Articles by Jane (emerald + ella)


This carnation garland is so sweet strung on the back of chairs. It would be perfect for a garden bridal tea or to signify the bride’s and groom’s chairs at the wedding.You could also make longer chains and hang them down the wall as a photo backdrop.What you need:  Carnations Secateurs Embroidery thread (I used good […]


These pressed flowers and leaves make beautiful prints, especially when arranged in a variety of eclectic frames. You can buy a selection of mismatched frames at stores like Ikea or Kmart, or go fossicking around your local thrift stores and council clean-ups for something more original!You will need to start this project at least two […]

Image via emerald+ella1. What is your favourite Christmas food? I love love love a glazed Christmas ham! Especially sandwiched with butter and hot English mustard between slices of soft white bread. Yum!2. What is your favourite Christmas movie? I used to love “A Christmas Story”! This has just reminded me. I must go watch it […]