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Bringing Jamie Kay home to the ASF

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Bringing Jamie Kay home to the ASF

New Zealand based mother, designer and creator of online homewares and interiors boutique is Jamie Kay. All products within Jamie's store is creatively selected and styled to showcase a beautiful range that everyone just craves to have in their home including myself. I have long been a lover of monochrome and pastels and seeing it on full force within the style world right now makes me oh so happy! Here are some looks that I have created with Jamie's blankets. Each and every piece is so soft to touch, lightweight yet serves its purpose to keep us warm while making...

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Donna Hay Chocolate Cake

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Donna Hay Chocolate Cake

Ultimate One-Bowl Chocolate Dessert Cake The fudgiest chocolate cake ever and may I also add the best tasting cake EVER! Donna Hay you have got it so right. Ingredients 125g butter, chopped 375g dark chocolate, coarsely chopped 1 cup (175g) brown sugar ¼ cup (35g) plain (all-purpose) flour, sifted 2 tablespoons milk 1 cup (120g) almond meal (ground almonds) 5 eggs cocoa, Method 1. Preheat oven to 170°C (325°F). 2. Place the butter and chocolate in a bowl and either microwave in short bursts until melted or melt in a heatproof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water. 3. Add...

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Homemade Hamburger Buns

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Homemade Hamburger Buns

There's nothing better than fresh bread cooking in the oven. That smell gets me every time. Here's a recipe via Journal of a French Foodie which I changed a little. I used a thermomix but it would be easy enough to do in a stand mixer. Just melt the butter before following the rest of the recipe. Ingredients 600g bread flour 15g fresh yeast or 2 tsp of dry yeast (or fast action yeast) 2 tsp sea salt 55g butter 120g water 235g milk 25g of sugar 1 egg (optional for glazing) Sesame seeds (optional sprinkle on top of buns...

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Goosebumps Boutique Bedding

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Goosebumps Boutique Bedding

Goosebumps is a fun and funky children's bedding brand by Inga Rodd. Launched in 2014, with vibrant and quirky bedding designs Goosebumps has made bed time a happy time.  What kid wouldn't want this in their room. I had the pleasure of styling up 2 different sets from this gorgeous label and I couldn't stop ooooing and ahhhhing over the pops of colour and overall feel! Here's a few shots from a very fun shoot styled by me. Stay tuned to my Instagram page for a chance to win a gorgeous set from Inga! Follow Inga's passion and Goosebumps journey here....

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Green is the New Black

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Green is the New Black

Apartment living in Asia is all about the marble floors and bare walls. I don't know about you but I can't stand a bare wall or a floor. My new thing is greenery and lots of it. You will see from my Instagram that I'm a huge fan of fiddle leaf figs and succulents but lately I have been trying to branch out and introduce a couple of other species to my home. And let's not even mention my constant need to buy baskets and pots for these babies to sit in. So I contacted my gorgeous friend Alexandra Farrington...

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