Tough Weeks Happen

sometimes a happy home isn’t only where laughter reigns but a sanctuary where we feel safe to be ourselves - Dannielle Cresp, Style for a Happy Home //Click to read more

Last week I sat on the couch and bawled my eyes out. I spent days and nights watching Gilmore Girls and just trying to let my sadness subside. It wasn't pretty but it was where I needed to be. 6 weeks ago the truth of just how bad my injury was/is was finally revealed. It involved x-rays and seeing many different medical professionals on the same day and a phone call that I'd … [Read more...]

Pinterest Saturdays: 6 Christmas Gift Ideas for Teen Girls

Pinterest Saturdays: 6 Christmas Gift Ideas for Teen Girls on Style for a Happy Home // Click for details

Hello! Happy Saturday! Christmas is getting closer, (only 10 weekends to go!) so I thought as I'm well on my way with my Christmas shopping that I'd share some fun ideas with you for the different people you might need to buy for this year. This week I'm starting with the teen girls in your life with 6 Christmas Gift Ideas for Teen Girls and will be following with the others in … [Read more...]

Rewind: Mini Makeover: Make Your Own ‘Me’ Page

Mini Makeover: Make Your Own 'Me' Page on Style for a Happy Home

I’m feeling a little under the weather this week, but I wanted to re-share this post from back in February with you. It's one that's close to my heart. Today's mini makeover has a story behind it, that I'll share later in the post, but this one is about documenting you (and me) and making something that generations can look back on and cherish. There are so many things out … [Read more...]

Start With Why: A Book to Get You Thinking

Start With Why: A Book to Get You Thinking on Style for a Happy Home // Click for review

When people ask for a non-fiction book recommendation, Start With Why is always on the top of my list to share. Whilst it's traditionally a marketing book, it's actually so much more. I'm not being dramatic when I say that this book changed my life. It was this book that helped me to see that Canada wasn't for me and helped me make the decision to cut my time there short and … [Read more...]

Pinterest Saturdays: 6 Clever Halloween DIYs

Pinterest Saturdays: 6 Clever Halloween DIYs on Style for a Happy Home // Click for details

Hello! Happy Saturday! It's that time of the year where for a little bit of fun things get a bit spooky, and whilst we don't celebrate halloween much here in Australia I can't resist a good excuse for fun dress ups and an excuse to eat sweets. So to give you a bit of time to get in the spirit I'm sharing some of my favourite Halloween DIYs that I found on … [Read more...]

Mini Makeover: Last Minute Gifts Kit

Mini Makeover: Last Minute Gifts Kit on Style for a Happy Home // Click for details

No matter how organised I try to be, the closer it gets to Christmas time, the more chances there are that I will forget to organise a gift for someone and I feel really stressed about it. There are also those times where events that need gifts (like a last minute secret santa, or a fundraiser that everyone needs to contribute to) pop up unexpectedly and I am rushing around to … [Read more...]

Add a Touch of Spring to Your Home

Add a Touch of Spring to Your Home on Style for a Happy Home // Click for more

Spring is a wonderful time of year. The grass is greener and the air feels fresh and flowers are blooming everywhere you look. With Spring comes so much colour and a lighthearted feeling that a long, cold Winter just doesn’t have. Embracing Spring and all of it’s wonderful colors is a great way to help your home feel lighter after the cold weather leaves and the sun begins to … [Read more...]

Pinterest Saturdays: 6 Fun Garden Party Ideas

Pinterest Saturdays: 6 Fun Garden Party Ideas on Style for a Happy Home // Click for details

Hello! Happy Saturday! It's Spring in my part of the world and now that football season and most kid's sports are over the time has come to spend some time in the back garden with some friends and a whole lot of laughter. Today I thought I'd round up some ideas to get you thinking about having your own garden party! Here are some great posts to get you started! Mini … [Read more...]

Smart Tips for a Smooth Return from Travel

Smart Tips for a Smooth Return from Travel on Style for a Happy Home // Click for more

Travelling can be really fun. There's an adventure waiting for you once you're off the plane (or out of the car) and there are always new people to meet and almost always fun things to see. Coming home from that adventure can be a lot less fun, so today I'm sharing some tips on making that return home just that little bit easier. Before you leave home There's almost … [Read more...]

Kitchen Styling Ideas

Kitchen Styling Ideas on Style for a Happy Home //Click for details

When it comes to styling your home, kitchens can be a tricky part to really make your mark on, without splashing a lot of cash. There are quite a few big ticket items in there that most likely you're stuck with (like the oven, possibly a dishwasher and maybe even the fridge). But that doesn't mean that you can't make it feel a bit more like you without a big budget. Here are … [Read more...]

Pinterest Saturdays: 6 Australian Designers You Should Know

Pinterest Saturdays: 6 Australian Designers You Should Know on Style for a Happy Home // Click for details

Hello! Happy Saturday! The year is getting away from us and this is the last Saturday in September and that means that this is the final in the Australia month series for Pinterest Saturdays. Don't despair though as this is a great one! Today I'm sharing 6 Australian Designers that I think you should know. Most have been featured before because I just love their stuff, but here … [Read more...]

Mini Makeover: Make a Serving Set with Chalk Paint™

Mini Makeover: Make a Serving Set with Chalk Paint™ on Style for a Happy Home // Click for DIY instructions

Chalk Paint™ provided by Annie Sloan Unfolded Australia* When I was approached recently to try out Chalk Paint™ by Annie Sloan, I'll admit that I was a little bit reluctant. I'd only ever seen it used in a shabby chic way and that's just not my style. But after attending their event at ProBlogger on the Gold Coast, I learnt that it doesn't have to be done in that style and I … [Read more...]