Sunday, January 29, 2012

Handmade South African Gift guide : The perfect Valentine's Day gifts♥

So.. Valentine's day is fast approaching.. whether you are thinking of treating your husband, girlfirned, mom, sister or best friend.. that special gift is on this list. Let someone you love know how you feel this Valentine's day.

1. Polacoasters - personalized coasters. Visit Polacoaster
2. Brown Jupiter watch. 100% natural wood & eco friendly. WeWood
3. Grey leather wallet. Spence
4. Knives. Handmade by Louis Naude

5. Chocolate pudding bubble bath.  Body Thrills
6. Ceramic small bowl.  The Pause Room
7. Handmade raw organic chocolate. Honest
8. Cheeky heart decor. Tamarillo Ceramics

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

knob functional decor...

I recently visited Poetry, (a lovely gift, clothing & decor store) & I fell in love with the door knobs they have available in store.
I did a few online searches & found these great ideas ..

Create a necklace organizer, coat hanger.. or even a non-functioning piece of decor..

Monday, January 16, 2012

Inspiring pictures ♥

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Saturday, January 14, 2012

I just love wit & whistle on etsy

Stylishly quirky paper goods ..&  art♥

Love the shop... I just want to buy a few cards and wait for the opportunity to give them to someone ♥

Visit wit&whistle on etsy here -- remember you can purchase  from wit&whistle through paypal (even if you live in SA) - you dont need to have a paypal account to do so. ♥ All you need is a VISA or Mastercard card. Enjoy!

Thursday, January 12, 2012

my favorite beauty & body buys for January

1. Tissue oil -  Woolworths, with inca inchi, sweet almond & soybean oils. So nourishing for the skin, just add a few drops to your bath, or apply to your skin while showering - its gorgeous.

2. DKNY Pure - Edgars, built around a “drop of vanilla in water"  - this fragrance is femminine,  light & sweet.. perfect for summer.

3. Nivea moisturizing cream.. Clicks, keep this in your hand bag at all times - a must have in summer for those short dress wearing days.

4. MAC foundation, Edgars. This is their Studio Fix foundation & I really love it. It gives great coverage, but has a natural finish. I'm one of those girls who wears a base slightly darker than my natural skin tone - just because I find my natural color in a base too pale & pasty & this base blends well to my skin tone while giving a little step up in color. I tend to have a oily t-panel issue & with most other foundations I find the make-up seperates from my skin easily, especially in summer. This one seems to hold quite well. The SPF 15 in it does not hurt either!

5. Tea Tree Night cream, The Body shop. I just love anything Tea tree - this cream claims to help improve the appearence of blemish-damaged skin, & after using it for 3 weeks now I am seeing results.

6. Blush, The Body shop. I love the Body shop's make-up range, & I am impressed with this blush. The two sections of a pale peach shade, & a more intense pink works very well with my fair to medium complexion. I also noticed It has a slight shimmer in it which I love.

7. Maybelline lipstick, Edgars. This shade, 812 - is a very natural shade with a touch of pink  - I really enjoy wearing this. Its very moisturizing & gives my lips a bit of a color boost while looking very natural at the same time.


Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Inspiring pictures

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Wednesday, January 4, 2012

decor inspiration : photo frame collage's ♥

I love photographs... old & new & love the idea of a photoframe collage.
 I think the trick is to invest in some good quality frames.. and to not go over board with too many frames either.


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Monday, January 2, 2012

Inspiring pictures

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