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Q+A with Laura from Ginger Ray

Mar 25, 2014 Tags: , , ,
Q+A with Laura from Ginger Ray
Ginger Ray is a brand that I have seen stocked in so many party shops, I never realised that this company half-originated in South Africa! Their products are really good quality and the themes of the party accessories can be used for many a different event. I chatted with Laura Munro, part-owner of this lovilee brand:    Q: How was Ginger Ray born? Ginger Ray UK and Ginger Ray South Africa were launched at the same time. Ginger Ray UK is owned and run by our business partner and good friend Ben Spence. Ben and I started exploring... Read More

Q+A with Zita from ellie crate

Jan 08, 2014 Tags: , ,
Q+A with Zita from ellie crate
I stumbled across www.elliecrate.co.za whilst browsing and was really impressed with the little craft kit goodies that they sell for little ones. Each kit contains all the materials and inspiration needed to complete a project. Perfect to spend some memorable + creative time with your kids.Q: How was Ellie Crate born? In October 2013 a dream became a reality for Cape Town based creative + passionate crafter, Zita Nunes. She was inspired by a passion for simple, quality, hands-on, fun crafts that are not only perfect for entertaining and... Read More

Alphabet bunting {free download}

Sep 27, 2013 Tags: , , , ,
Alphabet bunting {free download}
We previously did a post and supplied you with ‘Mr & Mrs’ bunting and ‘I do’ cupcake toppers. We though reviving this post would be a good idea, but this time round providing you with the whole alphabet so that you can create your own words for a birthday, wedding or other special occasion.A big thanks to Chrisinda from Hello Dolly Designs who created the free downloads for you and to Marinda May who let us use her images again! The ombre cake recipe can be viewed here.  Instructions for use:Print the... Read More

A periwinkle nursery {perfect for boy or girl}

Aug 15, 2013 Tags:
A periwinkle nursery {perfect for boy or girl}
Here with another lovilee nursery with prints by Julie Kins. This time around we are sharing a periwinkle blue nursery that is perfect for both boy or girl. I had a Q&A with mommy, Anneke Elson about little Quinn’s room that was put together with love and care by both her mommy and dad…Q: Did you have a specific theme in mind whilst designing the nursery? We didn’t have a theme as such as we didn’t know the sex of our baby throughout my pregnancy. We painted the room in a periwinkle blue as it would work if we had a... Read More

A nautical themed nursery

Jul 12, 2013 Tags:
A nautical themed nursery
Whilst browsing Julie Kins’ Facebook page for her lovilee artworks, I stumbled across images of a nursery that showcased some of her art. It was a lovilee nautical themed nursery that I just had to share! I did a Q&A session with mommy, Tasmin Archak, whose little baby boy made his arrival sooner than expected and is now enjoying his new surroundings: {Below are the prints!}Q: Where did you get the inspiration from / Why did you decide on the nautical theme I love elegant interiors and tried to emulate this aesthetic by using a... Read More

Sock stick horse {tutorial}

Apr 19, 2013 Tags: ,
Sock stick horse {tutorial}
I can’t believe that my little manny is almost 1, it is truly crazy how time flies! I started working on his birthday party a while ago, so am slowly but surely getting there. I have decided on a cowboy theme, with reds, greys, blues and white. One of the ideas I have for favours are stick horses.Whilst looking for inspiration I stumbled across this super cute sock stick horse tutorial that I will be trying to make as favours for the little ones. Hetty, the owner of the lovilee blog, lightbluegrey on which I found the post permitted me... Read More

Make your own Teepee {Sew in love}

Feb 07, 2013 Tags: ,
Make your own Teepee {Sew in love}
As part of the whole “Sew in Love” valentines’ photo shoot we had, we decided to make a lace teepee for the occasion! Marinda took this take upon herself, and I must say. The results were mind blowingly LOVILEE!The original tutorial was found on a blog called “A Beautiful Mess“. They used 2 types of lace where-as Marinda opted for one and was so kind to photograph the step-by-step instructions!What you’ll need?Buttons x 2 Electric drill and 9cm wood drill bit Pencil Ruler Scissors Sewing... Read More

Olliblocks {download, print, create}

Dec 21, 2012 Tags: ,
Olliblocks {download, print, create}
I have long struggled to figure out what I want to get my little 7 month old manny for Christmas, until I stumbled across Olliblocks. The idea of the blocks is for your little one to build his own creatures. There are 3 sets, girls, boys and animals that can be mixed and matched.Although I purchased the downloadable file over a month ago and have printed all of them, I am still to find a supplier that can make me 2 inch wooden cubes. Here with what the finished set should look like…Click here for the full how to? as well as to... Read More

A Farmyard Kids Party

Oct 30, 2012 Tags:
A Farmyard Kids Party
How cute is this Farmyard Kids Party with printables by Glee Projects? With milkies “straight from the cows” and Hay as seating. The stationary, design and styling was all done by Glee Projects and the photography by Brightgirl.This is a perfect morning or late afternoon outdoors party that can be combined with a burger braai for the adults. Perfect for girls and boys of all ages!The invitation:The party:The printables are available on Etsy.com and include the following:Customized Invitation Name Tag Howdy Sign Happy... Read More

 


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