A colourful home

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A lovely friend recently introduced me to the credit-card draining website Beautiful Spaces. A lot of ooohing and aaaahing soon commenced and I honestly don’t know where to start! So many colourful objects to brighten up your home. Should I buy the Pantone pots for my blossoming herb garden? The delicate bird shaped sugar cubes [...]

Milk Bar Memories @ Ms G’s

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It was a walk down memory lane on Saturday 17th March for a one-off special event as part of March into Merivale.  Held at Ms G’s,  chefs Dan Hong and Jowett Yu took the nostalgic concept of the humble milk bar and created delicious and unique dishes. Yuzu slushee (left), Green Iced Tea and Good Morning [...]

St Patricks Day – Green Velvet Cupcakes with Baileys Cream Cheese Icing

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Happy St Patricks Day for tomorrow everyone! I wanted to bake a festive cupcake to celebrate and settled on a green velvet cupcake. To make it a little more Irish I added Baileys Irish Cream to my cream cheese icing and wow, it tasted amazing! Green Velvet Cupcakes with Baileys Cream Cheese Icing   Print [...]

Taste of Sydney 2012

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Taste of Sydney was held last weekend and it was a delicious, expensive and fun time! After a rocky start (Thursday’s session was washed out after torrential rain), Taste opened officially on the Friday. I attended Saturday night (late – not good for photographing but I tried) and I of course ate way too much [...]

Pantone Tarts

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You know how much I love it when baking and design come together (see this post on Pantone cooking accessories) – well these Pantone Tarts by French food designer Emilie de Griottes blew me away! Wow! I highly recommend you go and subscribe to her blog, her work is amazing. Thank me later.

Happy International Women’s Day!

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Happy International Women’s Day everyone! Earlier in the week I had the pleasure of attending an AGDA (Australian Graphic Design Association) event entitled “Pink is the New Blue – Where the hell are all the women?” I listed to Zoe Pollitt (Co-founder, Eskimo), Linda Jukic (Creative Director, Moon), Jacqueline Morony (Creative Director, Generation Alliance) and [...]

2012 so far

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Wow 2012, it’s only the end of February and you have by far been the most exciting, busy, stressful, terrifying, inspiring and amazing year to date. Lots of exciting things I can’t share with you just yet, but for now here is just a glimpse of what has been going on as of late, courtesy [...]

Audrey Kawasaki

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After lusting over Audrey Kawasaki’s work for years and seeing her exhibition back in 2010, I finally purchased my first print last night! Where I Rest is still availale to purchase on Audrey’s site here Audrey’s work is both innocent and erotic, combining the styles of Japanese manga and Art Noveau. She paints with oil [...]

March into Merivale launch party

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Last Thursday I had the pleasure of attending the launch party of March into Merivale. The food was amazing and the champagne flowed freely and I waddled out very happy indeed! Ash St was decorated with hanging stars to set the party mood. Semi-nude models clutching fruit and veges were scattered around the event. I [...]

Why Should You Care About Typography?

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I just stumbled across this beautiful infographic on typography recently and had to share. I wish I could properly credit the designer but all I can find out is that it was created by someone who only calls themselves “Noodlor”. I would have loved to refer to this when I started out studying design – [...]