LIGHT AND SHADE

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Last weekend my family and I made a quick weekend trip to Sydney for a wedding. Months before the trip I searched the net for a 4 bedroom place and found accommodation on AirBnB. For those that are still skeptical about places on this site, like most things you don’t know until you give it a go.

As a family we’ve found places to stay via AirBnB in London, Barcelona and now Sydney. All experiences to date have been positive and the hosts have always been extremely accommodating. The place in Sydney was a three story, 4 bedroom terrace in Darlinghurst. Three of the four bedrooms had it’s own balcony and were also large and light filled. As soon as I walked in, I saw the opportunity to take advantage of the natural light for photographs.

Wearing a a midnight blue velvet vintage dress I picked up at the thrift stores for a mere $10, here are some of the images taken in our bedroom.

Let me know what you think and incase you are wondering, this post is not sponsored by AirBnB.

Sovanny x

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WHEN ON HOLIDAYS

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The new year is here and I still can’t believe that 2015 went as fast as it arrived. Over the Christmas break we thought of travelling overseas and seeing a new place in the world with the family but after a lot of thought nothing sounded better than quality family time. So we flew off to Adelaide where my girls could spend some quality time with their grandparents. It also gave the husband and I an opportunity to spend undistracted time with the kids whilst we recharged our batteries.

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Adelaide has a lot to do and nothing to do at the same time so guess what? We did a whole lot of nothing. There was the occasional trip out to a new cafe or restaurant and the beach but that was it. Other than that we were just a bunch of home bodies enjoying the qualities of home life.

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Clothing wise, I packed comfortable staples that also included thrifted and vintage gear to take with me. My girls were gifted with a stack of new clothing for Christmas so I took advantage of that and only packed what I needed. Speaking of gifts, this Christmas, there was an effort to shop small this year and I’m absolutely loving all the new pieces they are wearing.

Featuring Australian shops/brands including Adam & Eve, Axel & Sis, Fussy Guss, Kipp Kids, Lylah with Love, Milly and Mack, Nellie and the Cat, Nooshi Mou and Mode Madison, here’s our holiday style….when we could be bothered 🙂

Happy new year xxx

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