real rooms: cathy elsmore’s before and after boudoir photos

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The Room Rooms segment goes to the next level this week with these gorgeous before and after pictures of Cathy Elsmore’s bedroom. Her home in Paralowie, Adelaide is so beautifully decorated (I’ve seen many pictures) but my pick for best room is by far her boudoir. It’s opulent, it’s luxurious and best of all – completely comfortable, with an ornate Louis Bond mirror I’m currently having heart palpitations over. Check it out and let me know your thoughts!

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mind blowing moments in parterre, woollahra

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I don’t quite know how to describe Parterre other than to say it’s quite magical and enchanting. I’ve driven past it a few times and also been into the store on the odd occasion and am constantly blown away by how gloriously French-inspired their world is. Set over two levels with a majestic outdoor space, this Woollahra wonderland is a must-see for locals who love quality, old-world wares. And for those of you who aren’t in Sydney, take a virtual tour here!

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the antique magic at the bronte tram

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It’s not often I wish for a red light when driving, but every time I go past The Bronte Tram I pray to the homewares gods to give me the red! When I’m lucky enough, they answer my call and I get to sit there long enough to take in the beauty that is this amazing antique, homewares and collectables store. This time around I parked the car, braced myself for oncoming heart palpitations and went on in – camera in hand.

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