Monday, September 30, 2013





Love you Chezza, wishing all the very best in your new adventure.
Will miss you lots and lots xx


Friday, September 27, 2013

Celebrity Home - Cameron Diaz

Let's take a look into another celebrity home, this time it's actress Cameron Diaz. 


Cameron enlisted the services of one of my favourite designers, Kelly Wearstler to renovated her Manhattan West Village apartment.
And I think it's safe to say it has been designed in true Wearstler style! 

 Living Room
Swivel armchair by window, vintage cocktail table and stools and customer wall coverings and rug.
My takeaway - the Murano glass chandelier

  Dining Room
Custom made parchment and brass dining table
My takeaway - the 1960's Spanish chandelier

 Green brass trimmed lacquered cabinetry - this is one unique kitchen.
My takeaway - Ooh it's a toss up between the glass chandelier and the backsplash

 Master Bedroom
Stylish ruched bedframe, silk wall coverings and  gilded paper on the ceiling.
My takeaway - that plush mohair chair!

 Master Bath
Just take this in for a moment as I can imagine some reading this will not be a fan of the bathroom. 
But it is what it is and that is true Kelly style. The walls are sheathed in glass tiles give it that glam look. 
My takeaway - adoring the vanity.

 Guest Bedroom
Custom made brass four-poster bed and intricate detailing on the ceiling. 
My takeaway - Love the ceramic garden stool.

Guest Bath
The bath, walls and vanity top and sink all pink Onyx with brass finishes. 
My takeaway - I love the shower stall!

You can see my clear takeaway from most rooms is the lighting, such great choices.

all images via elle decor

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

A Fashionable Wednesday - Isabel Marant Boots

We're heading into warmer weather here on the Gold Coast but I can't help but 
lust after these Isabel Marant boots, I want them all!











 ♥ ♥ ♥

Monday, September 23, 2013

Sarah's Bathrooms

No, they're not my bathrooms but Interior Designer, Sarah Richardson.

I'm a big fan of Sarah's work and her TV shows in which Sarah shares with us the secrets of
design with a great focus on the details of the rooms / homes she designs. 

The one room of the home that I love to see in any of Sarah's work is the bathrooms. 
Sarah elevates her attention to detail in these rooms whether it be through the tiles she 
chooses and patterns she creates or the cabinetry installed along with the use of colour. 
Here's a break down of my favourite bathrooms designed by Sarah Richardson.

The wall of tiles Sarah chose for this bathroom are to die for, I am in love with them. 
I would love to be bold enough to have these tiles. The finishes in this bathroom just 
compliment each each other perfectly. For the vanity Sarah has refinished an old chest
of drawers, this is something Sarah does often to add a unique feel to her spaces.
I am also in love with the grey subway tile in the shower.



In Sarah's House 4, Sarah showed how to make upgrades to your new, standard builder home. 
Each bedroom had it's own bathroom and in the girls bathroom, Sarah really mixed it up.
Again the use of an old vintage piece of furniture was transformed into a vanity. The tiles in the shower
 were an interesting idea that I would never have thought of - mixing white and cream tiles in 
a great pattern. She has accessorised with pops of pink and orange but you can see that if 
you remove those, you could give this bathroom a completely different feel.



This is Sarah's own bathroom in her Summer Cottage. This bathroom was inspired by 
all the natural elements surrounding her cottage yet she still made it super gorgeous. 
Such luxurious elements where installed in the flooring, tiling and bath. 
But there were also some pieces that gave it that more relaxed cottage feel in 
the great vanity, green chair and the painted wood panelled walls and ceiling. 
Such a sweet bathroom.


This great bathroom in the first TV series, Sarah's House turned out so fun. 
She used a really interesting shade of green and it turned out so well with all the white. 
There she goes again transforming a unique piece of furniture into a vanity. 
Beautiful detail in the tiles with classic white subway with bans of green. 
This bathroom isn't just for the kids that's for sure!



This is the boys bathroom from the same series as the pink and orange girls bathroom above. 
Here Sarah has again shown her skill of great tile design. With the walls left painted white with a
wide grey band, Sarah has continued this look and design feature into the shower with a grey band of 
tiles carrying through the shower, clever idea. The sconces either side of the mirror are very cool, 
vintage industrial so it brings in a different element. 
Overall I love this and I would be happy to have this bathroom as my own.


Well what did you think of that round up of bathrooms?

One thing is for sure, Sarah definitely knows how to put together a great bathroom.

all images via sarahrichardsondesign

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Sunday Musings