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DIY re-usable food wraps

THE BACKSTORY:Four years ago, we made the conscious decision as a family to start making changes in our lives to help save our planet, and to become more educated and aware about the origin of the things we buy. We started with reusable bags and coffee cups. Expos gave us inspiration and education. One thing […]

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DIYRenovation

Kitchen Makeover: Part II

Our DIY home reno really is a labour of love…a looong slow labour (Kitchen Makeover: Part I was completed this time 2 years ago!), on an incredibly low budget… The first eye-sore that needed dealing to were the blue benchtops We covered them with Grey Slate vinyl [get it here]. Surprisingly not as hard as […]

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DIYLifestyle

My origami wedding bouquet

I love origami. And there’s just something special about paper flowers (besides not being allergic to them, or having them wilt to death). So it was an easy decision to have a paper flower wedding bouquet – that way I could customize it to our monochrome theme and keep them forever. The white flowers are […]

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DIYRenovation

Vintage Doll House Restoration

When you know it’s meant to beLast year, I was given an old doll house by a neighbour to renovate for Mika.Naturally, I’d ear-marked a few searches on TradeMe around dollhouse furniture, when one day, I stumbled across this gorgeous  pre-loved dollhouse on TradeMe, originally by Crabtree & Evelyn. I put in an auto-bid and […]

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DIYKidsRenovation

Labour of Love

The only renovating getting done around here are a wooden toy kitchen and a vintage dollhouse…[195 more words]

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DIYKids

KMart Kitchen Hack

My kids LOVE to cook, whether it’s pretend play or for realsies.For Mika’s second birthday, I thought I would makeover a Kmart Wooden Toy Kitchen for her, that is a mini-version of our kitchen (or at least how it WILL be once renovations are complete – YES, the kid’s toy renovations are the ONLY renovations […]

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