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How to create beautiful pressed flower art with 2 easy methods

Bloom where you are planted
Do you remember pressing flowers as a child? The magic of opening up the yellow pages to find the perfectly dried blooms you had so carefully placed in there, all the hours spent curating pressed flower albums and handmade cards for those you loved. We think this is just the craft to share with the current little loves in your life (or … Read the full post »

It is time to start thinking about what you can do to enjoy the lovely weather

Hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature.
The summer weather is extremely enjoyable, and seeing how summer is not so far away anymore, it is time to start thinking about what you can do to enjoy the lovely weather without spending much money. Well, to start off, you won’t have to look much farther away from your very own garden or back yard. Yes, that is right, you … Read the full post »

Maximising profit from renovating – Bookshelves – the perfect addition to any interior.

“Life’s best adventures are as close as your nearest bookshelf”
An accumulation of books is something to be proud of. That must be why so many of us collect books and refuse to part with them, even if we never intend to revisit their pages again. There are a few things we hold on to indefinitely with such fervour. Even now, with kindles and iPads, many are now returning to the … Read the full post »

Maximising profit from renovating – room dividers with a lightness of spirit.

“A room is not a room without natural light!”
There comes a time when functionality does not do it anymore and you are looking for new ways to elevate the aesthetics of your living room. With open plan living, it is additions like rugs, lighting fixtures and accent pillows that generally allow you to give the living space a quick makeover. But those who wish to delineate space in the living … Read the full post »

Maximising profit from renovating – whimsical gardens

 “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” –Albert Einstein
Adding an outdoor living room has become an increasingly popular home upgrade that can bring purchasers in droves and it’s not hard to see why. To start, it’s a relatively straightforward — and stylish — way to give everyone in your home more room to spread out. Plus, it creates an additional area for you to entertain. If … Read the full post »

How to create depth and interest into your interior with tiles

“Tile your way to a colourful home”
Geometrics have been used successfully in interior design for centuries, each decade somehow taking on a fresh, new angle. The emergence of 3D printing has made its mark on interior trends, along with our evolving love of mid-century modern and industrial style. Introduce a multi-faceted element to your home and you’re quite literally giving it another dimension. See how a 3D-design could be incorporated … Read the full post »

Living in a modern industrial designed home

Think of a warehouse. Think of worn-out wood flooring, brick walls, and metal bars exposed from the ceiling. Now, think of converting that into a home.
This might seem like a crazy idea at first. But there’s a beautiful name for this today—modern industrial design. There’s something about industrial details that don’t go out of fashion: the charm of uncompleted interiors, the raw finishes, and the appeal of a … Read the full post »

Hanging at the beach – one of the best things you can do for your health?

Living in Sydney we are blessed with access to some incredible beaches. Not only are they beautiful to look at but they can offer some wonderful health benefits. They are also free. Hanging at the beach is probably one of the best things you can do for your health. Simple but amazing. Hippocrates first used the word “thalassotherapy” to describe the healing effects of seawater. Sea water … Read the full post »

Connecting to our past with rustic yet beautiful pottery

For me there is something so sensual and yet earthy about beautiful pottery. It is useful, yet unique, and often with the subtle imperfections that remind us of our forbears and the more connected type of life that they led with their surroundings. An era when things weren’t mass produced but were  painstakingly made, and were valued for the ease they gave our lives, and the trouble it took to recreate … Read the full post »

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