CLARE'S HOME, THE FISHERMAN'S SHACK

Interview with Clare O'Donoghue

Clare O’Donoghue grew up in the seaside town of Ocean Grove on Victoria’s Bellarine Peninsula. The laid-back lifestyle has resulted in her appreciating the simple joys in life. Her home is an unapologetic palette of delicious colour. Exactly the kind of nest you’d expect from a wonderful abstract … Continue reading

CARLA'S HOME, A MILLINER'S DIGS

Interview with Carla Murley — Murley & Co.

Welcome to the home of someone who turned her dreams into reality. Carla Murley Mebourne milliner. (I know, I know, Engaging Women is a magnet for these types) Carla Murley of Murley & Co is a talented milliner who also happens to be at the … Continue reading

LETITIA'S HOME, THE TREEHOUSE

Interview with Letitia Green

Australian artist Letitia Green knows too well the power of surrounding ourselves in nature. Her connection to the earth’s beauty was cultivated when she lived in South Africa in her late teens to early twenties. Nature and colour energise the Beaumaris ‘treehouse’ she … Continue reading

BECI'S HOME, THE TERRACE

Interview with Beci Orpin

Given this blog has just been added to the National Library of Australia’s digital archives  (not so subtle brag)  it seems fitting to share amazing Australian author Beci Orpin with you. Beci Orpin has meshed her secrets into five clever books, she’s an internationally … Continue reading

MARIA'S HOME, THE RAINBOW CASA

Interview with Maria Flores

Maria Flores Say Hola. Intuition can be a very powerful thing. Melbourne artist and designer Maria Flores from Say Hola has harnessed hers to great impact: on her family life, through her art, spirituality and even the way she has … Continue reading

JUSTINE'S HOME & BREAKING CHALLAH

Interview with Justine Kuran

Justine Kuran, Artist. There’s something fascinating about the way many women inspect the world and try to make it a better place. Justine Kuran first came to my attention through her intricate paper designs. Three-dimensional artworks which draw strongly on symbols … Continue reading

The homewares designer

Interview with Rachel Castle

“I was still in my mid thirties, had zero idea of what I wanted to do but was completely happy with this.  It really never occurred to me to do my own thing. Of course at home I was forever ‘crafting’, … Continue reading

KERRY'S STUDIO, A BRIGHTON GEM

Interview with Kerry Armstrong

Kerry Armstrong, Artist. You really can be assured that the woman behind Kerry Armstrong Art understands that life is a gift. During a visit to her new garden studio (near the shores of Brighton beach) I discovered a woman as welcoming, spontaneous … Continue reading

THE STYLIST'S HOME

Interview with Heather Rivendall

Heather Rivendall, stylist. It’s easy to shut the world out when you step inside the home of visual merchandiser and interior stylist Heather Rivendell. It exudes effortless calm thanks to a restrained palette and design choices. The living room features this striking … Continue reading

BEE'S HOME, WONDER & THUNDER

Interview with Bee Czarnota

BEE’S Bee Czarnota, stylist. Bee Czarnota’s home in Bayside Melbourne tells the story of visual inventiveness. With three males in the house she carefully meshes her feminity with a touch of boy edge. It comes into play as soon as you walk through the front door. … Continue reading