It was raining the day the latest snaps from the Cotton On + Mark Tuckey homewares range hit my inbox. And for a lover of cold Autumn weather, which I most certainly am, it was a truly magical moment. Let's take a look at the best bits from the new collection.
Having studied both design and interior styling, one of the concepts that still intrigues me is the idea of pink being a girly colour or that it belongs only in girls rooms.One of the most interesting things about colour psychology, actually, was realising that we as a society have come to accept certain colour 'truths'. A prime example of this, of course, is the way we've written pink off as a colour strictly for girls.
Blonde wood is trending pretty hard right now in interior design and with good reason; its subdued nature allows you to pair it perfectly with just about any decor pieces. It's a hard-to-get-wrong material and it's really coming to life in Country Road's spring homewares collection!
I've always been a fan of grey, despite it being a bit of a paint colour underdog. People seem to splash their walls in bright whites and beiges, and if they decide to get daring with hue, they tend to move toward black. This post is all about implementing grey walls - and which decor colours to pair them with!
Turns out I was on the money when I predicted that orange and grey were the undeniable colour couple for Autumn. Get a load of how good they're working together in this room! Enough of that, though; this post is all about the glorious retro furniture pieces that are capturing my attention in this pic.
I think I need to rename Real Rooms to 'Rooms that Make me Weep with Joy'. This latest instalment, which belongs to graphic designer Amber Stapff, is a Scandi wonderland with a minimalistic and calming vibe. You can totally see the designer at play in this space. And I have to admit, it's making me question my love of colour (please do not tell colour I said that!).
This week saw me hit the Moore Park Supa Centa, snapping loads of home and decor goodies. I also discovered gorgeous goodies outside of the centre too. Which one is your fave?1 | I am addicted to buying cards. So much so that I have a stack in my drawer just waiting for an occasion to roll around. I was in all sorts of fits of ecstasy this week when I got my hands on these mind-blowing cards from TJ Stationery. They're letterpress ones - printed on 100% cotton paper stock - and I just love how simplistic, playful and charming they are. The Kite and Swing ones are my fave, but there are many more, all with the same sense of love. Too good.