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Tea flavoured macaron recipe

I’m usually more of a savoury snacker when it comes to guilty pleasures, but there’s just something about macarons that I can never resist. After seeing so many pins on pinterest claiming that making them yourself isn’t THAT hard… I decided I’d give it a try. We found a basic macaron recipe from The food […]

DIY: Pretty painted glass jars

If you’ve been on pinterest at all in the last few months, then you’ve probably seen all those pretty paint coloured glass bottles. With a rare afternoon off, I decided to give this easy, inexpensive project a try.   What you need: clean glass bottles some paint either a bowl or a ziplock bag to […]

Free printable: But oh my darling, what if you fly?

There is freedom waiting for you, on the breezes of the sky, and you ask “What if I fall” Oh but my darling, what if you fly? Absolutely loving this quote by e.h @thepoeticunderground! Download a free print of this inspirational quote now. 

Tips on how to knit socks for beginners

This week’s feature DIYer: Catherine Catherine is nature enthusiast, an avid baker, and a force to be reckon when you give her a pair of knitting needles and yarn. You’ll often find her curled up on the couch or sitting at a table with her yarn and needles and a cup of loose leaf tea. Hand-knit […]

Baby showers

With many of our friends and family popping out adorable little babies left and right, it was just a matter of time until I would find myself planning one. So of course, I opted for a tea social theme. Decorations We bought a few rolls of pink and white streamers and hung them down the […]

DIY framed map hearts

This week’s DIY project is a great gift idea for a travel loving couple. One of my closest friends had met her husband, got engaged, and got married all in different countries. The two of them are big travellers so when I saw this picture frame craft on Pinterest that incorporated different maps, I just […]

DIY: How to reupholster a bench

This week’s post is courtesy of Michelle. After seeing some of her projects on instagram, I was very excited when she agreed to do a tutorial on how to reupholster a bench. I admire her simple, and whimsical style and love her taste in fabrics. Follow along as she shows us how to turn an old foot stool […]

DIY: Turn an old bottle into a pretty gold vase

After a trip to the market and coming home with more sunflowers than I have vases for, I had to whip up a quick solution. After digging through the recycling bin, I found an empty tequila bottle that would be perfect. Make sure you peel off any labels so that your finished project is nice […]

DIY Spray painting a picture frame

My lovely friend Rachel celebrated her once in a lifetime champagne birthday last weekend. I knew I wanted to frame one of our travelling photos for her in a bright yellow (her fav colour) frame. After much searching, I quickly realized that bright yellow frames are ridiculously hard to find. Instead, my spray paint addicted […]