Thursday, 21 August 2008

Bally Poster

I just purchased this Bally poster online. I am loving pink and yellow!

Tuesday, 1 July 2008


On the topic of dress - I LOVE this Matthew Williamson dress that Australian Model Miranda Kerr wore to the New York Victoria Secrets Store for the launch of a new lingerie line. I love the mix of pattern and colour - stunning!


I love this coral coloured slip dress by Camilla & Marc via Net-a-Porter. I can feel summer coming on...

Thursday, 26 June 2008

Henry Clarke

Henry Clarke Savoir-Faire December 1957 via

Henry Clarke Bar Du Soleil July 1961 via

This is Glamorous posted about Henry Clarke today. I LOVE his work and have a quite a few of his images saved on file. Last year for my birthday Sal & Anna had the above print (Bar Du Soleil) framed for me as a gift. It is so beautiful and hangs above my bed. Simple, casual elegance..

eBay - Hollywood Regency Lamps

I think these Hollywood Regency style lamp bases are beautiful! They come from Palm Springs, California. It is a shame the seller does not ship to Australia. This eBay auction finishes in 20 minutes and they have had no bids on them - still at US $9.99!! I think they would look gorgeous with a dirty aqua linen drum shade on them. Follow this link...

Tuesday, 10 June 2008

Mismatched Curtains

Image via Domino Magazine

I love the idea of mismatched curtains. I would love to do this in a lounge room but I wonder whether it would start to frustrate me? Great concept if you can't decide what colour or pattern, just do one fabric on either side! Not one for the perfectionists out there...

Thank Heavens for Friends

Image via Domino
I have had a very less than average day today and I could think of nothing better than relaxing with my closest friends. I do not know what I would do without them. How beautiful does the string of beads look hung over the back of the chairs?

What a Steal

What a steal! This gorgeous wrought iron chair upholstered in Florence Broadhursts circles and squares sold for a mere $35.00 AU on ebay! I had been watching it for a while and forgot about it as the auction ended so late at night! I am sure another one will come up again. X

Thursday, 29 May 2008


Thank you to Sally & Anna for the beautiful birthday gifts!!! Anna gave me this beautiful antique brass chair that she had recovered in my favourite fabric - the David Hicks geometric! I loved this chair the moment it walked in the door and I couldn't believe it when Anna gave it to me. Sal gave me the Vogue Living 'Houses, Gardens, People' book which I have wanted for a long time. When I have my own home one day it will have top priority on my coffee table! I know I will cherish these gifts forever. Thank you!!! xxx

Friday, 2 May 2008


It has been a very long time since my last post. I have now been at Black + Spiro for over 1 year and I have learnt so many invaluable things in that time. I have found that my love for special things has grown. My passion for design in all areas has grown. My knowledge in interior design has expanded. I am much more passionate about colour, fabric, pattern, antiques and history as well as life in general. We have such a great team at Black + Spiro. Anna, Sally, myself and Mel! I also plan to blog more often about things I am passionate about and loving. This weekend is a long weekend in Brisbane, yipee! I am going to 'Sarabah' - my parents farm house in the Gold Coast Hinterland for a few nights to relax and unwind. I will be back Tuesday!

Friday, 8 February 2008


She... book by Kobi Yamada

she...designed a life she loved gift card
The She... book and gift cards have inspired me greatly this week. The book is filled with wonderful quotes to celebrate yourself and all of the special women in your life. A fantastic gift for your mother, sister or girlfriends this Valentine's Day. I thinking of buying one for each of my 3 sisters and my mum. You can purchase them via Booktopia or Compendium Incorporated x