Party Prep Checklist

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I've got a milestone birthday coming up later in the year and my mind is already racing with ideas! The last party I had was for turning 21, so I've decided that 30 deserves celebrating too! I'm thinking that it will be a theme party. I've never had one before and I'd love to really get my craft on for it! Honestly, the crafting and making it a fun day for my guests will … [Read more...]

Why a Home Maintenance Day Works For Me

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Last Wednesday I took the day off and had a home maintenance day. For months I'd been putting things off and doing your bear minimum tidy to just get by. I was busy and sometimes how the home looks becomes the lowest priority. But I was feeling cluttered and tired and ready to do something about it. So all other plans were cancelled, I popped some music in my headphones and got … [Read more...]

5 Things… That Make Awesome Gifts

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Hello! Happy Saturday! It's time for another '5 Things' and this week I'm sharing a new topic and one that I love: awesome gifts! For those of you that have been following this blog, you know that I love nothing more than finding the perfect gift for someone that's not only thoughtful but in a lot of cases also super practical! Here are some that I'm loving this … [Read more...]

Mini Makeover: Paint Your Own Glass Tea Light

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This year I've been looking to give some new crafts that I've never done before a try. I prefer simple ones that feel like they won't be too stressful and don't need too many things to get started. So, after being given some glass paint and a small glass bowl that's perfect for a tea light, I decided to give it a whirl and it was so fun and easy that I thought you might like to … [Read more...]

Why It’s Time to Work Out What You Want

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I think the biggest lesson of my 20s has been that time will pass quicker than you think. Yes, there's still 24 hours in a day, but whilst my teen years seemed to drag on - one term at a time - never quite quickly enough, these years have gone by in a flash. One minute it was 2007 and I was just starting University at 21, and now it's 5 years since I graduated with my degree … [Read more...]

5 Things… I’ve Enjoyed Reading Lately

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Hello! Happy Saturday! 5 Things is back this week with more cool stuff that I've been reading and enjoying on the internet. I hope to read a proper book again soon, but for now, I'm loving all the cool articles that are around. Here they are for you: This post about why crafting is great for your brain is one for the crafty folk. This great post about kicking business … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

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Winter is at the halfway point here and for many of us the winter blues have really kicked in. (If you're somewhere warm, I'm a little jealous of you right now). When the sun is hiding and the rain is pouring like the end of days it can be hard to get yourself into a lighthearted mood that helps everyone feel happier in your home. Because miserable and grumpy aren't nice things … [Read more...]

Organisation Challenge: Sort Your Laundry

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Laundries are one of those spaces in our homes that we just can't avoid spending time in. They are not the most fun, but time in there can be made easier by having what we need right where we need it. It takes some sorting and sometimes some storage solutions, but it can make a world of difference. Here are some ways you can make your laundry work for you. Start with pen … [Read more...]

5 Things… I’m Coveting for My Home

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Hello! Happy Saturday! 5 Things is back this week with another round up of some lovely things I'm dreaming of for my home! I love things that are pretty, practical and almost always colourful and this lot are no exception! Here they are! Pineapple Sneakers I just love cute shoes and these Keds with pineapples are cute for spring and summer (I'm dreaming of warmer … [Read more...]

Rewind: Mini Makeover: Greeting Card & Writing Paper Organiser

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I'm taking a little break this week, so I wanted to share an old post that I think you'll love. Regular programming to return next week! x D Today I wanted to share with you a fun way to keep all your Greeting Cards and Writing Paper organised so that when you need to write some last minute correspondence (and maybe some post Christmas thank you notes), it's all there ready … [Read more...]

Rewind: How to Get Out of a Creativity Slump

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I'm taking a little break this week, so I wanted to share an old post that I think you'll love. Regular programming to return next week! x D Creativity slumps happen. You're feeling all awesome and have all these excellent ideas that you want to make happen and then, at some point, it feels like all the air has been let out of your sparkly balloon. Ugh. We've all been there, … [Read more...]

5 Things… Making My Home Feel Happier

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Hello! Happy Saturday! It's a new month and time for another installment of 5 Things. This week I'm sharing the simple things that are making my home feel happier. I'm going to try to do this once a month to remind myself that it's the little things that make a home feel happier and not just fancy new things. Here they are! Baking Scones I don't often bake for the fun … [Read more...]