Tuesday, March 31, 2015

DIY | FITTED SHEETS


It all started with a foam mattress, the one that came with the second-hand cot that we bought for Audrey. Well... it started with the foam mattress, my love for vintage sheets, and the need to personalize Audrey's room a bit...

Monday, March 30, 2015

STILLS | AN UPDATE

By Emily Beetleshack
The original author of The Beetle Shack, Emily is a chronic over sharer and collector of unnecessary consumer goods. In a past life Emily was a high school Visual Arts teacher. She always enjoyed the ‘naughty’ kids the most; the ones who were resistant to following the rules and questioned the boundaries. They were interesting, challenging and funny. When she was pregnant with her first child she could be heard saying, “I hope I have a cheeky child, one that speaks his mind and is rebellious in nature”. Unsurprisingly, she did. In the archives of the Beetle Shack you'll find her tales of raising her own ‘spirited’ children whilst swanning about the house dressed as a fruit salad.

 1. My little buddy. My grown up Lady Baby. My constant companion (even at 3am). My baby girl. Always surprising, often delightful, always entertaining. Little Pip was the most placid of babies. Fitting in and sleeping soundly no matter the location or occasion. While she'll still 'nod off'…...

Sunday, March 29, 2015

WEARING | ZEBRA STRIPES AND LEOPARD PRINT



By Emily Beetleshack
The original author of The Beetle Shack, Emily is a chronic over sharer and collector of unnecessary consumer goods. In a past life Emily was a high school Visual Arts teacher. She always enjoyed the ‘naughty’ kids the most; the ones who were resistant to following the rules and questioned the boundaries. They were interesting, challenging and funny. When she was pregnant with her first child she could be heard saying, “I hope I have a cheeky child, one that speaks his mind and is rebellious in nature”. Unsurprisingly, she did. In the archives of the Beetle Shack you'll find her tales of raising her own ‘spirited’ children whilst swanning about the house dressed as a fruit salad. 

Interrupting your normal scheduling to bring you this Copy Cat post…

Friday, March 27, 2015

A MUTED PALETTE

By Jo Lenton
Jo is a lifestyle and travel enthusiast. As the mother of three young boys she is fearless when it comes to road trips, tents, cabins, cafe's and international adventure. From packing the essentials to planning the perfect kid friendly itinerary, Jo runs a tight ship and is on board to share her knowledge and experience with us here at The Beetle Shack.


Happy Friday Everyone! If I'm lucky enough to be heading out this Saturday night, this is what you will see me wearing. Teamed with the stunning jacket below-