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 Shanghai...it 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|

Blooming Lovely

I recently found this very beautiful book whilst browsing in Times bookstore. A lot of flower arranging books are a bit fussy for my taste with a focus on formal flower arranging but this book is much more relaxed in it’s approach. I always have fresh flowers in the house but I have become stuck [...]

January 26th, 2015|Home & Decor|

A Pot to Love

My friend Tara and her family recently moved into our street and with her she bought Lulu with Love – her business importing Pop & Scott pots into Singapore. I hadn’t met Tara before she became a neighbour, but upon first meeting we bonded over all things Melbourne-design and I drooled over her gorgeous charcoal [...]

January 12th, 2015|Home & Decor|

Black and White Beauty

The Black and White homes of Singapore are a wonderful reminder of an era long gone. Built in the late 1800’s until around the 1940’s their architecture is influenced by the Arts and Craft and Art Deco periods. Blessed with soaring ceiling and large square rooms with cross ventilation, they provide the perfect blueprint for [...]

November 24th, 2014|Home & Decor|