Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Use of black in kid's rooms

Black in kid's rooms has been pretty "on trend" (note to self - I do not like that term!) for a while now.

I thought i'd post some pics of kid's rooms that have inspired me. So lovely and cosy with black and pops of dusky colours. 

Some of the blacks are chalkboard paint - such a brilliant idea!











This one I don't have a link to  - sorry -  (anyone??)
So lovely with the black wardrobe and grey starry wallpaper ..



 This one is from Vanessa Pouzet:






is that black or is it grey? I think it might be the lighting playing tricks sometimes ..



 via Anouk B:









Wednesday, 4 February 2015

A Very Fruity, Flamingoey, Tropical 9th Birthday Party


Gorgeous Una turned 9 last week and she had a little party at the local swimming pool with 4 friends from school. I have been collecting Pinterest images for aggggges to inspire us, but also wanted to keep it simple, low key and casual.

I made a double layer chocolate cake, with thick chocolate icing and decorated it with toblerone, orange paper balls and pink flamingoes. I ordered the name candles off ali express (allow at least 2 month for anything off ali - it takes ages). 

The plastic table cover in yellow chevron and leis were from k-mart, the pineapple cups (a major hit with the girls) were off ebay, cake stand and floral cups from Lark.





Sunday, 1 February 2015

Saint Valentine's Day is coming



 Valentine's Day is coming soon. Only a couple of weeks away.
So, in honour of V day here are some pretty heart shapes and things to hopefully inspire you!

The above picture is from The House That Lars Built. 


These donuts. Donuts = yum. Heart shaped donuts = double yum!
http://sugarandcloth.com/2013/01/eats-the-best-heart-shaped-donuts-youll-ever-have/



Cool thumb print heart via etsy. This would be pretty easy to whip up yourself. Although, possibly not as pretty.



Handmade heart magnets via Mermag blog



Lovely rifle paper co heart card



Heart shaped doily, with embroidery, then framed. This is really cool!
Via Zulily.
Make your own origami heart cute message.

Have a lovely day everyone!

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