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Mila’s 8 years-old Birthday party

(C) Photography: Michelle Marshall If you follow me on Instagram, you know that we had a fun but busy Saturday (…and Sunday) celebrating Mila’s birthday with 5 of her friends staying for a sleepover.  To be honest, it wasn’t as hard work as some of her parties we had in the past with 12 excited, screaming kids. At 8, the girls pretty much entertain themselves and they were all very sweet and got along nicely together but by the time, I had prepared 5 dishes, had a nice BBQ and a fair amount of wine, I was done ;-)  Kids Party – 5.30pm kick off – Games for everyone to get to know each other & have fun (musical chairs, pass the parcel, musical statues) – Paint your own t-shirt (my favourite part): I like doing things that are going to stimulate the kids’ mind and creativity so this was perfect! Following my post on this little creative project last March, I downloaded a few patterns for the girls to use while Steve got some fabric paint from an art …

Happy Thursday…

What a week it has been…our Spring Summer catalogue was mailed to our customers last Thursday in the UK and has kept us very busy. We even had an order from a postman who ordered the Rob Ryan plates after seeing them on the back cover of our catalogue he was putting in people’s mail boxes. How cool is that!?I’m really glad because I can’t begin to tell you how much work this has been…but it was worth it! The response has been amazing and I really thank Vosges Paris, French By Design and The Lifestyle Editor for their wonderful write-ups.I’m also over the moon that so many of you loved the shot I styled for our linen collection. I dreamt about this shot a long time ago and it came out exactly as I wanted it to be which was not a given since it was the first time I did something like this.The large size of the blue linen duvet cover  and vintage pink duvet cover are now out of stock (hopefully back soon) and I will aim …

Mila’s 7th Birthday party

This year, Mila didn’t want a themed Birthday party like last year’s Moustache party last so we went for a white & soft pink colour scheme. It was a gorgeous day! Food: pink lemonade, pink cupcakes, strawberry/raspberry fruit salad, white & pink marshmallows with little pink flags Mila and I made with Japanese masking tapes and the ‘famous’ chocolate cake which, I admit was the only homemade thing this timeParty bags: Hello Kitty toothpaste, Bear Yo Yo, glittering glu stick and a pink pom pomDeco: Striped straws bought in New-Zealand last year but Milk & Paper has some nice ones,   a pink entrance door (just kidding, we painted our door Bubble pink before Christmas!), pink & white balloons Next time, if I have more time, I will… – use these gorgeous pom poms (this set was out of stock but is back in stock tomorrow) and this lovely fluro garland – try to make these gorgeous heart-shaped marshmallows like these, – make pink popcorn like this http://feeds.feedburner.com/blogspot/UxVs