April 13, 2013 by barbara
Spring is the time for many homes to open up the window and let the fresh air comes in. Many people I know would take this opportunity to do some spring cleaning and decluttering. I am in the mood for some organizing around the house and was looking at The Container Store for some ideas. Found a few interesting storage items which I can surely use.
4-Tier Slim Cart
Como Over The Door Shoe Bag
Bamboo Weave Bin which are great for toys, remote controls or craft supplies.
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April 9, 2013 by barbara
So I was invited to a lovely garden wedding last weekend. It was the wedding of my dear friend’s sister. The venue was decorated with lots of yellow, white and green shades. It was pretty shabby chic and I spotted many cute planters like the one shown in the photo below. There was a live band at the wedding with the musicians on classic banjo, drums and more. After the wedding ceremony, the guests danced the night away. It was a beautiful wedding.
Photo via Poketo.com
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April 5, 2013 by barbara
I have been seeing these paper straws everywhere nowadays. They seem to be the rage right now. I guess it all started with Pinteres and everyone is looking for these paper straws for their parties. There are so many things you can do with them besides drinking. I have seen them on cakes for hanging buntings. These colourful paper straws are sure to add some retro charm to the party. Get a few of them in different designs for your special occasion.
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April 1, 2013 by barbara
My heart leaped with joy when I first set my eyes on these cute Rain Boots from Oasap.com. They are so colourful and fun. If you need some pick-me-ups on a rainy day, just slid on a pair of these. I am sure it will brighten up your day instantly. This lace up rain boots are crafted in high quality plastic and feature a sheer main. They are skid-proof and waterproof.
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March 30, 2013 by barbara
While looking for cheap cigars, I stumbled upon these cute eco-friendly totes at The Happy Owls. These chic coffee totes are handsewn and unique. I love the texture of the recycled coffee sack. They are reversible and features super strong polypro handles. These burlap coffee totes make very good gifts and is just perfect for those who want to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle. I would love to get one on my birthday *wink*
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March 30, 2013 by barbara
I love to accessories. Jewelry can dress up the most casual outfit. It is actually very fun to choose the right accessory to compliment your outfit. A simple ring can spice up a t-shirt and denim. I found some of the most beautiful rings yesterday while surfing the internet. They are vintage rings at River Queen Rarities – http://www.etsy.com/shop/RiverQueenRarities.
I just love these beautiful vintage ornate sterling silver carnelian gemstones.
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March 26, 2013 by barbara
My girlfriends and I are planning on a vacation this May. It is going to be an all-girls only holiday to the beach. I was told that we will be attending a concert there as well, if we manage to buy the tickets. Our favourite band will be holding a one-night concert at the beach resort. I just cannot wait to see the band in action. I just love listening to them playing their music on the Big baby taylor guitars. I am still deciding what to pack for the holiday. I will definitely be bringing my accessories with me and while surfing the net, I came upon this Largo Travel Accessories box which is just perfect for storing my knick-knacks. If you want to travel in style, find out more at ZGallerie.com.
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March 19, 2013 by barbara
Currently I am a little obsessed with Marimekko’s design. It all started when a friend brought back many Marimekko plates, placemats and trays from her travel overseas recently. She has been posting them in Instagram and that got me hooked. So I went online and found a few items which I have put in my wishlist.
Pieni Unikko potholder
Unikko shower curtain
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March 15, 2013 by barbara
You will always get bright coloured flowers and leaves with no water required when you have this Portable Everlasting Plant from FireBox.com. This paper plant is very easy to assemble and great for decorating your window sill, desk or kitchen table. They make very nice gifts for people who do not have green thumbs.
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March 11, 2013 by barbara
Last night was a pretty busy night for me. A friend of mine was asking me if I know where she can do a background check on her new employees. Luckily I managed to find back ground check service here at easy back ground for her. Right after that, I also surfed the internet for some kids’ party ideas. It is for my cousin’s 5 year old son’s birthday party and she is looking for some ideas. I stumbled upon these eco-friendly stickers from BoxPlayForKids.com. These stickers can be used to stick on milk cartons, shoe boxes, paper towel tubes or egg cartons. With these stickers, you can turn these items into animals or things and let the kids’ imagination run wild.
Time to turn old boxes into new toys. All you need to do is peel, stick and play. This is one of my favourites. Shoebox turned into a refrigerator.
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