Designer looks on a budget

There are some beautiful designer pieces of furniture and home wares that many of us ooo and ahh over, but sometimes the designer price tag is a bit of a stretch. While there are plenty of replica items on the market that may satisfy your designer taste, here are some great original products that- while […]

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Cabin Fever

    Imagine a roaring open fire on a cold winter’s night. “Cabin Fever”is a collection of furniture and accessories that ooze mountain sophistication with a rustic edge. Although Australia may have missed the boat this Winter, I’m predicting that next Autumn and Winter we will see Tartan being used in accessories like cushions and […]

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Fabulous fire pit

I first saw this head turning out door fireplace in the brochure for “Haven on the river” a new apartment complex currently being built in Melbourne. The other day I found it in Papaya’s Winter 2012 catalogue so I thought I would share it with you. I’m loving the rust finish of this metal fire […]

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Winter Woolies

Melbourne is enjoying a few days of amazing sunshine at the moment, but only a few days ago I was wearing a scarf and boots! While this is the typical weather pattern for us here and we often get all 4 seasons in one day, you can be sure that now that we are well […]

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What’s in a name?

When brain storming names that I could use as both a blog and business name, I knew that I didn’t want to use my own name like so many others. My parents gave me a name that while I love, most people either miss-spell or miss-pronounce it. (Elissa pronounced like “Elise-a”). I have always admired […]

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