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Madiba quote cards {Lieflingkind Design}

Jul 18, 2014 Tags:
Madiba quote cards {Lieflingkind Design}
For us, everything seems to move slower in winter – we sleep a little later in the morning, get to bed a little earlier & seem to do a lot of cuddling, eating & trying to stay warm. We’re hibernating, really.     It struck me the other day that, instead of taking it slow, this is the perfect time to get ahead of the game (especially in business). There’s a popular quote by Jerry Rice that says “I will do today what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.” And so, to commemorate an... Read More

Peanut butter cookie recipe

Jul 17, 2014 Tags: ,
Peanut butter cookie recipe
Looking for a weekend project that involves baking? Why not try these easy to make peanut butter cookie recipe?     Peanut butter cookie recipe Ingredients: 50g soft light brown sugar 50g caster sugar 50g unsalted butter (soft) 1 medium egg 1 tsp honey 1 tsp vanilla 200g peanut butter 100g plain flour 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp salt     Method: Pre-Heat the oven to 170 degrees celcius. Measure out and combine the dry ingredients in a bowl and set aside. Cream together the butter and sugars until mixed. Add in the... Read More

Pear Tarte Tatin Recipe

Jul 10, 2014 Tags:
Pear Tarte Tatin Recipe
by Nicolette van Niekerk from La Petite Patisserie     This delicious and beautiful French dessert stays a favourite of mine. Not only do I love fruit, but by combining it with a sweet syrup and pastry, then turning it upside down to make it interesting, grabs my attention… Being a typical autumn or winter tart, I added some spices to the syrup for some richness and flavour to the dessert.     Pear Tarte Tatin Recipe Preparation time: 30 minutes | Fridge resting time: 15 minutes | Baking time: 20 -25... Read More

Main bedroom revamp

Jul 09, 2014 Tags: , , ,
Main bedroom revamp
For those who have not yet entered our lovilee giveaway with Prominent Paints + Evolve, I hope that the post below would get you inspired to do so immediately. I recently decided that it was time for a bedroom revamp and what better way than to make use of some paint! I feel that paint is the one of the cheapest and easiest ways to get a room to look totally different.     If you’ve followed lovilee for a while you might have remembered my previous bedroom revamp just over two years ago. I opted for a black chalkboard accent... Read More

Q+A with Melissa from Zana Products

Jul 08, 2014 Tags: ,
Q+A with Melissa from Zana Products
I saw Zana Products at the recent Kamersvol Geskenke event in Cape Town and was blown away by their fresh designs. They also have a great blog to follow with plenty DIY ideas, recipes and downloadables. I just love the Fun, bold patterns and the colours that they make use of and contacted them to share more with us.     Q: Tell us more about the brand? The name “Zana” comes from an old family nickname that just seems to have stuck. Our business was born out of a love for creating. After a few months of midnight sewing we... Read More

Win With Prominent Paints + Evolve

Jul 04, 2014 Tags: ,
Win With Prominent Paints + Evolve
If mellow and blissful colours appeal to your senses then you will just love the cosy new hues in Evolve’s latest paint range for autumn and winter. Specially selected to reflect the tranquillity of nature settling into a slower rhythm, the muted browns, cheeky green, musky pink and two warm additions in the range, hint at taking it easy and slowing down as the seasons change. And we are very excited that one lucky reader will walk away with his or her choice of two of the colours of the new range {see more details... Read More

Lemon Almond Polenta Cake Recipe

Jul 03, 2014 Tags: ,
Lemon Almond Polenta Cake Recipe
Whether baked, grilled, fried, or served creamy, polenta is a delicious gluten-free addition to your menu. It has its origins in Italy and is basically a very versatile form of cornmeal. We share a sweeter version of what it can be used for today with this Lemon Almond Polenta Cake Recipe.     Lemon Almond Polenta Cake Preparation time: 30 minutes | Baking time: 60 minutes   Ingredients: 450g Butter (softened) 450g Castor Sugar 450g Ground Almonds 2 teaspoons vanilla essence 6 Eggs Zest of 4 lemons Juice of 1 lemon 225g... Read More

Visiting Macaroon {Jo’burg}

Jul 01, 2014 Tags: , , ,
Visiting Macaroon {Jo'burg}
If you have never before heard about Macaroon, you have really been missing out. Their personalised stationary, invitations and other lovilee items are enough to keep you swooning over for days. They recently had a re-launch of their store in Jo’burg and have a brand new range of products available in their on-line store. Photographer, Lauren Kim paid them a visit and took these amazing images!     Q: How was Macaroon started? Macaroon was born from the desire to merge the traditional values of letter writing and gift giving,... Read More

 


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