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Kids’ Bedroom

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A custom canvas for the nursery

When my first daughter Amelie was about 6 months old, I wanted to give her something that was handmade and didn’t come off a production line in a faraway factory, something that would outlast all the plastic toys that were already falling apart, something…

April 4, 2016
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My new year’s ‘revolution’: live more fully with less

There’s a decluttering revolution gaining momentum in Western society, and I’ve jumped on board. This Christmas our home reached capacity – there are now more material possessions in our house than there is room to store them (even the garage is full). I’m a…

January 12, 2016
Upcycled animal glass jars
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Putting a lid on clutter

I’m addicted to spray paint. There, I’ve said it. Wow. I feel so much lighter already. Now, before you judge me, I should add that I’m not addicted to spray paint in the sniffing sense, rather, in the name of art (said in a posh accent).…

December 7, 2015
Pom-pom garland and pom-pom decoration on presents
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DIY pom-poms using a fork

The other day I bought a pom-pom maker, thinking it would be a fun and easy craft to do with the girls. Ha! I couldn’t work out how to use the darn thing and, even after watching a YouTube tutorial, my pom-pom ended up…

October 8, 2015
Kmart hack girls' bedroom shadow box pink displaying trinkets
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A ‘Berry’ tiring trip

This is my family on the way home from our trip to Berry. We’re all exhausted from the sheer excitement of visiting Tracy’s family in their new home for the first time. Thankfully, James is still awake as he is the designated driver! A…

September 19, 2015