Category Archives: Interiors & DIY

Christmas Printables

Hey all :)

I know it’s been a while since I’ve posted on here. And some of you may have noticed that I’ve been less active on social media. But all for good reason! Exciting stuff is happening next year…. I’ll be going on exchange to London next month! As part of an academic program at uni, I got accepted to study there for a semester; hence why I’ve been so MIA. I’ve been so busy organising everything, with form after form and payments after payments, it’s been a little crazy to say the least – especially when you have so many other things going on in life that add to the pile. Nonetheless, I’m beyond excited for this new journey to begin. I’ll be sharing lots with you through social media, so be sure to keep connected with us :) I’ll also be updating the blog more regularly so you can come along with me as I travel through Europe. Speaking of the blog… it has been needing some love lately – so I thought I would update it with a little Christmas gift to you guys. For those last minute present buyers (i.e. me), this one’s for you. I’ve created a set of Christmas cards with 3 designs for you to pass onto your loved ones this year :)  Just click on the ‘Download’ button below and print them out!

I hope you enjoy & Merry Christmas!

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Two Thousand Sixteen Calendar

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Hello friends!

Boy, am I late for this post. Like REALLY LATE. I’ve had so much on my plate prior to the new year with end of year final assessments at uni, to working 2 jobs (now 3) and juggling other things in between. Firstly, I wasn’t even going to make a 2016 calendar because I thought – I’m never going to get it ready before the new year (and I didn’t haha). But last year I made a cute little customised 2015 calendar for my brother’s family which they loved (and I loved seeing it hang in their home whenever I visited). And I offered to make another calendar for them! So now that I’ve gotten into the routine of 2016, my productivity has been improving! Thus, my calendar is finally finished.  A few of you were interested in having this one for your homes too which is why I’ve decided to upload this to the blog for you to print :)

I hope it finds a nice place in your bedroom or living room or walls. Please tag us on Instagram if you do end up using my calendar! I would love to see pictures :)

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Holiday Printables

It’s already December…what? If you’re leaving all things festive to the last minute like me, I’ve got you covered in the greeting card/gift tag department! I’ll be releasing more card and gift tag designs every day this week so definitely watch this space!

The first design I’m sharing today is the ‘Peace Love Joy’ gift tag, a perfect addition to any gift this festive season. It was fun designing this one! To download, just click the button below:

‘PEACE LOVE JOY’ GIFT TAGS

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So these are available for you to download for free and print at home to give to your family and loved ones :) All my designs will be uploaded by the end of the week! I hope you all enjoy them as much as I enjoyed designing them! I will definitely be doing more of this stuff for the blog, for you guys.

‘SEASON’S GREETINGS’ GREETING CARD

Season's Greetings

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‘MERRY & BRIGHT’ GREETING CARD AND GIFT TAG SERIES

Merry and Bright

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So, I’m jetting off in 6 days to Hong Kong and Malaysia! It’ll be my first Christmas away from home in a long time, which is sad, but exciting all at the same time. I’ll be meeting Jenny’s daughter, Sienna for the first time which I’m really looking forward to :) I’ll also be documenting my travels and posting them on Instagram and here, on the blog, so be sure to watch this space in the duration of my overseas endeavours.

‘BE MERRY’ GREETING CARD AND GIFT TAG SERIES

Be Merry

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‘MERRY CHRISTMAS’ GREETING CARD

Merry Christmas

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This one comes in blue too :)

I hope you all have a fabulous last month of 2015. It’s so crazy to say that. It’s been a hell of a year. Thank you all for following our content and letting us express ourselves here on this space we created. We hope we continue to inspire you with our posts, our pictures and our passions (I did not plan that alliteration at all).

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DIY Chalkboard Wrapping Paper

IMG_9763Introducing… DIY Chalkboard Wrapping Paper! I’ve been seeing this around in gift wrapping a lot lately and I’m absolutely loving the trend. Jenny & I are currently obsessing over Chalkapella‘s wrapping paper set. I’ve been enjoying experimenting with different styles and alternative uses for this! In the set, you get given a roll of chalkboard wrapping paper, a template where you can trace interesting shapes for your design work and of course some chalk to draw on the paper with!

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Processed with VSCOcam with hb1 presetI wanted to play around with gift wrapping and packaging, so I tried out some cool designs possible for birthday gifts or thank you gifts and honestly, the possibilities are endless! I was able to use my creativity and design whatever I liked.

IMG_9781I experimented with a cute polka dot pattern here and finished it off with some twine.

IMG_9779I played around with gift tags for this one and made a simple visual for the front.

IMG_9788 Other alternative uses I came up with included hand lettering and framing them up to make cool house decorations :) Other things I would use chalk paper for would be to make paper book covers to revamp your books! They would also make awesome party or wedding invites.Processed with VSCOcam with hb1 presetAnd they not only provide white chalk but other colours too! Colours would be a great accent to whatever you decide to design :)

To purchase your own Chalkapella set, head on over to their Facebook for more details.

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