I love Christmas Eve, it’s so magical. Finally after a very busy time at work I’ve put the ‘Creative’ tree up with some extra decorative trimmings. Each year I love to indulge my creative talents to produce something festive and unique with one big remit – it has to be stylish of course! For [...]
Hello Island Lovelies, A few months ago a stumbled across an old cane chair that was crying out to be revampted. I had a vision of white with striking island style fabric. Months later I discovered the chair in the garage and the spray gun came out (this is my latest decorating weapon of choice) [...]
Hello Island Lovelies, This has to be the coolest DIY around, trust Martha Stewart to come up with a genius idea based on new fabric technology. Here’s how to create something really stunning: Before printing onto fabric, trim it to the shape you want for the pillow, with a few inches extra all around. This [...]
Hello Island Lovelies, It’s show and tell time today. You’ve all seen the beautiful blue and white asian style ceramics currently in vogue and how well they fit into a beach inspired home. Well I was a lucky little girl and spied these two vases in a couple of vintage stores last week – what do you [...]
Hello Island Lovelies, I created a cool new way to make a 100% natural bamboo tray that’s so super easy to make out of something totally recyclable. There’s such a lot of bamboo locally, and I noticed they were shedding a lot of these frond like parts of the plant. I took one home to [...]
Hello island lovelies, today we celebrate May Day in the UK, an ancient festival going back over 2000 yrs celebrating Springs arrival. Held on the 1st day of May it is also said to be the time of love and romance, with a welcoming of summertime to come. One of the traditional village festivities is [...]
Hello island lovelies, I finally got around today to start the re-style of our coastal home. As the weather has changed over the past week to a more autumnal hue, my thoughts have turned to cosying up the our coastal home with some little decorating tricks and collected items around the home. We have a little nook [...]
Before the Kaftan we had the Sarong. A beautiful coloured fabric square that can be tied to form all manner of different beach style outfits. But the sarong has fallen out of style favour a little as the gorgeous Kaftan designs of Camilla Franks become the style de jour for your summer holiday outfit. So [...]
Hello island lovelies and welcome to a brand new week, the sun is shining the hibiscus are out and this week promises many wonderful things for Oceania, and of course you too I hope. We’re kicking things off on a creative note today as we explore a couple of cute ways you can display your [...]
Hello Monday, we’re starting the week off with some beautifully inspiring hot pink blooms to energise the week ahead for you all. Pink is the feel good colour to lift your spirits and let your creativity soar. I just adore the glorious riot of hot pink bougainvillea, from the classic Mediterranean picture postcard scene to the [...]
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