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Cacti lovers etsy gift guide

Indie Shopping Guide: The Perfect gifts for Cacti Lovers

Cactus motifs are popping up all over home decor items this season, turns out these prickly plants have a softer side when they are used as print designs on art and soft furnishings. I’ve scoured Etsy for colourful cacti that would make ideal Christmas gifts with the added bonus that they are even lower maintenance than the real thing –…

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6 Affordable ways to Brighten Up Your Kitchen

6 Affordable ways to Brighten Up Your Kitchen

Kitchens are often designed with functionality in mind, workspace, storage and ease of cleaning are usually top of the list, but an element that’s often forgotten is personality. “Brought to you by Nuffnang and Spotlight” I love a bit of colour so when we renovated our kitchen I incorporated some bold design elements to make the space feel more ‘me’….

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Frankie Spaces Vol 3

Take a Look Inside – Frankie Magazine’s SPACES volume 3

It’s always a good day when a parcel of printed goodness from Frankie Press arrives in my letterbox. Frankie’s house-loving interiors book – SPACES is back with Volume Three, and it’s full of beautiful, lived in homes and the stories about the people who live in them. Featuring homes and homes-away-from-home all around Australia – from inner-city Melbourne to sunny…

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Home Tour My Poppet Kitchen

The Truth Behind Home Tours

I love flicking through the pages of glossy shelter mags and checking out home tours on sites like The Design Files and Apartment Therapy. I like to see how other people inhabit their homes, it says a lot about them, what they chose to surround themselves with. There is also a part of me that is a little voyeuristic, not…

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Etsy at the cullen

Etsy at the Cullen

I was recently invited to preview a unique collaboration between Etsy.com and The Cullen Hotel in Melbourne. Creative duo M​arsha Golemac and B​rooke Holm were tasked with a world­ first, to takeover and transform a hotel room and create Etsy at the Cullen. With hand­picked homewares from Australia’s burgeoning Etsy community of makers, and some savvy non-permanent interior design solutions…

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Freedom City outdoor setting

My Mexican Fiesta Christmas

You’ve probably noticed that Christmas is just around the corner, it has snuck up again on me this year. It’s my birthday month so I don’t really get into the Christmas spirit until I blow out the candles on my birthday cake.  We’ve been desperately in need of an outdoor setting to help extend our entertaining space, so it was…

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Nursery tour baby girl

Room Tour – Modern Vintage Coral Pink Nursery

I ventured northside today to visit my sister who is due to have a baby girl in only a couple of weeks. She is super organised and has already finished decorating the nursery, has her bags packed and has even organised all the baby’s clothes into different sizes and styles. I on the other hand, was throwing things in a…

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