Thursday, June 26, 2008

Blackheart Sassafras Furniture

Blackheart Sassafras Veneer Unit By Unicraft Joinery

Our latest piece of furniture custom made for the client, this veneer is not for the faint hearted, made from Blackheart Sassafras Veneer and 2 pack doors, this piece is sure to be a converstation starter.

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Oh So Simple Yet So Stylish

This joinery was done for a job last year in Toorak, the client renovated their home in a quiet court just a stones throw form chapel street. I love the clean lines, and the way in just blends in without making an over the top statement. Of course we didnt do the pool but i just had to add the picture in anyway.
Now if you Google Unicraft Joinery, you will see these stairs, we have seen them in Vogue Living, Anthill Magazine and more recently have been contacted by Better Homes and Gardens about them, I’ve seen emails called amazing stairs with them among other stairs, I’ve read blogs mentioning these stairs. We cant see what all the fuss is about, we’d rather people be taking about our real joinery. Which is why we have started having professional shoots done so we can start sending out pics to magazines to hopefully be published. So just incase your one of the 300 hundred people left in the world hasn’t seen them here they are, and shock horror its actually a different picture the one that has been around the globe.

Mood Board

I has so much fun doing this mood board for the decor8 comp. I had heaps of fab things on etsy that i was wanting to share and some furniture that i love and everthing else just fell into place. A bit of french provincial meets modern. Colours that i wouldn't have chosen in real life, but now wish Jacob's nursery was painted this colour with coordinating wall art and bed linen. Everything a styled baby could need.

Monday, June 23, 2008

My Bed Post

Over at The House That A-M Built she posts a new bed for us to pour over every monday (as above), and imagine my surprise when i went there this morning and she has tagged me and four others (The Laurel Hedge, White and Wander, Lily G & Attic Mag) to take part in..., well i actually dont know what it is called but I will post my answers later. Thanks A-M.

Anyway this morning she posted the above bed from chic shack.

So I thought it might e fun to and get bloggers to post pics of their beds, please call your post
MY BED POST and then invite 3 others to do the same. here is mine.

My hubby made me this bed for my wedding present, the first time we slept in it together was our wedding night. As you can see our bedroom is in desperate need of decorating and curtains. So any ideas will be greatly appreciated

I Invite The House That A-M Build, Villa Anna & Absolutely Beautiful Things to share their beds for next week.

Beds by Unicraft Joinery

Friday, June 20, 2008

The Peninsula, New York

I came across this exquisite hotel this morning, The Peninsula, New York.
The Hotel is located on Fifth Avenue and 55th Street, in the heart of New York City's most prestigious shopping, cultural, and business neighborhood, in Mid-town Manhattan.

In celebration of The Peninsula New York's 20th Anniversary, reserve one night at the below stated rate and receive the second night for $20.00.
Images from The Peninsula, New York.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Artist Chis Bushe

“Art” the very word terrifies me to the core. I am afraid to commit, what if someone else doesn’t like it? What if I wasted my money? What If what if what if.
I met a very nice lady who told me not to be afraid, and start looking at art a put it in one of two categories, Like it, and don’t like it. So the first pieces that I have seen since that conversation, went into the like it basket.

'Snow Fields, Gairnshiel'

'Iona, North Beach'

Comptempory Artist Chris Bushe, born 1958 in Aberfeldy, Perthshire Scotland. His paintings are available through Panter and Hall, London

Images courtesy of

Mid Week Break?

Anyone like to join me for a mid week (well earned) break courtesy of marie claire

Image courtesy marie claire

Monday, June 16, 2008

Who needs a butler?

I am just loving butler sinks at the moment, here is a lovely kitchen sink that I could happily do dishes in it all day, then bake a batch of pecan and date cookies.

Image from house to home

Sunday, June 15, 2008

Buffet Your World

From the Grange Collection
Joseph Grange Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise, France.

above and below
The Marchetti collection originates from the Veneto region of Northern Italy,

These buffets are available thru Domo in Australia, they have a huge collection of furniture for indoor and out,most are beatifully styled and photographed.

All images from domo

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Surprise Package

Imagine my surprise when I clicked on this little beauty in, for rent in Port Melbourne for a mere $1500 per week and that isn’t a holiday rental.
Just wait until you see what is behind this dainty frontage.

Image via Biggin&Scott Real Estate Agents

Sunday, June 8, 2008

Eames it up

I have just ordered my, well hubby's eames loung chair in cream, to go in our bedroom for the time being and two bertoia stools for my island unit. I won the eames longe chair on an ebay aution and added the stools to the order from his online store at milan direct.

I am also really wanting the eames DCM, I thought that I wanted them in walnut, but have decided that black would be better for two reasons, 1. I want my joiner hubby to make a timber table, and this way i dont have to stress about colour matching timber and 2. Our curtains are black and gold so they would match in that way, oh and i also just got a new leather three seater lounge below, but in black to go in the dining room.

Image 1,2 & 3 from milan direct
Image 4 from Mybid

Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Nina Campbell

How simply stylish is the Balzoro Collection from Nina Campbell available via Osborne & Little.
The wallpaper is Cypres and fabric Demask.

Image from osborne & Little

Are You Being Served?

Whitney Smith form Oakland, Califorina makes the most amazing serving ware on her potters wheel, using things like birds and dogwood flowers as embellishments adding a delicate touch to her feminine pieces. Find her on Etsy

Sunday, June 1, 2008

Croissant Anyone?

How utterly refreshing is this table setting? And the centre piece so simple. All items from The White Company London, their web site is amazing they must sell a heap of stuff on the net, due to their styling alone.

Images from The white Company