I've gotta declare this before we go any further: backyard week is my least fave week of House Rules. Knowing it's going to continue until next Sunday night is driving me to comfort eat. That's this week's excuse for carb
Just because the weather might be changing, it doesn't mean your outdoor room needs to become a no-man's land. With plenty of sunny days still about, styling up your yard is essential. And the good news is this: it can
That little chill that's in the air of late is filling me with all sorts of joy and rapture. As a lover of the colder months, I'm in a state of unadulterated bliss right now.Of course, being a lover of Autumn,
Lazy summer days are part of the inspiration for the range from Aussie outdoor homewares biz Basil Bangs. But news of a fresh product offering for the cooler months is making this local brand a year-long must-have.
I make no secret of the fact that I have a major crush on Shaynna Blaze. I've interviewed her a number of times on the blog before, but we're actually yet to meet in person.The day will come eventually, of course. I'm just waiting for Channel 9 to make me the fourth judge on The Block and then our fates are sealed.
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.
Confession time: plants never last long on my balcony or terrace.
In the past few years I’ve moved house a few times (most recently from Sydney to Melbourne) and no matter where I style up my outdoor plants, they usually die within months of planting.
I'm obsessed with Lisa Sarah steel art. And although it's probably best classified as outdoor art, I don't think you can pigeon hole it that quickly. With the rise of metallic homewares and our love for merging indoor and outdoor spaces, you