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Patchwork Cactus
A beachside suburb on the East Coast of Australia.
Blogger, Journalist, Copy Writer... Making, Baking, Parenting, Laughing.
Interests: Living a lovely life with two little ones in tow, making stuff, cooking stuff, teaching stuff, drinking wine, taking names. Chuck it all together and that's how you patchwork a cactus. Bam!
Recent Activity
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Painting on plants and fruit. It's totally a thing. Continue reading
Posted 5 hours ago at Patchworkcactus
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Air drying clay is quickly becoming one of my favourite craft materials, how cool is this DIY scalloped garland that I made with it! Want to check out the tutorial? Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Patchworkcactus
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I have been cheating on you guys with holidays and other websites. Want an update? Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2016 at Patchworkcactus
BEST THING EVER xoxo
Toggle Commented Jan 23, 2016 on My other online home at Patchworkcactus
Yay! So excited for you to join us xoxox
Toggle Commented Jan 23, 2016 on My other online home at Patchworkcactus
You don't like mango? I thought we were friends. One day I plan to sit this down in front of you xoxo
You're welcome!
Thanks darling, and to you too. I am CHUFFED with the splash pic. How awesome is it!! xoxo
Toggle Commented Jan 23, 2016 on Around Here - Christmas Days at Patchworkcactus
Oh yay, isn't it the best when people make your recipes. So glad they were a hit!
Sorry in advance, for your wallet, time and waistline. It is THE BEST! Thanks so much for dropping by!
Oh wow, I don't even think I did 10 books, I seriously have to change that this year. You have done such a great job at tafe, I'm tempted to do your course!!
It's such a good - throw some money at the problem thing! I love it so much. Loving your pics lately by the way!
Toggle Commented Jan 23, 2016 on Around Here - Summer Days at Patchworkcactus
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Did you ever wonder what the first egg a chicken ever lays looks like? Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2016 at Patchworkcactus
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This is a great paper DIY for kids or teens or crafty ladies. It's basically for anyone who likes ice cream so, yeah. Normal people. Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2016 at Patchworkcactus
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Banging on about my favourite magazines: the fashion, the food, the design and the good-for-your-soul. The gossip free with nary an airbrushed ass cheek in sight, so grab a cuppa while share my favourite paper places of withdrawal. Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2016 at Patchworkcactus
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Some of my tips for decorating a fun and colourful kid's room. Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2016 at Patchworkcactus
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A cottage cheese, oat and blueberries pancake recipe, because breakfast is the best thing ever and blueberries come in a close second. Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2016 at Patchworkcactus
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Hi lovelies, I have missed you. My bloggy holiday is officially over and I'm starting off the new year with a quick update on the festive season. It was epic and lovely and a bit too much - which is in my opinion the best way to do it. I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2016 at Patchworkcactus
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A simple and AH-MAZING Christmas mango coconut tart recipe with a crumb base. Get on it! Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2015 at Patchworkcactus
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DIY Confetti Christmas crackers - An easy tutorial. Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2015 at Patchworkcactus
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Edible gifts are the best kind right? I especially like it if they come with the recipe attached so I made up some free printable recipe and Merry Christmas tags for my lemon curd. And then I bottled it up all cute like. Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2015 at Patchworkcactus
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Oh I've been everywhere man, here are some of the articles I have been writing around the traps. Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2015 at Patchworkcactus
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Sometimes I share simple recipes on Instagram, but this one was so good I thought I have to share it here too, especially as this time of year kicks everyone's ass so hard. This is a co-smoothie (catchy right?) it's basically just a smoothie with espresso coffee in it. Take that 3pm slump. Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2015 at Patchworkcactus
It would look cute full of muffins!
Toggle Commented Nov 30, 2015 on A hand painted book box tutorial at Patchworkcactus
Do not take that as an invitation to do NO wrapping until I arrive.