Monthly Archives: May 2013

you came in …

[Credits: Suncatcher, by One Little Bird. Font: DJB Tara’s Heart.]

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carpe diem …

[Credits: border from Doddles-A-Fancy, by CD Muckosky. Font: Handwriting Dakota.] This is a page for the ‘one word challenge’, which, strangely enough, is two words this month … carpe diem.

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y is for you (and me) …

[Credits: template by Amy Martin. Cards from Presscards No. 23, by Paislee Press. Font: Courier New.] This challenge is to use the free May template by Amy Martin at The Lily Pad, which you can find here …

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the white stuff – white tray …

[madebygirl] I am drawn to this way of storing essentials (that could quickly become clutter) in a simple but visually beautiful way. I found this image on a blog called madebygirl. The home that is photographed in this blog post is that of  Nina Bergsten, who lives in Sweden. Things to love … the deep white […]

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friday night …

[Credits: paper from For the Record, Friday stamp from Writersb2, arrow from Hello There, by Paislee Press. Coffee stain from Storyteller, tape from La Belle Vie, by One Little Bird. Font: Acoustic Light. Scraplift of ‘Love’ by MlleTerraMoka.] I’m working on my May The Lily Pad challenges, hoping to finish all six of them before […]

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project 365, week 21 …

[Credits: Hello There Template, by Paislee Press. Font: Courier New.] Journaling – sunrise + swans = magic | ahhh! friday night here at last | a sleepy charli | outside my door at work | a new game for the weekend | sharing a smoothie | the girl and i … [may 19-25]

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hello friday night …

[Credits: Press Plate No. 36, by Paislee Press. Grey striped paper from Suncatcher, by One Little Bird. Font: Courier New.]  

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tutorial – paper star, by design & form …

[design & form] I want to share another lovely tutorial by design & form with you today. This tutorial crafts beautiful paper stars, seen in the image above. I see these hanging from a Christmas tree, or from a mobile. I think the stars are exquisite … more images and the tutorial here at Form […]

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dearest darling …

[Credits: Oh Dearie kit, by Paislee Press. Font: CK Journaling.]

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the white stuff – dining area …

[FormFiftyFive] This week’s beautiful space is a dining area, photographed by Malcolm Menzies. Things I love … the simple white table with timber top, the mix of three different chairs, the unusual large light fittings, the simple but elegant clock on a white-washed feature wall, the large windows letting in lots of natural light, and […]

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george …

[Credits: That’s Life iNSD freebie, from The Lily Pad. Font: DJB I Love Me Some Brook.]

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project 365, week 20 …

[Credits: Hello There Template, by Paislee Press. Font: Courier New.] Journaling – a rose from our garden | frangipani on the deck | sunshine, wind and lots of pets | the princess bride & cuddles with her man | charli planking, trying to get at the water in the glass | morning tea with julie […]

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so where’s the birdy?

We are fortunate to live in an area where there is a lot of bird life … daily, we have birds visit the bird feeder on our deck. We are enjoying the antics of the rainbow lorikeets, the kookaburras, the pigeons. Some are shy, some are not so shy, and would eat from your fingers […]

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week 14 …

[Credits: Highlight of the Week Template, by Emily Merritt. Font: American Typewriter.]

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the holiday house …

[Credits: May 2013 template freebie by Sahlin Studio. Font: CK Journaling, The Continental.]

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the white stuff – coffee shop corner …

[habitus living] This pretty little corner is actually part of a coffee shop refurb … I’m loving this little wash area. Things to love … the lovely white tiles, the warmth the timber adds to the picture, three (the magic design number) bottles topped with white flowers, the elegant tap-ware, and just a couple of […]

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from small things …

[Credits: Curated 5 templates, by Paislee Press. Font: The Brainchild.]

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a new day …

[the view from my desk] I feel very fortunate as I sit at my desk this morning looking at this lovely view. That is my DH setting out in his kayak for an early morning ‘training session’ as he works on building up condition after being on crutches for three months with his broken leg. […]

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project 365, week 19 …

[Credits: Hello There Template, by Paislee Press. Font: Courier New.] Journaling – roses in my front garden | early morning visitors to the bird feeder | caught in the library this week, the girl | sunrise | caught in the library this week, the boy | pretty vintage-y pink rose | the girl and i […]

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sharing books – the blood of eden series, by julie kagawa …

It’s been a while, gentle blog reader, since I have shared a book review with you. This week I came across a new (to me) series by Julie Kagawa, called The Blood of Eden. I read the Iron Fey series by Julie a while back and enjoyed the books, so when I read in a […]

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