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Inside my home – The lounge

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Hi! Come in, come in. Come through to my lounge. Take a seat. Can I make you a cuppa? :) A couple of weeks ago I showed you inside my guest room/office. Today its the living area. Although it isn't where I'm supposed to be working (given such a great office) it is where I spend most of my time. I love this room! A lovely open space with white walls, an awesome couch and sliding glass doors that let the sun pour in. There is a great view of our courtyard and easy access to the open plan kitchen,...

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Striped Flamingos by Homely Creatures

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Striped Flamingos by Homely Creatures

I've decided to 'step it up' a bit with my weekly designs and from now on am only going to deliver artworks that I would proudly display in my hypothetical home or as a decal on my hypothetical ipad. This is until I become less 'pothetical' and acquire a real-life home and real-life ipad. Upon making this commitment I realised that right now, I admire simple imagery with bold patterns and not a lot of different colours or detail. (See also yesterday's post for the colours that I can't get enough of this week). But although I like bold patterns...

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Collecting Colours - Black, white and peachy pinks

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Collecting Colours - Black, white and peachy pinks

If you are anything like me you collect colours. Like some kind of human-shaped bower bird, some days I come home from the shops and realise later that everything I have bought that day is the same colour. This week I emptied my bag of a nail polish, a greeting card and a new skirt that were all the same peachy shade of pink! I then noticed that all of the Pinterest pictures I had been pinning were also peachy, black and white. Next week I'm sure I will subconsciously switch to another pallet but this week's theme is very...

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Perfect Pins

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Perfect Pins

A mix of perfect pins today with bold black and white geometric shapes and hits of pink and glittery gold. I want to decorate a wall like this one! And one day cover cherries with edible gold glitter - yum! 1. Feathered Fox by Laura Blythman. 2. New Mexico interior sourced from here 3. Baked by Connie Cupcake.

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