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Life lately

I’ve been keeping busy trying to enjoy the last of Summer as it quickly fades. I love Autumn and Winter (I really love all the seasons for their own special reasons) but I am going to miss Daylight Savings. It’s my favourite part of the year for the simple fact that I can get home from work at 6pm and still have time to take the dog to the beach to watch the sun set over the ocean. Now that it gets darker quicker I will usually miss out. Guess I’ll just have to start chasing sunrises instead :) In any case, here is the last few weeks of my life in pictures. Being in nature is my most favourite solace. J x Royal Botanical Gardens Home My local succulent man Work Serenity         Advertisements

Steen Jones

This week I had the pleasure of watching incredible artist and all round nice guy Steen Jones do his thing at two awesome spots – a shop front in Bondi Beach and the side of Dapper Darlings, another beautiful shop that just happens to be owned by two of my very good friends, Linda and Dan.ย Here are a few snaps of the Dapper paint session. It’s really fun to watchย artwork evolve, especially something as big and bold as this! If you’re in the area of Long Jetty you should definitely go and check it out.

Budget bathroom makeover

The best thing about owning my home is that I can do whatever I want to it. Aaaaannnd the worst thing about owning my home is that I can do whatever I want. Doing whatever I want means I have to first actually make decisions andย then find a way to make those ideas a reality without taking out a second mortgage to afford them! I’d love to be able to completely remodel my bathroom but until I can afford such fanciful things I decided to give it a facelift over the last couple of days. I also wanted to keep costs down as much as possible which I was actually successful at doing for once! Thank goodness I love a little bit of DIY. I outlined my costs below for those who are interested :) This was the bathroom when I first moved in a couple of months ago: And after three coats of paint, some greenery and some decorative sparkle… Not too shabby for a grand total of about $65! I built this hanging …