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Category Archive: Homewares

Make: A Crochet Basket

Looking for something to make this weekend? If you’ve got basic crochet skills, you can easily whip up a two-tone crochet basket with the step-by-step tutorial over on Crafts & DIY Tuts+. This free crochet pattern was created by Dutch crochet super-star Marinke Slump (aka Wink from A Creative Being), and it’s a really quick […]

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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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Make: Storage Boxes for Your Desk

Here’s another gorgeous and super-easy DIY tutorial I commissioned over on Crafts & DIY Tuts+. In this step-by-step tutorial by Danish crafter Mette Jakobsen from Monsterscircus, you’ll learn how to transform plain wooden boxes into practical storage boxes for your desk. Best of all, like all good things Scandi, it’s functional and looks gorgeous! All […]

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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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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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