Friday, 29 July 2011

love ...

It’s Like Magic by Vintage by Hemingway - print

Especially the love I have for Fridays! 
Cannot WAIT for next Friday- Cos its my BIRTHDAY! 7 more sleeeeeps! Yes, I am one of those birthday obsessed freaks! Hehe
I hope you all have a wonderful weekend*
pic from here

Thursday, 28 July 2011

i heart dresses

Found some stunning steals on Asos.com today. If you haven't visited this website you need to! It is a British based online clothing store. I'm telling you, they have some amazing finds. There is something exciting about purchasing something you can't get in a store in SA.



   These are my picks. I'll have one of each in my size thank you :)

milk bottle measuring cups


Love these milk bottle measuring cups from Anthropologie! Wonderfully beautiful inside and out, and they’re stackable making them the prettiest space saver ever!

Wednesday, 27 July 2011

love this wall


Wall decor inspiration for my new home (when we eventually find that perfect one, yes, we are STILL house hunting!)
Image from here

re-vamped vamp

Vamp has a brand new home just opposite The Old Biscuit Mill. Vamp is a gorgeous space filled with mid-century furniture, homeware and quirky vintage kitchenalia and collectables. Cant wait to pop in here next time I am our beautiful mother city.
 
Vamp, Cape Town
Vamp, Cape Town
Vamp, Cape Town
Vamp, Cape Town
WANT this ceramic bunny!
Vamp, Cape Town
Vamp, Cape Town

Vamp, 368 Albert Road, Woodstock, Cape Town
Tel: +27 21 448 2755
 
Pictures from lanaloustyle

Tuesday, 26 July 2011

want a heart shaped sandwich?


Lookie what I bought- It's a heart sandwich cutter!
I bought mine from
The Crazy Store in Westwood Mall but you can also order them from amazon.com
Sandwich making has never been more fun!

Friday, 22 July 2011

HAPPY FRIDAY ALL!
I am very excited for the weekend I have ahead.
Tomorrow one of my very special friends, Jenna is getting married (I am one of her bridesmaids- excitement!) Tonight us girls are having a girly sleepover- takeout, (one) bottle of champers, choccies, pre wedding pampering and the DVD "Bridesmaids" which I have heard is an absolute hoot! I love weddings and I know this one is going to be a BIG party- lots of champers, dancing and celebration.
So here's to the future Mr and Mrs Everitt!

PS: Dont you LOVE this poster- Def going to have it printed & framed to put up in my future bar/ entertainment area.

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

giant scrabble

 
How cool is this? ikhaya are now stocking the scrabble alphabet! You can also customise by changing the size, letter and colour. 
7cm x 7cm @ R40 each / 12cm x 12cm @ R60 each.
Email info@ikhayastore.com to place your orders!


Just adore these heart shaped tea cups & saucers from the spoonsisters

blushing*

 If you looking for a blusher that leaves your cheeks kissably sweet, the Benefit CORALista Blush is by far the best there is (in my opinion). 
 Being a 'Mac only' girl it took allot for me to try another make up brand but after much umming and aahing I have & let me tell you Benefits range of makeup is just divine! I mean it is part of Louis Vuitton so of course it would be right!? One of the products I absolutely adore is the CORALista Blush.
I have very fair skin and after applying the blush, I instantly have a soft pink glow to my cheeks. The best part is, coral is one of those colors that looks universally flattering on any skin tone. It adds a subtle sparkle when you apply it to your cheekbones & it smells amazing too!*
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Monday, 18 July 2011

citta design




Love the bright and colourful, Mexican inspired homewares from Citta Design

Happiest of Birthdays to the biggest LEGEND of South Africa, Nelson “Madiba” Mandela!
Happy birthday, you are an inspiration to all of us!

Tuesday, 12 July 2011

a little inspiration goes a long way

Everything Is Going to Be OK is a gorgeous little hardcover book out from Chronicle Books. Featuring work from a diverse roster of indie artists, designers & crafters—including beloved figures such as Mike Perry, Marian Bantjes, Marc Johns, Enormous Champion & Yee-Haw Industries, as well as a host of emerging new talents— It's the perfect visual treat for anyone whose spirits need a little lift from time to time*



Monday, 11 July 2011


"Life, I really believe, is about falling in love. With ideas, with stories, with experiences, mistakes, adventures, poetry, imaginations, old books, new books, movies, music, and, of course, people. Everything that is worthwhile in this world is worth falling in love with, and I can’t imagine a better way to live one’s life than to be always head over heels." - unknown

heart shape sushi mould





Oh my! Find it here

foam at home

Clairol (Nice 'n Easy range) have just launched a foam range of hair colour. How fantastic!? After mixing up the ingredients in a special applicator & activating it by shaking it gently three times, the colour bubbles up into a brilliant foam that is sooooo much easier to apply than the traditional liquid colour.
Look out for the Nice 'n Easy Colour Blend Foam available in 18 shades at your nearest Clicks store.


Click here for more info & a 'how to' video

Friday, 8 July 2011

nothing is impossible


Just love this! Found on my friend natalie's blog. You HAVE to go look at Marc johns blog- Love his work- quirky and fun.

madame zingara

A team of us including my husband, gorgeous sister, best friend & a few other mates, went to Madame Zingara on Weds night. My my, what an unbelievable evening. Madame Zingara is a unique & magical dinner cirque. Performed in a magnificent old tent, draped in plush purple velvet with stained glass windows around the top, with twinkling fairy lights & candles gleaming from every corner and strange & wonderful characters such as priests, pirates, drag queens, baboons, queens, to name a few wondering around you truly feel as if you have been transported into a completely different world. In between being served a decadent four course feast, the most incredible acts are performed that honestly leave your jaw on the floor! Just spectacular, in every sense of the word!

good advice


Thursday, 7 July 2011

fishies eat pea's?

Was browsing Etsy's website and came across these cute & quirky ceramic plates from pumphouse studios

larneys



Neil Roake, the incredible mastermind behind local food spot Craft & the award winning Concierge Boutique Bungalows, has just opened a new restaurant, Larney's (perfect name for a durban restaurant- ey my laaaanie?) You can find Larney's near the Cinema Nouveau in Gateway (Durban), right near new premises of The Space. Serving top class cuisine in true trendy & bold Neil Roake style, ranging from panini's to delish cakes & sweet treats its definitely a must try ASAP!
Pics from jpbrouard awesome blog

Wednesday, 6 July 2011

how spoilt am i?

My friend Kelly, from sunflowersandspears (who also happens to be one of my customers) gave me my first birthday present this morning! My birthday is only in 29 sleeps to be exact (yes, I am one of those 'obsessed with birthday' freaks) but she said she saw these goodies & thought of me- How thoughtful! I love them! Thanks so much Kels!


I love babushka dolls! How cool are these tweazers?

So cool! Submarine tea dunker!
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