Homemade edible glitter


So recently I have been on the search for edible glitter for an upcoming post and geez louise it’s expensive!! All for some pretty sparkly sugar! So I was scouring Pinterest and came across a recipe for DIY glitter sugar. After a few tweaks I had what I was looking for, lovely homemade edible glitter which is super cheap, easy to make and you can …

DIY fabric garland


This rustic fabric garland is super-easy to make and looks very pretty hanging on the wall, in trees or on fences. It would be perfect for a boho outdoorsy wedding. I also had a thought while I was making it, that it might be very cute as a skirt for a flower girl! Just saying……

50% off sale at emerald + ella!!!


We are having a massive mid-season sale with 50% off almost everything in store!! Now is the time to stockpile those gorgeous handmade ceramics for Christmas gifts. Or grab some giant balloons for your summer soirees! And you know you need some gold skull straws…….. So head on over and grab yourself a bargain. Sale lasts until next Sunday (4th October).   Fancy getting social? Like …

Fluffy banana pancakes


Today I am sharing a really simple recipe for banana pancakes BUT they are nice and thick and fluffy which I have been trying to achieve for awhile now as Max doesn’t munch well on thin, floppy pancakes. Make them small for little hands or big for hungry adults, either way they were a hit in my house. In fact, this was probably Max’s favourite …

Printable labels for a bridal book tea


Fancy a change from the usual kitchen tea with the ladies? More often than not, couples already have a kitchen full of stuff so why not try a bridal book tea instead?! Everyone brings a book for the couple, it could be a novel, cookbook, design book or whatever they are in to, and writes a little message on these sweet printable book labels to pop in …

Walnut and miso filled eggplant + a cookbook teaser


This has got to be one of my favourite Australian Women’s Weekly cookbooks to date! Almost Vegetarian is a book for the aspiring vego and hard-core vegan alike. With chapters such as Almost Vegetarian, which features recipes with lots of vegies and some white meat (plus easy tips on how to make the recipe completely vego if you are so inclined) to the Everyday Vegan …

Healthy, fudgy chocolate cake


Ok so maybe I am using the word ‘healthy’ quite loosely here but this deliciously fudgy chocolate cake is gluten, dairy and refined sugar free! It’s made extra moist with sweet potato mash, I know that sounds a bit crazy, but it works! I apologise in advance for the not-so-flash photos but I wasn’t going to post the recipe originally and then all the mums at …

Meet Tony, the cake stand man!


So many of you love our cake stands so we thought you might like to meet the lovely man who hand makes them for us -Tony. Handsome looking fellow right?! Check out the Q&A below to find out more about this very interesting guy.

It’s our 5th birthday!!


Can you believe it? The emerald + ella store has been trading for 5 years this month. Wow, where has the time gone?! It feels like the online world has changed dramatically over that time and I have learnt so so much. Growing up I never expected that I would be muddling my way through meta data and photoshop editing tools and learning about widgets, …