Mixology shoot for the holiday edition of Hooray Magazine

A while back the talented styling guru of Melbourne, aka Sooti, aka my mate and I got together to create something fun, bright, tropical, yummy and summer time friendly for the holiday edition of Hooray magazine. The result, was good!

We had the lovely and talented Alison take snaps and here are a few of my faves!

Enjoy x

FINDERS KEEPERS MARKET #melbourne

Last month was a good month!

I was lucky enough to be involved with Finders Keepers Market held at the Royal Exhibition building in Melbourne, and I loved it! 

This market is seriously cool! Its full of awesome designers, foodies, artists and all around creatives. I was put in the Farmers Market Lane which was great because on one side of me I had some delicious australian made tea and to the other, YUMMY chocolates! 

Bump in was so much fun. I had a good friend helping me and we had a blast. It was so cool to set up a space that was all mine, exactly the way I wanted it. I've never wanted to have a shop but I must admit, it was fun to have a shop front that was ALL MINE! 

Im very fortunate to have some awesome friends who support me so I had a lot of visitors! Getting a chance to chat to people about their love of flowers or their up in coming wedding was an experience in itself.

Thank you to everyone who came and supported me and brought my flowers, plants, and just had a good old chat! To my boyfriend who helped me on the Friday night and to bump out, and to the folks from the Finders Keepers Market for letting me be a part of his amazing market. Im looking forward to the next!

 

Foraging in my homeland

Happy New Year!

I was lucky enough to get away for the Christmas and New Year break and I spent a majority of my time in Waiheke Island and Auckland. I forgot how beautiful New Zealand is in the summer time!

I was at friends house one day who has an amazing garden that she has been working very hard on, and wanted to cut some flowers for her house. My friend has an amazing collection of Crown Lynn ceramics and McAlpine jugs which her mum had collected over the years and they are quite rare! So I had a little play and here was my favourite creation!

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Poppies that go P O P !

For years I have always loved poppies. They are such sweet flowers, on mass, mixed with other winter/spring blooms or even just few stems cut and shoved in some cute old fashioned milk bottles.

But my one issue with poppies: they never bloom like in the photo's!

Why? Im not sure. Iv'e heard the old wives tale of pricking the tips with a pin but always assumed it was just that, an old wives tale. That was until I finally gave in and tried it.

And Voila! It works.

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