Learning Pottery

As I’ve been mentioning in my Head & Heart posts lately, I recently completed a six session pottery course at TAFE, along with my mum!…

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Eat Drink Blog (& sketchnote)

Australia’s annual conference run by food bloggers, for food bloggers rolled around again – this time in sunny Brisbane. I ate, I drank, I [micro]…

Drying Rose Petals

In case you were wondering about the fate of those roses from earlier this week – they’ve been dried and squirrelled away for sprinkling on…

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On being a maker

There is something extremely satisfying about waking up, thinking “I really need some warmer pyjama pants”, then wearing them a couple of hours later after…

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Review: DAGi Stylus

Over winter last year I fell into what I’ll call a creative siesta – I spent most of my spare time consuming rather than creating,…

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Website Renovations

If you’ve visited my website over the past few days, you might have noticed that I’ve sneakily redesigned and rebranded. ChiGarden has always been a ‘creative…

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Easy DIY Cushion Cover Tutorial

Took me a little while, but here is the cushion tutorial which I promised earlier! I would like to admit here that I am not…

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New (old) Sewing Cabinet!

Lately I’ve been trying my best to source things that I want secondhand wherever possible. Normally I’m not very good at it – op-shopping takes…

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Winter Knitting

With short, cold winter days, I’ve been coming home from work and only really having the energy to eat some dinner and do some knitting…

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DIY Curtains

Our place came with bright, airy, translucent linen curtains, the kind where you don’t even have to open them to fill the room with beautiful…

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