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I’m a mum to 3 wild boys, a lover of pretty things & addicted to Instagram. My blog is about sharing pieces of my life & capturing moments as they happen. I write about interior design and share DIY projects with you. I also design blogs & websites.

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A Day In My life

 

A weekly catch up and a photo dump on what's been happening around here lately. Come and check it out...

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A day in my life

Around here lately

Hey there! Thanks for stopping by today. How are things in your neck of the woods? My boys are finally back to school and in a proper and busy routine. They don’t sit still, so being busy is the key to controlling them! They’ve grown so much and I can’t believe they aren’t little anymore. Chevy is in year 4, Cruise is in year 8 and Tex is in year 5. So, this means I am also back at school…

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Stunning Sunday

Stunning Sunday: Luxury family entertainer for sale in Ivanhoe, NSW

Today I have this luxury family entertainer to show you which is currently for sale in Ivanhoe, NSW. The textures and timber elements are warm and gorgeous. The bathroom vanity is pretty special and stands out as a real feature! “A secluded family sanctuary of designer style, inviting warmth and alfresco entertaining excellence; this sophisticated residence is a lifestyle triumph transformed with flair and functionality… this outstanding home includes four bedrooms (parents’ retreat with herringbone parquet, dressing room and double-shower ensuite; children’s…

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Floor plan Friday

Floor Plan Friday: 5 bedroom acreage style home with triple garage

Hello! Thanks for stopping by. Today I want to share this 5 bedroom acreage style home with triple garage. I know it’s huge, but it’s so good. It’s definitely for a large family or if you have older kids. I could do with this house! Have a look at that master bedroom’s dresser and WIR area. That would be heavenly. I wouldn’t change much about this plan. What do you think? Check it out here (plus see the facades). Or…

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Bedroom, Top Shopping Picks

Target’s new bedding

Target released a new homewares catalogue today and I wanted to share their new bedding with you. It’s cute and so cheap! I popped in my local Target today to check them out. They started at $29 each and I think the most expensive was $69… Most of them are reversible too so that’s value for money. I’m considering the navy/yellow/grey cover for one of my boys. Go here to see them online. Target also has a lot of “on trend”…

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The Butler’s Pantry

The definition of a butler’s pantry: A service room between a kitchen and dining room, typically equipped with counters, a sink, and storage space for china and silver. Typically these days it’s a room hidden behind your kitchen to house all the kitchen crap you don’t want out on show! I’ve seen many with and without the sink, so that’s just a personal preference. For me, I use mine as a storage room to contain all the school bags, notes, kitchen appliances, food…

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Bedroom, Top Shopping Picks

Cotton On: NEW Kids Room range just landed

Cotton On have released a new kids room range and it’s very cute! The new range is bursting with quirky cushions, fun accessories and comfy kids bedding. There are 4 new styles – Monster, Paper Garden, Colour Block and Pastel Shapes. Check them out… Blacks, grey and white. I love the grid sheets! You can shop the MONSTER range here. Peachy pinks and blue. This is adorable and the cover is reversible. You can shop the PAPER GARDEN range here. It’s bright…

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Top Shopping Picks

Kmart: Live life in pastel

Kmart doesn’t look like it’s slowing down on the homewares front. And why should it? The company would have to be making a killing! If you’re on instagram you’ve probably already seen their new range of goodies. Every second person has grabbed something from their selection. Including me! If you’re an avid interior designer you’ve probably stayed away from the cookie cutter style homewares, but I just think their style and range is so good that you can’t go past…

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Laundry shelf planning

My laundry needs something! I love the size and space I have in there, but I think it needs a big shelf. When I built the house I had intended to put overhead cupboards in, but I ditched it last minute (money!). Since then I’ve happy been without anything overhead and I have decided I don’t need the additional cupboards. It would be too overwhelming and cumbersome (well maybe they would be ok, but $1,800-$2,000 for cupboards I won’t use…

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Stunning Sunday

Stunning Sunday: Stone cottage + inspiring modern extensions

Hi there, today I wanted to show you this stone cottage with inspiring modern extensions currently for sale in Rozelle, Sydney, NSW. It’s absolutely stunning throughout the living/kitchen/courtyard. An inimitable synthesis, it’s an entertainer’s escape behind this old cottage. It took care & attention-to-detail to coalesce the old/new. Recycled, restored, extended, it’s done flawlessly. – Agent. Scroll through the photos below (photos by BresicWhitney)… What did you think? The stone is just gorgeous and I love how it’s exposed just in…

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Decorating with dusty pink

The colour ‘dusty pink’ is sneaking in to our homes and taking over. I have always loved the colour pink in any form – it’s feminine and chic. Most of us choose the greens, blues and greys to decorate with but if you love a little bit of pink, but don’t want it to be too bright, then maybe the dusty pink tone is for you. You can subtly add it to almost any room in your house. You could start with…

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