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Blessingway Gifts

Custom artwork with TLC

I love a good belly cast! I’m a sucker for them. Even if it wasn’t me who did the original pregnant belly casting. The cast featured here came to me needing some real TLC. It was, for some reason, a cast made from a cast…a replica. It was a little flimsy, had tissue paper stuck … Continue reading »

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LOVE is in the air…and the tea!

Check out these cool new products. Just in time for Valentine’s Day….but great for any time really 🙂

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Sewing frenzy

Whilst it’s a million degrees outside, me and Max (our dog) are inside chillin’ with the air con on. And Bunny…well she’s probably hiding under the house in the cool sand! I’ve spent all morning working on a new product. Drum roll please….. Vintage bunting made with lots of love…and vintage material I have been … Continue reading »

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Price increases for casting

Hello lovely people, I am writing to let you know that whilst a few of my photography prices have come down this year, my belly and body casting prices are going up slightly from 31st January. This is due to the fact that when I set the current price list, my business was new, and … Continue reading »

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Who wouldn’t love photographing newborns as delicious as this little man?

Most days I love my job, but last Sunday, I L.O.V.E.D! my job 🙂 And why wouldn’t I when my subject was this gorgeous little man?! I was due to photograph his arrival, but as is often the case, Bubba had his own plan, and it wasn’t to arrive in a manner that enabled me … Continue reading »

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Get your rendering powder here!

Happy Thursday folks 🙂 I am again extending my range of belly casting products, to include rendering powder. Rendering creates the finish seen in ALL of my belly casts. Check out http://www.pickledtink.com.au/belly-cast-gallery/ for examples. Rendering your D.I.Y. belly cast turns your “bandage” looking cast into a true work of art, more like a sculpture. It also … Continue reading »

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Pickled Tink! goes to Bollywood

I don’t know about you lot, but I LOVE fancy dress parties. Being in character seems to give me an excuse to behave a little more cheekily! 🙂 I also LOVE India – it’s one of my top 3 favourite countries in the world (so far) -so whenever I get asked to do henna tattooing … Continue reading »

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Get your medical grade plaster bandages HERE!

Hi everyone, On this deliciously stormy Monday spring evening, I am writing to let you all know (yes, every last one of you!!) that I am now selling medical grade plaster bandages. Soooooo…if you were wanting a pregnant belly cast as a gorgeous keepsake, but cannot afford the $170 it costs for me to do … Continue reading »

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Inspire me!

When Mammas approach me to do a pregnant belly cast for them, some of them have absolutely no idea what design they want painted onto it, and others quite clearly know what they want. Even the most simplest example of the design the mamma has in mind, whether it be a quick sketch or an … Continue reading »

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Belly beautiful: The art of pregnancy

I’ve always thought that belly casts are beautiful, special creations (Me, biased? Never!!), but having just read this article, I am lovin’ them even more! http://aww.ninemsn.com.au/news/inthemag/8402054/the-art-of-pregnancy The article tells of an innovative project in Moree that used belly casting to attract aboriginal mothers into the local hospital. When the mammas visited, they got their bellies cast…..but … Continue reading »

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