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Easily the most magical London wedding by the very talented folk at Feather and Stone to add a little glamour to your week – for all the beautiful brides to be, this lovely whimsical shoot has made me terribly jealous that you’re styling and planning a wedding. I’d love to know how the planning is going for your special day, I’ve no doubt it will be stunning, be sure to take a peek here for some beautiful wedding inspiration. x

| photography, Feather and Stone | gown, Jenny Packham |

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One of my absolute favourite parts about blogging is being able to stumble upon and admire the way that others style and design their home, and then of course share it with all of you. This lovely Melbourne home is one of those that will quickly inspire you to either redecorate a room, add some mismatched pattern into a bathroom or go on a massive cleaning spree – either way, it’s absolutely beautiful and such a stunning home. I love the blonde wood cabinets in the black white bathroom paired with a strong patterned tile on the floor, it’s just perfect. And of course the all white kitchen with the circle thumb nooks to open the draws – it’s such a clever idea and such a clean look. One of the things that we’re really wanting to achieve in our next home that we renovate is to add a more texture through wooden panelling on the walls, beautiful tiles and different materials throughout the home – and this beautiful Melbourne home that I spotted on Share Design is a lovely place to start daydreaming of out next reno. x

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With these truly beautiful, but bitterly cold winters days we’ve been having lately I’ve already started day dreaming for warmer days and delicious outdoor parties. You may remember a little while ago that I mentioned that Lauren has so kindly been sharing a few of my recipes on her beautiful blog – so I thought I’d return the favour today and share one of the most beautiful outdoor parties you’ll see all season. Her backyard bistro truly is everything you’d want from a stunning outdoor celebration, or wedding, with your closets friends and family, the styling, delicious food and attention to detail is so lovely and I already can’t wait for summer to arrive. Be sure to take a peek at the rest of this stunning backyard bistro here. x

Photography: Stancy Higley | Florals: Posies | Dinnerware: Grandiflora | Styling: Lauren Kelp

Tablemakers originally created for Darling Magazine & published here

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With the always delicious and inspiring Food Show just around the corner where for three days this August you’re able to taste and buy the very best food, drink and kitchenware that New Zealand and the world has to offer in this wonderful foodie heaven – it’s easily my favourite show of the year and I can’t wait to attend and try all the new goodies on offer, and of course watch a few delicious cooking demonstrations. So to celebrate the upcoming Food Show, I thought I’d have a chat with the incredibly lovely and talented Nadia Lim about her truly stunning recipes, what inspires her and of course what she has planned at The Food Show this year – how divine does her Lemongrass Chicken recipe sound? Be sure to click read more for the interview with Nadia and her delicious recipe. x

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One of hidden challenges of working for yourself are the days when you completely run out of inspiration – it would be hugely unfair of me to say that creating something to share every day is easy… sometimes is just isn’t. Yesterday was one of those days for me, until I stumbled upon this magical image and my day where everything that was hard and ‘boring’ stopped in an instant. Sara Medina’s absolutely stunning blog and instagram feed is one of those that is so beautiful it instantly cleans away all the doubts and worry and replaces it with that magic creative spark that you were so worried you’d lost. I’ve no doubt that you’ll quickly fall in love with Sara’s clean elegant style, where perfect natural light and clean crisp white, soft greys and delicate blush tones rule throughout our her beautiful photography – her work is absolute heaven, and I’m now dreaming of moving to Stockholm and living in a beautiful all white apartment! I hope everyone has a lovely day planned, I’d love to hear what inspires you on ‘blah’ days. x

be sure to follow Sara’s beautiful blog, instagram and pinterest – they’re beyond divine!

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I know that Bastille Day isn’t until the 14th but with all the beautiful and delicious celebrations around the truly stunning French culture happening this weekend I thought I’d share one of my favourite new dishes. A truly classic and completely perfect Parisian Flan. It’s like a ‘grown up’ vanilla slice – it’s wonderfully simple to make and the silky texture with the signature caramelised top is beyond perfection, I’m even going to be bold enough to say that it’s now one of my top 5 favourite desserts – and terribly popular with my hubbies work which is always so nice! So in honour of Bastille Day and one of my favourite countries in the whole world I hope you enjoy this truly stunning Parisian Flan – it’s a perfect dessert to make over a rainy weekend. x

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I don’t think there is a woman alive who wouldn’t dream of having a beautiful walk in wardrobe, the extra storage space and a being able to lay everything out perfectly – and have a wall of shoes like this really would be a dream come true. Very good friends of ours are currently in the process of creating a beautiful walk in wardrobe, and in turn has inspired me to look out our wardrobes a little better and try and organise them as well as we can, so I thought I’d share a little winter wardrobe inspiration for this weekend as I plan on having a massive clean out in our wardrobe and try and work out how to create a space just for my shoes! I hope everyone has a wonderful weekend planned, be sure to keep an eye out on the blog tomorrow, I’ve a delicious new recipe to share with you x

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Take a peek here for some beautiful kitchen and laundry storage inspiration to keep you busy while winter settles in

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Not only does Kikki.K have the most beautiful collections of stationery and homewares, they’ve just introduced their very first party collection called Confetti – and it’s perfect! I thought their gorgeous new range of confetti party staples would be a lovely way to brighten up a grey winters day, and maybe inspire you to host a bright confetti themed party this winter! Be sure to take a peek at their stunning new collection here, it’s too perfect for words – I’d love to know what your favourite piece is, I’m a completely smitten with the hanging paper gem, straws and of course the wooden greeting stamp set. I hope you all have a lovely day planned and are tucked up somewhere warm and safe away from this awful winter storm. x