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    DIY fairy light garland

    By Margaux Tait  |  Published on December 19, 2014

    This truly is the easiest DIY in the world. Minimum effort with maximum effect! Combine cupcake wrappers of different sizes with fairy lights to create this festive string of lights… Read more… 

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    Handmade Christmas

    By Germarie Bruwer  |  Published on December 18, 2014

      Proclaiming that Christmas is a commercial venture is hardly original but it still strikes me how much emphasis is being placed on the what of the giving rather than… Read more… 

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    Garlands galore

    By Margaux Tait  |  Published on December 18, 2014

    Add some festive cheer to your interior with these gorgeous garlands. I have found some fresh new takes on it and I'm sure you will find one that fits your… Read more… 

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    Five inspiring Christmas themes

    By Margaux Tait  |  Published on December 17, 2014

    I have created five themed mood boards to inspire you to do something new and fresh with your Christmas table setting and decor wherever you might find yourself. christenemeintjies.com Pinterest.com If… Read more… 

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    Keep it simple this Christmas

    By Margaux Tait  |  Published on December 15, 2014

    If you are in the mood to simplify Christmas this year, opt for a picnic! In South Africa we have the perfect weather and landscapes to take it outdoors. I… Read more… 

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    Congratulations go to….

    By Germarie Bruwer  |  Published on December 12, 2014

    Well done, Anita! Your prize is on its way. Please share with us what you do with your paint & brush! Read more… 

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    Colour dipped pillow box with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®

    By Margaux Tait  |  Published on December 10, 2014

    ®Isn't it lovely to finally find a good use for empty toilet rolls! I love recycling and if I can do it creatively, all the better. ®Turn your cast-away toilet… Read more… 

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    Hand printed gift wrap with stencil and Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

    By Margaux Tait  |  Published on December 9, 2014

    I found this great Bambi shape in a book and had to trace it to make a stencil immediately. You can do this with just about any shape: place tracing… Read more… 


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