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Lanterns & Frames

I've been doing some small improvements around the home this past week.

It all started with the frames arrangement in our hallway. You can actually see a peek of the frames here.  Not a great picture, I know.

But, the arrangement was getting a bit boring and bare. So I decided to add on more frames and to change it up a bit.

So, I had some existing frames in blue and an ornate mirror in pink on hand. Since I didn't want to get more Ikea white ones, I decided to just spray-paint them white.

And here they are after the first coat. I have to say, the frames are looking awesome already.


Since I live in a condo, I have to make do with the small space. Would love to have my own work space one day! 

These babies are getting their final coat after this and then they'll be ready for hanging!

On the same night, I also managed to turned two pelita minyak tanah into tealight lantern holders.




So pretty kan? I just love candles, they really do transform your space.

As you can probably see, one lantern dah berkarat dah pun. I got them over a year ago and just chucked them outside on the balcony. But, fret not, I'm gonna spray paint them in pastel hues. Wouldn't that be amah-zing?

Can't wait to see them all done and purtyyy (hopefully!)





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So useful, this!

Print this and give a copy to your maid of honour/best friend/sister or whoever that will be close to you on your big day.

Often, brides forget the food and drink bit, but trust me, have some snack handy. Because you WILL be hungry. And don't forget straws! You don't want to ruin your lipstick :p

Okay, everything else is self explanatory.

You're welcome!