Grand Designs Australia Live Wrap Up

In case you didn’t see my photos on social media, I have just spent the weekend at Grand Designs Australia Live in Melbourne! Yes I was pretty excited! The highlight was of course meeting the great man himself, Kevin McCloud, and hearing his inspirational talks. I was also very excited to finally meet Shaynna Blaze,…


House Tour: Susan’s upcycled country vintage home

Susan Weil loves old pre-loved and used materials, as they work well with her love for vintage and Australian country furniture. “I love their rustic look, they feel homely and relaxed and that’s what I love to build in all my homes. A place that fits like an old glove. A place where you walk…

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How to paint a metal outdoor chair with Haymes Paint & Chalk Paint by Annie Sloan

(I was gifted the 3 sample pots from Haymes for this project and am an outreach blogger for Chalk Paint™ by Annie Sloan) I am sharing how to paint a metal outdoor chair today, using the month of September colours highlighted by Haymes, from their 2015 Colour Expressions Forecast – Limebright, Tinkerbell and Hello Yellow. I…

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Tara Dennis Homewares range inspired by feathers & the Sea

Tara Dennis is one of Australia’s most loved designers, craft queens and DIY experts. I have always loved her approach to decorating, with a strong emphasis on creating your own style from materials around your home environment, and doing it yourself. One of television’s most recognised faces, she has been presenting decorating, style and craft…

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Dirt By Earth, Scandinavian Sustainable Design, Made in Australia

I love it when sustainability and style come together. What better than Scandinavian Sustainable Design, made in Australia, with a twist of Moroccan? Dirt By Earth, a design studio nestled in the Noosa hinterlands, offers you exactly that. Designing and manufacturing earthy gifts, homewares and furniture in sustainable wood, this sounds like our kind of…

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Spring Styling Inspiration from nature

I am sharing some of my Spring Styling inspiration from nature today. Spring is a time for inspiration. For growth, refreshing and clearing out. So far this Spring I have been enjoying my garden and the neighbourhood flowers, as well as a lovely break at our family beach shack. There is something so special about…

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