25 Jul 2010

Get your Gold on!

Make winter glow with a touch of the gold stuff.

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whether you do splashes of gold

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or hints of gold

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gold warms up where ever it goes

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be it the frame

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or what's in the frame

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try going subtle
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or why not on everything!

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gold works well in a traditional setting

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as it does in contemporary

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Why not fabric in your living room

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or in your bedroom
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or on your handbag

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or even on you

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how ever you do it, don't forget to sparkle!

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10 Jul 2010

H & G

Hope & Glory (my shop!) still wrapping my brain around that; well the blog has had a mini makeover, major make over to come, my very talented and lovely graphic designer friend is working her magic - so exciting! But in the meantime I've done a re-jig and freshen up, which is an improvement I think, so check it out and let me know your thoughts. Comments on H&G are now open to all, weirdly it was set to only followers before, so I do apologise, v annoying I'm sure.

Thought I'd give you a quick round up of some of the lovelies that have recently rolled in the door.....

Hiliarious Babushka Skipping ropes + friends and the cute apple card sets

gorgeous glamorous 70's gold dessert glasses

sparkly glasses & crystal bowls
great new range of jewellery

beautiful cards by the very talented NZ artist Rochelle Andrews
not new but on a rolling rotation all the wonderful fabrics I bought back from the U.K with me
and yes there is Cath Kidston hand & body products - can you imagine my excitement!!!

and how pretty do they look - swoon
To see more mooch over to Hope & Glory

Have a great weekend!

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5 Jul 2010

Winter Warmers

Just cos its mid winter and chilly on this side of the world, doesn't mean we can't rug up stylishly!


rich and inviting, coffee sacks are def cool

green can be warm, warming it up with velvet and wood, I have green on two walls at the shop, I love it

rockin' the plaid, I have a similar one on my bed at the moment

what can't a plaid blanket do? Plus a fabulous head board helps :)

not just the fire, but the books make the room feel cosy - I adore the colours

imagine staying in this bedroom - wonderful

as a rule I don't do camping, but I could do this!
keep cosy!

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