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So many things have been going on lately, I thought I might do a little news update. If you have been following Homely Creatures on Facebook you will know that I am very close to launching a brand new product range for children and the home. Designed in Melbourne and handmade (fair trade) in Nepal, I am BUSTING with excitement about bringing my own range to the world. The new Homely Creatures website complete with shop will be up any day now eeeeeek! A couple of months ago I ran a photo shoot for the launch catalogue. It was so much fun and little Freyja was an absolute star as our adorable model. See some other shots in our catalogue...

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Royal Nursery - Baby Nurseries fit for a Prince

With the birth of Will and Kate's royal baby boy, it seems the whole world is going ga ga, getting clucky and coming down with a bout of baby fever! I don't have a bundle of joy myself, but am preparing to launch a Homely Creatures product range designed specifically for baby nurseries and kids rooms. My brother has just had a baby boy making me an Auntie and I also have some friends with buns in the oven. So in the spirit of things I thought I would bring to you some ideas for decorating a nursery that is fit for a prince or princess. There are some lovely examples floating around the blogosphere and these are my fav...

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DIY Fawn Cushion / Pillow by Homely Creatures

A little surprise for you today - that's right, I'm giving away my trade secrets! The Homely Creatures fawn cushion is one of our most popular products but today I am walking you through how to make your very own cute creature cushion! You will need: At least 60 x 110 cm piece of cotton canvas material A pencil and some A3 paper A black Sharpie pen or fabric paint Fabric scissors 10-20 safety pins A sewing machine, complete with white cotton Stuffing / wadding Needle and white cotton thread DIY Instructions: 1. On an A3 sheet of paper, sketch out your character. It might not be a fawn - maybe your favourite animal is a cat. Tip: If you...

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Perfect Pins - Fox Cubs!

One of my favourite homely creatures is the fox. So this week's perfect pin is "Fox cubs after sunset" photographed by Lise De Serres. Cute eh? Speaking of pins you can now follow me on Pinterest. Think that is nifty? - I have been getting so organised lately you can also now subscribe to Homely Creatures email updates (top right of this web page). Who wouldn't want daily email updates like this one about cute fox cubs?? Someone with no heart, that's who.

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