give away

I love give aways

Give aways are such fun things to do. I love unwrapping gifts, so the thought of being able to send that thrilling moment of excitement to someone else is pretty cool too. We were delighted to participate in a give away...

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Better late than never

Our 12th day of Christmas blog post made it to Instagram but sadly not to the blog, until now that is. Holiday season is probably a distant memory for most of us, but the great part about that is the fun...

Super-Simple-Crochet-Cowl

Day 11 and almost there…

On the eleventh day of Christmas eleven piping pipers might have driven me to drink. This super simple crochet cowl would definitely have kept me on the wagon. We like to mix and match textures as well as colours, and this...

Basic-beanie

On the 10th day of Christmas…

On the 10th day of Christmas it’s still scorchingly hot in Cape Town, and whilst planning an ocean dip on my way home from work I’m also having happy cold thoughts, of wintery days, snow, ice, and beanies! Herewith our easy...

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On the 9th day of Christmas we’re sending you inspiration

I’m almost out of steam and it’s not December 24th yet, yikes! So today’s post is short and sweet and some colour inspiration from Cape Town. In my mind mid-summer conjures up images of strong bright colours, but that wasn’t what...

Neckerchief

On the 8th day of Christmas – knit a neckerchief

On the 8th day of Christmas we bring you our interpretation of a pattern from one of my favourite knitting/project blogs, the lovely people at purlsoho.com. I discovered their website way back when they started, and have always loved their projects,...

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On the 7th day of Christmas…

On the seventh day of Christmas there were swans-a-swimming changing hands, according to the song. Here in the studio no one is lucky enough to be swimming, although all of us are thinking about it because it’s absolutely scorching hot...

Gift-wrapping

On the 6th day of Christmas…

On the 6th day of our cowgirlblues Christmas calendar you might be thinking about wrapping for those gifts that need to be mailed. You could also just be VERY organised and be gift-wrapping ahead of Christmas Eve. So here’s a...