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Teal is perhaps my favourite colour (do not tell Indigo I said that). It's bright and bold without being too whimsical and strikes the perfect balance between blue and green. To celebrate my fondness for this shade, I've hunted out 10 of my fave teal homewares pieces for your online shopping pleasure. Enjoy!

Federation Buffet from Oz DesignI’ve made no secret of the fact that I’m smitten with Oz Design; I’ve featured their glorious homewares on the blog before. As Autumn hits, though, it’s all about the furniture. And the better news, dear Creatives: they’re celebrating 35 years in the industry by giving away a divine Chandon armchair!

Vintage Home Decor - Collectika in Sydney's Enmore

I tell you, moving to the inner west of Sydney has unlocked so many glorious discoveries. This week's adventures took me to an amazing vintage home decor store called Collectika, which features a breathtaking array of retro, vintage and contemporary furniture and homewares. It pretty much sums up my dream interior scheme; clean, quirky and with a generous nod to nostalgia.

The Life Creative Headquarters - Vintage Key DishI did a bit of a clean up on Saturday and thought it might be a good opportunity to show you inside The Life Creative home. After all, the cats were behaving, the sun was shining and I was busy killing time trying to avoid doing homework for my course (procrastination is something I've become very skilled at). So here you go, Creatives, it's not the stuff magazines are made of - but nobody lives in the magazines anyway - so take a squiz and let me know what you think.

French Antiques from The Country Trader in SydneyI’m not afraid to admit that I love French antiques. There is something so wonderfully character-filled about these old finds that just captures my interest. I love a piece with a sense of story too, so when I cast my eyes upon the Contemporary Collection of furniture available at The Country Trader in Waterloo, I had to get the swoon police on speed dial.

Freedom Top Ryde - Red and White CushionsFreedom and I have had a long friendship. I recall saving up across several paycheques as an 18 year old and going to Freedom to get my first real bedroom setting; an amazing bed, tallboy and two bedside tables combination. Years on (I won't divulge exactly how many) I still gravitate toward this homewares haven for the very same reasons I did back then; phenomenal furniture with form, function and fun. On with the store tour of Freedom Top Ryde...

Opus Design Co Paddington Store WindowYou know you're a home decor addict when your friends send you pictures of the inside of homewares stores, saying "you have to check out this place". That's exactly what happened with Opus Design Co; my friend Jess shot me a photo of the inside of the store via her iPhone and as soon as I got the chance I ran in there to take it all in. It's like a decorative rainbow exploded, in the most awe-inspiring way possible!

Oz Design Moore ParkWhere does one start when it comes to describing Oz Design? While it's been around as long as I have (30 years and still doesn't look a day over 25!), in recent times it's multiplied its amazement factor. When I walked into the Moore Park store for my exclusive tour, I almost needed the store manager, Joe, to slap me across the face to wake me out of my design-induced coma; the current range is that phenomenal.