CATEGORY: craftycreations

Papercrafts and Labour Day

Posted by gem, 25th October 2010
Labour Day commemorates the struggle for an eight-hour working day. New Zealand workers were among the first in the world to claim this right when, in 1840, the carpenter Samuel Parell won an eight-hour day in Wellington. Labour Day was first celebrated in New Zealand on 28 October 1890, when several thousand trade union members and supporters attended parades in the main centres. Government employees were given the day off to attend the parades and... Read more
CATEGORY: craftycreations

Clutch much?

Posted by gem, 16th October 2010
Problem, I have a bountiful supply of buttons. I don't know why. I think it is just one of my random things I find myself coming home with after visiting secondhand stores. Maybe I should join a button collecting society, they do exsist. There is a whole Wikipedia page devoted to button collecting, and there are even button conventions, and 'tray competitions' where you get all your buttons and put them on a tray... Read more
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Little people made of boxes

Posted by gem, 29th September 2010
Cute little box people, photographed by Anton Tang. See more photos here.

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Why not put a sausage in a burger?? (shrug shoulders)

Gem to Mo