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Stalking on the skinny

When your house is tall and very narrow you need to think a little differently. Skinny has never looked so sexy (and I definitely don't mean whippet thin super models). I've been stalking in probably my favourite street in Australia, Brunswick St, Fitzroy and look what I found! Right in the heart of the action and that view! What would make it more perfect would be setting up a business downstairs and living above the shop. I've always had that dream. More after the jump.

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A Spanish home in the country

I spotted this Spanish country home a while back on Nuevo Estilo and fell in love. I love the old world rustic charm of the structure and the slightly modern vibe of the interior. I am particularly drawn to the colour scheme and I find the global/ethnic style of decor soooo appealing. That is slowly becoming my new favourite give-me-heart-palpitations style - neutral colours and touches of global furnishings and fabrics. (Except my zebra rug would be FAUX!!!)

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Tuesday quickie part 2

Hi again just popping back with more sweet pictures. Isn't that top bedroom so bright and light! Daydreamy. Lovely shots by photographer Shae Rocco. So crisp, so fresh. Enjoy!


Tuesday quickie part 1

Tomorrow is the first day of Spring in my neck of the woods. YAY! Loving the sweet floral vignettes by stylist Christopher White of Whiteslate. He's got a look that is modern mixed with just enough nature to bring a smile to your face and plenty of colour. Enjoy a short break with some pretty pictures. Another quickie soon.






Monday's pets on furniture

If you'd like to send us photos to include in next week's "pets on furniture" post, please ensure your photos follow our basic rules: First, the pet must be on a piece of furniture. And said piece of furniture must be clearly visible in the photo, so it takes center stage rather than your pet. (Think of it more of a photo of a great piece of furniture that you want to show off...and your pet happens to be sitting on it). And second, the photo must be of decent quality. If it's dark or fuzzy (from a camera phone) then it may not make the cut. Thanks! (Photos, your name, location and a brief description can be sent to and PLEASE don't send me closeups of your pet!)

"This is Saga on her favorite spot."
- Maria (Sweden)

"It's my one year old English Springer Spaniel Rubee. He's hyper so look carefully cause you mightn't see any other pictures of him sitting still ;)"
- Rokoko

"This is my springer spaniel in my chair that I had recovered with fabric by StudioBon.  (He probably thinks he's helping me work- the chair is in my office.)"
- Kady

"Here is a picture of my two cats, Mary and Mabel in the living room of our cottage in Muskoka. Mary is on the coffee table and Mabel is lounging on the floor. I've also attached another picture of all three of our cats in the same room. Bodoni is on the chair, Mary's on the table and Mabel is on the floor."
- Jenny (Toronto)

''This is Troy, he's two years old and throughout his life we have bought 3 dog beds, that have ended up being bitten and broken by him, I guess he just wants to tell us that he is more comfortable in our furniture. We bought this pair of chairs in a rage of madness, are made of leather and were a bit expensive, but have been worth every penny because our friends like them and feel comfortable in them''
- Teresa (Guadalajara, Mexico)

"Our cats, Six and Buster, are brothers - they love sleeping next to (or on top of) each other on whatever soft surface they can find (bed, blanket, couch, lap).  Here they are curled up on our living room armchair, which goes well with the rusty orange color of their fur!"
- Megan

"Here's photo of Only napping on lazy sunday afternoon on my favorite side of the bed, on my favorite throw blanket!"
- Ed (Auckland, New Zealand)

"the kitty was snoozing on the bed when kira usurped her. the kitty (always called kitty although her official name is midge/skittles - there was some family disagreement) is a five year-old cat and kira is an eleven year-old siberian husky cockapoo cross."
- Danika (Edmonton, Alberta)


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