Posts From the monthly archives: "June 2015"

Blue and white lovers brace yourself. This week I wanted to share my secret ‘go to’ shop for beautiful home accessories, Portobello Home. Portobello stocks classic lifestyle pieces that have been carefully selected by it’s owners Catherine and Bronwyn. From blue and white ceramics, brass homewares, cushions and sisal rugs. Styling a shelf with…(Read More)

It has been a busy week of packing boxes as we prepare to move out on Monday. My poor parents will have the four of us (plus the dog) land on their doorstep for the duration of the new build. The past year of living in our 1980s home has gone so quickly and exciting…(Read More)

Choosing paint colours for the interior or exterior of a house can be overwhelming to say the least. I am starting to think about the palette for my new home and it won’t come as a surprise that I am considering whites, greys and maybe a bit of navy thrown in (follow my Pinterest…(Read More)

I started this week on a bit of a high after being announced as a finalist for the Kidspot Voices of 2015 in the Home & Wellbeing category. It was such a surprise and a big thank you to those who nominated me. My goal in writing this blog is to hopefully inspire people with…(Read More)

Mirrors are such a wonderful and relatively inexpensive design tool. Over the past few years I have unknowingly started a collection and each of my mirrors has its’ own purpose, helping me solve a decorating ‘dilemma’. Here are my 10 tips for decorating with mirrors. 1. Increase Natural Light In a darker space such as…(Read More)

I hope you all had a great long weekend. We headed down to the beach and although it was cold, it was just what we needed. It feels like the quiet before the storm at the moment. I’m in denial that we move out of our house in less than three weeks! So instead…(Read More)

I have noticed that rooms with a Vaulted or Cathedral ceiling are appearing in many of my recent Pinterest images. This design feature definitely has its pros and cons. We inherited a vaulted ceiling in the living room of our old house. The previous owners had extended to the back fence prior to us buying…(Read More)

I have had a busy week sourcing products for clients, something I love to do. It is great to see that we are finally getting access to more of my favourite U.S. interiors brands. This week I stumbled across the beautiful Phillip Jefferies range of wallpaper. Check out this amazing hemp geometric design wallpaper…(Read More)

Halcyon House


I have been following Brisbane interior designer, Anna Spiro’s instagram feed more fervently than usual. Over the past few months she has been teasing her followers with snippets of her interior design work for Halycon House, the new 21-room luxury boutique hotel on Cabarita Beach, NSW. Halcyon House has finally opened its doors…(Read More)