I love these handmade bowls by New York designer Nicole Porter. They are the perfect way to add a little colour to your table whatever season you are entering. Using a mixture of graphic prints, and bold bright and fun colours, they are a simple way to add a little colour to your garden salad. I also love the quirky tongue in cheek napery, after all who said the dinner table could not be fun! Whether you love your Citrus fruits….. …you are appearing on Beauty or the Geek…..
Well the link between football and accessories may seem like a long shot but this is how the Melbourne based accessories label came about it’s name Nancybird….. are you sitting comfortably. “The name “nancybird” comes from the work Emily was doing at university – her main focus was the way AFL [Australian Football] footballers looked when photographed while taking a mark – it looks almost like a ballet dance. The word “nancyboy” was bandied around for this uni work, but for t
One of my favourite streets in Sydney is William Street, in the suburb of Paddington. It has lots of gorgeous boutique shops, a little Italian Cafe and cute pubs which nestle on the corner to cosy up with a few friends for an after work drink. One shop which has caught my eye on numerous occasions, probably because of my business name, is “I Like Birds”. For those of you who love vintage, or like that little nostalgic trip back in time then you will “Like Birds” too. Tam k
A little bit of fun today… I bet you cannot look at these images with at least a little smile on your face!! Dutch textile designer Anne-Claire Petit began her career as a designer for the clothing label Esprit, before taking the plunge and setting up on her own. Soon, Anne-Claire Petit Accessories, became well-known for its shawls and other fashion accessories. But her creative talents have not just stopped there. Feeling a little constrained by the seasonal cycle that come
Initially starting a business making baby booties Carola began to play around with the offcuts and her collections of vintage fabrics which were later to become the start of a new venture. Carola now creates hand made cushions and character filled animal heads (my favourite) with an eclectic mix of modern and vintage fabrics. Carola started off as a one man band but now employs a number of people from her local community which makes for an all-round more homely business. Car