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Teal Backed Bookcase

I inherited this gorgeous cedar bookcase from my grandparents when I first moved out of home. The backboard is not, however cedar. It is Masonite, and was almost certainly nailed onto the bookcase just to make it more functional well … Continue reading

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Tie Dye Pillow Slips, PANTONE colour of the year and January Bed Post.

I don’t use purple a lot in my decorating. The only place it tends to appear is in my bedroom and it’s not a colour I feel really comfortable with. But guess what the PANTONE colour of the year for … Continue reading

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Folk Art Wall Hanging

I’ve been slightly obsessed with gypsy folk art and the evil eye recently. There are so many different versions of the evil eye, said to ward off evil when worn or hung in the home. Many cultures and religions have … Continue reading

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Tie-dyed doily stone door stops

I have vast quantities of pretty vintage lace doilies, and I keep buying more without the faintest idea what I’m going to do with them. But I came across a crochet-wrapped stone on instagram and realised I might be able … Continue reading

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Art Display Wall

One of my favourite Australian artists is Paula Mills. Also known as Sweet William Prints. Like me, she mostly paints botanicals, and her work is beautiful and unique. Her home is absolutely stunning, and has been featured in interiors magazines. … Continue reading

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Agate Slice Tealights

Ever since this image of agate slice night lights from Anthropologie appeared in my Pinterest feed: I have been slightly obsessed. I knew I couldn’t afford to buy them, but I wondered if I could make similar tea light holders? … Continue reading

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Blue and White Gallery Wall

If you’ve been following my blog for a while you’ll know that nothing stays the same in my house for more than a few months. I’m a chronic rearranger and get bored easily with my surroundings. My entrance has been … Continue reading

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