old-world wares at moss nest in berry

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I went on a road trip to Jervis Bay recently and drove through the quaint and charming town of Berry to get there. The best part of Berry, I have to say, is a gorgeous store by the name of Moss Nest on the main strip of the suburb. Filled to the brim with eclectic homewares, it’s a must-see for both locals and out-of-towners alike. I made a pit stop and wandered through this little haven, snapping some photos of the most charming – and interesting – items!

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i’m solving your decor dramas in my new segment, interiors SOS!

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Don’t you just adore my Harry Potter-esque smart glasses? Now that I’m graduating from my design course at the International School of Colour and Design, I’m equipped to assist you in ensuring you’re living the life creative at home in my new segment, Interiors SOS. If you have a room that’s feeling drab, one that has been left for dead or a space that’s in need of some style assistance, I’m now at the ready (with my smart specs on) to offer advice on the blog!

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real room: cathy elsmore’s lovely living room

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You all responded so well to Cathy Elsmore’s glorious before-and-after boudoir that I had to do a bit of a back-by-popular-demand scenario and show you another room in her home. This time around, I’m showcasing her lovely living room, which sports an on-trend black, yellow and white colour palette and is filled with my favourite things – cushions! Read on for more photos and Cathy’s vision for the room.

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get your mitts on some florence broadhurst decor at up to 30% off

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I’m so happy that the designs of Aussie icon Florence Broadhurst are being brought back to life by the team at Signature Prints, who have acquired her archive and produced stunning limited addition homewares – some of which you see here. Thankfully for Broadhurst devotees, these must-have home decor pieces can most definitely be yours – and with up to 30% off the usual price, might I add!

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chatting with sonia from life love and hiccups – my funniest interview yet!

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If it’s one blog I turn to for a good chuckle, it’s Life Love and Hiccups; the work of Sydney-sider Sonia Stackhouse, whose love of online shopping and vodka strikes a real chord with my liver. A mum and wife who celebrates both the triumphs and hiccups in life, I simply had to take five with this lovely lady for my most hilarious interview yet. We discuss everything from picking a favourite child, pitching a show to Foxtel and taking out Tara Dennis.

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check out the papaya christmas collection (and go in the draw to win a tree)

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Nothing gets me more excited than Christmas imagery. I can’t explain in words how much I love decorating at this time of year. Everyone complains that the stores get Christmas wares out too early, but I’d love nothing more than having them around all year long! The team at Papaya have once again outdone themselves this year with their festive decorations – and not only can you view them in this post, but you can go in the draw to win a stunning Christmas tree too – valued at $249.95!

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a look at the new made by typo store

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It’s no secret that I’m a bit obsessed with Typo; it’s the go-to store for all things affordable and on-trend in stationery and beyond. I was having kittens, then, when I saw these images of the new Made by Typo pop-up store in Geelong, which has just further fuelled my love for this crafty destination. I’m booking my flights down there immediately if not sooner (and I will be taking all of those pom poms home with me!).

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taking in the beauty at indigo love

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A few weeks back, I hit the road to Jervis Bay for the weekend in search of sun and sand (and a drop of Savvy B, of course). I knew all about Indigo Love prior to going as I had the pleasure of visiting this Huskisson store on my last trip down the South Coast of Sydney a year or so ago. This time was different; this time I had my camera in hand so I could snap the store in all its glory.

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temple & webster’s handmade markets

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At this very moment, I’ve pressed 00 on the phone and am about to press the final 0 to get the ambulance to my home; these images of the goods available at Temple & Webster’s Handmade Market are positively heart racing! This long weekend, the online homewares haven will present their second Handmade Markets Event in partnership with Jacqui Fink of Little Dandelion and I am going bananas over the entire scenario!

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tour the best homewares stores in sydney

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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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