these pieces were designed during our last holiday in Diani Beach. We spent hours on the beach and by the sea, and of course collecting shells and little bits of washed up coral. Including the shells with the driftwood was such a cool touch to these hand carved log planters. They make for awesome gifts,Continue reading “succulents…more succulents & driftwood”
I fell in love with the diversity of succulents when i moved to Zimbabwe. The southern hemisphere does not rain as much as East Africa, i suppose that’s why so many garden designs constitute of water-wise succulent arrangements Succulents and driftwood are a match made in heaven, and they make gorgeous indoor house plants, giftsContinue reading “succulents & wood”
the rustic themed wedding has often been associated with barn weddings, but more urban brides are choosing a one of a kind statement piece to incorporate with their themes. Its woodsy, earthy, natural, and really says alot about the bride. You want to do you!..something fun, unique , that doesn;t break the bank. if’ yourContinue reading “rustic weddings…”
Ever wonder where the idea of high tea came from ? So while Afternoon Tea was largely a social event for their upper class counterparts, high tea was a necessary meal in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.A possible explanation why this type of meal was called high tea is the fact that it was eatenContinue reading “#Cupcakes & high tea”
that unfinished log, with burlap bows, and flowers makes for a classy addition. Some brides are bold, with their look, opting for full-on craft decor. Its gusty, Personalization is the key to keeping the rustic/vintage look alive. To be fabulous, it is not enough to be just well designed; it must also be one-of-a-kind. ToContinue reading “wedding fever”
the journey of a tree starts with a little seed. It take’s time to germinate, and many times you can look give up on the little seed. But what you cant see happening underground, is how the roots develop. Before a tree shoots out of the ground to form it’s thick trunk it starts off with extensiveContinue reading “deep roots, strong foundation”
the rustic, statement piece one of a kind coffee table. Italians love coffee, They have it first thing in the morning, typically espresso or cappuccino; have it after lunch; perhaps a quick shot during the work day; then one after dinner before taking the ritual “passeggiata,” or stroll, through the city center. My husband’s coffeeContinue reading “lets have coffee”
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