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DIY Succulent Warmer Tutorial

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DIY Succulent Warmer Tutorial

The weather is changing with Easter approaching once again. It's the time of year when there is a silent victim, suffering sadly with neglect. Sure they are hardy and don't need much attention to survive, but succulents deserve love and warmth just as much as your ferns and creepers do, don't they? I challenge you to STAND up for succulents' rights and make a statement. Give your little green friend's the love they deserve this coming winter and make them their own woolly weather warmers. Junior Homely Creature 'Eve' has put together this adorable DIY succulent warmer tutorial just for...

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In the Press - Homely Creatures in Inside Out Magazine

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In the Press - Homely Creatures in Inside Out Magazine

So a couple of weeks ago, my wildest dreams came true. One of my cushions was chosen to appear in a kids lifestyle interior shoot in the one and only Inside Out Magazine!! I didn't know for sure that my Sleeping Bear Cushion would be featuring in this awesome magazine until the issue was published and there he was, sitting happily amongst products from super star brands I admire Such Great Heights, and Country Road. Even now I am still finding it hard to believe that my wee design has made it into one of the biggest interior design magazines...

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Recap of Homely Creatures at Life Instyle Sydney

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Recap of Homely Creatures at Life Instyle Sydney

Wow. Things have been so busy leading up to and following Life Instyle Sydney that this is the first opportunity I have had to just take a breath and blog about it. For those who don't know, Life Instyle is a fabulous Australian lifestyle trade fair where thousands of retailers converge to buy lots of new pretty things for their lush stores and boutiques. What an adventure! I took off from Melbourne with everything I needed for my little First Instyle stand squeezed into two suitcases and a duffel bag. Things did not get off to a good start, as...

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Tutorial and Free Printable Cross-stitch Heart Valentine's Card

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Tutorial and Free Printable Cross-stitch Heart Valentine's Card

Valentine's Day is nearly here and for those of you who celebrate it or just celebrate craft in general we have a very special tutorial and free printable download created by junior Homely Creature Amy!! I'm sure you will agree that Amy has done a fabulous job with this DIY cross-stitch heart card. It's the cutest thing ever!! Not sure I am willing to part with mine. Lovers and craft-lovers enjoy! To get started, Download your FREE printable Valentine's Day card here. You will need.. - A sheet of A4 card (and colour you like!) - A printer - Scissors...

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The Homely Creatures Neutral Felt Ball Cloud Rug!

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The Homely Creatures Neutral Felt Ball Cloud Rug!

I thought it was about time I told you a little more about the Homely Creatures cloud rug that is made out of fun felt balls! The colours are soft greys and dreamy whites, perfect for a neutral nursery or even a cosy living room. I have one in mine!! See?? Each ball of felt is hand rolled and stitched carefully together by crafters in Nepal into a rug that is 125cm by 95cm and feels sooooo heavenly under foot. At this very moment, the only place in Australia you can get yourself one of these beauties in from the...

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