Happy Weekend

After a four-day week filled with prepping for shoots and press shows; working on new designs for Number 57 and house hunting the weekend came round pretty quick, so quickly in fact I didn’t even have a chance to blog!  No sooner than it’s  arrived and it’s Sunday evening. This morning, before meeting up with […]

Preview : The Shop at Number 57

The Shop at Number 57 is very nearly here. Simon is remaining optimistic and is convinced we will be live by the end of the month. I on the other hand am being far more “Marie” about the situation, desperately trying to tick things off the huge “to do” list but seem to just keep adding […]

Sydney Find {Mitchell Road Auctions}

In preparation for Monday’s Notebook shoot I headed down to Alexandria on Friday afternoon to check out Mitchell Road Auction Rooms. Down stairs you can view items for the upcoming sales, but upstairs is the real treat. The Design Gallery is open everyday and you can find just about everything, from retro kitchenwares, to old […]

On my desk…

Do you ever have those day’s when you decided, “Today is going to be productive?” Well today is one of those days. I’ve already had a two hour”confrence call” with my mum in the UK about a little venture we’re working on{it also involved rather a lot of giggling!}; sent out some long over due […]

Saturday afternoon in Rozelle & Balmain

After yesterday’s “too much work “post I decided to step away from the lap top and paint charts and head off to explore Sydney. I’ve explored most of the inner suburbs but hadn’t got round to visiting Rozelle & Balmain. Rozelle has a great second hand market, and is top of the Saturday markets if […]

Fair Finds

I had such a lovely day looking around the Detling antiques fair, and despite my downsizing plans a few small pieces did manage to sneak their way home with me… Along with milk bottles,rolls of bus tickets, vouchers and photos I came home with some gorgeous 1950’s children’s books {with to die for illustrations} and […]