12 great valentines presents

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Valentines day to some is a little cheesy but here’s 12 great gift ideas for all the lovers. Say I love you to your loved ones everyday not just on Valentines Day.IMG_8808

Sparkling Moet Rose I Love Linen cushion, Haighs Milk Chocolate Heart


West Elm Brass Love Object Lovestar Vase, Kikki K cardIMG_9285Farmgate Cheese Luxury Hamper, Selfie Book Opus Vide Poche by Henry Wilson from Small SpacesImage-1Tom Dixon Candle form Safari Living Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb fragrance for her from David Jones  Small Liaison dish Kelly Wearster

12 great cocktail accessories

VTD Banner_WEBIMG_7106My all time favourite cocktail is definitely a Gin & Tonic (closely followed by a Cosmopolitan) but I’m currently rather partial to a Margarita I guess it only seems fitting in the Summer months right?! – so cheers to this weeks Edit! 12 Great Cocktails Accessories.

I have searched high and low and so here’s 12 great pieces for making your favourite summer cocktails a little bit more stylish and of course fun!

You will be the host with the most Enjoy!


Jonathan Adler Jet Set Coasters from Coco Republic

Glasses from Marimeeko

Yellow Striped drinking straws from Emerald + Ella

Cocktail Shaker from Izola


Set of 4 Mixology Glasses from Waterford

Mid Century Bar Cart From West Elm Australia and West USA

Fanigit Paper Napkins from Ikea

Anatolian Tray from Williams Sonoma Australia

Spritsa Margarita Glass from Freedom

Resin Lotus Seed Jug from Dinosaur DesignsIMG_8213


 Kelly Wearstler  Precision Bottle Opener from Farfetch

Capi Sparking Mixers


“12” great sofas


Apologies up front as I could only narrow it down to 13 – the feature is “12 great ” and I usually prefer odd over even and 13 is unlucky for some  but hey!

This week I have hunted out 13 (whoops!) great sofas that are fun, comfortable, classic or retro there’s something for every taste and budget. Sourced mainly from here in Australia with a few friends from The USA.

Click on the links below for more details . What’s the most important thing in a Sofa for me? Hands down comfort! I love sofa time at home.

1 The Quadrant Soft sofa is super cool ( and I have a few pieces at home that i love!) from Koskela

2 Bank Sofa from Bludot Australia or Bludot USA is streamlined and super sexy in velvet  3 The super comfortable Banjo Sofa from MCM House

IMG_72324 Modern yet comfortable The Wilfred Sofa from Jardan is a future classic  5 Inject colour and pattern with this bold and bright the Boss Sofa from Arthur G


6 Colourful and cool in my favourite shade the Knoppard Sofa from Ikea 7 Retro styling Jazz sofa from Oz Design


8 Classic low and square The Felix Sofa from King Furniture 9 Shapley and cool The Jonathan Adler Arden Sofa from Coco Republic


10 Simple and no fuss The Signature Sofa Freedom 11 Americana The Livingston Sofa West Elm Australia or West Elm USA

Image-112 Tan leather is sexy! as is the Klassik Sofa from Great Dane Furniture 13 Old fashion yet modern The Scout Sofa from Scout House

12 great candles



This year Im doing all the hard work for you – checking out what’s in store and online and giving you my edit of the best in my humble opinion (it’s handy to have a stylist as a friend!)

First up candles, I’m a big fan of the ambience candles can create at home, one of lifes little luxuries. Go on and treat yourself and set the mood with these 12 scent-sational candles!

Follow the links to buy in store or online.


No. 3 Gardenia Inoubliable Glasshouse

Le Feu de L’eau  Patchouli and Amber After Store

Last Resort Citizens of the World

2ND Row L-R

Maui Island Trading Co.

Candlesmith Oregon Gascoigne & King

Daisy Palm Beach Collection


3rd ROW L-R

Missoni Mediterranio Spence & Lyda

Atelier candle Dinosaur Designs /Queen B

La Rose Maison Balzac

Bottom Row L-&

Blue Lagoon Tete – a Tete

Tom Dixon Eclectic London Dedece Plus

Cire Trudon Positano Scout House