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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.