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Cate Holst
Sydney, Australia
I'm a graphic designer with a burning passion to create
Interests: craft, fashion, jewelry, good design, food and life!
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Hi everyone!! I can't believe Christmas is next week, eek! How are your preparations going? To be honest, I still haven't nearly completed my Christmas shopping and plan to strap on my shoulder pads to tackle the mall this evening.... Continue reading
Posted 2 hours ago at Go Make Me
Hi Josh, They are so worth the effort! Hope you give it a go. Cate
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Looking for some last minute Christmas gifts to make for friends and family? How about some Solid Perfume Lockets? If you don't have any lockets, you can use little glass jars like we've used in our Mint Coconut Lip Balm... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Go Make Me
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Did someone say mince tarts? Or Port? Or Christmas? This is the best recipe for fruit mince tarts. Ever. Totally delicious and one is more than enough (unless you're a total guts). Sure, soaking the fruit and nuts in an... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Go Make Me
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Do you have your Christmas tree up yet? I've love the idea of a painted Christmas tree mural as an alternative option to a regualr tree. Our daughter has decreed that we're going pastel this year, so a pastel blue... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2014 at Go Make Me
Wow, thanks Jeanine! I’m speechless with your beautiful comments! Happy Holidays to you too x Cate
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Have you ever had an idea that lurks in the back of your mind, never seeing the light of day? It rears its head occasionally but quickly gets pushed into the 'too hard basket' and there it stays until the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2014 at Go Make Me
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Like most countries, Christmas in Australia is all about family, food, giving and sharing. But we also have the heat, eating outdoors and brilliant colour that signifies Christmas. I love the thought of having a white Christmas as it's something... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2014 at Go Make Me
Happy collecting! x Cate
Toggle Commented Nov 25, 2014 on i'm loving right now: chunky knitting at Go Make Me
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It's so exciting to see fresh figs at the market. There's something about their pretty pink flesh and purple green exterior that's so appealing. Let's not forget to mention how delicious they are! I love them with prosciutto and goat's... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2014 at Go Make Me
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Summer's nearly here, yay! One thing I love about living in Sydney is the weather. The Winter's are mild but the Summer's are hot. We live close to the shore with the harbour on one side and the beach on... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2014 at Go Make Me
Hi Ivan, It's so easy, I'm sure you'll be fine! Cate
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Thanks Kathy! x Cate
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To say I'm obsessed by chunky knitting is an understatement. It appeals to me on so many levels because I love things on a big scale and the thought of being dwarfed by a throw that totally encases the body... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2014 at Go Make Me
Way too yummy. Must stop eating them ….. x Cate
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Happy Monday! It's the start of another week and we have the simplest, yummiest and decadent dessert you will ever make. No mixing, processing, baking or melting. Three ingredients. That's it. The perfect classic trio. Deliciousness! Here's the recipe: strawberries,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2014 at Go Make Me
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October has to be the best month of the year with Spring in full flight and fresh ingredients in abundance. The days have been so warm that we've been diving into the pool even if it is a bit chilly.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2014 at Go Make Me
Hi Sylvia, Good idea! It's going on my to-do list. x Cate
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Happy Monday and welcome to another Start the Week Right healthy and easy recipe... Basil Pesto Have you ever made basil pesto? It's soooooo easy but the flavour hinges on the quality of the fresh ingredients and a light flavoured... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2014 at Go Make Me
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Is it just me or is Spring the best season of the year? The city is awash with endless blue skies, golden pops of wattle dot the skyline and fragrant star jasmine overwhelm the senses. To quote Shakespeare, 'When daisies... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2014 at Go Make Me
Oh so true! x Cate
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It's been fun and games at our house recently with the production of the video we've just made for our Garnier BB Cream submission for the Voices of 2014 Challenge. We thought it would be fun to show you some... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2014 at Go Make Me
Oh wow, thanks Helen! Lovely comments x Cate
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Hi Doris, Yes, it should stat fresh but I would use it within 6 to 8 months. x Cate
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I remember when I was fourteen, my Mum enrolled me into June Dally Watkins Beauty School for a week's worth of deportment, modelling, personal grooming and development. And boy, they shoved a lot into a week and I hated every... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2014 at Go Make Me