Category Archives: Beautiful Things

Pastel Paradise Inspiration Board

Hi All So its been wayyyyy too long since I posted an update on my blog but a lot has been happening.  Last Summer I decided to take the plunge and opened a new shop in Dublin called Island Living … Continue reading

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Styling my Ribbon

I could spend hours browsing beautiful images and shots and swooning on such fabulous sites like Sweet Paul, Donna Hay, What Katie Ate and White On Rice Couple. Inspirational – oh yes BUT be warned – completely addictive.  There’s a lot to be … Continue reading

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Pretty Gift Wrapping

My take on contemporary style gift wrapping – gorgeous black and white saddle stitch ribbon and a little crystal heart.    

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Vintage Suitcase Storage

I recently bought a set of gorgeous vintage suitcases.  They are so fab for storage – magazines, books, all my craft supplies, fabric and they look pretty funky too. What do you think of vintage suitcases as a storage option? … Continue reading

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Lace Packaging

I love nothing more then to get a beautifully packaged gift and my mother-in-law really is the queen of wrapping.  I just got some fab new lace in stock and here are my attempts at packaging some pressies with lace. … Continue reading

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Happy Valentines Day

Hope you all have a beautiful and happy Valentines Day xx

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5 ways to recycle old doors

I’m a big fan of finding new ways to give old stuff a new life.  Got some old doors lying around and looking for inspiration on how to recycle them?  Have a browse through these old doors below for some … Continue reading

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Floral Friday

I’ve had a great week – been busy uploading gorgeous new products from the Danish brand Lisbeth Dahl (stylish door knobs, cute cosmetic purses -if you’d like to take a peep at our New Arrivals – click here).  I also … Continue reading

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Recycled Table – Before & After

Here are some Before & After images of a recent project where I set about transforming this little side table into something a little more beautiful.  All it needed was some bright paint and some TLC.  Isn’t it amazing what … Continue reading

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Time Out

Autumn is fast approaching and I’m happy to be starting back with the local knitting & sewing group.  Hopefully this year I’ll do less talking/nattering and make more of an effort to actually make something 🙂  Its that time of … Continue reading

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