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Down That Little Lane Team

The Talented Lady Behind Down That Little Lane

Down That Little Lane (DTLL) is an online powerhouse, a forced to be reckoned with in the giftware, decor and fashion realm, not to mention a community bustling with divine creative types who’re making amazing products for sale. If you haven’t met its creator Tessa White before, this is your chance. I caught five with…

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Annie Sloan Interview

Meet Annie Sloan: A Game Changer for lovers of DIY

I love Annie Sloan types. You know, those creative creatures who’ve made it big by pursuing their passion yet are still completely down to earth. I met this lovely lady when she was in Australia a few months back and that’s exactly how I remember her. In today’s post, I speak to Annie about her brand, what…

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Inside Out Christmas Styling - metallics

Christmas Styling: 3 Non-Traditional Schemes You’ll Love

‘No’ is the answer you give when you hear people ask “Isn’t it too early to start talking about Christmas?”. As far as I’m concerned, we can start discussing the next Christmas on Boxing Day – that’s how in love with the festive season I am. I adore nothing more than seeing the stores setting…

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IKEA Outoor Furniture - Cushions

Before and After: A Look at My IKEA Balcony Makeover

The worst part about doing makeover posts on the blog is having to show you the before shots of my space – and when it came to my balcony, things out there were pretty dire; plants fading fast, candles filled with rain water and a lot of dirt and debris. In my defence, I hadn’t set…

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Urban Road Canvas

Check out Urban Road’s 2014 Spring Summer Collection

In what has to be the biggest first world problem of all time, I can’t decide which pieces from Urban Road’s 2014 Spring/Summer collection are my favourite. I have two spots at home that I need to fill with art – in my bedroom and in my living room – and I’m facing the divine yet difficult…

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Shaynna Blaze for Taubmans

Shaynna Blaze’s 10 Commandments of Colour

Style guru Shaynna Blaze is on a mission to give Australians the courage to use colour in their homes. As the country’s most-loved interior designer (and my personal fave), she’s determined to debunk common colour myths, have you embrace hue at home and boldly go where no paint colour has gone before. In today’s post,…

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Grand Designs Live Sydney

Win Double Passes to Grand Designs Live Sydney!

Last year’s Grand Designs Live event has a hoot. I attended and was blown away by the sheer size of the space, the amount of exhibitors who were displaying and the local, design-world celeb-spotting there was to take part in. This year I suspect it’s going to be even bigger and better, with Kevin McCloud,…

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Nest Design Cushions

Reader Fix: How to Rock a Dark Couch in a Coastal Home

I often put the call out on Instagram, asking you gorgeous Creatives what some of your biggest decorating dilemmas are. Last week, Jasmine Flowers told me that she was having a hard time making her black leather couch work in her old beach house. Today’s post is going to show you (and Jasmine) how you…

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Hot Pink Factory Desk - Vavoom Emporium

Top 10 Desk Accessories for Your Home Office

I can’t even begin to tell you how much time I spend at my desk. Actually, I can tell you; loads, loads and loads. There have been some weeks where I’ve realised I’ve not left the house in three or four days, resembling those kids from Flowers in the Attic and losing all social skills…

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Temple and Webster Take a Seat Charity Auction

Temple & Webster’s Take a Seat for Legacy is Back

Those divine creatures at Temple & Webster are raising money again this year through their Take a Seat for Legacy campaign, which has seen 40 Aussie personalities from the world of interiors, TV, sport and more come up with their own unique chair designs. The initiative aims to provide funds to support the families of…

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