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Light Up your Christmas with Koh Living (GIVEAWAY CLOSED)

When I was a little girl my mother’s friend had a very special Christmas decoration that had me mesmerised for hours. It was a beautiful little carousel candle that spun around when the candle was lit. I still remember it fondly, and was delighted to discover them again at Koh Living. Take a look at how delightful they are –…

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Lounge Room Refresh: Patching, Painting & Planning

Remember back at the start of the year when I told you about how I hoped to have all our home improvements ‘done and dusted’ by the end of the year? Well it seems that timeline was a little bit ambitious. The bathroom renovation took much longer than expected, and it was quite chaotic too. (It’s finished now and when…

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Picking the Right Carpet for your Home

Picking permanent fittings for your home is hard. Decisions like that make me want to hide under my doona and never come out. Paint colours, wallpaper and furnishings are easy enough to replace, but more expensive decor investments like flooring and carpets are not something you can change on a whim. I still haven’t decided on my bathroom tiles (more…

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Easter Decor & Homewares you can enjoy All Year Round

Do you decorate your home for seasonally? I’d love to do it more, but the reality is that some years my Christmas decorations are still up as late as February! With Easter coming up, I think I’ve found the perfect solution – Easter decor that you can enjoy all year round. I’ve scoured Etsy for gorgeous handmade and vintage home…

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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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