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Archive for December, 2011

Heart of Africa | Fashion Inspiration

Hello lovelies! Sorry for the long absence – I have been overlanding through Africa (Namibia, Botswana & Vic Falls in Zimbabwe) for 2 weeks – an unforgettable, amazing and utterly special experience. Bush camping inthe wild, seeing elephants on the side of the road, marvelling at sky-scraper rock formations, being enthralled by magical sunsets and falling asleep to the sound of birds, bush-babies and the night…

And now in light of that FANTASTIC experience (by Africa Travel Co. in case you were wondering), I’m inspired to share some African-esque fashion ideas. Live the WILD girls!

Tribal Style

Tribal Style | source here.

Maasai Princess

Maasai Princess | source here.

Tribal Style

Tribal Style | source here.

African Ear-Rings

African Ear-Rings | source here.

Beautiful Alek Wek

Beautiful Alek Wek | source here.

Destiny Child in Africa

Destiny Child in Africa | source here.

Free & Flowing

Free & Flowing | source here.

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Inspiration from Solitude | Thursday Thought

Such a great reminder to take a step back from the busyness of life in order to gain a little perspective! Remember that a little bit of quiet, solitude and reflection can lead to great inspiration and big ideas to dream from. Be inspired today! 🙂

Inspiration Comes

Christmas DIY Decor Ideas

I love the fun around Christmastime… the pretty decorations always inspire me to ‘do my own house’…but so many times it never happens – it’s just some tinsel, a play-play tree, and a disco ball strung up! I love seeing the home stores showoff their stunning Christmas decor and settings, makes me want my own huge dining room so I can decorate the table…one day!

Anyway, for those like me who simply cannot spent fortunes on Christmas decor, I’ve hunted around for some cool DIY ideas to get inspired this Christmas – check out these cool tips on creating your own budget-conscious decorations 🙂

Spray-painted Pine Cones

Spray-painted Pine Cones | source here.

Heart Christmas Wreath

Heart Christmas Wreath | source here.

Wooden Christmas Angel

Wooden Christmas Angel | source here.

Creative Wrapping Paper

Creative Wrapping Paper | source here

Paper-covered Tree Decorations

Paper-covered Tree Decorations | source here.

Silver & Green Mantle piece Decor

Silver & Green Mantle piece Decor | source here.

Cute Staircase Decor

Cute Staircase Decor | source here.