DIY Gold Foil Ornaments

DIY Ornaments

Mario and I got our first real Christmas tree this year, to celebrate our first Christmas as a married couple. It smells so lovely, although I have to admit I keep worrying about it dying before Christmas, especially with a heat wave predicted in the next few days! So far it is as lush and green as the day we brought it home though. :) Continue reading

Friday Freebies! Free Printable ‘Thank you’ and ‘I love you’ cards!

Free printable thank you card

Happy Friday you guys! This is a pretty exciting day, because it is the first time I have EVER made a free printable to share on my blog! Woo hoo!

There are two versions of each card – one with some lovely proteas, and one with some summery frangipanis to welcome the warmer weather. I love the rustic Aussie feel of both those flowers. :)

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Chalkboard Feature Wall

Chalkboard WallHave you ever wanted to make your own blackboard feature wall, but worried slightly about what your landlords (or boyfriend) would say when they discovered you had painted an entire wall black? Well fear no more!

Last Sunday, Mario and I were passing some time at a cafe waiting for friends, and we happened to be sitting directly facing a wonderful blackboard feature wall. I’ve seen blackboards around everywhere lately, and I guess I caught the bug. After a very late brunch, I went straight to Bunnings and picked up a tin of blackboard paint and some masking tape. Continue reading