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zina
Interests: Art, scrapbooking, photography, creating, playing with friends, reading, singing kareoke {badly, i might add}, being a mum, family holidays, going out for coffees, second-hand shopping for treasures, daydreaming
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I have finally opened my new little Etsy Shoppe ! It's called Lilywillow Designs and is full of handwritten goodness. I have just finish loading the first lot of prints in, but there are plenty more to come. I have... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2013 at messyart
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I had the pleasure of styling a vintage picnic wedding a few weeks back, and thought i'd share some of the pictures here. Most of the pics are from my iPhone, with the exception of a few gorgeous pics from... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2013 at messyart
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Hello dear friends :) I hope you all had a lovely Easter! Ours was a bit hectic as we also celebrated 4 birthdays that weekend (my mum, the twins and my sisters boyfriend!) For a bit of fun, the kids... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2013 at messyart
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Wishing you all the loveliest of days! Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2013 at messyart
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Although we are not really doing anything special this year, i thought i'd share a few lovely ideas with you. I have a little DIY to share that will literally take only 10 minutes! Also, someone was kind enought to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2013 at messyart
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Yesterday was such a gorgeous day! Judi from Little Gray Station did a fabulous job co-ordinating the event. It was so nice to meet so many creative peolpe, put faces to names, and meet so many like-minded people! Everyones stall... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2013 at messyart
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Don't you love those days when you have nothing special planned for your day, but if ends up being filled with lots of little things that end up making it a very lovely day? Well that was today for me.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2013 at messyart
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... i have my very own slave? The Mr. is not so great at gifts. Birthday gifts, Xmas gifts....any gifts really. I think he gets all flustered at the idea of having to buy a gift and over thinks it... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2013 at messyart
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OK, so i have a little confession to make. I hate breakfast in bed. Not fond of the idea at all (much to the horror of most people i know). Yet every year my sweet sweet children ever so thoughtfully... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2013 at messyart
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Or so it came. Wow....what a weekend. We had some crazy storms here. So much damage! The wind was crazy and the rain was so heavy! Our house was leaking in 5 places. We had water coming in through sealed... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2013 at messyart
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The last few days have been pretty easy going. Relaxing around the pool, lazing about in the house , seeing friends. Little man is back to Kindy which gives me a little time to do stuff with the big kids.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2013 at messyart
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The party was gorgeous! But i was too busy running around drinking and having fun to remember to take pictures :(. So this is all i have. We did have a lovely big breakfast with freinds from the night before,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2013 at messyart
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The party was gorgeous! But i was too busy running around drinking and having fun to remember to take pictures :(. So this is all i have. We did have a lovely big breakfast with freinds from the night before,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2013 at messyart
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Weve been busy around here getting ready for New Years. I really wanted this year to be able to just relax and celebrate with friends, so we decided to have a small party with just s few friends at our... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2013 at messyart
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And beach days mean fun! I love the holidays! I look forward all year to having the 8 weeks off with my kids so we can hang out together with out all the pressure of homework and crazy routines. I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2013 at messyart
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Are you ready? Can you belive Christmas is only one sleep away? Everyone here is pretty excited! We have a Xmas tradition of doing a Secret Santa in our (immidiate) family every year. We all draw names out of a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2013 at messyart
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Because we had a smaller geathering for Christmas, we didn't go all out. But me being me, i couldn't help but still have a cute Christmas setting :) I had flowers that i'd picked up from the supermarket, mixed in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2013 at messyart
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Christmas came and went so fast it almost feels like forever ago already! This year was extra fun for us because of 2 reasons. One, because this was our second year to celebrate in our new home, and Two, because... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2013 at messyart
Thank you ! Xx Zina Zraikat
Toggle Commented Dec 3, 2012 on Little box of crafty love at messyart
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So i was all pumped up and getting back into my blogging when disaster struck. I was sent an email from Apple telling me i had a faulty hard drive and needed to bring my computer in and get it... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2012 at messyart
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Mornings lately have been good. The Mr. works nights now instead of mornings which means i can get up early and go for a walk most mornings. So at least 4 mornings a week i'm up at 4.45am so i... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2012 at messyart
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Halloween is almost here! And this years all about the quick and easy Halloween decorations for me. So heres another simple DIY halloween tute that even the kids could do! What you will need: 1. Carefully Tear your book page... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2012 at messyart
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So here a quick and easy (and cheap, too!) Halloween tute for y'all. Most likely if you eat food and celebrate Halloween, you have most of the materials for this right at home :) Heres what you need! Some old... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2012 at messyart
love u rozzie ;)
Toggle Commented Sep 5, 2012 on Friends and a super-easy tute! at messyart
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Today i got to catch up with a friend i haven't seen in YEARS! We met at my place. I let my kids have the day off school so they could hang out too. All together we had 9 kids... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2012 at messyart