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tutorial – lantern terrarium, by persia lou …

[lantern terrarium, by persia lou] Aren’t these lanterns lovely, filled with (faux) succulents that even I could ‘grow’ … I have a fondness for lanterns, and can see one of these in scandi white, filled with succulents, turning a corner of my home into an interesting space. You can find instructions and photos at persia […]

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holiday weekend …

It’s strange how a weekend of fun is almost as good as a holiday … I’ve blogged before about our semi-annual girls’ weekends away from the usual weekend routines with two of my high-school girlfriends. We’ve been to Melbourne a couple of times, and have an overseas trip planned somewhere in the next couple of […]

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fluffmonger – falafel the plush llama …

[fluffmonger] Total cuteness this week, in the form of handmade works of art with real personality. From the Etsy store description … Fluffmonger plush are handmade works of art crafted using materials that are organic and ethically produced. Each piece is designed and hand-made by Fluffmonger owner Jenny Maj. All materials used are organic and […]

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melbourne adventure …

It’s that time of the year again, when I disappear south and enjoy a ‘girlie weekend’ in Melbourne with two girlfriends … we three have known each other since we finished school together, so we are old, old friends! This time I messed with my ‘holiday system’ and left my laptop and DSLR behind, and […]

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caught on camera …

[Credits: PocketSquared overlay by Valorie Wibbens, Life Recorded wordart by CD Muckosky, background paper from Treasured Moments freebie by Sugarplum Paperie. Font: Acoustic Light.] Here’s a fun page created using a freebie overlay by Valorie Wibbens, and some fabulous wordart called Life Recorded by CD Muckosky. I’ve had a lot of fun here, simply popping […]

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relax mode …

One of my favourite things to do at the end of the year is to put my feet up and watch the world go by … and when I have new bling shoes it seems an even more fun thing to do. What you can’t see is that I have blisters on the bottom of […]

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the little things …

[Credits: Pressplate No. 33, a freebie by Paisless Press; paper from Westover kit by One Little Bird. Fonts: TheLittleLeager, TheBoldandtheBeautiful.] I hate it when DH is away on business trips … in his working life to date, he hasn’t had to do too much of it, but just lately he has been out of state […]

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Thursday + root canal therapy = ?

Retail therapy, of course! I had half a day off today to visit the dentist to continue my root canal therapy, and on the way back to work I found myself unaccountably for no real reason that I could think of at my local shopping centre. This lovely scarf (called Wisteria, what a pretty name) […]

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Hi ho, hi ho …

Yes, it’s back to work I go! The girl and I celebrated my last day of holidays by exploring a new, very big shopping centre we had only visited once before and found some lovely new shops. I am totally in love with a stationery shop called Typo [the website doesn’t really do it justice, […]

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