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We are finishing the end of the financial year in the black. Take some ledger paper with its deliciously lined up columns and a two ring ribbon and it all adds up to a wrap that will excite even your accountant. I have a great fondness for ledger paper and its first cousin graph paper […]

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Let the championships begin

Yes it’s 29 June and the Championships begin. We are following the traditional tennis dress code by utilising predominantly white. None of the fluoro shenanigans for us. We have added in highlights of deep green and purple which are the signature colours of the tournament, appearing on everything members’ ties to Ralph Lauren uniforms, the […]

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Permission to stay in bed

Today Sunday 28 June is Stay in Bed Day which is an annual fundraising and awareness initiative of the Australian Mitochondrial Disease Foundation (AMDF). The day launched 6 years ago as a way to raise awareness of Mito – as it is known – in the community. The day is a play on words highlighting […]

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I wear my sunglasses at night

Today 27 June is sunglasses day. We all know the importance of sunglasses in protecting our eyes against UV Rays. And we all know how cool the right pair of sunglasses look. This wrap is an homage to all those who are obsessive about their sunglasses ….. especially those who wear their sunglasses at night. […]

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Dogs at work

Today 26 June is International Take Your Dog to Work Day. It’s a day for employees and employers to welcome dogs into the workplace to promote the physical and mental health benefits of pet ownership. Now bringing a pet to work is not for every pet and every workplace – but if it does work […]

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The Great Gaudi

Inspiration comes in many forms and today it comes from the world famous Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi, whose 163rd birthday falls on this day 25 June. Gaudi is known for his distinctive and fantastical style, the unfinished Sagrada Familia, seven world heritage listed sites and the stunning mosaics in the Parc Guell. My husband has […]

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Away with the fairies

24 June is International Fairy Day. This day falls during the holiday of Midsummer, which is associated with the summer solstice ( or winter solstice for Southern Hemisphere fairies). The solstice actually occurred two days ago, but the celebration extends a few days before and after. So push past all the princess paraphernalia out there […]

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Black white and the winter solstice

Today’s wrap is inspired by the winter solstice which is occurring today 22 June. It is the shortest day of the year. This wrap uses a couple of my favourite looks…. two different papers and a monochrome palette. The amount of black and white paper is in proportion to the hours of sunlight in Melbourne. […]

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Finn’s Day

Today 21 June is Finn’s day to celebrate the christening of a very special little man and the pride of his Godmother. The cool blues reflect his lovely calm personality, the orange represents his joy for life and the dots are a reference to his great fondness for any form of button or light…and who […]

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Here comes the sun

Today’s wrap draws inspiration from Argentina’s Day of the National Flag. Every year, a holiday is dedicated to the Argentine flag and to the commemoration of its creator Manuel Belgrano. It is celebrated on this day 20 June which is the anniversary of Belgrano’s death in 1820. This wrap references the sun symbol and the […]

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