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Loving Laguiole

For some reason, I started to go off silver and stainless steel cutlery.  It felt very cold to me and so I went in search of wood-handled cutlery.   I came across Laguiole – Andre Verdier in a local homewares store and fell in love. …

August 24, 2010

The Gourmet Collection

I recently came across Lorena Barrezueta’s Gourmet Collection on the Welcome Home blog.  Lorena handcrafts stylish dinnerware from her studio in Brooklyn, NY. This collection below is from the Fresh range.  Lorena has reintroduced the ubiquitous disposable tin food container in fine porcelain as…

July 26, 2010
Birthday Dinner Gifts Home

Flowers for My Table

Flowers will immediately improve any table setting.  Whether you are gathering them from your garden or selecting an arrangement from your local florist, you can create a simple bouquet or stunning centrepiece.  I love these floral designs by Prickly Pear, Melbourne.   I hope they provide you…

May 23, 2010
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A Very Stylish Porcelain Collection

If you’re looking for a fabulous hostess gift idea, how about a few of these very stylish serving bowls or platters from, Mud Australia.   Their platters and bowls come in a variety of designs and the colours are so unique and striking.  This…

May 5, 2010

A Vintage Bell Tea Set

I love a decorative China tea set.  Not only does it look good, but I think tea tastes all the better for the cup it is served in. Hubby and I received this beautiful vintage Bell Fine Bone China tea set from our family…

April 30, 2010


This design is so space age – I think I would become the talk of the gym class once I pulled this little beauty out of my kit bag.  Kor One even sounds like it’s destined for space travel.   It’s BPA free so a healthy…

April 15, 2010

A Tiffin to Go Places

I found this gorgeous Tiffin Set  below at one of my favourite blogs, Lushlee by Ange May.   Lushlee is a contemporary lifestyle blog dedicated to art, design and style.    Every day I receive the Lushlee enews which includes  interesting and creative finds covering art, photography, home…

April 9, 2010

Savon de Marseille Soap

I have a fetish for fancy soaps and I adore the Liquid Marseille Soap from Compagnie de Provence.    Their delicate liquid soaps gently cleanse your hands leaving them refreshingly soft and smooth.   The range includes Cherry Blossom, Fig of Provence, Olive and Lavender, Wild…

April 3, 2010