I’m Dreaming of a Pink Christmas

I would like to both thank and apologise to my bank account for all the new Christmas items it has brought me this year. Endless materials for Christmas DIY projects, multiple packets of baubles (most of which didn’t even get used!!!), a new star, heaps of novelty items, new string lights, a cookie jar, and other decorations have all found a new home in our tiny little unit – and I couldn’t be happier.

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Nearly everything you’ll see in this post came from Kmart, Zing Pop Culture, Typo, eBay or The Reject Shop, but some things are from last year so they may not be available to purchase anymore. If you’re wondering about a specific item, just leave a comment and I’ll do my best to help you out!

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Admittedly, our tree looks pretty similar to how it did last year, but with a little more pink and a few extra novelty ornaments. Although they aren’t pictured in this post, our presents actually aren’t wrapped in pink and purple wrapping paper for the first time in years, as I decided to wrap Daniel’s presents in the shape of things he likes.

I already shared the cat and penguin presents that were inspired by A Beautiful Mess, and some of the others will be featured in an upcoming DIY gift wrap post! If you read my Christmas post last year you might have noticed that this year I decided to trade our star in for a pink one, and it’s one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. I’m still dying for a pink tree, but haven’t been able to find one in stores yet.

Something that Daniel and I tend to do every year even though we try not to is let each other have a few presents early, and the silver disco ball lights that are draped around the tree are one of the presents that I was allowed to have early – as were both the Pusheen items. Many of our Christmas items were thrifted, such as the mugs, tins, and plates. The gumball machine ornament pictured below was a DIY project by Aww Sam that I tried out and I LOVE it. She is such a huge inspiration to me and I love everything she creates.

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My Colourful Home Office Tour

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As a collector, my house is ever-changing. I am always needing to rearrange and get rid of things to make room for all the new things I constantly buy. I first shared some (awful) photos of my home office in November last year, then showed some newer photos of it back in May, but a lot has changed since then so I think it’s time for another update post!

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The wall behind my desk is an important part of the room to me. I want to make sure that is always promotes happiness, positivity and creativity, as I am very influenced by my surroundings.

I try to make sure that I’m always surrounded by things that I love, as they always put me in a good mood. I actually decided whilst I was taking all these photos that the wall could use an update, so I took down some of the smaller items and replaced them with two cards I got for my 21st, and a pretty photo from a Frankie magazine.

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Ice Cream Decor for Ice Cream Month ♡ Collection Series #8

You guys have NO idea how happy I am that it is Ice Cream Month! It’s certainly no secret that I love sweets. One of my favourite things to do is fill my house with things shaped like sweets, and things shaped like ice cream are certainly no exception!

I have been dying to share my adorable ice cream ornaments for ages now, but I made myself wait until this month because I knew that everyone would be joining in on the fun for Ice Cream Month! Okay, okay, I have shared a few pieces over on my Instagram, but I just couldn’t help myself. I own so much cute stuff!

Most of these pieces are secondhand because I am the Thrift Shop Queen (my actual title, I swear), but I’ve seen most of the items I own on eBay as well – albeit, at a higher price.

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