Vintage Eclectic Living Room Makeover (Child-Friendly)

Now that my husband and I are settling into parenthood, it is time to get back into our home renovation plans! We had started brainstorming ideas and had drawings done up at the end of last year, before we found out we were pregnant. We have had our house for 3 years now, which has […]

Exploring My Local Vintage Stores

This article originally appeared on Discover Ipswich – Exploring Ipswich vintage stores My home town Ipswich is a city offering much to the vintage lover at heart. Not only are the streets of the city centre lined with beautiful historic architecture, cute cafes, gourmet restaurants and a business precinct, but Ipswich also has a few other […]

New Vintage: Modcloth ‘My Loved Items’ Wishlist

Let me just start by saying – I LOVE Modcloth! I love their vintage inspire style of fashion. I love seeing real body types wearing the clothing, allowing me to get a better idea of how it will look on me. I love that there are honest reviews with photos of people wearing the clothes in ‘real […]

How I furnished my living room for under $500

I definitely live a frugal life, and, to be honest, it is less need and more want. My husband and I both have really great jobs and earn a decent wage, but we choose to put our money towards the big ticket items, that for us, are more important than the material things. For example, in […]

How to accessorise with thrift store finds

Thrift store shopping (or op shopping as we call it in Australia) is definitely a fine art. You need to go shopping with an outcome in mind, or in search of something in particular. A lot of time and patience are needed to work your way through the collection of disorganised garments, messy shoe shelves and tangled […]

My Current Thrift Store “Wish List” Items

When I am looking through a magazine or online and see something that I would love for my home or would love to wear, my first reaction isn’t to go to their website or head to the local store but to go have a look at my local op shop or thrift store to see […]

13 Unique ideas for a Stunning Wedding Day

I am at that stage in my life when all my friends are getting married, Nick and I got married in September and I feel everyone around me is starting to win the last seat in the game of musical chairs. Every wedding I have been to has been magical for the couple involved, they […]

Why I love wearing dresses!

Anyone who knows me well enough knows that I LIVE in dresses! They are my go-to fashion item no matter what the season – a cute floral dress can be teamed with sandals in summer, or tights and boots in winter and look totally adorable either way. The thing I love the most about a […]

Today I didn’t know what to post about…

Today I didn’t know what to post about… I have so many things I want to share with you all but I just cannot find a way to put it all into words. I hear about blogger’s writer’s block and I guess my turn has finally come. I want this blog to continue being fun for me and my audience, […]

My home is not like the others

One of these things is not like the others, One of these things just doesn’t belong… now that I have successfully gotten that song stuck in your head let’s talk home decor.   The other week I joined a Facebook Group about Home Decorating and considering I am in the process of renovating my first home I thought it would be a […]

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