Category Archives: personal

cot quilt © 2014 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

quilt one.

As this is a very belated first post for the year, I thought I would share another first. My first quilt! Made for the exciting arrival of a close friend’s first baby due this month. Making a quilt was one … Continue reading

dried leaves 1 © 2013 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

leaf study.

The leaves in these photo’s escaped the green bin this week and are now laying prettily till next collection. They will most likely be mulched by the council but at least I have some photos and can share their beautiful … Continue reading

pressed geranium © 2013 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

geranium.

This week I finished reading “The Paper Garden” by Molly Peacock.  It became a little morning ritual, moving a chair into a sunny spot by our bedroom window, making a cup of tea and reading a chapter of Mary Granville … Continue reading

birds edited square © 2012 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

bird scraps.

The last few days have been so lovely in Melbourne, with lots of sunshine spiked with spring warmth. Thank-you mother nature for giving us a little mid-winter break, definitely made my sniffles feel not so bad : )     … Continue reading

fig soap small © 2011 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

clutter.

Today I attempted to de-clutter my desk rather unsuccessfully…  Plus a sneak peak at my linen bud sprig and mixed metal diamonds necklace. I bought this fig soap from a beautiful shop called lavender, lace and living in the picture perfect … Continue reading

raised by others glasses © 2011 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

raised by others.

Just a quick post to introduce you to some amazing illustrations by Sean of Raised by others, AKA my boyfriend and Polly’s other slave!!  Unfortunately he doesn’t use this amazing skill enough…  I will definitely be posting more of his … Continue reading