getting crafty with find & keep by beci orpin

Find & Keep Beci Orpin Cover
If you’re after a companion for all things creative, Find & Keep by Melbourne designer Beci Orpin is it. This funky mumma not only creates clothing and homeswares, but has produced some too-cute stationery too.

Her book, which is ideal for both kids and big kids at heart (guilty!), is a step-by-step guide that’ll show you how to make a range of quirky and creative gems.

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a look at my new industrial coffee table

Industrial Coffee Table with Lanterns
When it comes to home decorating, I’ve always been a little obsessed with two elements; industrial and colour. So when I stumbled across a piece of furniture that ticked both boxes, well, nobody could really stand in the way of fate!

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inside the DesignByThem pop-up store

DesignByThem PosySometimes you have serendipitous moments, like when I walked past the DesignByThem pop-up store earlier this week in The Rocks. The next day, I was all over this design haven from creative team Nicholas Karlovasitis and Sarah Gibson (who have featured in my fave homewares mags) and snapped away to show you this dream in all its glory.

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get adventurous and decorate with red

Red Floral Aura BedspreadIt took me a long, long time to warm to decorating with red in the home. For me, it was a little too severe and not at all calm. But as I adopted a more relaxed approach to my home decor (and stopped trying to theme my rooms), I found that red ended up working with many other colours.

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a chat with melissa leung from miss paperie

Creative Cuts Range“There’s definitely something special about handmade products,” says Melissa Leung, creative mastermind behind Miss Paperie, the stationery business that’s been making hearts flutter since its creation in July this year.

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