Friday, July 30, 2010

Love thy Shopping and De Spa






I love Singapore and the shopping, spas and the people just a magical place to visit and not too far from Perth - Awesome.
We stayed at Sentosa Island which is beautiful - the views, beaches and day spas - heaven......truly heaven.

The picture with the Mud in a tub was great - my sister and I just paste this all over us...it is meant to have minerals to beautify your skin and it does - I felt so smooth afterwards.

Lastly see that juicy mango - well this is the best sweet thing ever - sticky mango - not tried it.....have a go and taste it. Mango will be in season soon in Australia can not wait...........LOVING IT

Sunsets at the Marsh


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Beautiful sunset across the Marsh. We would go out and have gatherings with friends on the Marsh watching the sunset - sensational viewing. This is in Derby Kimberley Western Australia.

Sunset in the Bungles


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Bungle Bungles - Magic


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Kimberley Moon - Australia's Beauty


Kimberley Moon, originally uploaded by michellechafin.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Monday, July 26, 2010

What a great couple



Don't you love it when the bus takes your view!!!

Sunday Session at Yanchep Inn National Park






Nothing like chilling out on a Sunday afternoon with family down by the lake. This park is in our area and we love it.... we have organised birthday parties, morning teas and luncheons at Yanchep Inn - it is always a hit!!!

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Beach Look


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with the added wall paper feature on the wall...

Dark Mirrors


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This was in the main bedroom - I like dark mirrors as it makes you look tanned - love it!!!


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Combie Van


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Wall paper design creating the finishing touches.

Beach House


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The best thing about developing areas is that new display homes are open. Its great to take a walk through and see some of the interior design work to gain some inspiration. Beach theme.

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Classy Photographer

 
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These camera bags are from Amazon. They certainly create a style to photography - not only do you protect your expensive equipment... you look great with this accessory. A photographer should always have style as it represents their work - loving it!!!

Friday, July 23, 2010

Blogging on Apple Mac



Love my Apple Mac. I have never owned a Mac computer, however always wondered what all the hype was...... then I entered the Apple MAC world - pure brilliance everything you need is on the Mac - itunes, iphoto, i booth and much more. I actually want to work more as it is sooo much fun; although I do get a bit distracted with all the applications.

Noticing more Australian's are getting hooked on Mac - yes it does take a while until technology gets to us - when it does we love it!!!

So I would like to say a BIG Thanks to Uncle Apple Mac!!! - love your work!!

Happy Friday
Michelle

Friday, July 16, 2010

Blogging with Moxie


Blogging with Moxie, originally uploaded by michellechafin.

It's arrived!!!! I was very excited when this book arrived in the post. This book is my guide to the blogging world. April Showers Blog Design recommended this book to help me get started; I have flipped through a few pages and it is just what I needed.

I ordered this book from Amazon and it only took a few days to arrive (love it). So if you are starting in the blogging world then this is a MUST HAVE!!!

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

 
Wall Paper is back!!!! I remember we had wall paper all over our house in Margaret River back in the 1970's and now it has returned. I must admit our house on the Farm did look amazing. Scandinavian Wallpaper in Perth stock the most incredible designs - this is where we found our interior design - who is THE BEST!!
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Tuesday, July 13, 2010

New England

 
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Designing your own style for your house does not need to be complicated, all it takes is a great interior designer - which I am not. However hiring one makes life just that little more easier. We had contacted Kristy from ReVamp Interiors to help us get the right ambience in our home and to date a great investment; one it saves a lot of disagreements that you may have with your partner - not that we do - just means everyone is happy. Kristy also lives at the beach and therefore understands the beach concept we want to create. Our colours have been chosen and I am soooo very happy with the choice - we would never haven chosen the colours she had shown us - very crisp and suits the theme throughout the house - that is why it is worth the investment getting someone to help with the decision. New England is the look... beach with a bit of the french style mixed in. We are also Ikea fans and bought some bar stools not only are they comfy and fit the style so well. Now we just have to figure out what we are going to do with the theatre room. Ideas are flowing.....
Stool from Ikea. Furniture New England Lifestyle.

Monday, July 12, 2010

 
Photo A: I am a painter. Photo B: handy tool the Cutting End Brush - this is great to use. Photo C: box to put all painting items in- great tip. Photo D: kids are good painters they really have the patience ...
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Sunday, July 11, 2010

Kikki-k Stationery

 
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Kikki-k has a range of classy, colourful and completely stunning stationery. I love the bright red - it makes a statement and is a happy colour. Kikki-k stationery have the best creative designs for a home office. The stationery you want to use and it keeps you organised in your very busy lifestyle. Visit Kikki-k website.

Beach Nick Nack Must Have


When designing our home there was one item I wanted - this cute red combie van. It sits on the bar recess and just creates the look straight away. There was only one left in the shop and in my favourite colour - red.

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

The orange colour is beautiful. Captures the changing colours from day to day.
Different shades of colours - we have beautiful sunsets glister through the trees.
Winter brings beautiful sunset in the clouds. These were taken outside our home - sensational scenery.

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