July 16, 2012

My living room...

Last week I entered my living room into the Home Beautiful - 'most beautiful room contest' - it has a slightly arrogant ring to it doesn't it... Of course winning is the ultimate prize but putting together a room and rearranging things was a ton of fun for me... I think my favourite thing about my living room right now is my green plant - since the trees on the street are dicidious this is the only greenery I can enjoy at the moment... One thing I would like to ask of you my dear readers is to vote for my living room by simply clicking on this link....I would really appreciate your support. 




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June 12, 2012

Classic black and white....

Black and White - the most simple combination there is but one that is probably the most powerful. As much as I am a colour person, I can't go without some simple blacks and whites to compliment the decor setting. Isn't it just a classic? And I find myself completely in love with the white couch with the black accent below (and I believe Cassandra from Coco and Kelley has recently purchased this exact couch - Luck girl!). What's your colour combo that you are currently loving? 

















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June 10, 2012

Sunday afternoon...

Don't you just love fine china? If I could afford to - I would buy out all the finest and prettiest china in the world and have regular high-tea parties with the best cakes and dessert slices, surrounded by hundreds of peonies, great selections of teas and lots and lots  of champagne and just great friends..... Things a girl dreams about hey.... This is a Sunday afternoon at my house - high tea for two (for now) with some of my latest purchases...Wishing you all a fabulous weekend!



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June 07, 2012

My week.....

Thought I'd share some shots that I've taken on instagram this week. For those that don't yet know the exciting news - instagram is now also available on android (has been for a few months)... So anyone can join in the fun now.... But a warning - it is addictive! 



 My new favourite mug from Jonathan Adler

 Went cuckoo over wedgewood the other day......

May 29, 2012

Winter Green....

All these wintery days in the southern part of the world have sparked a need for the colour green in my life. I even went shopping for pot plants on the weekend (something I usually stay away from cos no living thing has a  very high chance of survival in my care). But I've been buying anything green I could find lately (including these funky pyjama pants from Peter Alexander). Winter has a way of dampening the mood so, it's no wonder green is such a natural inclination during the colder months (for me anyway). What about you what colour are you currently craving? And I hope all you people in the northern part of the world appreciating the greenery and sunshine......I'm green with envy...


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May 28, 2012

The Glitz Gatsby....

Okay we've all read the book and probably watched the 1974 film with Redford but did you ever imagine this type of hysteria in a movie? Okay maybe you did if you are familiar with the works of Baz Luhrmann  - cos this reeks of him (in a good way). But, although I was expecting lots of glitz, I found myself amazed still at the fantasy type magic that this movie (trailer) offers. Yes, perhaps this crazy allure will take away from the narrative that F.Scott Fitzgerald wanted to portray but this doesn't feel like his story anymore - this is a new story for a new generation and I feel that there's more Luhrmann than Fitzgerald here. And I have to say I am not disappointed...but yet again I am a sucker for the all the glitz...Watch trailer below.... What are you thoughts on Luhrmann's take thus far? Any disappointments with how the characters have been cast? 





I can tell I'm going to be crazy for this soundtrack - 'love is blindness' by U2 is sickeningly addictive...