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Library lights have been around for years but they are now being used more commonly in residential settings. I love any form of accent lighting that highlights focal points within a room. Library lights above a bookcase create visual interest to a book collection. Little Green Notebook They add formality to this home office. Meredith…(Read More)

Friday’s Favourites


One of my favourite fabric and wallpaper brands, Thibaut has just released their new Bridgehampton collection. It is a mix of floral, small and large scale geometrics and a fun animal print. Although the patterns are traditional, they have been given a contemporary edge with their fresh colour palette. Here is a sample from the…(Read More)

Friday’s Favourites


Wow, I can’t believe that the school holidays have come to an end! This time of year is always met with mixed feelings. I am excited to be able to focus on my Gallerie B ventures again but don’t always love the craziness that the school schedules can bring. We have had some…(Read More)

I have a confession to make, I feel like Scrooge. I have taken a year off from the Christmas decorating scene. Not being in our own home, plus having all our decorations and crafty bits and pieces in storage has meant an apathetic effort this year. Apart from my token Christmas Candle and Wreath, even…(Read More)

Friday’s Favourites


I had a bit of a surreal moment this week, meeting Jonathan Adler at a cocktail evening hosted by Coco Republic. I featured his incredible Soho store in my New York post last year. From his ceramics to furniture and homewares, I love the attention to detail in his colourful, whimsical and stylish pieces. He…(Read More)

I have been eagerly awaiting the opening of The English Tapware Company’s new showroom in High St, Armadale. The showroom was designed in collaboration with Interior Designer, Hecker Guthrie and it is beautiful. High ceilings and abundant natural light create an inviting retail experience. I stopped by recently as I am looking to use…(Read More)

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)

Last year I wrote a blogpost on my love of geometric wallpaper, in particular Thibaut’s Graphic Resource range (here). Thibaut have recently launched a new Geometric Resource 2 Collection of wallpaper. The range is gorgeous and each pattern comes in several colourways (click on the link). Here are some of my favourites. Portier Flock…(Read More)

I thought for my last Friday’s Favourites post for the year I would review some of my personal favourites. I love seeing how designers use colour in different spaces. Getting that perfect balance. I hope you have found my Friday’s Favourites useful, inspiring or just plain eye candy. Looking back, there have been…(Read More)

I love this time of year for so many reasons as I’m sure most of you do. I really enjoy the colours of Christmas, in the decorations, lights, gift wrap…..  The Christmas tree will always bring some cheerful colour into the home. I have usually stuck to the more traditional red and green myself…(Read More)

I have such a soft spot for this week’s Friday’s Favourites colour combo……Navy and Gold.  I think it is the contrast of rich navy with the glamorous metallic that brings on my ‘sigh’ factor.  Navy makes for a cosy home office or sitting room and the gold adds a luxe element. via…(Read More)

OK, I’d be lying if I said I hadn’t watched my fair share of The Block Glasshouse this season.  I am very partial to the classic contemporary style of Darren and Deanne but one interior trend that is having its moment of glory in several apartments is copper.  It has appeared in different…(Read More)

On August 21 I attended the launch of the Jonathan Adler range at the Coco Republic showroom in Richmond. I am so excited about this collaboration between two of my favourite brands.  I have been a huge fan of Jonathan Adler’s homewares and furniture from the moment I first stepped into his flagship Soho…(Read More)

Thanks to the popularity of gold in home accessories and furnishings, it is easy to add this element to a room. Where traditionally you might have seen grey paired with silver, I love gold and grey together.  Grey anchors the space while gold adds a touch of glamour. This sophisticated room was designed by Tobi…(Read More)

I am seeing Pink and Gold popping up everywhere in the interiors and homewares scene.  I’m loving this feminine and pretty combination. Monika from The Doctor’s Closet blog has introduced these colours to create a beautiful home office.  She has used the gold shelves to introduce pops of pink in her accessories.  Love…(Read More)

You may have noticed that touches of gold are popping up all over the homewares scene at the moment. Thankfully not the shiny, glitzy gold of the 80s, but more subtle antique and brushed finishes. The golden tones of brass are warmer than its stainless steel and chrome cousins.  This ‘golden’ brass is featuring in…(Read More)