Inside Out's Summer Entertaining issue has hit the news stands and managing editor Lee Tran Lam has once again sent Desire to Inspire big juicy photos of one of the features. "A weekend with Nikki Gemmell" not only takes us into the celebrated author's home on the NSW coast but follows Nikki as she hits some of her favourite Sydney haunts. I spy Kitchen by Mike and Doug up on Bourke. Nikki's home is fun and fresh with wonderful vintage finds. Love the mismatched chairs and the bedroom wall collage.
Nikki Gemmell has written five novels, Shiver, Cleave (or Alice Springs in the U.S.), Lovesong, The Book of Rapture, The Bride Stripped Bare and its follow-up, With My Body. "Every time a new book comes out, I celebrate by buying a piece of furniture," she says. So that armchair is from Liberty, an Art Deco reading chair with "a little table built into it for a left-handed person - it's my perfect chair".
The stylist on the story was Jason Grant and Felix Forest the photographer. I snapped up a copy of the magazine today and it's great. Full of summer decorating colour and brilliant seasonal entertaining ideas.
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