I seem to be in a DIY mood this month and it’s a fair assessment to say that I am obsessed with books, both the content and the organization of my copious collection. Most covers are aesthetically appealing but are not very functional, which is a problem for me as my books aren’t there to hang [Read more….]
I am a bit obsessed with finding storage options for my space, even though I am a minimalist by nature, I do have inventory + supplies to contend with now. In my search for stylish storage solutions I found some great tutorials utilizing crates as storage and on creating your own faux vintage crates (insert [Read more….]
Every surface needs a bit of restyling now and again, and the start of a new season is as good a reason as any. The key is to let the things you love lead the way. You can easily transform your coffee table into the heart of the living room with a few key pieces. [Read more….]
I love trying out making my own things from scratch and recently I’ve learnt how easy (and inexpensive) it was to make my own Vanilla Bean Extract.
Who doesn’t love some Kate Spade, right? But I have to admit… most of my excitement is actually for all her newly accessible stationery and office products. Creating a stylish and organised office, whether for work or home, it’s best if you start with a blank canvas which includes a good sized desk, storage units or a bookcase and of [Read more….]
I’m a huge fan of French Provincial and French Country interiors as they lend themselves to mixing and matching with other styles. You can really add your own flavour and personality stamp on your space by adding a hint of industrial or vintage with a well chosen piece of furniture mixed in with the neutral French Provencal palette.
While traditional spring mattresses are adequate for a lot of people, the unique properties of memory foam can make the difference between a good night’s sleep and a great night’s sleep. If you don’t want to buy a whole new mattress, a memory foam mattress topper may be for you. Here are some of the best reasons buyers give for choosing [Read more….]
There is nothing quite like a nutritious homemade soup on a cold winter’s day. Topped off with some hot crusty bread…. yum! If you are lucky enough to have a soup maker, you’ll be able to whip this up in 15 minutes – just put ingredients in your soup maker rather than a saucepan. Check out our [Read more….]
The winter school holidays have just started, and keeping energetic kids busy and away from the television and computer games can be a challenge and potentially cause a few tantrums. Here are some indoor “adventures” you can try with them this winter, which I’m sure they will enjoy. Washi Tape Hop Scotch A roll of colourful [Read more….]
When I was in primary school, I started experimenting with cooking. I remember, playing around with ingredients adding a pinch of this and a pinch of that and ended up creating my very own biscuit recipe which I proudly called ‘Beckies Bickies’. Mum would say it was absolutely delicious … maybe it was, but probably it wasn’t! [Read more….]