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Miss Adventure by Kate Spade

November 9, 2015

Continuing my long love affair with Kate Spade New York, I thought I would share one of a series of short films featuring Anna Kendrick and Zosia Mamet. The #missadventure short film series is a fun look into a glamorous world inspired by Kate Spade New York. Continue Reading

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Christmas Gift Guide with Lark

It’s my favourite time of the year – Christmas time! This year I am celebrating with my little family at home in Melbourne.  This means I get to go crazy with Christmas decorations, goodies and gifts. Lark Store is a little shop full of…

November 7, 2015
Frances and Frances Paper Flowers

Valentine’s Everlasting Paper Flower

This is why I love Pinterest so much. I was happily making my way through a collection of pins and came across this beautiful image of Valentine’s Everlasting Paper Flower.  What is it, I hear you ask?  Well, it’s a beautifully packaged creation by…

January 31, 2013
Gifts Weddings

Wedding Welcome Bags

My mother is celebrating a milestone birthday in Port Douglas later this year.  Most of the party guests are flying in to town for the birthday, so I thought it would be a lovely gesture to create small ‘welcome bags’ for guests.  “Welcome bags”…

June 11, 2012

Free Downloadable Giftwrap

I’m often running around before a birthday party crafting last minute gift wrapping.  These beautiful designs from Australian fabric decal company, Love Mae Blog have saved me a few times.  Mae has kindly designed these giftwrap/wallpaper designs for free personal use.  So if you’re…

May 4, 2011

Let’s Raise a Toast to Recycling

Check out these fabulous beer and wine glasses that I found via Uncrate.  I had these bookmarked months ago and only just found them again (as you do).  Handmade in Colombia from recycled glass from discarded car windshields, they sport a light green tint…

December 16, 2010
Birthday Children Gifts

DIY Favour Bag – Lolly Labels

I love this gorgeous DIY favour bag by Nice Package.    I’m going to create goody bags for mon petit’s daycare friends, on her birthday.   The bags will be packed with a ribbon-wrapped Suga lollipop, a balloon and a party blower.  You could also…

October 18, 2010
Birthday Dinner Gifts Home

Etsy Love: justnoey

Sometimes you see a design and immediately fall in love with it.  I felt this way about these gorgeous coasters by justnoey, and after checking out their Etsy store, realised they had a few more designs up their sleeve. Image:  Polaroid Coaster Pink Fairies…

October 16, 2010

DIY Doily Canvas Bag

I came across this fantastic DIY Doily Canvas Bag via Design Sponge.  It’s a crafty project designed by Ashley Anne (blog).  Using a blank canvas bag, Ashley used a paper doily as a template to create this unique and reusable gift bag.  It’s a…

September 9, 2010

Make City Postcards

If you love corresponding with stationery as much as I do, then check out these stylish Make City postcards designed by Keisuke Saka, a renowned paper engineer from Japan, via Upon a Fold.   Each set consists of five postcards that can be cut and…

August 11, 2010