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  • G’day! My name is Rebecca Joy.

    Some call me Rebecca, others "Becks," & my Dad lovingly refers to me as "Beckaroo." Take your pick! When I'm not behind my camera or working my day job (I double as an accountant), you can find me at the beach, snuggling up with my furbaby or learning to be a domestic diva.

    I love being married, photographing you getting married, and being able to tell your story after the vows.

    Thank you for stopping by & I can't wait to meet you!

G’day, friends!

I’m not sure if it’s because of the winter weather keeping us indoors, but lately I’ve really gotten into making DIY crafts to brighten up our home.

My latest obsession?  Chalkboard paint!

Who knew it was so easy & inexpensive to make at home?!  You’ll only need two ingredients for this project: Paint (whatever color & whatever type) and Non-Sanded Grout.  I used some random craft paint that was just lying around the house & purchased the grout from my local home improvement store for $9 AUD.  HOW AWESOME IS THAT?!?

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To make your chalkboard paint:  Mix 2 Tablespoons Grout with 1 Cup of Paint.  That’s it!  Easy peasy.:)

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So, now that your paint is ready, how are you going to use it?  Scroll down to see what I made with mine…

1) A Chalkboard Photo Frame 

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Materials used:  Chalkboard paint, 6×8 Photo frame, Foam paint brush, Chalk

2)  A Chalkboard Photo Gallery

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Materials used:  Scrap wood, Nails, Chalk, Prints from Origrami

We want to know how you used your chalkboard paint.  Tell us below in the comments!

xx

5 weeks ago, this sweet little furbaby came to live with us…

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Meet Lady Lucy! …and her “I can haz treat?” face.

 

Lucy came to become our newest addition thanks to the wonderful efforts of WISH Animal Rescue.  If it weren’t for WISH, Lucy wouldn’t be around to eat all of the treats or provide all of the snuggles.  We’re so very thankful that WISH stepped in and saved Lucy (+her mum and sis) from the pound, where they likely would have been put down.:(

If you have space in your home and heart, I highly recommend contacting your local shelter to adopt a furbaby in need of a good family.  This sweetheart has already brought us so much joy — I can’t wait to introduce her to her American brother, Buster!

To stay up-to-date on the happenings of Lady Lucy, find me on Instagram (she’s the majority of my posts) or search #ladylucygoodwin.

xx,

Becks