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Monday
Jan142008

If I were a room ...


I'd be this bedroom photographed by Ngoc Minh Ngo. Love the salon grouping of art, the vibrant pillow shams, the hard but honest floor and the vintage touches of chrome and mirror. See more of Ngoc Minh Ngo's fabulous work on an earlier post by Kim here.

Monday
Jan142008

Graceful in Graceville


Things are quiet on the real estate front at the moment. The holiday period is always a difficult time to sell a house. Unless of course it is a stunning renovation of an old Queenslander house in the riverside suburb of Graceville. Lovely homes like these dot Brisbane and sometimes someone does something very special with them. I particularly like the separate modern studio/tv room. Built in 1886 and originally used by Cobb and Co. as a resting place for travellers on their way to the neighbouring town of Ipswich, it's typical of the Queenslander style with wide verandas, tongue and groove walls, criss cross bracing and high ceilings. I'm in love.

Images from realestate.com.au

Monday
Jan142008

Styling dog on a hot sofa


"I had been able to resist thus far. But now you leave me with no choice, here are my dog on chair photos. This is Brindi our Staffy-pussycat cross living it up in our living room. Styling it up in Canberra."

Lisa (aka Ninaribena)
Canberra's Got Style

Sunday
Jan132008

I too am a thrift store addict

Jo isn't the only one that can't say no to a good bargain. I just bought my fifth couch in about 6 years. Crazy, I know. But I saw this one yesterday at an antique market and couldn't stop thinking about. I went back this afternoon, and about an hour later, it was delivered to my door. It is SO much more comfortable than the last couch, and much cuter. The colour is not my favourite, but I'll have to make it work. I'll get some pillows made (mom??) in some great colours/patterns and liven it up. (See here for details).


Couch is already cat approved.


I also got this table to house my TV and components, and got to put my coffee table back where it belongs. The table was from an antique store and was originally $285 marked down to $95. It could be a bit longer, but I had too much criteria to find the perfect table. Now I have to get the room figured out so I can find a colour to paint it. Another day, another score.

Sunday
Jan132008

Flickr finds - pillows