Anthropologie Wish List

It's that time of year in Singapore where it seems like everyone is getting ready for an overseas holiday.  The kids have four weeks off school and being a British / Australian family, we always use the mid-year break to visit friends and relatives in the UK.  Our trips 'home' are always busy - we want to [...]

June 13th, 2015|Home & Decor|

Stonewashed Bedlinen

Horizontal stonewashed linen duvet in 'slate' with pillowcases in 'white', 'grey' and 'rosewood' Nothing beats the feeling (or quite honestly, look) of softly crumpled stonewashed bedlinen.  It makes you want to crawl under the covers and drift away on a blissful sleep in a way that tightly tucked in wrinkle free sateen sheets [...]

May 31st, 2015|Home & Decor|

Things We Love

Sometimes you just know a home is going to be beautiful by the person who owns it.  I had never visited the home of Things We Love founder Tricia Morahan but I had a pretty good feeling it was going to be lovely if the gorgeous collection of fashion and homewares presented at the Things We [...]

May 21st, 2015|Home & Decor|

Beautiful Table Settings

Interested in creating a beautiful table setting for your next occasion? Then take a look at the different elements that were used to create the Set the Table post. Before deciding on the theme of your table consider how formal you would like your occasion to be and who the guests are. Plan ahead - [...]

May 20th, 2015|Home & Decor|

Boutiques Fair

Stoneware dinner and dessert plates, available from Stylodeco This weekend is the Boutiques Fair, a chance to grab your friends and head down to the F1 Pit Building for a little (or a lot of) shopping.  If you are anything like me, your weekends are usually filled with kids activities, interspersed with driving in the [...]

April 20th, 2015|Home & Decor|

Scene Shang

The Maverick armchair, EMBRACE ME cushion and SHANG System cabinet in ER Combination.  The Banker Desk Lamp pays homage to 1930’s Shanghai.  Perfect for the study or by the bedside. Beautifully crafted in glass and marble. 1930's was the 'Paris of the East', an east meets west melting pot in one of [...]

April 15th, 2015|Home & Decor|

Beautiful Bungalow

Take one Singaporean bungalow, add a dash of Melbourne style, a pop of colour and a sprinkling of love and you have one very lovely, very liveable home for Tara, founder of Lulu with Love, and her family. Not old enough to be a Colonial beauty, not new enough to be all clean-line minimalism, the [...]

February 23rd, 2015|Home & Decor|

Toadstool Cushion Covers

What you will need: Red felt White felt Pink felt (optional) Ribbon Instant bond tape Wadding Co-ordinating thread Equipment you will need: Sewing machine Iron Circle templates (you can create your own out of card or trace around something the right size – I used a dinner plate for the largest circle and [...]

February 6th, 2015|Home & Decor|

How to make a star garland

    What you will need: Metallic paper Star punch Thread Equipment you will need: Sewing machine STEP 1: Make the stars Punch out as many stars as you wish Gather them around the sewing machine so they are quick to grab once you start sewing STEP 2: [...]

February 6th, 2015|Home & Decor|

Children’s Bedlinen

I have a small obsession with children’s bed linen so when I stumbled across some gorgeous Liberty print fabric in a local dressmaker I decided rather than make a dress, I would turn it into a bed throw. I bought whatever they had left on the roll – which was just enough to make a [...]

February 2nd, 2015|Home & Decor|