Fashion: Gail Sorronda- Invasive Exotics | June 30, 2009

Fashion: Gail Sorrenda - Invasive Exotics

Wander your way over to fashion designer Gail Sorronda's Invasive Exotics Collection for your fill of dark and beautiful.

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DIY Wedding Favours: Mini Candy Cartons. Free Template! | June 29, 2009

Wedding Favour Boxes- Happily Ever After

For a somewhat less traditional take on wedding favours, I've designed these cute and quirky candy boxes in the style of miniature milk cartons! Read on for more pics and to download your free template.

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posted under: Weddings, Do It Yourself, Free Stuff

DIY Bachelorette Party Favour Box. Free Designs! | June 26, 2009

Bachelorette Party Favour Box

Bachelorette Party Favour BoxA Lovely Bunch of Flowers

Wouldn't it be nice, as a token of thanks at your pre-wedding Bachelorette Party, to send the girls off with a lovely bunch of flowers? This favour box contains a do-it-yourself Origami Kusudama Flower kit so that the girls not only get a beautiful bunch of flowers but they also get the pleasure of making it for themselves.

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posted under: Parties, Do It Yourself, Free Stuff

Polaroids: One Blue Wren | June 25, 2009

One Blue Wren

Inspiring polaroids at One Blue Wren.

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DIY Origami Kusudama Flowers | June 23, 2009

Origami Kusudama Flowers

Origami Kusudama Flowers

I'm absolutely smitten with Origami Kusudama Flowers at the moment. They are a lot of fun to make and would even be gorgeous as decorations for a party or wedding. They will be incorporated in a new DIY project that I will be posting soon (stay tuned!) but in the meantime, if you'd like to make some of your own, try this tutorial at Folding Trees.

(photos by amy moss)

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posted under: Do It Yourself

Homeware: Have you met Miss Jones | June 23, 2009

Have you met Miss Jones

Gorgeous homeware designs from Have you met Miss Jones. How cute are those button dishes?

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posted under: Home Décor, Tableware

Stylish Bed Pillow Designs | June 23, 2009

Pillow Artwork

Some artistic inspiration for your bedroom- pillow designs from Third Drawer Down and Cinq.

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posted under: Home Décor

DIY Colourful Crochet Balls | June 22, 2009

Amigurumi Crochet Balls

These mini crochet balls (a.k.a amigurumi balls), in all the colours of the rainbow, offer absolutely no practical application whatsoever, their only purpose in life being to sit and look pretty!

More pics and tutorials to make your own ahead.

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posted under: Do It Yourself

Fashion: Akira Isogawa | June 19, 2009

Akira

I'm currently on the lookout for a unique and fun dress for my engagement party.These handpainted numbers from Australian fashion designer Akira Isogawa prove extremely inspiring.

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Stylish Entertaining Idea: Ninutik- Maple Syrup | June 18, 2009

Ninutik - Maple Sugar

Ninutik- Maple Sugar LollipopI saw this on At Home with Kim Vallee and I simply had to link it myself! Ninutik's unique presentation of maple sugar make such stylish ideas for entertaining and for gifts.

Ninutik products are designed by Dianne Croteau and Richard Brault, the founding partners of Studio Innova.

The lollipops are my personal favourite :)

 

 

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posted under: Gift Ideas, Food, Entertaining

Elizabeth Wilson: Duvel Belgian Beer Packaging | June 18, 2009

Eizabeth Wilson: Duvel Belgium Beer Packaging

A novel approach to Belgian beer packaging- targeted at females 18-30. Check out this and the other interesting works of Elizabeth Wilson.

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posted under: Drink

Postcard Teas | June 17, 2009

Postcard Teas

Postcard TeasSend your Tea by Postcard!

These teas from London company "Postcard Teas" make an excellent gift idea.

Just hop onto their site, choose your tea, then fill out the virtual postcard and they will print it out and post your tea anywhere around the world.

 

 

 

 

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posted under: Gift Ideas, Tea Party, Entertaining

Oopsidaisi Russian Dolls | June 16, 2009

Oopsidaisi Russian Dolls

Adorable Russian Doll lavender pouches from Oopsidaisi.

(photo by amy moss)

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posted under: Gift Ideas, Found Objects

D.I.Y Vintage Apothecary Bottles - Free Labels | June 15, 2009

Apothecary Bottles

Inspired by vintage apothecary labels, I designed decorative labels for these beautiful glass bottles from Ikea. ($16.95 AUD for pack of 3). I've supplied free templates of these labels for you to download. 

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posted under: Home Décor, Do It Yourself, Free Stuff, Vintage Style

Sniffle Co. Woody Brooch | June 12, 2009

Sniffleco

Quirky brooches at Sniffle Co.  including an anxious looking Woody Allen.

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posted under: Gift Ideas, Jewellery, Fashion

Peter Alexander- Animal Hot Water Bottles | June 11, 2009

Gift Ideas: Peter Alexander Hot Water Bottles

Peter Alexander's store is always brimming with cute and quirky artifacts including these mini hot water bottles in various animal knits.

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posted under: Gift Ideas, Home Décor

Linmaren Ikea Bottles | June 11, 2009

Bottles from Ikea

Bought these versatile coloured bottles from Ikea. They've inspired me for a creative project. Stay tuned!

(photo by amy moss)

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posted under: Home Décor

Vintage Style: Ephemera Collage | June 10, 2009

ephemera

Good enough to be classified as art, these gorgeous collages embody the website interface of a Parisian boutique that stocks unique and interesting ephemera. Visit Tombées du camion to check them all out.

ephemera

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posted under: Vintage Style

T2 Jumbo Tea Cups | June 09, 2009

T2 jumbo teacups

These oversized teacups in gorgeous colours would be a whimsical addition to your tea party. From T2 Tea.

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posted under: Tea Party, Tableware, Parties

D.I.Y Stylish Party Favour Bags. Free templates! | June 08, 2009

DIY Party Favour Bags

To combat the ever-present grey that has settled upon us with winter's return, this little project, in all its gingham goodness, reminds me of sunshine, apple picking and picnics with summer dresses and wide-rimmed straw hats. Hope it lifts your spirits too! 

I've supplied free downloadable templates to create three fun and unique DIY paper bags, each with a different illustration by moi. Enjoy!

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