Tag Archives: Spring

DIY: Floral wall lettering

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Since moving into our new home, I have had a brain full of sooo many ideas. This one was inspired by the floral lettering I have available on my Etsy Shop and after browsing Pinterest – I came across this idea! So here is my version using the same technique..

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I used cardboard paper mache lettering from the craft store which I then cut the top of so it was hollow. Next, I cut, fitted and glued pieces of floral foam – this made fastening the fake flowers soooo easy. Remember to cut a hole in the back of each letter so you can fasten them to the wall.

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I also found these black plastic birds to surround my pretty floral letters.
This is the first piece of artyness to go up in the new house. I looooove it! And thought it was a perfect DIY for Valentines Day.
Do you have anything special planned for Valentines Day this year? Any favourite DIY’s?xobec

Rose Garden

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Good morning! These photos were taken at Broadgreen rose garden which is in full bloom at the moment – in fact today is the annual rose day showcasing around 3000 plants with 560 varieties.

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Also today I am having my very first market stall at The Great Christmas Market – so SO exciting!! If you’re in Nelson this weekend – make sure you come an say hi! I would love to meet you.
Do you have anything exciting on this weekend?xobec

Just a moment…

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Taking just a moment to appreciate these pretty purple shots from last weekend – I love the dark background against the purple, in the first 3 shots of this series.
Eeee I am far too excited to share my weekend away at Blogcademy and exploring Auckland! Remember you can follow my instagram for updates – @cloudsofcolour Have you been to Auckland and have any favourite spots? I’m dying to explore! So far I’ve been to The Fed which is a New York styled diner. I had a delicious pumpkin salad and bottomless coffee. The waitresses dresses were the cutest retro style in mint green! So many hidden treasures in this stunning city.
Leave me a comment if you have somewhere I must visit! Food places? Hidden boutiques? Art and craft stores? Architectural wonders?
Have a happy weekend friends!

Cherry blossoms

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Cherry blossoms. There’s is something so fairy like about them. Their wobbly old trunks, bursting with hundreds of soft pink petals. One dream I have is to visit Japan again but when the cherry blossoms are in full bloom. Apparently you can start at the top of Japan and travel down the country as they open – incredible!xobec