Contemporary Nursery Inspiration

The first time you set up a nursery is so special.  It's an exciting time full of anticipation with just the right amount of trepidation thrown in for good measure.  I was surprisingly disorganised when I set up the nursery for Finn who was our first born.  We lived in a beautiful old Victorian terrace in [...]

February 17th, 2016|Home & Decor|

Stunning Children’s Furniture

Follow my blog with Bloglovin If you have children, the chances are their rooms look a lot nicer than your own...or is that just me? Kids decor for me is kind of like kids clothes - a joy to buy (I live in hope that one day Cotton On Kids will release adult versions of their [...]

November 25th, 2015|Home & Decor|

Brand Focus: Linen & Moore

I have had a number of enquiries recently for where to go for cushions.  There are some homeware items that are always in demand and cushions rank pretty high on most peoples list - whether it's dressing up a bed or couch - or simply stacking them on the floor (or inside a teepee as we [...]

November 22nd, 2015|Home & Decor|

Trending Now: Baskets

Baskets are trending now - open an interiors magazine or step into a homewares shop and you will find baskets in a multitude of styles.  Stylists are using them in almost every room of the house for their practicality and beauty - yes they help to keep your pad looking tidy but more than that, they [...]

November 19th, 2015|Home & Decor|

An art consultant’s modern Malaysian home

Today's home, located in Johor Bahru Malaysia, is an architectural award winning, modern concrete stunner.  It is at once an art gallery, the perfect entertaining pad and complete family home. Across the border in Malaysia, homes take on an altogether different form from their cousins in Singapore. Johor Bahru seems so close and yet so far, the sense of [...]

November 8th, 2015|Home & Decor|

Style Guide: Kids room vintage style

Last week I took over a friends house to style a kids bedroom two ways - using the same furniture I added items to create a girls and a boys room with a vintage look.  In decorating terms, the vintage look has been popular for a while and shows no sign of becoming passé.  Modern furniture and [...]

October 26th, 2015|Home & Decor|

Brand Highlight : Castle

I am often asked for advice on where to go for bedlinen.  Searching for good bedlinen is a topic close to my heart so I am always happy to make recommendations.  Without exception the first place that I send people is Castle.  I am a huge fan of this brand (it is bordering on an addiction and [...]

October 12th, 2015|Home & Decor|

The home of Paddo to Palmy

I am bringing you today one stunningly beautiful home, owned by Paddo to Palmy founder and creator, Heidi Correa. I first met Heidi in Hong Kong when she moved from Singapore.  Since then, the family has returned to Sydney and upon returning they purchased a beautiful Paddington terrace and a home in Palm Beach. Heidi got to work renovating [...]

October 5th, 2015|Home & Decor|

Update your home with some Scandinavian style

As much as I support and adore Australian design, it is hard to not be completely smitten with European style.  I have a soft spot for all things Scandinavian and some of the most popular homeware brands hail from Europe - with the Danish being particularly prolific in creating designs that the rest of the [...]

September 20th, 2015|Home & Decor|

Buying Guide : Fabrics

For regular readers of Lottie is Loving, you will know that I occasionally dabble in a little sewing.  My sewing skills are fairly basic (learnt mainly in Year 9 through my dress making elective which if I remember correctly only ever produced one very dodgy skirt) and I am at my best when I am [...]

September 13th, 2015|Home & Decor|