My Little Mori Girl

Today’s Daily Outfit is a special guest appearance.  Channeling the warm, earthy tones and layered styles of the Japanese Mori Girl fashion, my own little Mori Girl is heading off shopping  today. This look isn’t about brands, but about warm muted tones, layering, open knits and weaves, all coming together to create a...

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Going Back to the Classics – Making A Day Planner

Jan 10, 14 Going Back to the Classics – Making A Day Planner

Posted by in #Re2014, DIY, Kawaii

Over the holiday break, something fantastic and a bit scary happened to me.  Mr SKM bought me a new Mac Book Pro for Christmas (YAY!), somehow the syncing between all my devices dropped random appointments (Boo!). That’s not so bad if your diary contains a fairly regular schedule and a few social appointments, but I run a...

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Taking Barbie on Tour of Australia – My Way.

Apr 09, 13 Taking Barbie on Tour of Australia – My Way.

Posted by in Fashion, Kawaii, Travel, Uncategorized

This was the last package I expected to see when I stopped at the mail box the other day. Even though I’m technically “too old”, I still get excited by Barbie pink and her miniature world of fabulousness. I’d heard a rumour that Barbie had plans to sell up her Malibu beach house and head to Australia, I just...

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DIY Deco Cute House Slipper Tutorial

Jan 23, 13 DIY Deco Cute House Slipper Tutorial

Posted by in DIY, Kawaii, Tutorials-Video

Ever feel your mornings are lacking that extra something? Tired of walking around the house in bare feet? Then this is for you! All schmaltz aside, I’ve put together a simple little tutorial for today’s DIY project, that is both a bit of fun and something useful.  I’m not a fan of the ugg boot or other shapeless...

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A Very Hello Kitty Christmas!

Dec 01, 12 A Very Hello Kitty Christmas!

Posted by in CUTE, Home & Garden, Kawaii, Lifestyle

This is the year I realise a dream. With a little Miss 5 and a Miss 8 around, there has never been a better time to indulge a girlhood dream of having my very own Hello Kitty Pink Christmas Tree! Usually I’m quite traditional about my tree, hanging ornaments I’ve been collecting over a lifetime and adding to them each...

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Daily Outfit – Ballerina Style

Nov 23, 12 Daily Outfit – Ballerina Style

Posted by in CUTE, daily outfit, Kawaii

       A beautiful sunny day in Melbourne and it’s off to work at the salon again today, before heading out to take Miss 8 to a friends birthday party. And for my “It’s Friday” treat to myself, I took a moment for a cup of tea from this gorgeous vintage Royal Albert China complete with a dark...

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Daily Outfit – Melbourne Cup Day in the Pink

Nov 06, 12 Daily Outfit – Melbourne Cup Day in the Pink

Posted by in daily outfit, Fashion, Kawaii

    Outfit Details Purple silk wrap dress – Leona Edmiston Shoes – Kvoll (via YesStyle) Earrings – Sweet Mini Pearl Necklace – Zabe Rose clutch – Equip “I’m in the Pink my Deer” Headpiece – Made by Me! Makeup notes Base – Bourjouis liquid foundation...

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Daily Outfit – Dinner with Friends and a New Kawaii Ruffle Skirt by Me!

Oct 24, 12 Daily Outfit – Dinner with Friends and a New Kawaii Ruffle Skirt by Me!

Posted by in daily outfit, DIY, Kawaii

I’ve been sewing again!! It has been ages since I’ve had the time to sit down behind my machine and now I’m on a roll. I’ve got so much fabric stashed away, so I took the chance the other day to go and buy a heap of patterns and all the remaining bits and pieces I needed to make my creations come to life....

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Daily Outfit- Bunnies and Puppies Kawaii Time

Sep 30, 12 Daily Outfit- Bunnies and Puppies Kawaii Time

Posted by in daily outfit, Kawaii

Today’s Daily Outfit is a special birthday edition for my baby bro’s party. (Happy Birthday A!) Even though it was just a simple family get together, I was in the mood to bring a bit of glittery, cute party style along with my cupcakes. (yes, edible; no, not totally charcoal free..have to keep working on this) And as...

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Coping with my natural nails. Just add glitter!

Aug 06, 12 Coping with my natural nails. Just add glitter!

Posted by in Beauty, Kawaii, Nails

After having my acrylic nails on for far too long, I decided last week to have them taken off… for a bit. Of course, they are in a pretty shabby condition underneath, thin, peeling and splitting; but that is to be expected. I’ve always had good natural nails so I know they will recover, but in the mean time I need to...

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