Saturday, 8 January 2011

Things that make your kitchen look lovely!!

Have you ever made trivets? I found some amazing material through a local shop in their scrap bags and decided to make a few things for the house including a few squares that I had my try at hand applique. Quilted and ready to give away.



I also decided to finally use up my Joel Dewberry fabric that has been sitting around...

OVEN MITTS!! Super easy to make. I'll be posting a tutorial in the next few days if you're curious how to.

And no kitchen is complete without...Whipped shortbread cookies!

Same recipe as my shortbread that I normally make but I just threw on my kitchen aid and let it run for about 10 mins till it was nice and fluffy.

Then threw it in a icing bag and squeezed them onto the tray.

they taste like shortbread meets cotton candy!

And the best part of course is still licking the spoon...

AND adorable aprons!


  1. I lovelovelove that octopus!
    And a tute for oven gloves would be most welcome, I've been meaning to make some for a while but been waiting for your tute lol:D

  2. I truely love your trivets, the octopus and the bird, and love your oven mitts. But I love, love, love your kitchen aid mixmaster :)

  3. Beautiful trivets! Love the oven mitts.

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  4. Wow. I'm just amazed at how talented you are! The trivets and oven mitts are so beautiful. I thought that the oven mitts were store-bought. I look forward to reading your blog more often!

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