How to Survive Jet Lag

If you follow along with my travels on Instagram you will know that I’ve recently returned home from an amazing 5 week adventure around the U.S and the Middle East. I feel so lucky to have had the freedom and the means to be able to travel abroad to new places and I can’t wait […]

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How to Host the Ultimate Gilmore Girls Revival Party

We are officially two weeks away from the release of Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life! The 8th season of the humorously sarcastic drama TV series will be released on Netflix on Friday the 25th November at 12.01am, all four 90 minute episodes, “Winter”, “Spring”, “Summer” and “Fall”. I know, I can’t even either. All […]

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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

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“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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The Pursuit of Presence

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Now is all there ever is – Eckhart Tolle The concept of “living in the now” is not a new one. There are countless printed tees, how-to books, dedicated Insta posts and social groups designed to express this age old desire. Though sometimes we all just need a little reminder. The Pursuit of Presence series is a reminder […]

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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 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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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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Sew your own ironing board cover

Until last week I hadn’t used my sewing machine in a long time. I didn’t sew while we were house-hunting. Even before we started house-hunting I was slack in the sewing department. Honestly, I can’t remember the last time I made something using my sewing machine. Slack-O, I know! It was mostly out of practicality […]

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