Beautiful Beach Visit

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Ray, Benji and I went to Tallebudgera Creek today. It is so beautiful and relaxing watching the calm, crystal blue water gently lap onto the white sand. The creek is shadowed by a hill, where you can walk along the track underneath a canopy of trees. This is the second time we have taken our kitten to the beach- the first time he was very scared, but today he was surprisingly calm! As we live in an apartment, he doesn’t spend much time outside so I love taking him to the beach where he can inhale fresh salty air, see so many different things, and get some sun. Here are some photos taken by Ray (see his blog here). Hope you enjoy!
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DIY Beautiful Outdoor Birthday Get-together!

Here are some pictures of a really great birthday gathering I went to today. It was such a lovely set-up! I hope you get some inspiration to create a breath-taking setting for an event, or just to relax in!

To create this look, you need: a gazebo, outdoor fairy lights (warm white), white net (the ones we used are actually mosquito nets), chandelier (optional), a rug, cushions, a small low table, basic decorations (i.e.vase of flowers, candles). Music also helps to set the mood!

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IMG_5387A gazebo draped with fairy lights and sheer billowing sheets creates such a magical feeling.

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We were surrounded by flickering candle light and the glittering reflections from the crystal chandelier as we came together for a night of good company, good food, and good conversation.

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IMG_5527Follow the lights for a night of magic and wonder…

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IMG_5487I just love this shot of the flowers with the fairy lights in the background- don’t you?

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The soothing, ethereal music from a Celtic harp dramatically added to the mystical, surreal vibe of the setting.

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While I took a few of these photos, most of them were taken by Ray. Check out his other photos and photography tips on his blog!