Category: OIP Lifestyle

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KIDS INTERIORS: RED MEETS BLACK

Designing a room that is stylish and yet easy to maintain is often hard for parents and their kids alike. This room gives you that and more! The black gives you that sleek modern edge and with a pop of red you get that extra definition. These pieces are affordable and you will find that your...

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EASY STYLING TIPS TO UPDATE YOUR LOOK

Easy (and almost cost-free) styling tips to update your look! This month I wanted to share with you a few little tips about how you can work with your existing wardrobe but update your look without having to spend very much at all. I notice that when I’m a styling client, these are often the...

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LOVE HEART THEMED KIDS INTERIORS

Ahhh, the humble little love heart.  Such a gorgeous little icon to include in a little girls (or even a boys) room.  There are so many items that you could include, but here are some of my current favourites.        Decal  2.  Blanket  3.  Cushion  4.  Print  5.  Mobile  6.  Garland Contributed by...

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OIP STYLE GUIDE-KEY WINTER LOOKS

I’ll be honest there isn’t too much that I love about winter. I’m definitely a summer girl, but there is something lovely about winter fashion and layering up with shirts and cardigans and coats. I’ve never been someone to shy away from colour in the cooler months either – grey clouds don’t mean grey clothes....

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WHAT TO WEAR ON NEW YEAR'S EVE

Are you ready to paint the town red? When planning your New Year’s Eve outfit you can’t really go wrong with a LBD (Little Black Dress) and all you need is a single piece of statement jewellery like this Samantha Wills Necklace below to ring in the new year in perfect style!      ...

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ALL ABOARD: LATEST NAUTICAL FINDS

Creating a nautical/maritime nursery is such a classic style.  Of course, there are lots of options colour wise (I love grey, white and aqua for nautical as well) but I have rounded up some finds in the traditional scheme of red, white and blue.  From wallpaper to gorgeous softies, you can find so many items...

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SHOP GUIDE: FLORAL INSPIRED DECOR

I’m sure when you think of spring time, you think of flowers (personally, I also think of hayfever – afterall I’m a pale skinned, freckly, red head!)……and lucky for us, beautiful florals are trending in interiors!  Anything from small liberty style prints to bold and abstract prints. I have rounded up some of my favourite...

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RECIPE: LEMON CURD

I always thought that lemon curd was something that was really tricky to master until I actually gave it a go myself and to my delight discovered that it’s super easy! This curd tastes so delicious and you just can’t compare it to the store bought stuff. I love to use it as a cupcake...

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DE-CLUTTER YOUR HOME WITH CAKE STANDS

Any party enthusiast will have a small collection of Cake/cupcake stands, and if you are anything like me you might even have a Cake Stand Obsession. I thought it would be a good idea to come up with ways to hide use these beauties around the home when they are not taking pride of place...