happy easter

Happy Easter- I hope you enjoy the long weekend!

Its all about relaxing this weekend ( for me) and perhaps some chocolate hot cross buns with butter and salted caramel sauce from Taste Byron Bay YUM!

Rabbit Plate West Elm

Cake stand Melissa Lellouche

Table Linen Major Minor Sydney

Yellow Bowl Mud Australia 

Eggs painted in Murobond “Jellyfish” and “Foam”

 

mjg and canon wall art made easy

There is something special about printing your photos, I have teamed up with Canon Australia to again inspire you to print and display your photos at home, this time I show you a few tricks and tips in creating your very own gallery style photo wall don’t be afraid to have a go and try this at home click here to read the full how to

All Photos Jacqui Turk

 

pottery barn small space behind the scenes

Recently I styled a sweet apartment in Sydney with some key pieces from the new Pottery Barn Small spaces Collection in true Pottery Barn Style everything is cool, classic, chic but casual and all a little bit Hamptons style which we all love!

The Small spaces collection is all about maximising your space with style and the most from your budget, its in store and online now click here to see more

Here are a few fun behind the scenes moments from the shoot – we get lots done but we always have fun!

Photos Jacqui Turk Flowers The Flower Drum

 

print straight from your phone with canon Selphy printer

My phone is full of photos ( just like yours I’m sure) I love posting to Instagram but there is something magical about printing out your photos and putting them one display ( creatively) in your space.

The Canon Selphy printer ( available in store at Target and Harvey Norman) is my new favourite gadget that allows you to (easily) print photos straight from you phone.

Click here to read more

Photos Jacqui Turk

Rug West Elm

Table Bludot

Marble Tray Marble Basics

 



first look mjg aw17

Here’s your exclusive first look at MJG AW17 collection (coming real soon) online and in stores late February.

Ok we haven’t given much away but this is one of my favourite blankets from the new collection – we are holding trade and media only showings in Sydney February 15th and 16th February showing our latest  collection – email us at sales@mjgstore.com for details or check your inbox 😉

As you can see I have embraced my inner “mountain man” this season and I can’t wait to share the entire collection with you soon!

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Photo Jessie Prince

display wall how to with mjg and canon

I have partnered with Canon to share some styling tips about printing and putting your photos on display in your home – I’m here to help get you inspired!
Your space should be filled with things you love and that tell a story. It is important to add your very own personal touch. Of course, displaying photos is the perfect way to do this. In today’s world we are all obsessed with our smartphones and snap everything we do, eat buy and see.
It’s hard to actually enjoy the moment and really be in the moment and while I think it is great to capture the life that we are living it’s also important to cherish these moments and put them on display.
I love to travel and collect things whilst away. These treasured memories and souvenirs should be cherished.
When decorating your home these memories and souvenirs are the things that really create your own personal style and how you like to live. So use them as a starting point in finding your style and you will find that this will naturally be reflected in the images you take.
Pictures don’t need to be perfect so take the pressure off yourself.
There’s plenty of time to perfect your technique. In fact some of my best photos are happy accidents when the light or timing has been just right.

My top tips for creative photo displays
1. Get your photos in your space and off your camera.
2. Decorate your space with personal touches.
3. Think outside of the box with creative ways and places to display your photos – shelves, bedside tables and sideboards are all great places.
4. Allow time for your style of photography and decorating to develop and evolve – print photos often and update your displays.
5. Group photos together and add or edit over time – style is an evolution so don’t leave things standing still but move them around.
6. Selecting a colour palette of the images (for example a group of black and white photos) ties a look together and creates a sense of sophistication and uniformity.

All Photography Jacqui Turk

Style notes

Rug from West Elm

Wall Colour Murobond Foam

Frames Ikea and Country Road

Sideboard Bludot

print your holiday snaps

So I printed all my holiday snaps straight from my Phone with the Canon Sephy Printer

I wasn’t sure where to put them so I stuck them (with blutack) onto an existing framed print to display them and to keep the holiday feeling alive!

A fun and simple project anyone can do and a great way to get your photos off your phiomne and on to your wall!

The printer is easy to use and are available in store at Target and Harvey Norman

 

lets get merry

Its December, Christmas is coming well actually for a stylist its been here for quite awhile already.

This year I have decided for a simple Christmas at Home.

I made a Little Merry (literally) and added a cute little tree and that all…

For the “cheers “and “merry” letters I printed out templates I downloaded online on coloured paper and then cut them out with scissors then used a hole punch to make holes and thread string thru and taped them up – Super easy!

Tree Into The Wild

Rope Basket, Cork House decoration and Leather Cushion MJG 

Prints Pampa and Kara Rosenlund and Aqua Bumps

Light box Page thirty three

Sofa and String Scout

Peppermint Bark William Sonoma (delicious)

Glass Denver and Leily

Plate Koskela

Errol bench Temperature Design

Photos Jason Grant taken on Canon at Casa MJG

 

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jg style wrapping idea

Some times you need to get creative, on the weekend I needed to wrap a present but didn’t have any wrapping paper at Home. So I thought outside the box and used some left over Shibori wallpaper  with some string – presto job done!

Be sure to look and see what you have already – you just need to get creative!

wallpaper from Shibori

Scissors and string from Scout

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hang ups

This weekend just gone I finally go around to hanging some new and some old favourites on my walls.

I like a casual gallery style wall hang and have keep the framing uniform in timber and the colour palette limited to make this wall work!

Top row L-R Gone to sea (Ocean ) and Pampa (Bull)

Bottom row L-R Lauren Bamford (Ace) Kara Rosenlund (Horses)

Matthew Kentman Painting

Page Thirty Three light Box

Sofa Scout

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