So here’s a really fun guest feature we have today….MADDIE from the fantastic site LIL’  MAGOOLIE.  She was so kind to share the love and feature our  VINTAGE PAPER CHANDELIER a couple of weeks ago, and in turn we discovered her darling site.  Ok and I’m not going to lie, I’m a little jealous that she has been featured on APARTMENT THERAPY.  If you never been there, ooooohhh you must look, it’s divine.  So, welcome to Maddie and all of you :) Oh and one more thing I cannot forget, she’s sweet as ever so go check her cool stuff out. Lets all Welcome Maddie from Lil’ Magoolie!

Five Random Things about Maddie from Li’l
– I was born in Australia, spent the last 3 years in Calgary, Canada and now live in beautiful Christchurch, New Zealand
– I’m a Graphic Designer, Wifey and Mum to a 17 month old cutie named Aspen
– I’m a complete colourphile (is that a word?). If it’s colourful, I’m there with bells!
– I love making little downloadable projects for people to make at home (
– I’m addicted to macarons (you know – those DIVINE french meringuey things), blogging and Project Runway.
(You can read more about Maddie in her interview with Apartment Therapy’s Ohdeedoh:

Check out Maddie’s Top Ten crafty projects she has found and featured on her site:
1. Beach Towel Dress – Crafter Hours
2. Princess Pavillion – IKAT Bag
3. Balloon Wreath – HowDoesShe?
4. Ms Lipsie Purse – Lia’s Space
5. Homemade Kaleidescope – Inna’s Creations
6. Terrific Teepee – Sew Mama Sew
7. Rainbow Cake – Omnomicon
8. Strawberry Tote – IKAT Bag
9. Faux Sheepskin Cloud Rug – Lifeflix
10. From mens to kid’s tie – Hideous, Dreadful, Stinky!

THANKS MADDIE!!! It’s been great getting to know you better!
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  1. […] The first is a roundup of my favourite Top Ten Crafty Projects for the incredibly talented gals at The Crafting Chicks. The second is my Five Faves – NZ Nursery Art on fab Aussie site, Chic Mother & Baby. […]

  2. Thanks for including my tie tute in this collection :)
    (and now I want some rainbow cake!)

  3. […] This post was mentioned on Twitter by The Crafting Chicks, The Crafting Chicks. The Crafting Chicks said: Maddie from Lil' Magoolie is guesting posting from New Zealand–sharing her 10 favorites craft projects from… […]

  4. Such fun projects she highlighted! What a darling person Maddie is, I’m so glad she guested here at The Crafting Chicks! :)

  5. What fun projects. I think I’m gonna have to make that princess pavillion. And how fun is that balloon wreath?

  6. here you go, different version of #7 :)
    also pretty neat cake.

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