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Category Archive: Australian homewares

21 Great Value New Buys for Your Home

Real Living Dina quilt cover, $109-$119, from Target Australia. All the new spring/summer homewares are dropping into stores in Australia right now, and I can’t help but feel excited about summer – and giving our home a good spring clean. The thing is, we’re right in the middle of renovating, and I’ve just been made […]

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Sneak Peek: Freedom Spring Summer 2014

I love getting a first look at homewares collections, and nothing has got me more excited than Freedom‘s fresh and super-pretty line-up for Australian summer, 2014. As many of you know, we are currently renovating our house, and just like all of you who have attempted home renovations, it’s not a cheap or relaxing business. […]

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Australian Design: Miso for Gorman

Miso for Gorman collection. Photography courtesy of Gorman. Until fairly recently, Australian label Gorman was predominantly a fashion and accessories brand, specialising in bright and bold prints, tunic frocks and clogs. I’ve been a long-time fan of Melbourne-based fashion designer Lisa Gorman’s inimitable style, ever since she sold her fledgling label at some of Melbourne’s […]

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BEST OF AUSSIE DESIGN: DINOSAUR DESIGNS

Dinosaur Designs Seed Pod collection. Photography by Tim Georgeson. If there’s one brand that’s synonymous with iconic Australian design, look no further than Dinosaur Designs. It’s no secret that I’m a bit of a Dinosaur Designs fangirl. I’ve coveted their signature sculptural jewellery and homewares ever since I read about these cool art school graduates […]

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Top 12 winter buys from Freedom

Freedom’s AW14 ‘Collector’ collection. Photography courtesy of Freedom. Have you popped into Freedom recently? Or had a look at their latest pieces online? The folks at Freedom recently got in touch and invited me to have a gander at their autumn/winter 2014 collection. Then they asked me what exactly I thought about it. On camera. […]

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Wee finds: Stampel Wall Hangings

Stampel ‘Waterfalls’ wall hanging. Photography courtesy of Stampel. Textile wall hangings are enjoying an interiors renaissance right now. I like to think of it as a modern interpretation of those ’70s ‘brown crafts’ (think brown, cream and orange macrame owls and shaggy weaving), with all manner of yarn, thread and fabric manipulated into magnificent new […]

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