real room: jenna bain’s quirk-filled living space

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I love an all-stops train to Quirk-ville and this week’s Real Room is just that; an eclectic living space that embraces interesting art and casual furniture while giving a generous nod to craftiness. It’s the home of Canberra Creative Jenna Bain, who like me admits to finding editing a challenge in her home when it’s filled with so many much-loved pieces. She also admits that not everything in her space matches perfectly, which I think is what makes this room so good!

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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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celebrating my brother’s life through a custom-made piece of art

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I know it’s always sunshine and lollipops in TLC land, but I wanted to write a more serious post to share a special moment that happened to me this week, that really highlighted how the creative community can help one another through grief. The lovely Skye Tiernan from Little Pearl Designs sent an artwork my way that she had been working on for a month or so, that I asked her to create to celebrate the life of my brother David, who passed away in November last year.

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hangin’ with team typo at this week’s event

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When I attended this week’s Cotton On Open House event, Mother Nature was again in fine form – beaming down some glorious golden rays (she’s been in such a good mood lately!). And when I use the term ‘open house’ I actually mean it; the event took place inside and on the lawn of a glorious home in Point Piper. It was all rather amazing. Not only did I star spot Didier Cohen and papp the lovely Lara Bingle, but I immersed myself in a tonne of Typo goodness!

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