4 Ways to Remember a Loved Companion Animal

After 11 years, with a painfully heavy heart, it’s time to say goodbye to my Leonardo Da Pucci – AKA Lance, Dimebag Barrel, The Ninja Turtle, The Bean. It’s hard to imagine life without a loved one, although taking the time to say goodbye and having something to remember them by definitely helps. There are […]

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DIY Travel Diary

DIY Travel Diary - Chelsey Crafts

“Traveling – It leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller” – Ibn Battuta Whether traveling near or far it is always nice to have something tangible to capture those memorable moments from your travels. Enter the travel diary. With trips to Tasmania, Queensland and Waikiki earlier this year and a big trip planned to […]

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How to: Stop your neighbours from stealing your bin

Crochet Yarn Bomb Bin - Chelsey Crafts

Today I’m sharing how I stop my neighbours from stealing our bin, an exercise in yarn-bombing. As you know, I’ve recently moved house and with moving house comes a new street, new neighbours and a new bin night routine. Unfortunately for us our new bin night routine goes something like this.. Tuesday: Tie up rubbish […]

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D.I.Y Tea Blend

A quick and easy way to create your own custom tea blend. High tea, tea parties, afternoon tea, raw high tea..you can never have too much tea. With this in mind I’ve thrown together this super easy custom tea blend for my Mum for this Mother’s Day. Some friends and I recently did somewhat of […]

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YOGI

YOGI tank tee – https://www.etsy.com/shop/chelseycrafts YOGI | A practitioner of yoga The definition of a Yogi is someone who practices yoga, though being a Yogi means so much more than just practicing poses. Whether you practice Hatha, Vinyasa, Iyengar, Bikram or even beach or bedroom yoga, being a yogi means increasing your fitness, mindfulness, compassion and […]

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WINNERS of the Lylicrafts Batik Cushion Giveaway

And the winners are… Green cushion | Sona Red cushion | Kiran Perry Purple cushion | Emese – @emesee96 Pink cushion | Jessie May – @jessiemayf Congratulations!    If you haven’t already, you should receive contact shortly regarding your prize. If you don’t hear from me within the next couple of days please send me […]

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GIVEAWAY: 4 Lylicraft Malaysian Batik cushion covers up for grabs and a modern take on a traditional Malaysian recipe!

Let’s talk Malaysian designs, the art of Batik and where to buy handmade online. Oh! And there’s a giveaway for 4 lucky readers too! One of the things I love most about travelling through Asia is the bright and beautiful, patterned handcrafted goods. They make the best souvenirs to bring home for friends and family! […]

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No Bake Salted Caramel Christmas (v, gf)

Looking for a deceptively naughty Christmas treat this year? Try the classic Australian dessert, White Christmas, but with a modern twist! Rich salted caramel chocolate, raw macadamias, dried strawberries, shredded coconut, choc chips and crunchy rice puffs make up this dairy-free, gluten-free no bake dessert. What do you do when you come home from the […]

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How-to Crochet Scissor Grips

Sometimes a plain, undecorated pair of scissors just won’t cut it (sorry, couldn’t help myself). I’ve made myself a mini, foldable pair of scissors for my craft bag and have made a few as gifts for friends in their favorite colours. They’re kind of adorable and actually really useful. Make some for Christmas gifts, birthdays […]

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My First Knitted Cardigan – In The Making

Featherweight cardigan by Hannah Fetig Until now my knitting has consisted of holy, unfinished scarves and a baby cardi (below) that was made possible only with the help of my Knitting-Genius Friend. The same Knitting-Genius Friend has encouraged me to make something for myself now that I’ve finished the baby cardigan and I’ve chosen to […]

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