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:: This Is My Life :: Michelle Mackintosh

  Name :: Michelle Mackintosh Lives :: Carlton North Who do you live with? :: my husband Steve Wide and my British short hair cat Bronte Official Job :: Graphic Designer and Illustrator Favourite Creative Pursuits :: Drawing and…

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:: Crockpot Concussion Beef

This morning I reached up to get my slow cooker down and BAM, the lid slid off and fell straight on to my head. Ouch. It really hurt A LOT. Then it continued a merry ramble from my head…

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:: My Kimchi Salad

Hey you! So… I make this salad twice a week and vary the ingredients. If you don’t have mirin you can make it without. See what is in your cupboard and add the flavours you like. Sometimes I mix…

Pip-Life Social Justice

:: Help Flooded Victorians…

I know that in the wake of the tragic Queensland floods many people might be a little fatigued with calls to donate to those affected by this disaster.  But please remember (as a reader reminded me today)  that Victorians are…

Pip-Life Social Justice

:: Queensland Floods : Ways To Help

Donate to Queensland Flood Appeal Red Cross National Emergency Registration and Inquiries Volunteer : help with the RECOVERY EFFORT Donate to the RSPCA QLD Register HERE to donate goods or services to those affected by the floodsFight the Floods…

Crochet Hello

:: Crochet Some Cute Snowmen

These take about 10 minutes to make! And look how funny they are!! A good project for beginners! You will need : Yarn : white and red are good – or green – one skein of each is fine…

Crochet Hello

:: Crochet Cute Heart Decorations…

These take only about 5 minutes each to make! Hurrah! You will need : Yarn : white and red are good – or green – one skein of each is fine – regular old 8ply or 4ply or whatever…

Hello

:: Melbourne’s Top 100 Influential People…

Hello! Wow. I am one of the people who made this list. Golly! Last night there was a party with lots of interesting people… scientists, musicians, politicians, lawyers, artists, community leaders and more. I’ll tell you more about some…

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:: Christmas Embroidery :: TeePee Girl

more photos here Hello! Look! I drew a TeePee Girl! I don’t really like the usual Christmassy motifs, so I thought I would draw my own. She’s completely and utterly influenced by/derivative of Figgjo’s Lotte ceramics, artist Mariska Karasz’s…

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:: Pip and Ari do Papier Mache…

The new issue of online kid’s magazine Papier Mache is out now! Have you seen it? (It’s kind of like a kid’s version of Frankie.) You will love it. You will also love that the poster by Fine Little…

Creativity Hello

:: Le Space Creative :: Meme

In my space de make at the moment :: 1. I’m making finger puppets – the goal is one each day!2. I’m making granny squares – the goal is one each day!3. There is a secret project – for…

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:: Wed The Wild Things Are…

If you read this blog regularly, you’ll know that Cam’s sister (Pip! Yes, another Pip!) is getting married. Here is part of her wedding gift. I made it yesterday. I’m really happy with the way it turned out! I…

Creativity Hello

:: My Creative Space…

I have been making things.Crocheted things, embroidered things and sewn things. I like things.Thing One and Thing Two especially. My Creative Space is a theme hosted by Kirsty.You might like to join in too : via your blog or…

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Five Daily : With WhipUp’s Kathreen

Kathreen from WhipUp Five sites I visit daily : (Apart from Twitter and Whipup and Etsy – which I visit a few times a day) Delicious Days is perhaps my favourite cooking site – and I check in there…

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Do You Love This Dress?

I do! It’s available over here. I love it’s tulle underskirt and scalloped neckline and doyley-applique. Oh yes I do! Perhaps you do too?! Shame it’s a small – because small I am not! I’m more medium… and post…

Creativity Hello

My Creative Space

Fabrics. They are waiting for something to do.Sewing Machines. Tired from making secret projects today.Dressmakers Mannequin. Wearing lovely hoop and christmas light necklace.Pippi Poster. Still unframed but I love it so. From this special person.Cute clock. From Brooke.Op shop…