March on

Mid way through the month of March I was complaining that I “never had time to read” now that I was an adult.

As a child and through my teenage years I was constantly devouring book after book at every waking moment. I remember Mum would often lament her own lack of reading time.

I thought the notion of “not having time to read” was unimaginable. And then… I grew up. Full time work, part time study, exercise, housework and more now fill my days, and like nearly every other privileged person on the planet I have a hideous Facebook addiction that consumes my spare moments.

I decided to commit myself to slowly replace my online time with quality reading time, and to conquer at least one book per month.

I have begun my challenge with The Queen’s Necklace by Alexandre Dumas, and although I didn’t complete it within the month as planned, the simple pleasure of once again making reading a regular habit is enough of a win for one day 🙂

If you’ve found yourself in a similar situation, or have some reading recommendations for me, please leave a comment below!

 

Happy reading,

Lexie x

 

Create Your Space

I recently moved out of my family home for about the fourth time in my young life, this time feels decidedly more ‘grown up’ (and about time, really).

I moved my belongings out in a slow manner this time, moving them into my best friends house one bag at a time, testing how much of my clothing, accessories and make up et cetera I could go without. As it turns out there were many things I didn’t miss at all. And I became quite enamoured with the idea of creating your living space to best facilitate your own happiness and comfort. All the while keeping it relevant to your current lifestyle.

I wanted to create a space that was calm, comforting and stress free. This is a new era of my life and a fresh start! Here’s the beginning of my space.

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And some inspiration concepts…

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Natural living spaces, combining earth elements with minimalist ice modern details are my main inspirations for future habitat designs!

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Hope you’re all feeling as inspired as I am!

Lexie x