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 oh look what i finally got round to doing!

i had the bestest time in hawaii, everything was gorgeous it was so nice to relax and i experienced things that i never had before! i haven’t traveled a lot so every small difference was just mind blowing and i fell in love with creation all over again. i can’t wait to go back or even just surf and snorkel again, can’t explain how much i love the ocean!!! i took so many photos and i have more i could of shown you and when i get my film developed i will make sure you can see them but this is a huge bundle of my favorite places and moments! if you have any questions please let me know! i miss it so much!

i hope you’re doing well and school/ life is treating you good! enjoy all the photos!

xx frankie!

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woah, go you! made it to the end! xx

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my crib

hello lovelies!

no more holidays 😦 but i had the greatest six weeks off beach hopping, going to festival one and just chilling.  every time when i ask you what you want to see on here i get requests to show you where i sleep, create, and live! my style has changed a lot over the years and definitely since my last room tour i would describe it know as flea-market hipster, plant lover, so enjoy! xx

 

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my sleeping station!

so this is my place for dozing, netflix watching and it’s used to hold folded washing. the doona is from IKEA and you’ve probably seen it on many tumblr-meme accounts. the pink linen pillowcase and mustard yellow cushion are from citta, which i totally adore.  i have a rose lemonade bottle with dried eucalyptus cause i love the smell, a stack of books and a mood board made up of printed out pictures and vintage stamps. i also have a volkswagen VW sign of my mum and dads very old kombi van which they sadly left in London during their travels.

 

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my desk.

this is where i do homework, study, write blog posts, and create things if i have the patience and will power! i like to keep it bare (i know it’s boring sorry), i have a lot of storage in and beside my desk. this makes it easier to pull out school books, laptop, and make a mess when i need to. i have a few things stuck on the wall – vintage film photographs, sex wax air freshener, some plants, a glass with my favorite pens and a little tray with business cards, aesop samples and my moleskine.  i also have close by on the wall my frankie magazine calendar keeping me on top of stuff!

 

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my favorite area!

this chair is my all time favorite thing i can call mine. it’s gorgeous and from shanghai in the 70’s! here i read, think and sit if it all gets to much. i have crystals, dried plants, hand wash, my film camera and tea in this area so it’s like my chill and unwind station.  i don’t use this area all the time, i tend to save it for special days, like if im feeling like i need to chill, when i get a bit overwhelmed or when i feel like listening to worship music (god time!).

 

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my chest of drawers.

this groovy retro piece holds all my undies, t-shirts, shorts and normally all my beauty products but i hid them for the photo cause they ain’t that pretty. the mirror is from kmart and i decorated with plants, and little wonders like a tea cup that was my great nana’s with a beeswax candle inside! this is the first area i use in the morning so i try to keep it tidy so i can start the day with a little bit of sanity!

 

hey you, i hope you liked this xx frankie!

 

i pray for the people you meet, may you offer them kindness and receive it in return. may you come across people that widen your mind and make you think. 

some things to cook!

Hello lovelies! it’s been a while but all my exams are done and I’m almost on end of year chill mode at school so I will have more time to do creative things! thank goodness!

I thought cause I love food and I have never met anyone that does not I would share a few of the things I have been baking and cooking lately that are darn good! I can’t wait for summer fruit, peaches roasted on a BBQ are quite tasty so I’m looking forward to that!

So enjoy! If you make any of these please do let me know! xxx Frankie!

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My Weekend.

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Hello lovelies! Three cheers for the long weekend aye!

I did so much and while I did it I took some photos! Saturday morning started with breakfast at Bambina on Ponsonby Road. I had oats with berries, yoghurt and pear, and oh my gosh it was great! I really love oats. Porridge with coconut is generally my everyday go to.  And I had a juice and read the new Australian Vogue, it was a good morning!

I went out for dinner during the week and I got to take my new pink plastic jelly bag out, it fits so much and is so cute – I got it from the fairy shop.

Around Ponsonby, there are some really cool houses, buildings, and this time cars! There was a pastel pink car and it was so cool!

Anyway, that was a weird little ramble, exams are coming up so I’ll try my hardest to keep creating cause I love doing it!  Anyway, thanks for reading!

xxx Frankie.

 

A guide to San Francisco

 

Hello again! It’s been a while, hasn’t it!

This is my first ever collaboration with another blogger, two in fact! Romey and Cade from www.romeyetcade.com .www.romeyetcade.com They asked me some questions about Auckland and I asked them some about San Francisco. They also interviewed me about me, which is one of the newest posts on their website if you want to have a read!

Here is how they describe their blog: “Bonjour! We’re Romey and Cade, best friends who started a blog. Romey et Cade is a little French arrogance, a little English elegance, a tad of American cool, a lot of fun. The blog was established in 2016 on the principal of style. It’s to the point and totally chic. Enjoy. “

So here is their guide to the American city they call home, enjoy! xxx

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The things I loved in the Holidays.

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Happy Friday (for some of you)! Week one of Term two over and to be honest I have found it very tricky to get back into the swing of things.  For some unknown reason I haven’t been sleeping very well, I have only been getting about 5 hours each night. So school has well and truly taken a hold of me but I thought I would share and reminisce on the things I loved during the holidays!

01. SHOPPING

As it was my birthday in April (there’s a post on that) I had some birthday spending money! I loved walking around the shops with my mum, brother, and friends without a time frame. I got some gorgeous clothes and knickknacks that I will share with yall soonish!

02. CITY EXPLORING

Auckland is a pretty big place and I think there is nothing better than being a tourist in your own city. I walked down Queens street,  Walked around Wynyard Quarter and checked out the World Masters games entertainment hub on Queen’s wharf, I went to Devonport, shopped at Britomart.  I had a fabulous time!

03. EATING

As I had more time in my day I put a little bit more time in the food I made and ate and also cooked some pretty good dinners. Eating out was pretty damn good too! 😉

04. ROOM RE-ARRANGING

As you may know, I change my room around and update my mood boards almost every week! I had a blast with all my free time having a major sort out of everything and making my room look beautiful and cosy for Autumn! Tell me if you want to see!

05. CRAFT

I spent day’s chopping things out of magazines, I made my very first wall hanging, I did some sewing. It was really nice to have the time to do some crafty things. It sounds awful but I hadn’t for a long time.

06. READING

ahh, I read books, magazines, design books, blog posts, articles, newspapers. My heads a hive of information.

xxx F

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