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I write about all sorts of yummy things I create in the kitchen as well as my little projects, interior design, family, travel and the things I tinker with. I love to get comments on my blog. I'd love to hear from you. Sign up to get updates in your Inbox. I don't post every day so you won't be flooded with emails. Enjoy!


Living My Real Life

Happy weekend my friend! I spent yesterday painting some chairs. They aren’t ready to reveal yet but I’m aiming to have them ready for next week.

July 3, 2021


Fun Winter School Holiday Projects To Do With Your Kids

Our school year in New Zealand is broken up into four terms and the July school holidays start next week.

July 1, 2021


Five Minute Earrings - Spring Cage Earrings

It’s a super short tutorial today. At the beginning of my five minute earrings series I said I wanted to show you how quick and easy it could be to make your own jewellery.

June 29, 2021


Living My Real Life

Happy weekend my friend! So this happened yesterday. You might be wondering what, exactly is going on in this photo.

June 26, 2021


How to Paint a Brass and Glass Chandelier

Often during a renovation the jewels, in this case lighting, gets forgotten about until the end.

June 24, 2021


Five Minute Earrings - Dragon Scale Earrings

These earrings are super easy to make – if you can open and close a jump ring, you can make them - and if you can't, I can show you how.

June 22, 2021


How to Upholster Dining Chairs with Piping

Do you ever have those times where one event cascades into a long list of things to do? That’s what happened to me recently.

June 17, 2021


Five Minute Earrings - Teardrop Hoops

We are celebrating! A year ago today we drove to Christchurch and literally bought everything in the bead store – yes, we bought the entire store and Affordable Jewellery Supplies was born (or reborn).

June 15, 2021