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Revamped Office Chair

For ages I struggled to find a chair to use as a desk chair in my studio . I hate ugly office chars but nothing else was comfortable enough to sit in all day. Eventually I relented and picked up … Continue reading

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Sofas and Studios

You know how I love a good op shopping bargain? Well last time I was there, I found a 1940s green sofa and armchair that I really really wanted. And I left them in the op shop and went home. … Continue reading

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Instagram Challenge

If you follow me on Instagram (@alexandrafelgate), then you will have seen that last month I participated in a month long photo a day challenge via the hashtag #showmeyourboho. First day was REFRESH: I had just refreshed my entryway with … Continue reading

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African Inspired Planter

Flicking through Pinterest and I’m seeing lots of gorgeous African textiles and patterns, and I decided I wanted to decorate something with a similar style. This little white ceramic planter was picked up on an op shopping trip a couple … Continue reading

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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-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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