I was watching Sunrise on Monday morning (my preferred morning show of choice) and came across a story on a recent undercover shopping survey that took place across Sydney and Melbourne.The survey saw secret shoppers go in-store to score hundreds of
It started off as Hitched Magazine when it hit the market eight issues ago, but under its recent transformation into the divine HOORAY mag, this local publication is only getting better. I've been an avid reader of every issue since
I thought I was pretty colour confident until I got my hands on the amazing Bright Bazaar book and realised just how daring and dramatic Will Taylor is with hue. As a self confessed colour addict (and one of my fave bloggers), his first book showcases the magic that can happen when you truly embrace the fact that colour is your friend.
There's really no slow way to ease into this week's most fabulous news. So let's just jump right in; I'm in the new issue of Real Living magazine! Sharing the story of my design journey at the International School of Colour + Design, this full-page spread has me pinching myself - and also gives a glorious shot-out to my work on this little baby, The Life Creative!
Some weeks in blog land are slow, while others - like the one I just experienced - are as mad as ever. This week saw The Life Creative pop up all over the internet; in magazines, on other blogs and in email blasts. It's an exciting moment for a blogger like me - and does mean that the industry is starting to recognise your efforts (praise the Lord!).[line]
Can you believe The Life Creative - the humble interior design blog - has been going strong for a whole year? It feels like just yesterday I was snapping photos to include in my very first Creative Finds post and dreaming of what life might be like as a full time interior design blogger.
For Sarah Preston, the founder of Tomfo (Tomorrow’s Family Organiser), keeping her home running smoothly has become second nature. “We always say put it on the calendar; if it's not on the calendar, it's not on,” she says. The local creative not only produces a family organiser you can use to keep your life in order (in dire need right here!), but she’s producing some other creative gems I’m going gaga over too.
[caption id="attachment_3666" align="alignnone" width="640"] Photo courtesy of Inside Out: Photography by Trevor Tondo/Living Inside[/caption]Sometimes dreams really do come true. The new issue of Inside Out - available now - proved it by including me as one of its Six Blogs to Bookmark. That is, of course, not the only phenomenal thing about this issue, but it certainly helped raise my excitement levels when I got home to rip open my subscription and flick to page 42 to see The Life Creative mentioned!