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Interview with Sue Ismiel: Nads creator!

“Founded in 1992 by Sue Ismiel, a mother who turned to the ingredients from her kitchen to create an extremely effective natural, no heat, hair removal formula for her young daughter – Nad’s.” I was so lucky to be able to get some of Sue Ismiel’s time while she was back in New Zealand recently! We […]

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Full width images are so much prettier - Blogging Tips

Blogging Tips!

I’m a web designer in my full time job, so I do feel I have a bit of an advantage when it comes to that side of blogging. I thought it’d be cool so share with my readers, who I know are bloggers themselves, a few things to help you out when it comes to […]

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Colour Blocking Nail Art Tutorial from Serra Clark, Peacock Pie for The Dizain Collective

DIY Nails: Colour Blocking

This colour blocking nail art tutorial is super easy and you can use any colour combo to match your outfit! // What You’ll Need You will need some striping tape which you can pick up for cheap from Born Pretty Store or you can trim down any regular tape. If you use regular tape, make […]

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Free Printables for the Office - Free Geo Ball Holder

Printables: For the office

Last week I shared with you some free printables that you could download for around the home. It was a bit of a success and a few of you were interested in seeing some freebies for the office too. After much sleuthing and pinning i’ve found a group of print worthy office printables – all […]

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To Do List Free Printable - Free Printables for the home

Printables: Around the home

Usually when I have a bit of spare time or I want to get inspired, i’ll jump on Pinterest and have a look around, last night I was messing about waiting for dinner to be cooked so I quickly headed to pinterest. One of my friends had pinned an image to some free printables, I […]

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Valentines Day Printables

Valentines Day Printable from Lovingly, Kate

Kate from Lovingly, Kate has shared something special for Valentine’s Day, a free Valentines Day Printable for you to give to your loved one this Valentines Day. I love them! They are perfect for your significant other, friend, lover, crush, whoever you want! If you don’t have a lot of money to throw around or if Valentine’s […]

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DIY Rose Nail Art in Seven easy steps! Peacock Pie and The Dizain Collective

DIY: Valentines Day Nails

This is a slight twist on a classic rose mani perfect for Valentine’s Day! I’m Serra and i’ll take you through each step to create these beautiful Valentines Day Rose Nails. For the base colour I used Orly Au Champagne. The red of the roses is China Glaze Ruby Pumps. The rose detail is Color […]

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Cross Stitch - Nautical Cross Stitching

Cross Stitching – Nautical Hand Towel

A couple weeks back I mentioned that i’d gotten back into cross stitching – and when i say ‘gotten back into’ I mean pretty much starting from scratch as i’ve not touched cross stitch for over 10 years – the last one I did was a christmas tree that was have following instructions, and then […]

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