Art & Craft

Family Creative Workshop

When I was about 10, my family got this set; The Family Creative Workshop. It was published by Plenary Publications International and comprised 23 books and

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Dolls & Toys

Wooden Kokeshi Dolls

I’m pretty sure I picked up these wooden Kokeshi dolls through the facebook marketplace. They’re ‘dolls of the world’ and each has a wobbly sprung

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Blog

The Splendid Soft Toy Book

♥*♡∞:。.。 The Splendid Soft Toy Book 。.。:∞♡*♥ Originally published in 1973 by Christophorus- Verlag Herder GmbH. ♬♩♪♩Please wait for the images to load. If you

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Inspiration

Vintage Retro Doll Postcards

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]So happy to have won the auction for these vintage doll postcards by Kruger of West Germany and others. The Kruger cards have two cute

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Inspiration

Ads from the 1970s

I’ve started picking up vintage magazines just to collect the old ads I remember. Please wait a few seconds while they load.

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Inspiration

Woman’s Day Handicrafts

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Woman’s Day Handicraft series was published in 1973 by Octopus Books. It was a 13 part series, the best parts of which later showed

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Childcraft How and Why Library
Inspiration

Childcraft How and Why Library

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Childcraft How and Why Library was first published in the 1930s. The World Book Encyclopaedia company was the holder of the Childcraft imprint. The

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Inspiration

Mid Century Design Inspiration

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Mid century interior design inspiration from my book collection.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_masonry_media_grid style=”lazy” initial_loading_animation=”fadeIn” grid_id=”vc_gid:1579335875832-0a343878-0850-2″ include=”5863,5864,5865,5866,5867,5868,5869,5870,5871,5872,5873,5874,5875,5876,5877,5878,5879,5880,5881,5882,5883,5884,5885,5886,5887,5888,5889,5890,5891,5892,5893,5894,5895,5896,5897″][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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Dolls & Toys

Retro, doll-head clothes hangers

[vc_row 0=””][vc_column][vc_column_text 0=””]Retro doll-head clothes hangers are, unfortunately, a thing of the past. Personally, I think they should be reinstated as an important part of

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Inspiration

Swap Cards

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] I collected swap cards when I was between 8 and twelve years old – back in the 70s. It still makes me happy to

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Inspiration

Vintage match books

Vintage match books were something that my parents collected on their many overseas trips as dancers in the 50s and 60s. My dad shared a

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Patterns

A4 Flip Tunic Pattern

On this page you will find the pattern for my flip tunic/swing singlet optimised to print onto A4 paper. Download the file by clicking “Like”

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Art & Craft

New Art Print

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I’ve finished a new piece of digital art I call “Sailor”. She’s available for sale from Society 6 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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Art & Craft

Another Doll

This is another custom doll I made recently; this time for my cousin who’s expecting her first (human) baby in January 2014.  I tried to

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Dolls & Toys

Pose Doll Animation

[vc_row 0=””][vc_column][vc_video link=”https://youtu.be/ibfjUDhGly0″ align=”center”][vc_column_text 0=””]Pose Doll animation using the ‘stop-motion’ method. This was to test the chromakey capabilities of my movie editor. This pose doll

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Yip II – Meet Bunner

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Aflush with the making of Mirabelle I decided to make something more boy friendly. Meet Bunner: I couldn’t really get a good photo of him.

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Music

Girl Monstar – He’s Hell

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]That’s me playing bass…[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link=”https://youtu.be/GLof2Z3g5Iw”][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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Daily Sketch Day 4

Another one in the ‘oil painting’ pad. It seems harder to sketch in that pad so I’ve already started painting this one – in acrylics,

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Patterns

Pom Pom Rug

Today I picked up a bunch of craft cards, which were published by Riley McKay Pty Ltd in 1977, from one of the local op

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Art & Craft

Frankenpose

She’s underway… will probably take longer to cook than a real live baby, but I’ve started my ‘from scratch’ pose doll. So I’m using the

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Terms of Service

Terms of Service Thanks for visiting SuperMinx. When using the SuperMinx web site (the “Site”) and services (the “Services”), you agree to the terms and

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Inspiration

Origami Fun Book

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Anyone remember this book? This is my husband’s copy, but I had it too as a child. It’s especially cool because inside there are examples

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Art & Craft

SuperMinx at RedBubble

I (very excitedly) sold two t-shirts through RedBubble today (and just now a card too!). I was thrilled. I’d do the artwork anyway for fun

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Art & Craft

Redbubble

I haven’t been completely not doing anything online (how very Charlie and Lola™). I did sign up to Redbubble to post some of my artwork

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Art & Craft

Granny Circles

I had plans to knit a baby blanket – not for any baby in particular, but just because I wanted to knit lots of different

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Boydie Sleeping

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Which is what I’ll be doing for the next couple of weeks.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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Art & Craft

Limited Boydie Print

Whilst getting some other photos printed I made a couple of prints of Boydie and they are now available on Etsy . There’s only two

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I HATE the cold…

Well, technically speaking we're all feeling a bit crapulous around these parts. For the layman, that means we all have colds/earaches/writer's block or general shittiness

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Art & Craft

oh Scottie!

Another one for the kindergarten – it’s called “Oh Scotty” I’ve sent a few of my scans off to get test prints to see how

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Crocheted Custard Slice with Icing and a Cherry on Top
Art & Craft

Kindergarten Custard Slice

Another in the ‘cake’ series of pincushions for our kindergarten fundraiser. I’m going out shopping tomorrow to buy some more wool felt and crochet hooks

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