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FAB FINDS | Ezibuy

So I must confess. I always thought Ezibuy was a bit daggy. Somewhere older women shopped. Sorry!! But… ahh…um… I think I will be eating my words. I was scrolling through my Instagram stories and an account I followed had a photo of this white wall cage thing I have been lusting over. No idea it came from Ezibuy! I quickly  ...

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Building, Our House

HOUSE UPDATE | WE HAVE BRICKS

Hey! Gosh it has been sometime since I have blogged! I miss it so MUCH. I have been super busy with a new job and I have neglected Our Urban Box. I really hope to find my groove again soon. I wanted to pop in quickly today and give an update on our house progress as I know a few of you were wanting a update. Since my last post about the roof  ...

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Building, Our House

HOUSE UPDATE | LOOK AT THAT ROOF

Safe to say – the new house is flying along now! Every time I post an update on my personal Facebook page, everyone comments about how quick it is going up now. We now have frames, a roof and windows! It has been great to walk through and see how the layout is going to work and the room sizes are all quite good. Its hard designing a  ...

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Shopping

New Kmart Catalogue is Online + My Favs

Kmart have released a killer of a catalogue! The front cover draws you in with its emerald green wall and tropical vibe – which is tempting when out side is a top of 10º!! I was a wee bit excited to see it in my letterbox yesterday. The new catalogue features lots of new items – furniture, pendant lights, vases, brass items,  ...

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Building, Our House

House Update | Slab is Complete

With all the rain Wagga has had this winter, I honestly thought I would never get a slab, let alone 3. We have three slabs as the house is a tri level split home. It took a while between the lower slab getting poured and the highest level being poured. A few days of  sunshine was undone by a few days of rain.

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Shopping

Five Buys Friday | Blush Homewares

  Blush homewares have been popular for a little while now. We’ve seen the pastel trend the past few seasons and I think pastel pink and blush homewares will work well with the predicted jewel tones that are coming our way (emerald green and blush = perfect). So now is the perfect time to add a touch of soft and pretty to your home!  ...

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House & Home

The best plants for hanging pots

Did you see my post on Monday? It was full of hanging pots inspiration. I wanted to follow it up with a post showing you the best plants for hanging pots. When I shared my post about my string of pearls, quite a few people commented saying they had no idea what a string of pearls was. I thought that would make the perfect blog post – so  ...

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House & Home

Hanging Pots Ideas You Can Do This Weekend.

I’m loving hanging pots at the moment. I wanted to give you some hanging pots ideas as I have been trawling the internet for some inspiration. I have two string of pearls under our patio which were looking amazing. And then the dogs ate them. Those pooches are lucky to be alive – string of pearls are toxic to dogs and my two ate a  ...

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Building

5 Tips Before You Start Building!

While I wait for my slab to be poured, I thought I would share some tips with you – some things to think about before you start to build, before you sign the contract and before you design your floor plan. These are a few things I have learnt along the way that I thought might be useful to you!  

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Other

These Dolls Houses Are Way Cooler Than Your House!

Before we start let me just say – Its totes ok to be jealous of a dolls house ok? Because I am and we can be jelly together! Did you have a dolls house growing up? I had one. Unfortunately I never got to play with it because it sat in Dads shed for the whole 18 years I was home uncompleted. Mum had the dolls house and all the

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Other, Shopping

5 Buys Under $50

Oooh, the mid year sales have started and I’m flinging my purse wide open – #sorrynotsorry Adam. Here are some things I have purchased lately and a couple I have my eyes on! 1/ Rebecca Judd Loves for Adairs Print – was $80 – I picked it up for $37! I am going to go back and get some more on payday. There are about 4 in  ...

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House & Home, Interiors

LOVING THE HEXAGON TILE

Image Credit – Niche Design & Build One of the hottest trends in tiles at the moment is the hexagon. I think the hexagon tile is more interesting than the subway tile, which is also quite popular. I’ve had discussions with people who say the hexagon tile will date, but I think everything dates eventually! As long as you stick  ...

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House & Home

GOING TROPICAL OVER THE MONSTERA PLANT

  Theres a new plant in town and I believe he might be a little easier to keep around than the ol’ Fiddle. Its the Monstera Plant. Its large, lush and tropical leaves are popping up every – on linen, art work, cards! It certainly is a very on trend plant at the moment. I have been eyeing of these plants for a little while. I  ...

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Other, Shopping

KIDS LINEN | THE NEW FAVES

Happy Monday!  Last night I was doing some online browsing for new linen for the kids new rooms. Now we have actually turned soil I can start shopping up a storm to style the house. First room to be done will have to be Mr A’s. Poor kid never really got a ‘proper room’ after his nursery. So I think it will be his room first.  ...

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House & Home, Shopping

KITCHEN TEMPLE | NORDIC PIECES FOR HOME

Photo Credit – @melbourne_piedaterre Oh gosh I get excited when I find a new online store! Its like a whole new world to explore. And excited I was when I met Amy from Kitchen Temple. Her store is simply amazing, filled with nordic pieces for the home that are both functional and stylish – win win!! Photo Credit  ...

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Family, Life

OH HI THERE! WHERE HAVE I BEEN?

Hey! I’ve been a little MIA lately. I wasn’t planing on taking a break but it just kinda happened. We went on a little vay cay to Coffs Harbour for a family wedding. We were there for 6 days… 6 days of sun, sand and poolside cocktails. We stayed at the amazing Aanuka Beach Resort. It is smack bang on the beach. The wedding  ...

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Interiors, Shopping

MY FAVOURITE SHOPS FOR STYLISH PRINTS.

Using prints in the home is a very easy and affordable way to add some personality to your interior spaces. You can go as large or small as you want. And they can be used in any room in the house!  All you need to do is buy some frames from Kmart, Ikea or Target to fit the prints and your are on your way to injecting some much needed style  ...

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House & Home, Shopping

WIN A YUMMY SCENTED CANDLE FROM CIRCA HOME

Brought to you by Nuffnang and Circa Home Like many of you, I love a delicously scented candle burning away when I am home. I love having a scent wafting throughout my home. So when Circa Home asked me to review their new Limited Edition Honeyflower & Sandalwood candle, of course I said YES! And Circa Home is giving you the chance to win a  ...

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