Hema Lyon Grand Opening

By | 11 December, 2015|France, home, Lyon, shopping|

(en français) Coincidentally, about a month ago when I was in Toulouse I stumbled upon a Hema store so I had a taste for what

Cinderella film design inspiration

By | 12 March, 2015|fashion, films, home, Polyvore|

Cinderella (2015) by chamellephoto featuring a convex mirror I'm hanging out to see this latest Disney live action film which comes out sometime in March

Design: Great Gatsby Gold Geometric

By | 3 March, 2015|fashion, home, Polyvore, shopping|

Great Gatsby Gold Geometric by chamellephoto featuring a gold bedding Still obsessed with the geometric theme and having fun making Polyvore mood boards, I decided

Design: Geometric Triangles print homewares trend

By | 2 March, 2015|home, Polyvore, shopping|

I was looking at one of my favourite homewares/furniture store's website, Maisons du Monde (Houses of the world) and came across this page full of

Event: Finders Keepers Market at CarriageWorks

By | 18 May, 2009|events, fashion, home, life, shopping, Sydney|

I hope you had a nice weekend. Mine was jam-packed with 5 events that I went to. Lucky for me it was gloriously sunny and

Toys from the 80s

By | 12 May, 2009|home, life, toys, YouTube|

Reading Time: 2 minutes

Since it was Mother’s Day, over the weekend I went home and had this sudden urge to dig out some of my old toys from the 80s. Blast from the Past (Click on the image to view it larger) The Cookie Monster and Humphrey B. Bear are really old, I can’t even remember when I got them (early 80s-ish). My mother washed Mr Cookie and

My ergonomic desk and my beloved chair

By | 11 April, 2009|Apple, fashion, Flickr, holidays, home, life|

Reading Time: 4 minutes

So I decided to tidy my desk a bit. The desk and chair* I use are actually hand me-downs. The desk used to be my sister’s and the chair use to be in my dad’s office/work. I like to live by the ‘Reduce, Reuse, Recycle’ motto. So, I have a bit of a (long) story to tell… Both my parents are very DIY. My mother made clothes and school uniforms for my sister and I, and my father designed and built an extension/kitchen to our house. He also made almost all of my bedroom furniture too, so in a way it was custom-designed just for me and from a young age I grew up loving to design and build/make things.