food // salmon, pasta, avocado, cupcakes, chocolate, raspberries

 I love to // sail, take photos, adventure, blog, craft and design

magazines // Yen, Frankie, The Collective, RUSSH

books // Love x Style x Life, Read this to take great photographs, Humans of New York

music // The 1975, Troye Sivan, Twenty One Pilots, Chainsmokers

just things // polaroids, cats, making things, pillows, blankets, mood boards
colour // blush, charcoal and navy

seventeen / nz / enfj

Hi! I'm Harri -

I live at the bottom of the world (the place that isn't Australia) in Auckland, New Zealand. I'm seventeen and graduate high school next year. I'm a designer, stylist, blogger and photographer at heart and fill this blog with my love of it.

My aspirations include becoming a graphic designer but I would love to continue blogging, photography and interior styling throughout my life. That and own a few cats

I started blogging when I was thirteen in 2012. I've been down the path of awkward fashion posts and iPhone 3 quality photos until I found my groove in blogging about things I actually love!

read my favourite posts here


What camera do you use?
I use a Canon EOS 1100D for most photos but occasionally use my iPhone 5s for photos and videos

How do you edit your photos?
I use Photoshop CC for most of my editing as well as the general iPhone camera editing and VSCO cam

How do you do your handwriting?
I use a wacom tablet in photoshop for all my drawing and hand writing

What do you want to do when you are older?
My dream is be a graphic designer but continue blogging as well



  1. Hello Harri, I going to revamp my blog and was wondering if we could email? I am 15 and it would be really great if you could give me some tips xx jessiemaisie.blogspot.co.uk

    Cool beans ;)

  2. Hi Harri! I'm sort of new to this blogging thing and I was hoping for some really tips. please. It would be awesome if you could give my blog a visit


  3. Hi Harri, just dropped by to say that I just found your blog and really love it!
    Sophie x

    1. Hi to you too! Welcome, I hope you enjoy it and stick around. Love meeting new friends. x

  4. hey hari just wondering what the favourite part of ur blog id cause i love it ehhehehehehehehehe xoxooxoxoxooxoxoxo

  5. I <3 your blog sooooo much! I can't believe you're 14! Wow!


  6. Your blog is beautiful - love the photos and I can't believe you are only 14! Stumbled upon your blog when I was trying to look for some ideas for scrapbooking :D

  7. Hello Harri! I was wondering if we could be blogging penpals or something (exchanging emails, writing letters) because I genuinely love your blog. I think what you're doing here is honestly very nice. Have a wonderful day

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  9. Hey, I am about your age and also own a blog this is it (http://thegirlinredlipstick.blogspot.com/). I am really curious who designed your blog? Thanks and you take really good pictures! Any suggestions?

  10. Hey, I love your D.I.Y ideas so much and I really want to try some.
    Your blog is so cute and I love all your ideas!
    ♡ Bella

  11. hey Harri! I found your blog cool!!

  12. I found your blog cool Harri!!

  13. hey Harri,
    I love your blog, and i was wondering if you could maybe check out mine and give me some tips? (i'm thirteen btw and fairly new at this blogging business)
    Bridie x

  14. Your about page is so cute! I love all of the little illustrations <3

  15. Oh harri this blog is awesome! I can't believe its only been two years since you started out and told me you were creating a blog! Keep it up xx

  16. i love blogs by girls around my age too! harri vanillacraftblog is such an inspiration to me :) keep it up!

    xx, roxanne

  17. OMG! your blog is so cute! I'm amazed by your dedication to this craft blog knowing you're just 15! <3

  18. Hey Harri! I am relatively new to blogging and I just found your blog and I am totally inspired! I would love to get in contact with you and maybe ask a few questions?

    Thanks so much!

    Annie Abbey // http://www.somethingswellblog.com/

  19. Hi Harri.. I am from Malaysia. Nice to meet you here. Actually i have interest towards craft for a loooooonggg time ago. Hahaa. Just I don't have time to make something impress like you do. My time already packed with my studies & also working.... Hmm..

  20. Harri, I have to say that your blog is one of the best! I love it. (Sorry for the english, I'm a brazilian girl)

  21. Hi Harri! I know it's a bit difficult,but can you design my blog or give us some info on how to design it?? I really want to make it like yours! How did you make the bottom side of your template?? (sorry for my English!)

  22. I just found your blog through http://beanau.blogspot.com/ and wow I love your blog and your room <3

  23. What breed is your (very cute) cat!? Xx


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