Virginia Johnson Spring 2013 | April 16, 2013

Love love love!

XO
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posted under: Fashion, Gift Ideas, Illustration, Tech Accessories

Mixed Bag... | April 15, 2013

Cushion from Lumiere Art + Co.

Ombre spot magnets from Typo

Bedding- Ashley G for Urban Outfitters

Outfit from Dear Creatures Spring 2013 Collection

Mina Perhonen mini bag at Mr Kitly

Ceramic cups by Leah Jackson at Mr Kitly (Unfortunately some of these are sold out but aren't they gorgeous nonetheless?)

Card by Sugar Paper for Goop

Hand-painted pine wood keychain from Nane  (via Frankie)

XO
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posted under: Fashion, Gift Ideas, Home Décor, Mixed Bag, Stationery

Sunday | April 14, 2013

Mark, Sukie and I spent a quiet sunday at Emerald Lake Park. It's been awhile since we've had a little family day trip and we thought we'd take advantage of the good weather before it disappears. The forest walk is a nice little hiding spot to get lost for awhile...

Oh, and If you're ever in the area, you should try The General Food Store for lunch. Yum.

XO
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posted under: storytelling, Sukie

I want them all!! | April 12, 2013

So, I basically dropped my iPhone yesterday and put a few chips into my polka dot Kate Spade case! First world problems, I know, but I must admit, I did allow myself a moment to grieve :(

Don't you just love these phone cases from Rifle?! Would it be okay if I just got them all? Who would like to buy them for me? ;-)

Check out the full collection here.

I'm also loving these cases from Julia Kostreva. So pretty...

XO
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posted under: Gift Ideas, Happy Workspace, Tech Accessories

Collecting Rainbows... | April 11, 2013

As a three year Anniversary gift from Mark's parents we received a beautiful new bed! It's perfect- super comfy and not at all conducive to early risings.

Our bedroom, presently very bare and bathed in an over-abundance of white, was screaming for just a little something to fill the void. So I draped a string of colourful lights over my bedside ladder shelf. It's just added that little bit of warmth and fun. I think it's a cute temporary solution!

Speaking of colours... whilst out and about recently I just had to take a happy snap when I was confronted with the unexpected sight of a beautiful rainbow of balloons at the entrance to a car wash. There really should be more of these around.

XO
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posted under: Home Décor, Our Home, storytelling

I rock a lot of polka dots... | April 11, 2013

Love this scene from New Girl. One of the best.

XO
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posted under: Quotes

Brian Giniewski | April 09, 2013

Totally smitten with the colourful works of Brian Giniewski!

XO
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posted under: Artwork

Pom Pom Love | April 09, 2013

You may have noticed a mini explosion of pom poms around pinterest and the blogosphere lately...  so I thought I'd do a little round-up of some of my personal faves!

beach basket from shopbop

tote from anthropologie

bouquet from steph loves ben

hairclip/brooch from ban.do

Last but not least I'm completely envious over style blogger Bri Emery's pom pom sweater which you can read more about over at designlovefest.  

{ above photo by woodnote photography }

XO
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posted under: Fashion, Gift Ideas

Mixed Bag... | April 08, 2013

Star print scarf from Country Road

Photo of Brigitte Bardot

Spun pendant light by Evie

Claude Walnut Gossip Bench Set from Jonathan Adler

tooth&nail leather pouches by designer Georgie Cummings

Pack a Picnic Champagne Box from Kate Spade

Globe-Trotter Centenary suitcase from J.Crew

XO
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posted under: Fashion, Gift Ideas, Home Décor, Mixed Bag, Travel

Geronimo Spring 2013 | April 08, 2013

Lovely spring 2013 collection from Geronimo.

{ photos from Geronimo website }

XO
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posted under: Fashion, Vintage Style

Anais & I | April 05, 2013

Adorable balloon animal cushions from Anais & I.

XO
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posted under: Gift Ideas, Home Décor, Kids

Mixed Bag... | April 04, 2013

Notebook from Kate Spade's Saturday

Design Stockholm House work light gold pendant available at Vincent2

Neon raindrops cushion from Ferm Living

Gold pouch from Baggu 

Love this cute flag prop used in the Des Petits Hauts ss13 campaign.

'Lila jug' in dustry mint from Toast

'Leprechaun Lynch' nail polish from Scotch Naturals

'Claudine' duffel tote bag from Country Road

Middle of Nowhere 'Malmo' yellow stool spotted at Crate Expectations

'Tippi' skirt from Toast

'Hold me Tight' tear pillow from blabla

XO
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posted under: Fashion, Home Décor, Kids, Mixed Bag, Stationery, Tableware

Des Petits Hauts S/S13 | April 04, 2013

Such cuteness in the Des Petits Hauts Spring/Summer 2013 collection!

{ photos from Des Petits Hauts }

XO
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posted under: Fashion

FREE 'Sparkle Heart' Desktop Wallpaper | April 03, 2013

I had the strange urge to create a heart out of multi-coloured sequins and glitter. So I did. And I turned it into some free desktop wallpaper for you!

Read on to download your sparkly freebie!

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posted under: Digital Wallpaper, Free Stuff, Happy Workspace, Tech Accessories

Anne-Claire Petit | April 01, 2013

Aren't these crocheted pouches by Anne-Claire Petit the cutest? Check out all her other colourful crocheted goods right here.

XO
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posted under: Fashion, Gift Ideas

Life Tastes Better with Sprinkles | March 28, 2013

For our Australia Day BBQ back in Jan, I put together this little Ice-Cream Sundae bar. (Yes, I am obsessed with Sundae bars.) It is now a permanent fixture in our home.

It may appear to be intended for small children but no, it, in fact, catered for full-grown adults. All of the objects I've used to style it are part of my own collection because, basically, I am a large child. This table design is totally a manifestion of my colourful, eclectic and exceedingly infantile mind. 

And yes, perhaps including a pic of Audrey Hepburn these days is a tad cliché, but I don't care, she's awesome. (It was a toss up between her and Audrey Tautou.)

Oh and, by the way, if you ever plan to use plastic amber bottle dispensers for your toppings, don't get anything too thick- it will be a massive fail :(

I'm so in love with my test tube rack of colourful sprinkles! (I've re-used some old Happy Lab tubes.)

Confetti sprinkles are the bomb.

Happy Easter/Passover weekend everybody! :)

XO
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posted under: Bits of Happy, Do It Yourself, Entertaining, Home Décor, Our Home, Parties, storytelling

Bits of Happy... | March 27, 2013

Happiness comes from... discovering a new candy store in Prahran called The Red Balloon... the cute pie chart LoveHate brooch I picked up from Lulu in Balaclava... decorating mini wooden spoons with coloured paint and patterned tape... playing with my new Motex to create neon labels... my ever-expanding collection of cute hairclips... and our beloved mutt Sukie.

Also, doesn't this Gorman print make you smile?

XO
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posted under: Bits of Happy

LoveHate | March 27, 2013

Cute fashion accessories over at LoveHate...

{ photos from LoveHate }

XO
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posted under: Fashion, Gift Ideas, Jewellery

Industry of One | March 25, 2013

Have you seen Industry of One yet? It's easily one of my favourite websites at the moment. 

(The above photos and words are from the feature on photographer Laura Dart.) 

Check it out.

{ all photos from Industry of One website }

XO
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posted under: Love at First Sight, Photography

Mixed Bag... | March 24, 2013

Always and Forever card from Rifle Paper Co.

Making Shapes necklace by Stampel

Yellow Astrid chair from Anthropologie

3 to 2 tee by Alice McCall

Photo of us- Almost 3 years since our magical wedding. Happy Anniversary for the 28th, love of my life! xo

Confetti dot cake server from Leif

Drinking the stars comb from Ban.do

Pastel Playon Crayon from Big Dreams

Langazela cushion from Safari Fusion

Bow ikon shopper from Ted Baker

Face it pillow from Lucky Boy Sunday

XO
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posted under: Fashion, Gift Ideas, Home Décor, Jewellery, Kids, Mixed Bag, storytelling, Tableware
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