20 Below: A Pretty Placemat

If you’re anything like me, then you appreciate a beautiful table setting. I generally prefer tablecloths but I do like placemats for less formal gatherings. This one from Anthropologie is so pretty, don’t you think?

Cyme placemat, $14, Anthropologie

p.s. I also think it would look great framed. Have you ever framed linens or a piece of fabric?

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Dreaming of the big city

What’s up with all the urban interest on everything from posters to bedding?

Today’s set of sheets and duvet cover are made in India with a 250 thread count detailing a graphic architectural take on cityscape speckled with embroidered blocks of colour (not too much colour, mind you).

These are new to CB2, Crate & Barrel’s little sister retailer that I have yet to drop into. I keep hearing fabtastic things about this shop and I’m excited to check out the furniture, home décor and yes- the bedding!

Skyline bed linens, $49.95-189.95, at CB2


Ruffled Sheets

I love this ruffled jersey organic sheet set from Pottery Barn.

sheet set, $103-$169, Pottery Barn


The Friday Five: Garnet Hill

In the last few months I’ve been drawn quite a bit to Garnet Hill. I have yet to make a purchase or to test out any of the products but my friend Therese is a fan and I can see why.

Here are five of my favourite items for the home but there are also a lot of great articles of clothing and accessories. Definitely worth a browse…if not a few purchases!

Signature scalloped percale bedding, $21-$49 (on sale)

Frette bath towels, $10-$65

Megan tufted headboard, $978-$1188

faux-bamboo nightstand, $788

Simon Pearce Cavendish ceramic bowl, $40-$46

Thanks to Therese for introducing me to Garnet Hill.

Photos courtesy of Garnet Hill.


Moroccan Wedding Blankets

Although I don’t own one, I quite like the look of a Moroccan wedding blanket. Especially when it is pretty and sparkly and white! Doesn’t Louise over at Table Tonic carry the most beautiful collection in her shop?

Suki, $790AUD

Phoenix, $790AUD

Jorjana, $790AUD


The Baby’s Room

I just love a white baby’s room. Especially when it comes with a fun black and white graphic print.

via A Cup of Jo


Crisp White Linens

I feel a new collection coming on. I am so inspired by this picture (and basically everything that is Eddie Ross).

via Eddie Ross

Photo courtesy of Eddie Ross.