I’ve already shown you my newly-organised underwear drawer so why not keep on with the intimate drawer trend? The top drawer of my bedside table had become a bit of a catch-all. Over the years it had attracted enough hand lotion for...
I can’t believe I’m actually publishing this. But I know how much you love a good organising before & after so I am putting aside all modesty (sorry Mum) and sharing my newly organised smalls drawer with you. The things...
I’m off galivanting around the world for a few weeks so I have lined up some some talented ladies to hold the fort while I’m gone. Hope you enjoy! + + + + + Two of my favourite things about the...
I was intending to do a post on doors upcycled for various uses… until I found like a hundred great examples just for headboards so I figured it deserved its own post. Dreamy Whites via HGTV Under the Sycamore via Design*Sponge Sherry Hart Designs via Emily A. Clark Hus...
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New finds

As you may have noticed, we haven’t done too many big projects on the house lately. But there have been a few small additions, like this candlestick. The shape is much more formal and traditional than I’d normally like, but...
Hi, my name is Alicia and I’m addicted to dangly earrings. When I still lived at home, I stuck a couple of cork tiles (leftover from a reno project of my parents – forgive them, it was the 80s) inside my...
I picked up this great birdcage wall hanging on special at Spotlight several months ago but it was only now that I had a chance to put it to use. I didn’t mind the idea of the bird image,...
Today I’m excited to share with you the first of many DIY projects from our wedding! I had bought jewellery and headbands for my bridesmaids and wanted a nice way to present their gifts the night before the wedding. I decided to make some jewellery boxes...
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...
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Bedroom makeover

Unfortunately for The Man, I was going through a fuchsia and lime green phase before we moved in together. Add to that the white walls and lack of curtains and we didn’t exactly have a restful bedroom. The feminine edge has remained...