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Setting creativity goals… My desire is to teach YOU that creativity is within each of us. To find your creative dream, and nurture it.

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welcome to 2017

  Welcome to the little girls with great big dreams new website 2017 brings about so many changes… I cant even begin to put to words why I just want to move forwards from 2016, but this new year feels good. It feels big, expansive, freeing. So very exciting. Liana and I spent the summer…

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  • Kylie BevanApril 27, 2017 - 9:18 pm

    Enjoying watching it unfold Renee!ReplyCancel

    • littlegirls_greatbigdreamsMay 1, 2017 - 2:36 pm

      Thank you so much Kylie!!! Happy to have you here reading and hope you are fabulous xxReplyCancel

January photo a day [2016]

January 2016 was an interesting month… If it wasn’t for the heat of summer I would probably say January is my favourite month. To have Liana home from school for 5-6 weeks and to spend time creating and exploring and relaxing and dreaming is so so fabulous!! A perfect way to start the new year!…

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rainbow circus party

Liana’s 7th birthday party.. The theme was rainbow circus party – loads of tips and inspiration for planning your own party here!

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We got a rescue kitten!

A lot of people are surprised at this news, but – we got a kitten! Meet our newest family member, Nigella!

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i see you [a celebration of our beautiful kids]

A post titled “I see you” from social media that I share to celebrate our kids, plus some of the things I’m most proud of Liana for achieving this year…

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  • liana kathrynDecember 14, 2015 - 5:42 pm

    awww! thanks so much for writing this for me 🙂 and great work to the original author of the I SEE YOU post! it was very inspiring and truly beautiful, and once again, thanks so much mum! 🙂
    love ya! 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Lisa HumphriesDecember 14, 2015 - 8:52 am

    LOVE this, thank you for the inspiration, I am going to share on my blog today xxReplyCancel

mandala birthday cake

How divine is this mandala cake that Cake Style created for Liana’s birthday this week. Peach + orange cake filled with peach jam + wild orange buttercream. With video tutorial.

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  • […] Via littlegirlswithgreatbigdreams […]ReplyCancel

  • […] about this fabulous mandala cake from Liana’s 11th birthday here (incl a video on how to make […]ReplyCancel

  • […] mandala birthday cake […]ReplyCancel

  • […] and photograph to show off your masterpiece when it is ready to be eaten! More about this fabulous mandala cake from Liana’s birthday last year here (incl a video on how to make […]ReplyCancel

  • Diane KindigMarch 24, 2016 - 12:09 pm

    I don’t see the recipe for the fillings peach jam and wild orange buttercream. Could you please send these to me…

    Thank you
    Diane
    Ps I love your videos!!ReplyCancel

    • littlegirls_greatbigdreamsApril 5, 2016 - 6:10 pm

      Dianne – I emailed you, but the post has now been updated with the recipe. thanks, ReneeReplyCancel

  • […] Blog post ~ http://littlegirlswithgreatbigdreams.com/mandala-cake/ For details on the Wild Orange Oil I used in this recipe, email […]ReplyCancel

  • THE HUNGRY MUMAugust 25, 2015 - 6:24 pm

    that cake is crazy beautiful. Can;t imagine how much work went into this. Stunning.ReplyCancel

    • littlegirls_greatbigdreamsApril 5, 2016 - 6:10 pm

      Thank you!!! It was just gorgeous and tasted amazing too 🙂ReplyCancel

  • LisaAugust 5, 2015 - 9:29 pm

    Wow this cake is truly beautiful and the video is great! A very belated Happy Birthday Liana xxReplyCancel

    • littlegirlsbigdreamsAugust 5, 2015 - 10:17 pm

      Thank you Lisa!!! We loved the cake too!ReplyCancel

  • BecomingnessJuly 29, 2015 - 3:14 am

    so pretty ReneeReplyCancel

  • EricaJuly 27, 2015 - 8:47 pm

    Seriously!! So amazing, best looking cake ever! I bet it tastes just as good ?ReplyCancel

  • liana kathrynJuly 27, 2015 - 3:43 pm

    The cake tasted AMAZING!!! I LOVE the orange butter cream and peach jam filling. It was my favorite (other than the top!) You did an awesome job Vanessa! Thank you 🙂 🙂 🙂ReplyCancel

    • littlegirlsbigdreamsJuly 27, 2015 - 6:29 pm

      So happy you loved it Liana 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Naomi ArnoldJuly 27, 2015 - 3:19 pm

    Best. Cake. Ever.

    That’s all.

    PS. Happy birthday Liana!!! xReplyCancel

    • liana kathrynJuly 27, 2015 - 9:57 pm

      Thank you Naomi 🙂ReplyCancel

    • littlegirlsbigdreamsJuly 27, 2015 - 9:56 pm

      Agree completely Naomi!!!
      Thanks for the lovely wishes xxReplyCancel

  • Alice NichollsJuly 27, 2015 - 10:56 am

    Ah-MAZING! This is trult a ‘piece’ of artwork. Liana must have been so chuffed. Were the guests left waiting wondering what in the heck you were doing taking pictures when there was cake to be eaten, or do all 11 year olds understand that food has to be photographed before being eaten now? 😉ReplyCancel

    • littlegirlsbigdreamsAugust 4, 2015 - 12:44 pm

      Haha Alice Nicholls – I had activities planned for the girls – they were sitting on the grass in the gorgeous sunshine we were lucky enough to have colouring mandalas and chatting. It was amazing how happy and well behaved they all were (12 girls).
      I cut and photographed the cake while they were outside and after they had already seen it on the table. When we did candles and singing, I actually left the portion I had cut inside – the girls didn’t even question why a whole chunk was missing, they just thought it was cool to see the inside…ReplyCancel

      • littlegirlsbigdreamsAugust 4, 2015 - 12:44 pm

        and Liana, of course, would have known it had been cut and plated to be photographed, lolReplyCancel

glimpses of lately [May 2015]

May 2015. A month of celebrations, creativity and cake. With a side of prettiness, photo shoots, and loads of hugs. Welcome to our instagram world…

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5 years ago…

Today’s prompt for the April Love photo challenge is ‘5 years ago’ So, what a perfect time to re-share these photos taken by Jesh de Rox in 2010.

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Summer Holiday photo a day [Jan 2015]

In a way I kinda love that I forgot to share these end of January. So cool to look back over our summer holidays again! FMS photo a day – Jan 2015.

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  • […] Follow along on Facebook Also – if using your iPhone and instagram is more your style (and less writing) then check out this post on this second summer holiday photo a day version we did in 2015 using prompts from Fat Mum Slim #fmsphotoaday. This one was in colour and is super bright and colourful, but I love both versions equally so I generally try to do both each summer. All the details here. […]ReplyCancel

  • […] you all!  I may do it just like last year – images and words, but also I may print all of our summer holiday adventure iPhone pics in the same book too! So exciting – cant wait to have it in my hands […]ReplyCancel

Feeling right at home..

To me, feeling right at home means creating a haven of space to play (+ dream), to indulge in creativity, cook wholesome foods and simply ‘be’.

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  • liana kathrynApril 6, 2015 - 5:11 pm

    I remember the day you told me i was in a magazine! I was so exited!
    I really do love our home!!ReplyCancel

  • Jenni RoseApril 4, 2015 - 10:48 pm

    What a great project to be part of! I am also a complete homebody especially on a cold and miserable day. Nothing beats being with family and pottering around in your own space.ReplyCancel

January photo a day 2015 ~ Days 17-31

Celebrating the Aussie summer holidays, easy mornings, and fabulous adventures… One black and white image per day, with words about each image.   I wrote about January photo a day project a few times recently [view days 1-16 of the 2015 project here] |  [view the full 2014 project here] | [see how I presented 2014…

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January photo a day 2015 ~ Days 1-16

Our summer photo a day for January 2015 – see the first 16 days here!

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A photography project for the summer holidays…

Summer photography project – one black and white photo a day celebrating the Aussie summer holidays, easy mornings + fabulous adventures. Find out how…

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  • […] then unfortunately the heat of summer always knocks me around a bit (as per usual). In terms of our annual summer photography project, the month started out well. I took all the photos and I edited them as I went and I am sure I […]ReplyCancel

  • […] I wrote about January photo a day project a few times recently [view days 1-16 of the 2015 project here] |  [view the full 2014 project here] | [see how I presented 2014 project in a printed book here] […]ReplyCancel

  • April Love | Photo a dayApril 1, 2015 - 10:05 am

    […] Use what ever camera you like. iPhone, android, SLR.  Any which way will work. Experiment with different editing apps, or keep your images consistently similar style. Again, your rules. Try REALLY hard to make the time to print your photos at the end!  Dont let them get lost on your hard drive for all of eternity!  (Note to self – need to do a print order!)  If you want to print them in a book, take a peek at this post of our printed book for January 2014 photo a day […]ReplyCancel

  • […] little slideshow of the first 16 images from our summer photography project below, and you can see the full series from 2014 January photo a day […]ReplyCancel

  • […] Are you think of starting your own photo a day project? How about just committing to January to start with…. Some tips here – January photo a day project. […]ReplyCancel

January Photo a Day 2014

One black and white photo a day for the month of January 2014. Celebrating summer holidays, easy mornings, and fabulous adventures…

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