Being obsessed with typography is kind of an occupational hazard of being a graphic designer. And since I’m all about decorating with your passions in mind, it was always going to feature in our home. Here are a few...
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Pallets

Who doesn’t love that warm and fuzzy feeling of knowing you’re reducing waste by reusing materials? One of the most versatile items to upcycle into furniture, it seems, is the humble wooden pallet. Coffee table by Norske Interior Blogger. Daybed in this...
I have a bit of an obsession with old thing painted in bright colours and empty frames in general, so I adore this project by Goodwillionaire. Such a great way to display your Instagram photos or polaroids, don’t you think?...
Our kitchen after its budget makeover. Yesterday we went through some no-cost ways to refresh your home. If you want to go one step further but still have a modest decorating budget, here are some project ideas that won’t cost an arm...

Lace

I’m working on a lace-themed wedding invitation for a client at the moment. As is the way, I’m now seeing gorgeous, contemporary interpretations of lace popping up all over the place. From top: Carrie storage/bicycle basket from Fjorn Scandanavian | Beautiful textured dishes from the appropriately-named Lace...
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What a dish

After our wine and cheese party a few months ago, I mentioned we had a casualty (well, actually we had a few but this one couldn’t be fixed with a Panadol and a sleep in): a beautiful large silver platter. It was an engagement...

Suitcases as storage

I love repurposing unconventional items for storage. This stack of suitcases in our bedroom contains my collection of clutch bags (on top for easy access) and travel accessories (on the bottom for occasional use). Other uses include out-of-season clothes, blankets or...
The biannual Bowerbird Bazaar handmade market was held on Mother’s Day weekend here in Adelaide. (Yes, I know Mother’s Day was some time ago so apologies for the ridiculous lateness of this recap but I couldn’t fit it in earlier due to...
I picked up this great birdcage wall hanging on special at Spotlight several months ago but it was only now that I had a chance to put it to use. I didn’t mind the idea of the bird image,...
About this time last year, we installed a small rack in an awkward, unused corner of the kitchen to form a tea & coffee station. It has been working quite well, but it still meant I had to go to...