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night owl

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Apologies for my extended silence, of late. Our lovely new apartment is still in its’ infancy and it has left me without the compelling urge to jot down my musings. But after a whirlwind 24 hours in the nearby bustling and culturally vibrant hub of Melbourne, VIC, my passion for pretty accents and soft touches has been rekindled. And despite being utterly spent on the journey home I now find myself wide-eyed and abuzz with energy.

I’ve been flirting with the idea of adding bold block colours to our home, as I love the look of clean lines and crisp bright monochrome that is often captured in freshome.com‘s apartment and house tours. However, my familiarity with the pale, the stone and the taupe and penchant for a simple aesthetic has blocked me from stepping into the world of pop colour.

Images: apartmenttherapy.com (1 & 2), thedesignfiles.net (3)

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November 26, 2011 at 12:03 am

decals?

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Sometimes I just can’t decide whether or not I like something…

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I always preferred mounted wall art or prints over decals. But I’m starting to think that when they are used well, decals can bring intrigue, conversation and life to a room that are lacking in other wall features.

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August 15, 2011 at 3:18 pm

quote of the day…

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As I pack up my life into a multitude of cardboard boxes I enter into the task of culling, salvaging and cherishing the possessions I have collected along the way. All the while, keeping in mind this quote I saw on the facebook page of freshome.com the other day.

I am about to begin fulfilling the latter of this phrase, and despite the sadness caused by leaving my hometown… I just can’t wait.

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August 15, 2011 at 12:44 am

a spot to sit

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I’m troving for a kitchen/dining chair. And I wonder whether this is the time to fulfill my life-long love affair with Thonet bentwoods…

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The iconic silhouettes  originate in the 1850s from the Austrian-German designer, Michael Thonet. Each of the styles play favourite in cafes and restaurants, across the world.

They have character and are instantly recognisable. However, the design is so simple and straight-forward that they don’t shout for your attention.

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August 6, 2011 at 12:35 pm