I love a pretty bow, especially around Christmas time where I can add them to wreaths, trees, window frames… Anything, really! I found this awesome red and white gingham wired ribbon at Checkers a few years ago which was perfect to make these beautiful, simple double bows. It’s so pretty, don’t you think?
I’ve been blogging for 7 months. 7 months! Where has the time gone?! It’s been quite the adventure too, I’ve continued to push myself so far out of my comfort zone that I hardly recognise myself! I mean, what kind of introverted, generally shy person, decides to go to meet ups, or blogging workshops or… Read More My blogging journey – 7 months in
When my BFF told me that she wanted a new pallet wood headboard, I knew that we (ok, ok Hubs) could do it for her. She wanted something rustic, with straight lines (score – no fancy tools needed!) but that would make a statement in her room. Oh, and of course, it must be budget… Read More DIY: Pallet wood headboard
This week’s #romancingthehome theme is Christmas pudding. I don’t eat Christmas pudding. Luckily Christmas pudding doesn’t actually mean an actual Christmas pudding. It’s any Christmas dessert! So, with that, I decided to give you my 3 favourite easy summer Christmas desserts to make for those long, hot, summer Christmas days!
(This is a sponsored post for Environ FocusCare through Rubybox – click here to see my Disclaimer & Disclosure) Skincare (and self-care) is very important to me. So important in fact, that it’s one of the few areas where I am less than my normal budget conscious self. I don’t mind spending a little bit… Read More Review: Environ FocusCare Range
So, if you saw my Before & After post on the ombre painted desk, you would know that I promised you a tutorial on how I did the ombre painted furniture technique that I used with the DIY chalked paint I made. The reason that I owe you a tutorial is because I hadn’t taken… Read More DIY: Ombre painted furniture technique using DIY chalked paint
This week’s #romancingthehome theme is a special gift. My interpretation went a bit further… a specially wrapped gift! Who doesn’t love that?! I know that I do! But, have you seen how much those beautiful boxes, ribbons and gift wraps cost? You may as well upgrade the present for the extra 50 to 100 bucks… Read More Budget Friendly Gift Wrapping Ideas
From the moment I saw all those ombre painted desks floating around Pinterest, I just knew that I had to try it for myself. Luckily for me, I was able to line up the perfect project for myself: a desk for my daughter! When I told my mom about my plan, she very kindly offered… Read More Before and After: An ombre painted desk using DIY chalked paint
Yes! We’ve moved our #romancingthehome series to Fridays 😀 . This way, you have the whole weekend to give our tips & tricks a try 😉 . This week’s theme was flower’s with food… Now, as you know, I’m not a cook. I do like to bake though, so that was a start. I have… Read More Romancing the Home: Flowers with Food?!
Summer… long hot days spent hanging out with friends, endless amounts of braais (barbecues), beach visits and, of course, cocktails! So deciding on our #romancingthehome challenge this week of a (keto) summer cocktail was a no-brainer!