She's your Nana.
She bottles her own fruit and pickles her own onions.
She gives you homemade jam in old jars with tartan fabric and string.
Her favourite phrase is 'waste not, want not!'
Her linen and clothing is meticulously ironed, starched and scented.
She drinks tea from her favourite English Rose tea cup, with gingernut biscuits.
She makes the best rewena bread, steamed pudding in a cloth, and always has dough boys in her boil up.
She loves a simple life.
She smells like roses.
She's your favourite Aunty.
She let you play in mud and build huts until dark time.
She always has a jar of lollies and a packet of mallowpuffs.
She knits, sews, crochets, and can turn any piece of junk into a piece of art.
She recycles, upcycles, composts and keeps a fine vege garden.
She loves dancing, singing and going to fairs.
Her table always has a bunch of hand picked flowers.
Her cake tin is always full.
She's fun, carefree and creative.
She is the ultimate hostess, and loves pretty things.
CHRISTALL LOWE (& CO)
Wife, mother to two preschool boys, interior designer, artist, obsessive compulsive creative, event stylist & keen cook.
Founder of Hapene Flax NZ Ltd (1999-2011).
Lover of all things beautiful, handmade, vintage and things that make the heart bounce.
IN ASSOCIATION WITH:
The husband: Layton (now quite accustomed to impromptu room makeovers, an ever growing collection of china, and random projects happening in what is meant to be the dining room)
The (not so silent) partners: Enosh and Asher. They regularly attend company board meetings (with a banana or two).