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Inside my home - The guest room

Hello lovelies. How are we this happy hump day? Recently I have been attempting to balance launching the Homely Creatures product range with freelance work and getting our place ready for visitors. I can't tell you how much I enjoy having guests over, especially when they are friends from London who I haven't seen in ages. My inner house wife comes out and I transform my disaster-zone-esk office into a welcoming guest room. The office/guest-bedroom has a different character to the rest of the house because this is where I keep a lot of my fun, colourful and quirky homewares. In this room, I explore my love of bright colours and craft with my handmade wire fox bust and neon...

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Royal Nursery - Baby Nurseries fit for a Prince

With the birth of Will and Kate's royal baby boy, it seems the whole world is going ga ga, getting clucky and coming down with a bout of baby fever! I don't have a bundle of joy myself, but am preparing to launch a Homely Creatures product range designed specifically for baby nurseries and kids rooms. My brother has just had a baby boy making me an Auntie and I also have some friends with buns in the oven. So in the spirit of things I thought I would bring to you some ideas for decorating a nursery that is fit for a prince or princess. There are some lovely examples floating around the blogosphere and these are my fav...

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The Fiddle Leaf Fig - A lovely indoor plant

Do you ever get your heart set on something for your home, only to spend hours and hours searching in vein for somewhere you could buy it from? This seems to be happening to me weekly at the moment. Think I can find just an ordinary, affordable, timber bed base with no bed head attached? Think I can find some outdoor string lights that aren't in primary colours? Think again. I can waste DAYS trawling through Ebay, Gumtree, and online shops looking for that one specific thing that I just don't want to compromise on... and this time it was a beautiful indoor plant know as the 'Fiddle Leaf Fig' or 'Ficus Lyrata'. I have seen it appearing more and...

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Living room decorated 3 ways with the same grey couch

As I patiently await to see what house we will end up living in, I spend hours online creating a wish list for furniture and homewares to full it with. Perhaps one of the most important pieces, I have put a lot of thought into what couch I would want. The colour, size and comfort of the couch need to be considered but also the look, and how versatile this look is to be a backdrop for my ever changing taste in colours and d├ęcor style. One inspirational image I keep on going back to and drooling over is this interior with a grey couch with pink and black added for a homely but still chic look. I included it...

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Searching for my dream home

Big news! Robin got the job so we are MOVING TO MELBOURNE!! Finally a chance to nest, but how to find the perfect home? We will be renting for the next year or so but have been travelling around so long that we don't want to live in just any old house or apartment. In this competitive rental market its going to be tough, but I am going to try my hardest to get us somewhere awesome that doesn't break the budget. While I would LOVE to find a converted warehouse with original brick walls or a loft apartment with a wall full of windows, I am trying to be realistic and only setting a few guidelines for my ideal...

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