tour the best homewares stores in sydney

adore shopping tour

If you’re a fan of a Store Tour (guilty!), it’ll please you to no end to discover that the gorgeous Adore Home Magazine is holding a shopping tour of the Northern Beaches on Saturday, October 19. With Nest Designs’ Emma Blomfield at the helm as your official tour guide, you’ll be taken to the best homewares stores Sydney has to offer – some of which will be giving exclusive discounts to you on the day!

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trending: say hello to yellow (and make it work)

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I’ve been a big fan of a sunny yellow for quite some time (my business cards are splashed with this hue). Thank the decor gods above, then, that Spring is bringing it to all my fave stores and homewares mags, making it the undeniable colour of the moment. If you’re plugged in and ready to play with yellow (it would be criminal not to), all you have to do is introduce it into your home in the right way so it doesn’t offend your current furniture!

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how to diagnose and cure HPA (homewares purchase anxiety)

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Homewares purchase anxiety hits without warning. You’re wandering through the store with a burning desire to get something new for your space. Out of nowhere, you spot the ‘marked down’ sign.  A state of ecstasy begins within. Then, you see the cushion from the latest issue of Real Living. Hold the phones; isn’t that the print from last nights episode of Selling Houses Australia? And WTF – is that clock seriously only $19.95!? As you start to get overwhelmed with too many glorious options, you spot the eager sales assistant approaching. And moments later, they’re bagging up $200 worth of homewares you’re not sure you needed.

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