Danielle, part-owner of Organic Kinder. I stumbled upon her shop on Made It a few weeks ago, and couldn’t wait to share their delightful handmade waldorf toys animals and dollhouse furniture with you. In the lead-up to Christmas, you might be…

DIY beeswax candle making kits from LuxMi Beeswax Candles

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1Nov
DIY beeswax candle making kits

DIY beeswax candle making kits from LuxMi Beeswax Candles On this first day of November, please give a bright and heart warming welcome to LuxMi Beeswax Candles. I had the pleasure of meeting Michele in Sydney in July and couldn’t wait to share these lovely things with you in the lead up to Christmas. What lovely gifts these kits would…

Eco Party Box Bunting And Garlands and more…

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19Oct
Eco Party Box bunting and garlands

Eco Party Box “bunting and garlands” This is what caught my eye. Gorgeous rainbow-coloured bunting in my favourite shades and with a cute shape. Upon closer look, I realised these bunting were not made from fabric, as I usually see, but from some kind of ‘plastic’-substance. Turns out, it is eco-friendly ‘terraskin’ which is made from discarded construction stone and is…

Tie dye rainbow sheets by The Sunny Daisy Tie-dye Creations

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11Jun
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  Rainbow tie-dyed sheet sets by The Sunny Daisy Tie-dyed Creations   A few weeks ago, my friend Amelia, of The Sunny Daisy Tie-dye Creations posted a picture of a sheet set she had custom dyed for a customer. As soon as I saw the picture of the tie-dye bedsheet with the rainbow and clouds, I knew I just had…

The Sunny Daisy Tie-dyed Creations: A Parenting Fun Everyday Sponsor

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5Apr
tie dyed heart tshirt

I’d like to extend a big welcome to one of my first sponsors at Parenting Fun Everyday. The Sunny Daisy Tie-dyed Creations is a business run by my friend, and mother of two lovely girls, Amelia Behrend.  Amelia tie dyes a range of clothes, shoes, birthing meditation wraps- in fact, just about anything.  She also custom dyes, so your wish…

Robyn Janetzki, Body Paint Artist Extraordinaire

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5Mar
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My friend and ex-colleague Robyn Janetzki of Always Wicked Art offered to paint my pregnant belly and as luck would have it, my blessingway on Saturday provided the perfect opportunity. I’ve been wanting to showcase her work ever since she painted my belly when I was pregnant with Ned. The experience is sensational and I just know there are plenty…