1890s Victorian house gets a new, modern and luxurious extension

Sitting on a prestige and historic street in Melbourne’s Camberwell, this 1890s house had long suffered from previous modifications that didn’t do its beautiful bones justice. But with architect Kirsten Johnstone at the helm, a family of four sought to reinstate the Victorian elegance with a twist of modern to the rear to accommodate their […]

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for 2023

SHOP THE POST: Turn on your JavaScript to view content Are you ready for my yearly Mother’s Day gift ideas? Though I’ve always loved celebrating Mother’s Day, now that I am one myself, I have to admit it feels significantly more special in so many ways. Aside from the fact that I get to partake […]

Sprucing up for Spring! {My Ten Favorites}

My ten favorite practical and pretty items for spring! I love spring almost as much as I love the fall season. SO close. I really enjoy the process of prepping our outside spaces and gardens for the upcoming year.  Nearly every day I walk around and marvel at how quickly our flowers and plants grow […]

Modern Heritage: Blue Bottle Coffee Myeondong by Teo Yang Studio.

  Located within a bustling commercial street in Myeondong, Seoul, is a narrow facade with features that resemble a traditional Korean home—a door, a window, a canopy. A small blue nameplate reads ‘Hyeonpan’, welcoming passers-by to the property. Above, there is a subtle blue glow, contained within a box housing the silhouette of a bottle. […]

A playful and exciting revamp for a mundane dining room

After a long day at work or school, dining rooms can be the ideal place for families to reconnect and bond over food. When interior decorator Nicole Rosenberg of Liberty Interiors encountered a client’s dull and uninviting dining room, she knew that a bold and fun makeover would breathe new life into the home, and […]

Our Living Room Update

When we decided to embark on our kitchen renovation late last year, we figured that we’d take the opportunity to replace the hardwood floors throughout the main floor of our home as well. They were in pretty dire shape and, admittedly, in need of some serious love. And since we were already replacing our floors, […]

Curves define luxury waterfront Sydney home

Located in the impossibly pretty Sydney waterside suburb of Mosman, this statement making new build was designed by Ursino Architects and features interior design by Manny Alas of Made by Alas. Home to a builder and his wife, the home features high end finishes and plenty of sumptuous curves and statement moments. “Tasked with creating […]

4 reasons to invest in shag rugs this winter

Shag rugs may not be the first choice for everybody. They can be expensive for someone on a tight budget and require regular cleaning to keep them looking and feeling their best. Playing devil’s advocate, creative director and co-founder of Miss Amar Alexandra Tanya-Weller, shares four reasons why you should start investing in shag rugs […]