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DIY Mini Cactus Planters

  This post is sponsored by Aveeno.  Thank you for supporting brands that help bring fun and new ideas for you to discover and try! I ask myself the same question each time I finish a jar of moisturizer- what can I do with this jar that feels way too …

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Original Melbourne Home Addition Exudes Positive Vibes, Balance

Kiah House, by Austin Maynard Architects, is an architecture extension to a weatherboard cottage in North Fitzroy, Melbourne. The project brief hinted towards creating an extension with plenty of positive vibes: a sanctuary for the couple living here, but also a place to entertain friends and family.“The extension comprises of two separate pieces …

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Friday Links

We’ve been dedicating every free weekend lately to house hunting or finishing our wedding thank you cards.  Relieved to share that those are DONE and SENT and it feels like a huge weight lifted, mostly the weight of guilt even though I know no one cares how long it took …

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English Edwardian Timber Cottage Gets a Modern Makeover

Sheri Haby Architects recently completed renovations at Gable House, a charming Edwardian timber cottage in Sandringham, Norfolk, England. A previously built addition to Gable House incorporated the main bedroom, kitchen and dining area, however, this extension was poorly organized.“Our client didn’t need a bigger house, just one that worked better,” the architects said. “Our …

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How to Make a Basic Ikebana Floral Arrangement

I was reminded while planning our upcoming trip to Japan of how I’ve really been wanting to try my hand at ikebana (came across classes to take and didn’t want to wait, so here I am!)  Ikebana is the Japanese art of floral arranging.  From what I’ve gathered in my …

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Friday Links

We’ve slowly started back up on our house hunt and are still stuck at where we last left off, the biggest and most important part so really we haven’t gotten far at all: figuring out where exactly we want to be.  Location seems impossible to decide on when what you …

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Small Tilted Kiosks in Canada Inspire a Sense of Movement

Atelier Urban Face completed the design and development of the “Mount-Royal Kiosks” project. These three oddly shaped buildings are meant to spice up urban family escapes in Mount Royal Park, Montreal, Canada.“The new kiosks take on the shape of the hamlet,” the architects explained. “This was an important factor in the …

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Friday Links

Hi!  Friday Links continues.  Thanks to those that gave feedback last time I posted, and in general it’s always nice to hear from ya.  I’ll hold myself to sharing things I seriously love and truly find interesting.  I put good effort into up-keeping that so it means a lot that …

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How To Style a Chic Galentine’s Day Brunch

As soon as stores swipe the tinsel off the shelves, it’s replaced by heart-shaped boxes and all things bright red and pink. When it comes to Saint Valentine’s Day, there are people who love it, others who passionately hate it, and those who remain indifferent to the romance and expectations …

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