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Living With The Squeeze

Living With The Squeeze

SMALL HOME LIVING IN AMSTERDAM When space gets tight in our homes, we can become extraordinarily creative when it comes to our living spaces. Amsterdam showed me how it can be done with flair and style. Living in spaces with less square meters than some of our...
Having a Wallpaper Flashback

Having a Wallpaper Flashback

A MOTHERS OBSESSION WITH WALLPAPER  Some families collect shells, some collect books, others collect puzzles. My mother collected wallpaper. She had some strange love affair with it and now I know why….it’s glorious stuff. Mum would negotiate with the wallpaper shop...
Cubbies & Cordial

Cubbies & Cordial

BUILDING CUBBIES IN MY CHILDHOOD As a child our home was always a place to create and build cubbies. We would generally create the structure out of furniture and throw large sheets or pieces of fabric over them. With five kids in gathering mode we would drag in food,...
Welcoming Front Door Colours

Welcoming Front Door Colours

THE IMPORTANCE OF A WELCOMING FRONT DOOR What does your front door say about you? Sometimes you pass a home and just want to head right in and say hello like you already know someone. Other times a home can look prickly and uninviting. The key to having a great front...
Architectural Love Affair

Architectural Love Affair

INFLUENCE ON ME AS A CHILD When I was a young child my mother took us 5 children on a guided tour of Brisbane. We visited the Brisbane City Hall, The Treasury Building and other nearby attractions. In the city hall I remember the lift ride to the tower and being taken...