Today I went to a viewing of Mezai's new range and fell in love with the magnifying glass in the top image. I have a intricate silver one sitting on my desk at the moment, I think I might have to start a collection.
I'm loving these new inexpensive wall art options. The Designer Boys have put out a range of hand made pieces that come ready framed in chic shadow boxes. I know the coral is not a new idea but I still can't go past it, particularly in red. The collection is available through Boyd Blue Agencies. Images via Designer Boys
Images of my home are now available to view on the Home Beautiful website, for all the international readers who were not able to get their hands on a copy of the magazine. Click on the "home of the month" link. Unfortunately only a small selection of images are accessible for you to view. The story was written by the articulate Angela Furlong, check out her lovely blog here.
One of my favourite Paddington homewares stores is having a sale. "The Society Inc" , brain child of stylist Sibella Court is on sale from the 4th to the 8th of August. Believe me this place is a treasure trove of unique finds. Sydney girls get your shopping hats on!
Over the weekend while researching my next trip I found a new favourite hotel for my South African Holiday. Birkenhead House located on the cliffs overlooking Hermanus Bay has a distinct Hampton's feel. The first image of the pool at night reminds me of the one out of the movie "Somethings Gotta Give". Images via Birkhead House
Don't you just love the contrast piping on these armchairs.
I am planning a trip to South Africa and have spent the afternoon reviewing hotels. The Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa is my favourite so far. The tented ceiling in the restaurant cocoons the room in luxury, and I love that they have hung pictures on the mirrored wall. Each space as been really well thought out and given it's own personality.
All the Interior Designers based in Australia need to pick up their bags and run not walk into their nearest Mokum Textiles trade showroom. They have just launched their first ever rug collection, the designs team back beautifully with their fabric range. Believe me the quality is second to none, with the rugs being made in Tibet using the highest grade silk and wool.
A designer friend of mine from New Zealand and I were recently discussing how many beautiful houses there are over there. I love the way New Zealanders decorate their homes, there is something very charming and welcoming about it. The first set of images are of a house I'm obsessed with, I first saw it a year ago and it still catches my imagination now.
first set of images via sothebys Second set of images via nz house & garden
Iconic chair from inspirational Sydney design store david met nicole. I love the idea of transfering the tram scroll onto the upholstery in the wing chair.
Bisazza Tiles, as seen on the steps of their Milan showroom
The walls of Town and Country Style in Melbourne
For a long time now I have been attracted to any product with words on it. Be it wallpaper, fabric or furniture I can't get enough of words used in interiors. I only have one small problem, my husband doesn't get this obsession. I brought some letters home a few years back and he look at me with horror, maybe it's something that only appeals to the fairer sex.
The market gods were on my side on Saturday. I was sourcing some items for an upcoming photo shoot I'm styling this week and I found everything I was after. The thought of driving out to the Homebush flower markets was just too much, so I went to my local farmers markets at fox studios. I picked up these branches for only $5 and the flowers were $10. I then headed over to the Rozelle markets, which in my opinion are the best flee markets in Sydney. The gold mirror only set me back $10. I loved the aged mirror inside the frame and it pairs back beautiful with the cast iron mirror I was given for my birthday (I can feel a mirror cluster wall coming on).