Cuppa for Cansa…inspiration

Posted on: February 17th, 2016 by Carolyn No Comments
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Today, we are sharing a very special event, that is held in the month of June in South Africa called `Cuppa for Cansa`.  It is a way of socialising with those you care about while raising funds for a very worthy cause!  Although we are only in February, I couldn`t wait to share these beautiful images…

Chocolate Lavender Cupcakes…Recipe

Posted on: February 16th, 2016 by Carolyn 2 Comments
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It has been a little while since we shared a delicious recipe with you from the lovely Dana.  So, we are very excited to be able to share her chocolate lavender cupcake recipe!  I could stare at this photograph for ages -it is just too beautiful, not to mention scrumptious looking Enjoy! Chocolate Cupcakes with…

Hot chocolate…a quick tip

Posted on: February 14th, 2016 by Carolyn No Comments
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Happy Valentine`s Day to all of you whether you are single, dating, engaged or married.  Celebrating those we appreciate and love is for everyone!  But this post is for those of you are trying to think of a quick and easy way to show that extra special person you care. If you really don`t have…

Pink and Red…engagement shoot

Posted on: February 14th, 2016 by Carolyn No Comments
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To celebrate this special day, we thought we would bring you a gorgeous red and pink themed engagement shoot.  Just in time for Valentine`s Day.  A Valentine`s engagement shoot is quite possibly the cutest idea.  I love how this couple are going to use these images to send `save the date` cards out to friends and family.  These are…

Sweet Romantic vs Smokey Smudge…makeup tips

Posted on: February 13th, 2016 by Carolyn No Comments
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We are thrilled to have Monica, from MHG Beauty, share her top tips for your Valentine`s Day makeup. Thank you to our creative team who made our little shoot setup possible…Jo Cole Photography and Nice Ribbon Atelier.  Be sure to download your `Love Series` prints. Valentine’s Day Makeup Tips Valentine’s day is right around the corner so…

Valentine`s Day mocktail…inspiration

Posted on: February 12th, 2016 by Carolyn No Comments
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A special occasion always starts off well if there is a welcome drink.  It makes your guests relax and feel like you have gone that extra mile.  It doesnt` have to involve a lot of effort to be effective.  Why not try this delicious recipe?  It is super yummy and will add a little more…

Valentine`s Day for the girls…inspiration

Posted on: February 11th, 2016 by Carolyn No Comments
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Although it may feel a little commercialised, I absolutely love Valentine`s Day because it gives everyone a chance to take a step away from their busy lives and focus on love.  It doesn`t matter if you`re single, engaged, or married – it is still fun to celebrate Valentine`s Day with your friends.  We thought that…

The `Love` Series…

Posted on: February 10th, 2016 by Carolyn 1 Comment
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Words of affirmation is one way of showing the people you love that you care about them.  I delight in writing my friends and family letters to tell them just how much I care.  One recipient of these is my husband and I will definitely be listing all the things I love about him this Valentine`s…

Sunlight…maternity shoot

Posted on: February 9th, 2016 by Carolyn No Comments
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At this time of year the sky in Dubai seems to be a never ending clear blue and the temperature is perfect.  You will often hear me saying…”if only Dubai was like this all year round”.  I love how Farheen and Mihir took advantage of the cooler weather and chose to have their maternity shoot outdoors,…

Up, up and away…baby shower ideas

Posted on: February 7th, 2016 by Carolyn No Comments
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What could be cuter than a `hot air balloon` themed baby shower?  The options to make it look beautiful are endless!  I love the use of pastel colours and the way you can subtly incorporate soft, fluffy clouds and rainbows!  It is a great theme to use if the mum-to-be has decided not to find…