Peter Walsh‘s “31 Days to Get Organized” challenge has not only proved to be extremely beneficial practically, but it has also helped me meet all my crazy, hormonal, pregnancy nesting needs! The timing couldn’t have been better. And, of course, following a challenge such as this via Facebook is extremely easy/convenient… and FREE! For those […]
In amongst the inspirational images on my 2013 visualisation mood board, you may have spotted a couple of pics of extremely well-organised spaces (a pantry and a crafting station) which I added because, as for many others, having an attractive, user-friendly home environments is one of my priorities. Recently I have been bombarded by email notifications […]
I am determined to apply DIY motivation to as many aspects of the upcoming blessingway/baby shower as possible, and the decorations are no exception! Thank goodness for Pinterest and my wonderful Project Pinterest board, onto which I had pinned this fabulous tutorial for gorgeous paper flowers. I have modified the steps somewhat as I am using […]
Recently, I’ve felt inspired to jump onto Illustrator again (seeing as it’s my favourite program ever ) and what better excuse than having guests over for my Thanksgiving for Dummies/crafting afternoon. As the things I chose to make for this little event are hardly traditional in this part of the world, I thought it might be […]
It was a not-so-picturesque autumn day, but Project Pinterest (the Halloween Edition) was in full-effect! Braving the elements, we headed outside to collect autumn leaves and acorns to create some seasonal decorations for the home; specifically a leaf garland and an autumnal table centerpiece (see DIY instructions at end of post). My 19-month-old, L, loves being […]
My baby is 6 months old and I am already becoming sentimental about the time “when he was little”! As the weeks have gone by I have had to, in stages, pack away the clothes that no longer fit him. Size 56 is a distant (well, 5-month-old) memory and size 74 is now the order of […]
Take 1 small concrete planter box, a selection of small plants (I bought a 6 variety pack), plant, water, allow to grow and spread organically and there you have it… a gorgeously green living centerpiece for your outdoor table. All the items used to create this centerpiece were purchased at Plantagen.