crafty goodness

Friday, January 31, 2014

Here are five beautiful crafty books to keep the creative juices flowing with some wonderful ideas of things that can be made – from simple to the more…

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bach life

Monday, January 13, 2014

I was going to call this Six Things I learnt on Holiday, but there seems to be a bit of a “list” thing going on (30 Things you…

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a little bit of luxury

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

I often find this time of year a bit overwhelming with the rather heavy handed retail push to buy yourself the perfect Christmas with a great pile of…

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four eyes – new zealand street style

Thursday, November 21, 2013

I am extremely reticent to review this book at all. It feels so complete as it is that it hardly needs me to add anything to what is already…

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beautiful interior books

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

I sometime wonder whether people think those of us who work in interiors magically think of all the things we do all by ourselves.  But mostly we don’t….

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new zealand interior style

Sunday, October 13, 2013

The multi talented (Stylist, Shop Curator, Facebook extraordinaire, Writer, Mitre Ten Dream Home  Judge, Mother and Pilot) LeeAnn Yare has bought together 

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grace coddington a memoir

Friday, July 5, 2013

From the very first page, I completely and utterly enjoyed Grace – A Memoir by Grace Coddington. Like most, I’ve had a mega-crush on the endearing genius that…

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karen walker & advanced style

Monday, February 18, 2013

I have seriously had a half-finished post on the whole phenomenon that is Advanced Style for a couple of months now.  It has been bubbling along all on…

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fabulous for under $50

Monday, December 17, 2012

Just about the best thing about this time of year, for me anyway, is the looking for gifts.  I mean actually LOOKING for the gifts.  I just love…

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timeless makeup – rae morris

Thursday, July 19, 2012

I have never been a big fan of makeup.  I have always been about the ‘less is more’ in that department.  I have naturally good skin, so have…

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