One of my lovely clients had this gorgeous navy sofa custom made for her a little while ago. She purchased some beautiful cushions to match but has decided they don’t work with the rest of the room and is switching them out for something else. They’ve hardly been used and are excellent quality so if anyone would like to purchase these cushions for a bargain price see pricing info below and shoot me an email if you’d like them… I’m a little tempted!!! There are multiples of each cushion available too.
Pink Stripe Cushions – $70 (RRP $125)
Floral Designers Guild Cushion – $90 (RRP $185)
Yellow Stripe Cushion – $40 (RRP $75)
Navy Cushion – $40 (RRP $105)
OR the lot for $450 – B.A.R.G.A.I.N.
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Thursday night was the big reveal of the Interiors Addict & Nest Designs Palm Beach Project. Here are a few pictures of the finished apartment. Much better, more professional photos to come this week on Jen’s blog along with product information and a proper wrap up. I just couldn’t wait to share! If you have any questions about where to buy any of the pieces please leave a comment below or email me. The apartment is now officially ready to take bookings so if you’d like to stay at the Palm Beach apartment you can book via Beach Stays.
What do you think?!
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It’s only a week away from being revealed! All the major furniture pieces are in place (besides the West Elm coffee table because it’s apparently disappeared into thin air…Not happy…) And all that’s left are last minute touch ups and placing all the pretty decor pieces around the apartment next week.
This apartment fit out has not been smooth sailing. There’s been drama after drama and we had from the 1st of August until the 26th of September to get it all finished and I’m proud to say we were able to stick to our deadline!
Here’s a little peek at the progress so far.
For more information about the project have a read of Jen’s blog post about what to consider when furnishing and decorating a holiday rental, it’s very different to furnishing an average residential property so if you’ve bought an investment property, before starting work give me a call to see if I can help.
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In case you missed the updates on Facebook and Instagram, I am hosting three more workshops before the end of the year – and more if I can physically fit them in!!! This year is fast running out of weeks.
Here are the important dates….
- Thursday 24th OR Friday 25th October – BYRON LIFESTYLE - Byron Bay, NSW
- Saturday 2nd Nov OR Sunday 3rd Nov – TEACUP DESIGNS – Roma, QLD
- Saturday 30th Nov OR Sunday 1st Dec – LUDO TRADING CO – South Yarra, VIC
Here’s a little bit about what goes on at the workshops….
Come along and be inspired to turn your house into a home with me. In the two hour workshop you will learn how to turn all of your Pinterest pins, magazine cut outs and ideas flying around in your head into a succinct mood board to stick to as you decorate your home in your own time.
In the workshops I’ll be sharing my top decorating tips and tricks and there will be plenty of question and answer time, mood board making and a fun afternoon chatting with friends and making new friends too. You will leave the workshop with a head full of ideas and a mood board to follow at home that will give you the confidence to decorate and style your home yourself. Feel free to bring along house plans and photos to ask me specific questions about your home.
To book your ticket please email me for purchase information. Spaces are very limited and some sessions have sold out already so please be quick if you want to come along!
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Earlier this week I was introduced to this sweet online store called Little Quarters after owner Sarah emailed me when she found out we both had a common love of skulls. Working in the online space I love finding new sites and exploring them and when I find one that is beautifully designed I always want to share it with others. This one was no exception.
Sarah as passionate collector is a graphics designer with a background in fashion design, she’s worked with some big names in fashion but decided it was time to do something for herself and started Little Quarters. Travel is a huge influence on Sarah’s drawings and the recent passing of her sister encouraged her to follow her dreams and start the business. Here’s a little insight into Little Quarters and Sarah’s inspiration… Sarah is kindly offering one unframed print to a Nest blog reader so please comment below with the print you would most like in your house and why to enter the competition. Winner will be announced Friday 13th Sept.
1. Where did the illustration idea stem from?
“They say what you do when you’re procrastinating is what you should do as a career”. I have been so fortunate to figure this out for myself, although still working on achieving it as a career in Little Quarters. After uprooting and moving from Geelong, Victoria at the beginning of 2012, to Sydney, I fell naturally into concentrating on my own work and in particular my Illustrations, doing what I love most.
2. You have a repeating skull theme happening, was that intentional?
3. Are you self-taught or did you study?
Ever since I was a little girl, I have always drawn. I was always found happy with a pencil in my hand, and a colouring book under my arm. I studied graphic design at the Gordon TAFE, in Geelong, Victoria. However I have never studied traditional illustration so I am self-taught in that aspect. I’m finding my design and fashion background falls hand in hand with my illustration work. I’m really enjoying the journey of discovering new techniques within my illustrations as I progress.
Ahhh… tree’s, really realistic looking tree’s, and masculine men. Most of my men look a bit girly! With objects I’m not too familiar with, I try to research the objects I want to put into the artwork and study them and to see how I can best create the illustration. I try to create a realistic feel to my work, although still trying to master this. I am actually in the process of quoting a commission piece, of which my client is after a tree of life. I’m hoping the job goes ahead as I’m really looking forward to the challenge.
6. Any advice to other illustrators out there looking to create their own range like yours?
It is hard work, and you do need to be dedicated, and have a real passion for it, but its so rewarding! It’s really exciting to see your work being enjoyed by others. It sounds cliché but life really is too short to not be doing what you love. I get to draw every day, and I love that! Whatever you find yourself drawn to, just have some fun with it! What have you got to loose?