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11 May 2018

We got it for yo Mama

Mother's Day is here. Whoo! Does that mean breakfast in bed and the day off? Probably not! But hey, we've got to take what we can get right? For me, my husband takes off to Soccer for half the day so that's always great (insert sarcasm here) but we compiled a little list here of some pretty things we are lusting after. We are only shopping local this year, we all must support small business right?! Darling x Two have really smashed out the gift ideas this Mother's Day, but the stand out is their Mother's day gift packs. Including... Read More >

05 Jun 2017

Winter Warmers - Baby Gift ideas.

Stuck for baby shower gift ideas?? There's just so much Winter goodness in store right now, and there seems to be baby fever in the air in the Sutherland Shire (all those Sharks grand final babies maybe?) so we've done a quick little wrap up of our favourite gift ideas for all these delicious babies due to arrive! Winter babies are seriously the sweetest. All wrapped up in cosy goodness for the chilly days, they are just so cuddly! Whether it be unisex, sweet girls or bouncing baby boys we have all your gift needs covered.  Unisex  It's a Wonderful Life... Read More >

02 May 2017

For Yo Mamma

Its the one day a year to celebrate all the thing's Mum's do for us - and we are lusting over so many cuties! Whether it be something small for yourself, the home, or handmade from the kids, a mother's day gift should be special, just like yo Mamma! Have a look at what's on our list of wants (not needs) this year for Mother's Day. I mean, the irony of what's written on this bag doesn't escape me, (pun intended), what Mum doesn't want to Escape sometimes?! Do it in style with this ESCAPE overnight bag from UR Place $299.... Read More >

01 May 2016

For the Yummy Mummies

Mother's Day is fast approaching, and you all deserve many, many, many presents. Here we've put together a little list of all the things we are wishing for this year, and maybe some things you'll like too! Have a little look see and let hubby and the kids know what you're after!   Gypsy Water perfume Mecca Cosmetica; Pompom knitted socks Love By Five; Pyjamas Country Road.   Sugar Mama Candle Love By Five; Concrete Tray and Trivet Love By Five; Kirstin Ash Moon Crescent Ring Darling X Two;    Lingerie Set Ohhh Lulu; Noah and Bowie Bears Blanket Love By Five; Kubus... Read More >

21 Dec 2015

Christmas Picks From Brooke

 The countdown to Christmas is well and truly underway, so if you need some last minute inspiration, read on for Brooke's list of Christmas picks. Bedroom 1. Triple Sundae Quilt Cover $149-$189 2. Ricecream toy $35.00 3. Ice Cream Knit Cushion $59.95 4. Buddy Pom pom Blanket $119.00 5. Mini Tent $96.95 6. Colour Pebbles $35.00 7. Pear Dollhouse $150.00 8. Cloud Coathanger $10.95 9. Wooden Garland $39.95. For Mum 1. Square Concrete Tray $39.00 2. Chewellery Necklace $25.00 3. Concrete Diamonds $15.00-$19.00 4. Colour Yourself Calm $19.95 5. Watermelon Candle $24.00 6. Concrete Trivet $25.00 7. Flamingo Pens $5.95 each.... Read More >

18 Dec 2015

Christmas Picks from Shannon

Working in our gorgeous store everyday makes it extremely hard to pick just a few items for my list, but i've managed to put just SOME of the things i love in our shop (i love them all!) together for a few gift ideas. Read on to see! Baby Gift Ideas 1.Kid o Whale Bath toy $19.95 2. Acorn baby hats $36.95 each 3. Toucan Pram Blanket $59.95 4. Peace Teether $10.00 5. Tan Crossover Sandals $59.95 6. Rainbow Rattle $14.00  Gift Ideas for Little Boys   1. Rockstar Plates, bowls and cups $12.95 each 2. One Way Fedora $24.95... Read More >

30 Nov 2015

Christmas Picks from Alicia Bennett

  This week we have the divine Alicia Bennett providing us with her must haves for Christmas. If you don't already, go and follow her delicious Instagram feed at @leishbennett, you won't be sorry! Her amazingly beautiful house will provide endless inspiration (and envy!) Read on for her fail safe gift ideas. It is, without a doubt, the most wonderful time of the year! To me Christmas isn't about what you need... It's about what you want. It's about spoiling the ones you love with beautiful treasures that will make them smile from ear to ear, and make you burst... Read More >

23 Nov 2015

Christmas Picks from Emma George

  Todays guest blogger is Emma from Sophie and Millie. Emma is a wonderfully loyal customer of ours, and gets firmly behind the 'shop local' motto. You will also find her gorgeous Instagram feed at @emmageorge30. Read on for her delicious Christmas picks. To Wear - Girls Summer to me is all about crisp whites.  I can't go past these pieces paired with denim and gold accessories: 1. Athena Dress $49.00 2. Copper Wings Sandals $89.00 3. Ava Frill Tee $24.95 4. Unicorn Party Tee $39.95 5. Pale Wash Denim Shorts $41.95 6. Ultragirl Sweet Gold $79.95 7. Queenie Leather Crown $42.00... Read More >

16 Nov 2015

Christmas Picks from The Little Reading Room

This weeks guest blogger is Rebecca from The Little Reading Room! Rebecca has put together an ultra cute list of goodies for Christmas, and has even included a rhyme! Thanks Rebecca xx (You must sing this part) Handbags and headbands and dresses with looks Super cool toys and bright coloured books Sandals and sneakers and fairy wings These are a few of my favourite things… Here are my picks for the kiddies this Christmas. I own every single item on my list and they are all completely fabulous. The clothing items are durable and can survive an entire season at... Read More >

09 Nov 2015

Christmas Picks from @jpwilks

Today our guest blogger is a lovely customer of ours, Charleen.  With a fondness for all that is monochromatic, Charleen has put together an awesome selection of goodies from our website, her top picks for a WILD Christmas this year! You can follow Charleen on Instagram @jpwilks for more of her amazing style. Thanks Charleen xx Culminating my love of unisex baby products, monochrome, decor and supporting small business, here are my top 10 "WILD" themed picks from Love By Five. READ: 1. Black Cat, White Cat $24.95 WEAR & SLEEP 2. Sweet Child of Mine Black Wild Thing Onesie $29.95 3. Wilson and Frenchy... Read More >

26 Oct 2015

Trick or Treat

Ok so Halloween is nearing, and it's the only time of year we love Creeps! We've put together a little list of our Halloween loves here for you to peruse, as we're always one to jump on a party bandwagon, and Halloween is no exception.  It don't get much more fun than a good old pun (rhyme!) and we are loving these downloadable PUNkins from Studio DIY. Don't they look pirtty? If you haven't already discovered Fluffe, your teeth will be sorry i showed it to you right here. The masters of all things fluffy and amazing have come up... Read More >

21 Aug 2015

It's an Insta world.

Running a bit late with this month's blog - i've had 'blog block' - So this morning i thought i would blog about something we love - Instagram! So, anyone who knows me will tell you i love a good Insta session, there's just so much to be inspired by (and shop for!). Here we've collated a little list of our absolute fave Insta feeds, they're all worth a squiz. We really do have some very stylish and talented customers at Love By Five, one of them being the ever so lovely Alicia Bennett. You'll find amazing styled pics of her equally... Read More >

06 Jul 2015

That's a Wrap.

Brooke and I both love a good wrap at Love By Five, so we thought we'd share a few of our favourite ideas found on Pinterest for some inspiration. Everyone loves a bit of bling so why not jazz up your pressies with a touch of gold? Gold spot boxes stacked on top of each other then tied with a ribbon is a simple way to wrap precious goodies - no sticky tape involved. Take a Sharpie to some black paper and create your own wrap, or just whack a gold sequin Deer on your parcel! Too easy.  There are... Read More >

12 Jun 2015

Birthday month!

Yay! It's June, which means it's birthday month! My hubby has long learnt that we don't just acknowledge my birthday on the actual day, it is a month long event. My sister and i started our own 'wish list' boards on Pinterest a few years ago, so we can each steer the other's husband in the right direction when it comes to our presents. Cheeky? Yes maybe.... Effective? Most definitely! I also love to support small business and shop local where i can, so i have compiled a wee list here of all the goodies i want to be lavished... Read More >
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