Q+A with Colleen from Lieflingkind Design

Jan 30, 2015 Tags: ,
Q+A with Colleen from Lieflingkind Design
I have decided to bring back a series that I used to have on lovilee, a Q+A with some lovilee + interesting peeps whose work and creativity inspire me. The first in this year’s series is the introduction of Colleen van Heese, owner and creative of Lieflingkind Design. This lovilee lady has been a guest blogger on lovilee for just over a year now and every time I receive a printable from her, I am just more amazed!     I was... Read More

Almond & Honey cake recipe

Jan 29, 2015 Tags: ,
Almond & Honey cake recipe
Friendy Liezel from Match Set Love made this amazing cake when I visited one day. It was sooo good that I just had to get the recipe and share it with you lovilees. It is a gluten / flour free recipe that is beyond tasty! Then you to Lauren Kim who baked, styled and photographed this article for us!     Almond & Honey cake recipe Serves 6 | Bake: 20-25 minutes   Ingredients 1 cup whole almonds, toasted 3 egg whites at room... Read More

A dark fairytale styled shoot

Jan 28, 2015 Tags: ,
A dark fairytale styled shoot
A dark fairytale styled shoot… What more can I say, the title of the shoot captured my attention and when I saw the lovilee images and décor, I was convinced! The shoot was a collaboration between Oh Happy Day, a newly launched wedding styling and design company, and The Shank Tank, videographers and photographers.     ‘We met over coffee and got chatting about possibly doing a styled shoot around her launch… We both... Read More

You + Me { valentine’s with Consol }

Jan 27, 2015 Tags: ,
You + Me  { valentine's with Consol }
It’s almost time to share some love, to kick it off, I get to share some gorgeous images by food & lifestyle photographer, Lauren Kim. I was asked to style a mini table for Consol Glass at their Woodmead retail store and have prepared some lovilee valentine’s gift jars, also on sale in the store. Lauren captured the images and also spoilt us with some yummy Oreo lollipops.     For valentine’s this... Read More

Glam Barn wedding at the Cowshed

Jan 26, 2015 Tags: ,
Glam Barn wedding at the Cowshed
I just LOVE it when I see weddings that are not only gorgeous, but made possible by lovilees that collaborate! Moi Decor has been part of the lovilee family for a few years now, and Nicci, Carla from Moi Decor’s sister recently tied the knot at the Cowshed Venue near Dullstroom. It was to a large extent a DIY wedding. The décor was done by Carla and Nicci. The stationary, hair and make-up Nicci, an illustrator by profession, did herself.... Read More

Introducing Miss Milly & give-away

Jan 23, 2015 Tags: ,
Introducing Miss Milly & give-away
I was part of some episodes of Waardevol, a KyKNET program that aired at the end of last year. In one of the episodes Elma visited the Tierlantynkies Kuier & Koopfees in Pretoria. Miss Milly is one of the exhibitors at this market and I just LOVE her products! I though of telling you more about this lovilee lady and her washi obsession and also give one lucky lovilee the opportunity to walk away with a Miss Milly hamper!     How... Read More

Paris Breast Recipe with a French inspired shoot

Jan 22, 2015 Tags: ,
Paris Breast Recipe with a French inspired shoot
Two weeks ago we shared a Grilled Eggplant with Figs and Cream Cheese Recipe by Nicolette from La Petite Patisserie, this week we share a Paris Breast recipe. A beautiful, traditional french pastry made with Choux pastry ring and Creme Patissiere (Pastry Cream). Lightly dust with icing sugar and flaked almonds to present it. All the images for this were taken by Western Cape Photographer, Yolande Marx.   The images were part of a French... Read More

A travel themed first birthday party

Jan 21, 2015 Tags: ,
A travel themed first birthday party
Heide, a school friend of mine, decided to throw her little manny a travel themed first birthday party. When little Migael was eight months old they did a family photoshoot where we used small aeroplanes as backdrop. This sparked the idea of a travel themed party. One of the images of the shoot was turned into a postcard by a friend and used as invitation. Heide opted for bright and happy colours and spent plenty of time on Pinterest for ideas!... Read More

Creative Challenge 2015 – Month 1

Jan 20, 2015 Tags:
Creative Challenge 2015 - Month 1
I have had a long and hard think about what I want to achieve with both lovilee and personally this year, and although I have not yet managed to get all my ducks in a row there is one thing that I am certain of… ‘I need to get CREATIVE’! This might seem like a strange thing to say, but just because you work and showcase other peoples’ creative ideas on a daily basis does not necessarily mean that I am able to do creative... Read More

 


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