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I have another guest post up over on Interiors Addict. Pop over and check out my post Good looking storage ideas to suit your home.

If you’ve clicked over here from Jen’s blog: welcome!

I hope you had a great honeymoon, Jen!

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Interiors Addict readers welcome to Atypical Type A

If you’ve popped over from Interiors Addict after reading my guest post, welcome to Atypical Type A! Step inside, take your shoes off and make yourself at home. I write about decorating, organising, entertaining and craft – basically anything to make your home a more enjoyable place to be.

If you haven’t seen the post on 10-minute organising projects, you can click over and read it now.

Big thanks to Jen for having me guest post while she’s off on her honeymoon.

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Image credit: Beacon Lighting

I’m loving all the metallics that are in interiors at the moment. No matter what shade you prefer, there’s nothing quite like the lustre of a metallic accessory to really lift a room.

Take a look at my roundup of gold, silver and copper homewares over on Houzz today.

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Looking for a cheap but impressive way to mark your guests’ seats for your next dinner party?

Head over to Polka Dot Bride where I’m sharing how to whip up these rustic-yet-glam gilded place card leaves.

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Pie buffet

With the public holiday on Monday this week has simply flown by, which means it’s time for another Polka Dot Bride project.

I’ve already shared the cherry pie and pumpkin pie recipes, so here’s how to pull the whole look together.

Click to read the full post.

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Pumpkin pie

American readers, don’t laugh but I had never even eaten pumpkin pie before (it’s not a ‘thing’ here) but nevertheless I wanted to try my hand at making it.

I had to adapt a recipe a fair bit (for example, using fresh pumpkin because you can’t buy pumpkin puree here) but it worked out well. It looks a little too browned on top but it was the perfect consistency.

It got the thumbs up from the family, especially from those who don’t have a big sweet tooth.

Find the recipe over on Polka Dot Bride today!

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Tea print by Handz

Brr! The temperature is dropping by the day as we head into winter next week. I’m on my third hot drink of the day just to try to warm up a bit.

With tea and coffee on the brain I’ve chosen to round up some of my favourite tea time essentials for you kitchen.

Click over to see all 20 picks over on Houzz.

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Tomorrow morning we are picking up a new car (!!) which is a tad exciting. We are planning to drive to the coast tomorrow and the hills on Sunday to take it for a spin.

Do you have any fun adventures planned for the weekend?

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Cherry lattice pie

We had both of our families over on the weekend for Mother’s Day. Champagne, pie and good conversation – if only every Sunday afternoon could be so divine!

I’ve shared my recipe today over on Polka Dot Bride.

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Product photo courtesy Andrea Smith

It’s a public holiday here but I had to pop in to share my latest guest post up on Houzz.

I’m going to a friend’s baby shower on the weekend and I’m giving her one of my framed art prints (er, spoiler alert, Cat!). With that in mind I thought it would be fun to round up some of my favourites by other artists, including the adorable one above by Andrea Smith.

See the full roundup over on Houzz.

Aussie and Kiwi readers, I hope you have a restful and reflective ANZAC Day. Everyone else, happy Thursday (or Wednesday as the case may be in your time zone) and I’ll see you tomorrow with a Mother’s Day gift guide.

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Tooling Around: Learn to love Mondays

This post may be a little late for my local friends but it’s perfect for our Northern Hemisphere counterparts!

Head over to Scoutie Girl to read the full post. I hope you like it!

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A collection of pretty meets practical ideas to inspire a happier home

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