Monthly Archives: August 2013

Blogosphere July & August Love

30.08.2013
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blogosphere july and august love

We’re about to wave bon voyage to winter as it makes its way over to our friends in the northern hemisphere and I tell you, couldn’t be more ready (sorry friends)! I really am a spring and summer person and I crave the feeling the sun on my skin and spending more time outdoors… What about you? Do you have a favourite season?

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5 Decorating Questions with Stephanie Somebody

28.08.2013
Interior & Design, Voyeurist
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Stephanie Somebody, photo Tara Pearce

Photo by Tara Pearce

I didn’t even have an Instagram account and I was well aware of Stephanie Somebody (aka Stamatis). This Melbourne designer and stylist has been named in this month’s Real Living Magazine as one of the design forces of today and is somewhat an Instagram sensation with over 126K followers!  All of her images have a common thread, a continuous story of beauty through the eyes of Stephanie and if you haven’t yet experienced it; I promise, like me, you’ll be hooked. I adore her very distinct styling that can be seen in the likes of Est Magazine; it’s raw and textured yet very authentic and almost always drawing on some form of nature. Today I’m thrilled to have Stephanie here to answer my 5 Decorating Questions.

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The Grounds of Alexandria, Sydney

26.08.2013
Lifestyle, Culture
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While I was in Sydney I had a great little outing to The Grounds of Alexandria, which has popped up since moving to Auckland. Some girlfriends of mine raved about it and knew that I would love it so we arranged to meet there for lunch with our tribe of children. I kicked myself for not packing my camera, this place is a playground for not only kids but also adults.

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Come Join Me at La Donna Moderna

23.08.2013
Interior & Design, Voyeurist
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Wooden Men

On Wednesday I did a guest post over at La Donna Moderna, a lovely website for the modern woman. Did you read it? I wrote about my eclectic home, these dashing little men, along with some other photos of inside my home over the years. I’d so love to have you visit me over there and to read your comments!

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On The Wall – Geraldine Tan of Little Big Bell

21.08.2013
Interior & Design, Voyeurist
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Geraldine writes Little Big Bell, a lovely design and lifestyle blog out of London. She uses the blog as a creative outlet and way to unwind after her very long days as a medical physician in a hospital ER department. I really enjoy reading Geraldine’s true passion for design and interiors when she reports about her discoveries of England’s emerging design talent and it’s soon to extend over the Atlantic… Some very exciting news for Geraldine is that she’s been invited by Modenus to take part in the Los Angeles BlogTour in October! Thank you so much for sharing with us what’s on your wall Geraldine, I just love how you’ve played with the garlands and gorgeous prints.  

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Koskela Shop Tour

19.08.2013
Interior & Design, Voyeurist
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There aren’t a lot of design shops that you walk in to that have the wow factor that Koskela does. When I first entered the showroom I felt almost overwhelmed by the immense size of the space and the amount of beauty that filled every inch of it. Husband and wife duo, Russel Koskela and Sasha Titckosky first opened Koskela in Surry Hills, Sydney back in 2000 and moved into their new space in Rosebery early last year after outgrowing it. I wanted to visit the last time I was back home but never quite managed to fit it in. This time I made it, albeit spontaneously after “The Horse’s Birthday Fete” next door at The School. Thankfully I had my camera on hand to do a little shop tour for you.

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The Horses Birthday Fete @ The School

16.08.2013
Interior & Design, Voyeurist
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When I read on Megan Morton’s Facebook feed that she was holding a Horses Birthday Fete at The School while I was in Sydney, I have to admit I was kind of thrilled that I’d finally get to see some of her magic first hand, and before her New Zealand Roadshow in November (more of that at the end).

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5 Food Questions with Eleanor Ozich

14.08.2013
Food & Travel, Make, Eat, Drink
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Photo by Gem Adams

If you’ve ever found yourself at the Petite Kitchen blog, more than likely you would have been seduced by the beautiful imagery and message that Eleanor has for her readers, to enjoy clean simple food and to get lost for the afternoon in your kitchen. You really do feel like doing just that. This is no ordinary blog, it’s something that was born out of the love for her daughter whom suffered from extreme and what was thought to be incurable eczema and mood swings. On the advice of her naturopath, Eleanor eliminated sugar, grains, additives and preservatives from her family’s diet and now her daughter’s behavioral problems and eczema is a thing of the past.

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