Crochet colour change trick

Crochet colour change trick

How to change colours neatly in the middle of a row There are a few different ways to change colour in crochet, depending on the location of the new colour and its purpose, and whether you’re working in rows or in the round. Here’s a little trick for when you need to...
Iso-crafting for Anzac Day

Iso-crafting for Anzac Day

Red poppy pattern round-up   With ANZAC Day coming up I thought it’s a good time to take a look at red poppy crochet patterns. I know they’re probably more appropriate for Remembrance Day but since there won’t be any public dawn services or veterans marches this...
How to organise a child’s bedroom

How to organise a child’s bedroom

How to organise a child’s bedroom (image credit: photo courtesy of a Little Button Blue customer)   Not that long ago (or so it feels like) we exchanged our daughter’s toddler bed for a ‘big girl’s bed’ and had to rethink what other furniture was now needed in...
crochet washcloths

crochet washcloths

It’s great to see eco-friendly beauty products becoming mainstream and more readily available. I don’t use many products myself, but we do use a lot of facewashers in our house. I mean, a LOT. Sometimes it feels like half the laundry pile is just made up...
crochet courage hearts

crochet courage hearts

Earlier this year, at the start of the first school term, my daughter was very nervous going back to school after the long summer holiday break. (Poor kid takes after her anxious mum!) So we put a tiny toy bear in the pocket of her uniform for her to squeeze whenever...
simple watercolour Christmas cards

simple watercolour Christmas cards

If you’ve been following @littlebuttonblue on Facebook or Instagram (or subscribe to my newsletter), you’ll know that I love to paint simple holly wreath cards for Christmas. I think I left it a bit too late last year to release my hand painted Christmas cards, so I...
How to do a pre-Christmas toy clean out

How to do a pre-Christmas toy clean out

Are you ready for the influx of new toys your kids will receive this holiday season? Do you do a pre-Christmas clean out of old toys to make way for the new ones? We don’t go overboard at Christmas but even modest gift giving still means new belongings that need to be...
Christmas Giveaway Winner

Christmas Giveaway Winner

Congratulations to Natasha from NSW who’ll be receiving our Christmas Giveaway bundle! Thanks to everyone who entered and a big thank you also to all who shared the posts on Facebook and Instagram during the week too! Such a fun thing to be able to send out some extra...
Christmas Giveaway!

Christmas Giveaway!

With just over a month till Christmas I’m getting into the spirit by giving away this bundle of handmade festive goodness! I’m running the giveaway on my social media accounts on Instagram and Facebook for a week starting Nov 25th. The winner will be chosen at...
Limited edition maple wood toy storage labels

Limited edition maple wood toy storage labels

As you can probably imagine, there was a lot involved behind the scenes to get to the point of launching the new toy storage labels recently. Product development has been a steep learning curve! While some aspects of the process have been a bit daunting, I’ve quite...