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Monday, January 9, 2012

10 DIYs of Summer: Part 2

A brand new renovation has just been completed at Casa Ribena. I've gone classic and affordable with the permanent fittings, and now what we need are the unique personal touches. Stay tuned for my 10 DIYs of summer - maybe you can be inspired to do something for your own space! Here's part 2...
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Lighting the way in my new boudoir was always going to be something interesting and unique. While big name designer lights are covetable and showstopping, they also come with big price tags - and even still don't end up entirely unique anyway. Naturally, the only option for me is to customise something in a way unlike anything you can buy...

I chose a fairly Plain Jane 'Renata' 5 arm not-quite-chandelier at Bunnings and chose some urban romantic papers from Typo to give the shades a new look.
 I also simultaneously watched evening television and covered my fingers neatly in glue.... lovely!

Darling, it's totally glamorous in a non fluffy-girly way.

1 comment:

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