blog: whatiluv 17 – Duchess Jewellery

I don’t mean to sound materialistic, but sometimes all you need is a little surprise gift to lift your spirits 😉

This happened to me today when I received a STUNNINGLY GORGEOUS handmade necklace from Australian designer Duchess Jewellery.

I was having such a bad week – having split my lip a few days earlier in a really bad fall (insert sooky lala face!) But having something new to touch, hold, wear & get inspired from was definitely the thing that lifted my mood.

Duchess, the owner of the company, crafts each piece uniquely so they’re one of a kind! She puts so much love and effort into the jewellery. Who wouldn’t prefer that over buying mass produced, department store stuff?!

I really love supporting such creative local talent. Duchess is from Townsville in north Queensland, but she’s happy to ship anywhere in Australia. Check her designs out @ www.duchessjewellery.net and @duchess_jewellery on instagram.

Duchess necklace

Lots of love!! ❤ ❤ ❤

xx

(ps lip is almost healed, yay!!)

 

blog: whatiluv 16 – I HEART MELBOURNE

Even though my recent trip to Sydney was SO much fun, I still love my hometown Melbourne more than any other city! So when I stumbled across this Buzzfeed article, it literally made my day 🙂

Melbourne always tops international polls for “Most Livable City” and recently “Friendliest City in the World” and that’s what we’re known for. But some of the pics below spark some healthy comical debate!

We are a great bunch – so while the list may point out some of our flaws, there really is nowhere I’d rather be ❤

 

See the full list at http://www.buzzfeed.com/simoncrerar/why-melbourne-is-the-worlds-most-liveable-city

 

Love ya!!! xx

 

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