AND HERE’S OUR GIVEAWAY WINNER!

By April 14, 2014 Giveaway
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We’re so excited to read every ideas of how a perfect gathering should be on our giveaway post last week. Like Anna’s and Riska’s idea of having an intimate gathering at the backyard while munching some yummy treats. Or gift-wrapping party like Denia have said. Or simple garden party with family like Ratna and Ike imagined. Or Maya’s idea about tea party plus charity event. Or Indah’s version of cooking class for a gathering event. Workshop+bazaar like suggestions from Padni and besinikel. Or Instagram party like Anindita’s answer. Or four suggestions of fun workshop theme by Rani. And last but not least, a designlovefest-inspired gathering like Ayu said (don’t we all love that pretty, crafty, and awesome blog of Bri?).

We cannot thankful enough for every participants for all the ideas and amazing references they’ve shared. But we have to pick one winner. And the lucky participant who get a chance to take home all of this lovely things from our Afternoon Delight’s goodiebag is…

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Congratulations Anindita Syafri!

We like the details of your ideas. Please send your contact number and address to hello(at)livingloving(dot)net. And thank you to all readers who join this giveaway. We heart you!

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WHAT THEY SAY

By April 7, 2014 Events
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First of all, we would like to thank all the guests who came to our Afternoon Delight  last month. This past two weeks, we’ve been so thrilled to read what the girls said about this intimate gathering. So, thank you so much Maesy, Kitty, Hanna and Arninta for writing about Afternoon Delight. :)

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living-loving-afternoon-delight-by-kitty-manuYou can check their blog posts by clicking the titles

Maesy Angelina from The Dusty Sneakers: Of Paper Flowers and Comfort Zones

Hanna Siahaan from Linoluna: Living Loving’s Afternoon Delight Gathering

Arninta: Afternoon Delight with Living Loving

Kitty Manu from Kitty Kitz: Afternoon Delight – livingloving.net

Almaviva from The Babybirds: The Babybirds at Living Loving’s Afternoon Delight

Meanwhile, you can have a chance to win pretty things from our partners  by submitting your ideas of lovely gathering on our Afternoon Delight giveaway post. The giveaway will be closed on April 11, 2014.

Have a nice monday everyone. Xx

ps: if you can’t get over those beautiful apothecary bottles, masking tapes and paper straws you saw on Afternoon Delight post. Go to Gudily online store and get a 20% off of all items using the discount code ‘PAPERFLOWER’ (valid only for April 2014). Hurry! ;)

Photos courtesy of Hanna, Arninta, Almaviva, Maesy and Kitty. 

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LOVELY NEST: EGITA+CESAR

By April 6, 2014 Living
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Kami selalu suka gaya desain simpel dengan warna-warna netral sebagai dasar palet warnanya. Tak harus selalu dinding putih, dinding bercat abu-abu juga bisa jadi latar belakang yang mempermanis warna-warna aksesori rumah lainnya. Itulah salah satu hal yang membuat kami menyukai rumah Egita, ibu satu anak yang sedang merintis usaha online cakeshop, Prunee.

Egita dan Cesar menempati rumah ini sejak Desember 2013. Agar tidak membosankan, dinding rumah berwarna abu-abu diberi aksen dengan menambahkan pernak-pernik berwarna berani seperti chandelier bernuansa biru elektrik-ungu-merah-jingga, sofa fuschia, mikser KitchenAid warna oranye, and lots of colorful fresh flower. Kami suka sekali dengan penempatan meja makan yang bisa langsung melihat ke arah taman. Juga area teras yang simpel tapi manis dengan hiasan berupa kertas kado yang dipotong lalu dibingkai.

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GIVEAWAY: AFTERNOON DELIGHT GOODIES

By April 2, 2014 Giveaway
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As you probably knew, Living Loving held an intimate gathering called ‘Afternoon Delight‘ with friends and partners last week. It was such a lovely experience and we do have a plan to make more of this in the future.

Meanwhile,  how about a box of handmade goodness to one of Living Loving readers? :) This package includes local creative goods that we carefully handpicked by us for Afternoon Delight. One headband from Sibebo, homemade salted caramel sauce from Bebikinan, journal from Kelly’s The Wrapping Paper Co. and body oil from Vimala

Here’s how to enter the giveaway. All you have to do is share your idea of lovely gathering in the comment box below. BUT you need to be detailed and it would be lovely if you share us some reference links of your favorite party or decor, so we would have better a visual about your dream gathering. :)

This giveaway will be closed on Friday, April 11 2014.

 

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AFTERNOON DELIGHT WITH FRIENDS

By March 28, 2014 DIY, Events
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Long ago, when we started out this blog. We always talked about how fun it would be to make a gathering of sharing and making. So when we reached the end of 2013, we both agreed that 2014 would be the year of making more friends and more collaborations. So, we decided to make this event.

Last Sunday, 23 March 2013, we invited our friends to join us in an intimate gathering at one of our favorite places 1/15 Coffee, Gandaria, Jakarta. Some of the invitees have already met us in the past, while some others are new friends that we have greeted on social media but never met directly face-to-face. But nonetheless they were all instantly clicked, greeted each other, and got into conversations quickly. Always a pleasure to meet new friends, right?

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The pretty centerpiece of apothecary jars, bottles, and domes created by Gudily gave a warm welcome to the guests. We put the craft kit and a jar of Bebikinan‘s salted caramel, which has each guest name written on its label, as a placecard. The gathering was started with a brief introduction of each guests. Then followed by a DIY tutorial led Amesh and Chia from Workshop In A Box. They taught us how to make pretty paperflowers. It was a bit tricky and we all felt like we wanted to steal their flowers and claimed it ours. :p But thankfully we finally managed to make it ourselves! (although both of us cheated a bit by making two flowers together instead of created two flowers per person, hehe). Rolls of irresistible masking tapes, colorful paper straws, and paperbag from Gudily were prepared on the table to embellish the bottles and paper flowers.

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The decor details and goodie bag is one of the fun part of this  event. We aimed to create a simple decor with a flowery accent but try to keep it from being too girly. Thus, we picked yellow, white, gray, and black as our color palette. For the backdrop, we hung tulle fabric in white, gray, and yellow from the ceiling to floor. We pleated it a bit to gained some textures. Then we folded cupcake wrapper and stapled it to ribbon. It was hung in front of the tulle as an accent. We covered the uneven bottom edge of the tulle with wooden frame decorated with strings also a woven basket from General Object filled with flowers.

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