Throw pillows are one of the quickest ways to perk up your couch or bed. If you don’t have a photo you want to use on your pillow, try googling for an image you’d like (don’t forget to find something that is hi-res). Or grab your camera and go out and get the image you want!
I’m gonna do it. I’m gonna get my ears pierced. I keep finding these awesome earring DIYs that I know would be super easy to make and look adorable (especially those black and white ones, eep!) but can’t wear them. Though this could lead to a really bad spending binge on gorgeous earrings… that’s a price I’m willing to pay!
Celebrated primarily in India and Nepal, Holi is the Hindu celebration of spring. Although the impetus for Holi is rooted in Hindu tradition and mythology, the festivities involved for this particular holiday are one of the very reasons for its awesomeness. Each spring, Holi celebrators take to the streets for an explosive bout of revelry that involves spraying one another with handfuls of colored pigments and perfume. Easter pays homage to the colors of spring through colored eggs and vibrant jelly beans, but in all honesty, Holi seems to take the cake in terms of color and fun.
What a beautiful piece of art! Of course, if you’re not feeling very crafty (or you can’t access the items needed) you can download the artwork via the Design Sponge newsletter - I joined up tonight!
I was really taken by this gorgeous wall pattern, and even better, if you’re a renter and want to do something similar, it shouldn’t be too hard to recreate this using tape! It really brings focus to the wall - imagine this section without the design - that painting would look way too small for the space. If you don’t have a hallway to try this on, it would be a great headboard idea too.
After lugging about 15 books back to the library, it occured to me that having a book bag would be a good idea. Something big, sturdy and bright so that I wouldn’t lose it! And then I happened upon this DIY - craft kismet!
If you have a jumper you love that has seen better days, why not make it into a super cute and soft pillow!? These pillows would be so cute in a kids room. If you don’t have a jumper to cut up, have a search through your local op shop - look for ones with a great pattern or texture.
I’ll be honest - for someone who loves pretty things - and organised things - my kitchen is pretty much a hodge podge of random cups, plates and mugs. But now I’m spying these gorgeous cups and thinking it might be time to have a proper set of grown up cups! I love the ‘splash’ of gold, perfect for Summertime punch!
We have just started daylight savings here so I’m a bit out of whack today! But oh my gosh, some beautiful music today. Denai Moore is such a find - beautiful voice, gorgeous lyrics. And I’m pretty sure Lorde will be all over the place soon, keep an ear out! BTW, I am now on Spotify! It took me a while, but now I’m hooked. I’ve got the Sunday Afternoon Playlist as a…playlist… so if you want it all in one hit, check it out! I think I just shared it… ugh, so confusing.
At the adorable Two Bit Villains in Adelaide Arcade!
I love classic recipes that are simple yet delicious. Pineapple Upside Down Cake is all that and more! I love the idea of making mini versions of cakes, especially if you’re planning on sharing (or you just want to avoid eating a whole cake… though cupcakes can be incredibly moreish!))
Remember when everything computer related was black or grey? Now there are glittery ipad covers, slick white Macs and even diamante mice! To add even more girly goodness to your tech space, may I suggest you make your own one of a kind mouse pad like this one from Popsicles & Pinatas!? I love the colours too - gold and pastels!
Here’s a super quick project for you that would be great to add a special touch to a gift! White cotton ribbon is relatively cheap and if you don’t already have a letter stamp, you will use it for more than just this one project1 Wouldn’t it be lovely for a wedding gift stamped with their names and the wedding date?!
i get asked a lot about hair tutorials, so here is a round up of 20 from the lovely ABM! There are a few you might have seen on the site before and a few you haven’t. I’m going to share this with my sister, she loves trying new styles!
These letters are meant to be cake toppers but there are so many other ways to use them - magnets, wall art, etc. And the process is relatively simple - you could even make an alphabet for a kid’s room!