I LOVE eye-liner. Now. But this is a recent love affair. Up to a few months ago, it was a love/hate relationship. I loved the look, but the execution was never quite what I had hoped for. You know the story. Apply eye shadow as eye liner, because you can't draw a straight line to… Continue reading Eye-Liner: Love it or Hate it?
Disclosure: Before we get to the things that go 'bump' in the night - in the interest of being clear and transparent: Bear in mind that the link in this post is an affiliate link and if you go through it to make a purchase I will earn a commission. Keep in mind that I… Continue reading Things that go ‘bump’ in the night
I was dreaming of a white Christmas last year - although we were facing 30+°C days. Why then? Because of these ... I've ALWAYS wanted these houses, that make these villages. They are the ultimate for me. So why don't I have any? Well, here in sunny South Africa they cost upwards of R400 -… Continue reading DIY Clay Recipe
John Legend says 'I love your curves and all your edges All your perfect imperfections' 2020 is the year that I will do the same. For ME. I will start loving all my curves and all my edges, all my perfect imperfections. For years I've been too skinny, too short, too young, too fat, too… Continue reading This is ME!
It is the year 2020. And I keep hearing - this will be MY year. From every-one. Some even tell ME that it will be MY year (not their's). But how. 2019 was not my year. Neither was 2018. Or 2017. So what makes 2020 so special? Why will it be MY year (and your's,… Continue reading Do you have 20/20 Vision?
New year, new start. So I started this year right (well actually I ended 2019 having started right - if that makes sense at all). It all started with leather cushions in the living room that was REALLY past their prime. I finally convinced hubby that it was the perfect time to replace it. Honestly,… Continue reading Extreme Makeover: Trudie Edition
I would LOVE to be a millionaire. But I'm not. We are an average family with an average income. What I am however, is someone who loves changing the look of her house. And that costs money. I have learned a few lessons over the years when it comes to interior decorating. Today I want to… Continue reading Home Decorating on a Budget