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Tea Cubes by Tea Drop

Fancy a drop of tea?  Well, you will love these fabulous Tea Cubes by Tea Drop.   The stylishly packaged Tea Cube holds one silken pyramid tea bag and comes in a wide variety of carefully grown and selected teas (see below). I’ve chosen to…

August 8, 2010

Gifts for the Hostess with the Mostess

It’s always a lovely gesture to present your hostess with a small gift to express gratitude for their hospitality and typically, the conventional offering is a lovely bottle of wine or bunch of fresh flowers.   I like to personalise this gesture and surprise the…

July 30, 2010

A Teacup is Reborn

Whilst reading one of my favourite design blogs – The Design Files, I came across an article about Lindsay Pemberton, an NZ Creative Upcycler, and her fabulous tea bangles (below).   Lindsay creates these unique bangles from pre-loved china tea cups.  She designs her products hoping…

May 25, 2010
Birthday Dinner Gifts Home

Flowers for My Table

Flowers will immediately improve any table setting.  Whether you are gathering them from your garden or selecting an arrangement from your local florist, you can create a simple bouquet or stunning centrepiece.  I love these floral designs by Prickly Pear, Melbourne.   I hope they provide you…

May 23, 2010

A Happy Husband Kit

If you are looking for something fun to do for your wedding anniversary or hubby’s birthday, then take a look at this fab, DIY Happy Husband Kit by Erin @ Vale Designs.  Erin has a wonderful website that not only showcases her business and…

May 16, 2010
Birthday Gifts

Party Favour Bags – So Chic!

I love to offer unique party favours to my guests.  Small thoughtful gifts such as, tiny beeswax candles, handmade soaps, Asian fans, miniature Christmas puddings, gourmet jams and packets of fairy floss.  The gifts are always appreciated, and that makes it all worth the…

May 10, 2010

The Art of Furoshiki

During the weekend I needed to wrap a gift for a friend’s newborn baby girl.  Feeling inspired by the beautiful Japanese tradition of Furoshiki, I attempted to create this giftwrap by using a strip of calico and pink-striped ribbon.  I’d love to try it with…

April 17, 2010

DIY Wine Wrap

I found this gorgeous template for a DIY Wine Wrap by Summer at Grey Likes Weddings.    Summer very kindly demonstrates how to create these gorgeous little wraps.  Her instructions are very easy to follow and I think I will be ravenging through my winter…

April 5, 2010