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How To Be A Wrap Star This Christmas

Filed in : DIY & CRAFTS, Lifestyle

It’s only a week to go before Christmas Day (where does time go?), and it’s time to indulge in my favourite part of Christmas preparations. Yep, you guessed it, GIFT WRAPPING! Okay, maybe you didn’t guess that, but I’m sure it probably comes as no surprise that I absolutely love wrapping gifts and arranging them […]

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DIY: HOW TO MAKE A PRETTY WILDFLOWER WREATH

Filed in : DIY & CRAFTS, Lifestyle

So last weekend I had the pleasure of being a welcomed guest at what I can only refer to as the happiest, sunniest, most tear-jerking wedding ever! It was the wedding of my gorgeous friend Anna and her rather debonair fiancé Ben. I affectionately refer to them as BenAnna, and have found over time that many […]

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HOW TO MAKE CHILI-INFUSED OLIVE OIL

Filed in : DIY & CRAFTS, TASTE

I love infused oils for three main reasons. They’re delicious, they’re versatile, and they often look very beautiful when presented in nicely shaped glass bottles. Many of you know that I love spicy foods, so it may not come as a surprise that chili-infused olive oil is one of my favourites of all infused oils. Having […]

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Easy DIY Easter Egg Favours

Filed in : DIY & CRAFTS

Happy Easter everyone! Some of you are fully aware it’s been a little busy for me lately, and my plans for decorating Easter Eggs has been put on the back burner while I attempt to meet other deadlines. Although it’s cutting into my blogging time, I’m pleased to say that design demands are picking up […]

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All Natural DIY Eucalyptus Christmas Wreath For My Precious Little Love

Filed in : DIY & CRAFTS

This weekend we made a gorgeous Christmas wreath for our dearly departed little love. It’s our tangible Christmas gift to her, handmade with love, right here on the kitchen worktop. This labour of love has already secured it’s place as a family tradition for me, and although I don’t usually get too personal with my blog […]

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Handmade Christmas Dinner Party Invitation Ornaments

Filed in : DIY & CRAFTS, Lifestyle

As promised, today’s post is a step-by-step DIY guide to crafting your very own Christmas dinner party invitation which can be later hung as an ornament on the lucky recipients’ Christmas trees. I really enjoy making beautiful things with paper, and I have tons of the stuff in all colours and patterns you can think of. […]

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Fragrant Pot Simmer Potpourri Recipe For The Holidays

Filed in : DIY & CRAFTS, Lifestyle

With Thanksgiving just a day away and only 4 weeks to go before Christmas, many of us are busy making plans for hosting and attending numerous holiday gatherings with friends and family near and far. I love that the holiday season kind of forces us to make time to catch up with friends and relatives we […]

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My DIY Window Seat Makeover: A Cosy Nook For Creative Contemplation

Filed in : DIY & CRAFTS, Interiors

Hello lovelies! I hope you’re all enjoying what’s left of the weekend. I had a relatively busy one here but it’s all for the best. So, remember a few weeks ago when I mentioned that I was giving my living room window seat a makeover? Well, today’s post is all about my DIY Window Seat […]

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Friday Five: Easy DIY Projects To Try This Weekend

Filed in : DIY & CRAFTS, Friday Five

Hello lovelies! I hope you had a great week and are now looking forward to fun times at the weekend. Today’s Friday Five consists of 5 very easy DIY projects, 3 of which I would like to try some time soon. If you’re as picky particular as I am about the things you like, then I’m sure you’ll […]

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Love Your Lips: DIY Sugar Lip Scrub Recipe

Filed in : DIY & CRAFTS, Lifestyle, Skincare + Beauty

Hello lovelies! After all that smooching about on Sunday, how about giving your lovely smackers a tasty treat today? During the summer months our lips can easily become dry, chapped and less than kissable due to over exposure to the sun or simply dehydration. Now, now, there’s no need to rush out and purchase every remedy […]

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