Feeling blue

I was feeling blue the other day, I don’t how to describe it, all I know is that I went around the house and gathered all the objects I could find of that hue.I then spent the next few hours re-arranging and grouping them together until I liked what I saw. That pursuit of looking for blue must have slipped into my subconscious because when, later that day, I saw a chair sitting on a lawn at a random garage sale with a cushion upholstered in blue and yellow silk, I went and bought it.I have to admit, I didn’t just buy it for the sake of following my fixation, and it was love...

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What I wore – Cargo Pants

Despite it officially being “summer”, the temperature in has been Sydney fluctuating dramatically between 30C and 21C, often in one day! Today was one of those days where you congratulate yourself for not storing away your trans-seasonal clothes. I spent the with a day with a potential client who wished to add some antique pieces to her dining room. I took her to – you guessed right – The Country Trader, hoping that she would love the silverpalated hotelware from France and crystal cut glassware as much as yours truly.  Since our meeting was more of a field trip rather than a formal meeting, I settled for a casual look but, being an interior...

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Christmas at The Society inc.

Yesterday I paid a visit to one of my favourite stores, Sibella Court’s The Society inc. in Paddington. Overflowing with delightful handmade treasures from all over, I always find the shop so inspiring. Full of Christmas cheer, there were glitter origami, felted unicorn, paper flowers and other gorgeous bits and pieces to give this festive season a much-needed injection of sparkle and colour in the face of the awful weather Sydney has been experiencing.                                ...

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