Sunday, January 31, 2010


Its been a week since I last posted and I feel bad. Moreso, for not visiting you all, my blog friends, so in the next couple of days i'll try to catchup, see you soon at your place!
Pic from here.

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Oh it's a beau-tea!

I love looking at pictures of tea-cups, tea parties, lamps made out of tea-cups, you can tell where this is heading, right? Just thought I'll share a few of these pretty images to start off this week!

An excellent book!

pic 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Monday, January 18, 2010

Pretty Up

Well it so happens once you have little kids and their sticky little fingers get into all of your stuff (pretty stuff) like makeup and jewelry you start moving them to high shelves and forgotten boxes (the stuff not the kids) and after a little while you spend your days in a uniform (jeans+comfy shirt) and if its a good day add lipgloss to it, so to make Coco Chanel happy (and in accordance with this year's resolution) I have decided to pretty up my dresser in our new home (hoping it would equate to prettying up myself) and display all my long forgotten stuff, just have to figure out a way to keep it all camouflaged from my lil girl. Let me know if you have any tips!

pic from here.

Sunday, January 17, 2010

And the winner is...

A-M. Congratulations you have won a $60 voucher for Buyster Lighting. Please email me your contact details. Thank you to all who participated!

Friday, January 15, 2010

Don't forget the giveaway!

I hope you all have a wonderful weekend and don't forget to enter the giveaway.

Fabulous pic from here.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Shopping List-Etsy

Here are a few things on my shopping list from Etsy.

For my daughter's room, these beautiful fabric wall sticker. From here.

For my son's room. From here.

For the living room. From here.
And I just love these matchboxes which I discovered via this blog. These matchboxes feature Anne Harwell's (Annechovie) artwork. You can buy these from here.

Sunday, January 10, 2010

It's Giveaway Time!

I was contacted by Maree at Buyster Lighting before Christmas asking If I would be interested to either review a product from their online lighting store or host a giveaway for Chek readers. Although I was tempted to order a product for myself and review it I thought it was about time I hosted my first giveaway.

Buyster lighting have a great variety of products on their website and the giveaway is a $60 gift voucher. All you have to do is leave a comment here, thats it. I'll draw the winner with the assistance of my team (miss 3 and mr 11) over the weekend.

Unfortunately this giveaway is only for Australian readers as Buyster only delivers within Australia, so I am really sorry to all my overseas readers. But I will be hosting another giveaway for you all too so please don't hate me.

Best of luck!

Thursday, January 7, 2010


I thought I'll share two of my most favourite links to download free prints.
The first one is Vintage Printable, you can find some amazing sets of vintage botanical prints etc here. (I discovered this one from another blog but am sorry can't recall which one)

The second one is Feed your soul-the free art project. Every month a free art work is available to download from various artists. Read more about this project here and choose your free prints here.

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Spool No 72

I have been coveting quite a few things on Spool No 72 website so couple of days ago I sent an inquiry to know if they would ship to Australia and guess what, they will and I was quoted a flat rate of $32....Yay!
The two things on my wish list are currently out of stock but am hoping they'll get re-stocked again, yes I am patient like that ;)

Monday, January 4, 2010

Beautiful Place

There are so many things which I adore in this gorgeous house.

I love the extra seating in the dinning area specially the settee.

The wallpapered entrance looks lovely, though you can't see a full view of it.

This seems like such a good place to catch up on some blogs/magazines.

Great mix match of colours and patterns.

Love peices of furniture and art in the bathrooms.

I really like free standing mirrors.

Such vibrant colours and patterns!

See more here.

Sunday, January 3, 2010

Monday Inspiration

Since we will be moving very soon, I spend a lot of time going through my pictures in the inspiration folder. Its all very exciting to plan and decorate with a fresh canvas, the possibilities...

So I thought I'll start of this week with these lovely pictures.

Pics from here
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