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29.5.16

0 Etsy Find | Flatland Drygoods


Two of our favorite makers across the pond, surface pattern designer, Lucie Summers and jewelry designer Emma Mitchell of Silver Pebble have a sweet new collaboration out right now called Flatland Drygoods on Etsy.

Emma tells us, "Together we created a small batch of handprinted and signed nature journals/sketchbooks. The cover design is Lu’s Signs of Spring and each journal has a bookmark handprinted using a tiny screen made from a wren I drew. Each sketchbook has a glassine envelope in the inside cover for collecting feathers and small nature finds and the sturdy manila washer envelope (surely the most marvellous stationery product ever invented) protects the journal in your bag whilst you’re out on walks or whilst it sits in your bookcase."

We love them! Let's take a look!






To see more visit Flatland Drygoods on Etsy.


26.5.16

3 21+ Beautiful Weekend Projects to Try


We missed last week's round-up so here's over double the amount of weekend project finds we came across this week!  Lots of beautiful ideas!  Check them out below!

1. Citronella Candles in Recycled Tins | Sugar and Charm
2. Copper Trimmed Glass Terrariums | Why Don't You Make Me
3. Learn how to draw Snapdragons | The House that Lars Built
4. Make a pink shibori pillow | The Crafted Life
5. Indoor Water Garden | The Merrythought
6. DIY Mini Planters | Wonderwood
7. Learn How to Draw Rannuculus | The House That Lars Built
8. Brass Ring Wall Decor | Sugar and Cloth
9. DIY Beaded Gift Wrap | Tell Love and Party
10. DIY Room Spary | Homey Oh My!
11. DIY Polish Chandelier Planter | The House that Lars Built
12. Mini Tic Tac Toe Pineapples | A Bubbly Life


13. An outdoor bench DIY | Monsters Circus
14. Stone Trinket Dishes | Homey Oh My!
15. Nesting herb boxes | The Navage Patch
16. Father's Day Free Printable + Secret Sauce | The Kiwi in the Clouds
17. Rope Bag Sewing Tutorial | Creative Homemaking
18. Learn how to draw flowers | The House That Lars Built
19. DIY Giant Tassel Blanket | Be Purposed
20. Make a mudcloth totebag | Burkatron
21. Live Edge Walnut Bench | Francois et Moi

25.5.16

1 Hotel Style | Byron Beach Abodes

Photo: Instagram @byron_beach_abodes
With Air Canada now flying Vancouver to Brisbane this June, visiting Australia's beautiful Byron Beach just came a little easier.  We stumbled upon Byron Beach Abodes recently on Instagram and knew we had to include it in our hotel style series.

A family run business, Byron Beach Abodes specializes in boutique-style accommodations.  Featuring The Cottage, The Chapel and the House which each have their own unique style and are only a five minute walk to Byron's best beaches.  

Let's take a look!   Above, we love the art deco-style chairs in The Cottage, which has been tastefully restored retaining many of the original timbers of the building.  The space features three bedrooms and two baths with beautiful french doors opening onto a large undercover deck overlooking the plunge pool and spa. Lots of white on white with cream and tropical fabric accents.


The Chapel is a nice little spot for a romantic getaway.  We love the recycled timber beams and stylish mix of eclectic furniture and fittings. Living room with it's high ceilings and steel staircase has the feel of a New York loft.

Photo: Instagram @byron_beach_abodes

Photo: Instagram @byron_beach_abodes


The villas are a nice place to hang after a day at the beach featuring a nice pool and entertaining area.

Photo: Instagram @byron_beach_abodes  Photo by @jessie.and.jones
Photo: Via @byron_beach_abodes by Jessica Stein



A few more from their instagram feed:







Visit Byron Beach Abodes online:
Site:  byronbeachabodes.com.au
Instagram:  @byron_beach_abodes
Facebook: facebook.com/The-Villas-of-Byron

0 Inspiration | A Summer Oasis


This little tropical oasis from H+M Home has us longing for summer days.  Loving this "summer fete" spread featuring their summer collection of tablecloths, seat cushions and pillows.  Such pretty scenes.  Let's take a look! Might have to paint our fence hot pink!




See more at hm.com.

3 Go Big Or Go Home


We're thrilled to have Victoria of  SF Girl By Bay guest blogging for us today.  Victoria has an amazing eye that we've admired for years and love idea of going big in the art department.

Hi Poppytalk readers, it's Victoria from SF Girl By Bay dropping in today to share some artful ideas for decorating. Have you been noticing the trend lately of decorating with one minimal, but very large piece of artwork? I love the bold statement that a large photograph makes -- drawing your eye into a room and creating a stunning and dramatic backdrop. I love this dining room designed by Black Lacquer Interiors and went on the hunt for a few examples of large format art you can shop online for. You can also print your own Instagrams and other digital images super big with online companies like Framebridge, Artifact Uprising and Parabo Press which can be a super affordable way to add very personal and unique artwork to your space. Online art galleries like 20x200, Mammoth Collections and Tappan Collective are also great resources for getting the big print.







Thank you Victoria! Visit SF Girl By Bay online at:
Site: sfgirlbybay.com/
Instagram: @sfgirlbybay
Twitter: @sfgirlbybay
Facebook: acebook.com/sfgirlbybayblog