lady fox accessories 50% off mid-season sale

Lady Fox Accessories - Neon via @houseofturtle

Lately, I’m more than a little obsessed with Lady Fox Accessories, a unique and fun range of jewellery and accessories from Melbourne designer, Penelope Dudgeon. You’ve probably seen a few of her pieces here on my blog before or featured on my instagram feed, such as the neon pink and gold Carrie necklace, and the black and white gold Spike necklace.

House of Turtle in Lady Fox & vintage necklaces via @houseofturtleIf you haven’t ventured into Lady Fox, or are already a massive fan, her 50% off mid-season sale is your chance to stock up on your most coveted items.

I quickly snapped up 4 new necklaces including the absolutely incredible Renaissance necklace and the very sweet Vintage Floral necklace in bronze (featured below).

Lady Fox Accessories - Antique via @houseofturtle

So, whatever the occasion (or for everyday wear, like I do!) – grab some neon or antique-inspired bling now. But, hurry… these Lady Fox beauties will not last long! Make sure you enter promo code FOXY at checkout (ends 15 May 2013).

Turtle xox

Images courtesy of Lady Fox Accessories
TOP IMAGE Left to Right: Neon Flat necklace in neon yellow, Python cuff, 3D Triangle stud earrings in neon yellow and Oversize Pencil clutch in lime spot.
MIDDLE IMAGE Left to Right (Image by House of Turtle): Me wearing Lady Fox Spike necklace in black and white gold, and Carrie necklace in neon pink and gold. Please note, bottom right image features my own vintage necklaces.
BOTTOM IMAGE Left to Right: Jewel earrings in Garnet, Vintage Floral necklace, Renaissance necklace and Geometric earrings.

Lady Fox Accessories - 50% Off Mid Season Sale via @houseofturtle

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on vacation… vocation

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House of Turtle is currently ‘on vacation’ due to work commitments. However, you can still find me pottering around Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook posting pretty pics and shopping tips. Or, come see what I’m working on, on LinkedIn.

See you soon.

Turtle xox

Image by House of Turtle

make your own delicious yoghurt

I got my tonsils out a few days ago… And well, let’s just say it doesn’t tickle… And recovery time is slow and a bit arduous. As for food, well the days of ice cream and jelly are apparently over, with the doctors encouraging you to eat normally, which for the most part I have been.

That said, soft food is still a winner. But, as someone who is not a massive fan of ice cream (don’t look so shocked) I decided to try natural yoghurt. Problem is it can be a bit tart.

So to make it interesting I decided to mix in some Bonne Maman jam to sweeten it. The result… a delicious yoghurt too good not to share with you all. I used the Raspberry flavour, but I imagine any of the other flavours are just as good. Give it a try. You’ll love it!

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Turtle xox

Images by House of Turtle

instagram recap: out of the blue part 2

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Part 2 in my out of the blue series features the shades of blue we see in our natural environment, as opposed to objects. It’s natures way off inspiring us to try new colour combinations when we style ourselves or our homes and offices.

I took these shots on my old iPhone 3 on a recent trip to Sydney. Somehow I managed to capture the right moment at the right time each time. It was a stunning day in Bondi as we started our walk from Tamarama ‘Glamarama’ beach to Bondi, one of the first nice days Sydney had seen for some time. As you can see, it brought out the masses.

It’s hard for me to pick a favourite from these shots because I love them all for different reasons. If I had to though, it would be the blue and orange push bike. Not only is it the coolest bike ever, its a great colour combo. Which is your favourite?

Turtle xox

Images by House of Turtle

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instagram recap: out of the blue part 1

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It’s no big secret that I love the colour blue… In all shades, shapes and sizes… in clothing, shoes, accessories, objects, nature… Pretty much in anything and everything. I even barrack for Carlton ‘The Blues’ in the AFL.

Why do I love blue so much? Who knows! I like to think that it’s because the many shades of blue remind me of the sky and the sea… vast, volatile, opportunistic and calming.

Here’s a recap of some of my blue moments from Instagram. Which is your favourite?

Turtle xox

Images by House of Turtle

The super H-O-T shoes belong to the fabulous Sally from work! A fellow lover of blue.

instagram recap: november/ december 2011

Maidenlove shoes at SO:ME Space launchMaidenlove shoes at SO:ME Space launch at South Melbourne Market

WIndow display at The Works, HawthornWindow display at The Works, Hawthorn

Every little princess' Christmas dreamEvery little princess’ Christmas dream at Petit Et Grand, Hawthorn

Circular Quay, SydneyCircular Quay, Sydney

Christmas Day at Donovans, St KildaChristmas lunch at Donovans, St Kilda

Gift from Xocolat, Mailing Rd, CanterburyChocolate goodness from Xocolat, Mailing Road, Canterbury

Sara Phillips gum notesSara Phillips gum notes at Hokey Curator, Hawthorn

Turtle xox

Images by House of Turtle