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Category Archive: Design

Top 12 Beautiful Umbrellas

It’s bucketing down here in Sydney right now. And because it’s not officially spring yet, I can’t even quote ‘Spring Rain’ by The Go-Betweens. (Wee diversion: Do you love The Go-Betweens? Aaah, so good.) Anyway, one online search led to another, and before I knew it, I had rounded up a collection of the most beautiful […]

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Ferm Living AW14 Kids’ Room & Wallpaper

I always look forward to the new collections from Ferm Living, a homewares company who have established themselves as one of the design world’s Danish darlings. The wallpapers always tick the right boxes for me – graphically gorgeous but the designs are unobtrusive and subtle. They’re just… beautiful. And the children’s homewares are consistently charming. […]

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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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Pretty in Pink

I love this poster of Andie/Molly Ringwald from Pretty in Pink. It was made by Melbourne artist Alice Oehr for Meet Me at Mike’s special benefit screening of Pretty of Pink for Craft Victoria’s Craft Cubed Festival. You can read all about the night over at Meet Me at Mike’s. Did you know that in […]

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Etsy Australia Design Awards

Exciting news for Australian designer/makers this week, with the announcement of the first-ever Etsy Design Awards. It’s an amazing opportunity for Australian Etsy sellers with active Etsy shops to be recognised for their talent and creativity, with prizes including a trip to Etsy’s headquarters in Brooklyn, New York, and be featured in the December issue […]

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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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