Pinterest Saturdays: 6 Australia Day Party Treats

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Hello! Happy Saturday! Whilst I may be hanging out at Alt Summit this weekend, it's Australia Day on Monday and I bet lots of folks back home will be celebrating the last of the Summer school holidays this weekend and soaking up the (hopefully) good weather. Here are my picks for Australia Day party treats to make! I also did a round up last year, in case you need more … [Read more...]

Dining Room Styling Ideas

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Dining rooms are one of those spaces that is going to be different in almost every home. Some have formal dining rooms, whilst others are more open plan, and small spaces tend not to really have one at all, and instead are incorporated into the kitchen. No matter which yours is, you can add a touch of your own style to it, with some items being more expensive than others. Here … [Read more...]

How to Make the Most of a Blog Conference

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This week I'm in the US for Alt Summit, a design and lifestyle bloggers conference that hosts around 650 bloggers from all over the world in Salt Lake City, UT. It's a big conference and because I'm both shy and quite the introvert, it takes a little extra planning for me to feel that these kinds of events will go smoothly and I'll make the most of my time there. It's my second … [Read more...]

Pinterest Saturdays: 6 Fun Summer Activities for Kids

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Hello! Happy Saturday! With the summer holidays in full swing here I thought I'd share some fun summer activities for kids that don't require leaving the house (some assembly required). Some of these would even be great for adults too if you wanted to join in on the fun! Happy summer break to you all! Indoor/Outdoor Hopscotch This in a great one for those summer days … [Read more...]

Mini Makeover: Ready for Travel Kit

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You might know that today I leave for the USA for 2 weeks for Alt Summit and a little bit of a break too. Whilst I was starting the process of packing for this trip, I realised that whilst I have a bunch of great stuff for travelling, it's spread out all over the house in places where I think I'll easily remember, but never really do. So today I thought I'd share what I'll be … [Read more...]

A Permission Slip

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This is the time of year when all the posts and articles come out about what you "must" do to make this year the "best one everrrr". And whilst I'm all for lists and getting stuff done (I did spend my New Year's Eve planning and working by choice), I think we also need something quite the opposite. So here's my crazy idea: let go of all the stuff that you don't really need to … [Read more...]

Pinterest Saturdays: 6 Cool Living Room Ideas

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Hello! Happy Saturday! This week I thought I'd round up some living room ideas for the home! What I love about living spaces is that not only can they be pretty, but they are also functional. It can be a little tricky to find a balance sometimes, but I do really love that functional doesn't have to give way to pretty. Here are some pretty living spaces to give you some … [Read more...]

Mini Makeover: A Pinterest Inspired (Classy) Tutu

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Today's mini makeover is a little different to the others that I've done before because today I'm sharing how I made my own tutu based on a pattern that I found via Pinterest. I have a party coming up very soon and it has a tricky theme (for my curvy self): Downtown Abbey/ Modern twist on the 1920s - and because I really have nothing at all that would suit that era, I decided … [Read more...]

Dreams and Goals for 2015

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The new year is here and things already feel like they're speeding up here. People are back to work, others are in full holiday mode, but I'm busily getting ready to kick this year off with a bang! I'm off to the US late next week and I'm ready to jump on in and make the most of this year. To really do that I feel like I need to focus on what I want and set some dreams and … [Read more...]

Pinterest Saturdays: 6 Fun Summer Party Ideas

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Hello! Happy Saturday! I enjoyed taking on the challenge of my Pinterest Saturdays 52 project so much that I'm back again this year to give it another go! Summer is in full swing again here and most seem to be enjoying the long, hot summery days and making the most of the great Aussie weather! With that in mind I thought I'd round up some more fun Summer party ideas that you … [Read more...]

Mini Makeover: Word of the Year Frame

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Happy New Year! To kick off 2015, I thought I'd start with a fitting mini makeover that goes with the new year theme: a word of the year frame! If you're like me and instead of resolutions, you instead set a word of the year, then this frame is something fun you could make to keep your new word at the forefront of your mind as you're planning for the year to come! The best part … [Read more...]

Rewind: Tips for Decluttering from a Sentimental Person

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Because it's Christmas/New Year week, I'm taking a little break and thought I'd share a couple of my most popular posts again, in case you missed them. This is from July, 2013. I'll be back on January 1, 2015 with a new post for the new year! x Decluttering is a big part of organisation, and whilst some will tell you just to chuck it all and that it doesn't mean anything, … [Read more...]