I had actually not planned on doing any Christmas cards in my first year in business because I wanted to focus on developing Akimbo’s general range before adding any special seasonal collections. However that all changed when I was invited by...
I love Christmas as much as the next person, but I have a strong opinion that the festivitites shouldn’t begin until December 1 at the earliest. If it starts in October as the retailers would like, it makes it...
I love Christmas as much as the next person, but I have a strong opinion that the festivitites shouldn’t begin until December 1 at the earliest. If it starts in October as the retailers would like, it makes it...
To tie in with the literary theme of our wedding, I made these cute ‘vases’ from old books. Here’s how: You will need: old, unwanted book piece of dense cardboard scalpel pencil double-sided tape Instructions: 1. Trim the piece of cardboard to the...
As I mentioned yesterday, my family and I threw a surprise birthday for my mum last weekend. With the ‘let them eat cake’ theme of the invitation, a cake buffet was a must! Oh, macarons, where have you been all my life? I’d like...
bird mobile

DIY bird mobile

I am taking some time off my regular blogging schedule during the final days before my wedding and while I’m on my honeymoon. Since you will be at home while I am having the time of my life, I have pre-posted some...
It’s Wednesday which normally means my Obsess & Inspire feature, but today I’m going to interrupt the normal schedule to share some exciting news, plus a second free download for the week. Imagine my excitement a few weeks back when my favourite wedding magazine Wedding Style...
The Man & I have been in our home for two years and there are still tons of little changes I would love to make… if only money and time were no object. The real world may not look like...
Our Wine & Cheese Night went off without a hitch, save one casualty: a stunning decorative platter has gone to china heaven (perhaps that’s where the dish and the spoon ran away to?). It’s a pity but I don’t...