Archive - August - 2014
Amsterdam: A Photo Diary

Amsterdam: A Photo Diaryfeatured

Amsterdam was a city of countless narrow streets and winding waterways. A picturesque collection of colours in the form of brickwork and floral details. We slept on a passenger ship, moored on the fringe of one of the larger canals. The bedroom was a little on the small side, but the novelty factor more than Read more

The Toolbox: Bianca Virtue

The Toolbox: Bianca Virtuefeatured

Do you ever see an Instagram that is just so well curated you can’t help but like every single picture they post? That’s exactly how we feel about today’s Toolbox guest, Bianca Virtue. It’s not a wonder, given that she is a stylist from Melbourne, and gets to play with awesome props and what nots for Read more

Travel: in it for the long haul

Travel: in it for the long haulfeatured

In just under two weeks, I am lucky enough to be heading over to the USA for 14 days to attend a friend’s wedding and I’ve been mentally packing for the last 6 months. This will be my second trip to the States, so I am well aware of how delightfully long the plane ride Read more

Homemade Spicy Dukkah Recipe

Homemade Spicy Dukkah Recipefeatured

Ok kids, here’s one recipe that is literally the easiest thing in the world to make. Even if you are the suckiest of cooks, you can handle this. I believe in you! Dukkah originates from Egypt and is essentially a mix of spices, nuts and herbs to create a coarse mixture that can be served simple, with Read more

The Toolbox Series: Libby De Souza

The Toolbox Series: Libby De Souzafeatured

We’re back again with another peak into someone’s toolbox! This week, a personal favourite (because we’re the boss and we can have favourites if we want) of ours, Libby De Souza is back to share her wisdom. She’s currently living in Melbourne and when she’s not working, you can usually find her making cool stuff Read more

Sweet Pea & Jasmine Candles

Sweet Pea & Jasmine Candlesfeatured

Okay Okay, this is the last project that invloves copper I promise ( I won’t be held responsible if I don’t keep said promise). But I’ve been meaning to make some candles for a while now and I wanted to make them a lil’ more spesh and what better way to do that than with Read more

Runaway: Our August Desktop Wallpaper Freebie

Runaway: Our August Desktop Wallpaper Freebiefeatured

Everyone gets a little case of the wonderlusts every now and then… I know I sure do! Here’s a free set of desktop, iPad and iPhone wallpapers to encourage and indulge in the fantasy just a little. Enjoy! The beautiful photograph used in this was created by Forrest Cavale 1280×800 | 1440×900 | 1680×1050 | 1920×1200 | 2560×1440iPhone | iphone 5 | iPad  

DIY Cute Card from Recycled Paper Scraps!

DIY Cute Card from Recycled Paper Scraps!featured

I don’t know about you, but every time I have to buy a greeting card I let out a long internal groan. It’s a tedious process and near impossible to find one that’s both right for the recipient and doesn’t cost an arm and a leg. I needed one for my sister-in-law and had the Read more

Bread & Butter Pickles

Bread & Butter Picklesfeatured

These Pickles are quite possibly one of the best things I’ve ever made. Not only are they so easy to make, they also are freaking delicious! They’re sweet and sour, crunchy and soft. I’ve already made 2 extra batches since making them a couple of weekends ago and I will probably make some more very Read more