This lovely simple brooch was inherited from my late grand mother a few years ago. She was a woman of modest means but she loved to dress up when an occasion presented itself. Whilst this is a modest 1950’s piece I find it rather charming. When I received it was missing one diamanté with, Read More

Can you hear it? Listen for it, after Marion’s laugh. It is the unique sound of beautiful sequinned lace, rustling as it moves, almost like soft rain on a tin roof. It is a sound that Marion Boyce, award winning Costume designer of crime series Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries and feature film The Dressmaker is, Read More

What a difference a few metres can make. It’s summer in Melbourne, and for many that means sun, sand, and salt, spending time on our bay and surf beaches. I was in Rye the other day. For those who don’t know it, its on the Mornington Peninsular, south of Melbourne. As you travel south, Read More

Yup! You guessed Photobomb Friday has had a name change! Two reasons, firstly I’m loosening up my schedule, so it may not be Friday… secondly there is no random person sticking their head in the back here making bunny ears. Though that might be cute! So it is Colour Crush #15 Liquid Art Best, Read More

“It’s a new era in fashion – there are no rules. It’s all about the individual and personal style, wearing high-end, low-end, classic labels, and up-and-coming designers all together.” — Alexander McQueen (Source: inspirechictopia)

“The most important thing to remember is that you can wear all the greatest clothes and all the greatest shoes, but you’ve got to have a good spirit on the inside. That’s what’s really going to make you look like you’re ready to rock the world.” — Alicia Keys  

It’s Photobomb Friday (you and I both know it is Tuesday, but we can keep a secret can’t we?) It is… extinguishhhhhhhhhhhhh Best on… Warm Spring (warm and clear)    We need a little heat in ol’ Melbourne town today! Cheerio Bella. For more colour inspiration click on the colour category in the “Let’s, Read More

Finding exactly the right words to express my thoughts is something that I’m working on. Part of the reason I’m sitting here tap tapping away. I get bowled over on occasion by the eloquence and insightfulness that can flow out of the mouths and minds of others. So in light of that I thought I’d, Read More

It’s Photobomb Friday and on the hotplate today is one for the bold and audacious amongst us! It is… the serpent and the apple Best on… Clear and Deep Winter   a little stained glass style. Bella. For more colour inspiration click on the colour category in the “Let’s talk” cloud at the top, Read More

Is anyone sick of my alliteration yet? It just comes to me when I look at the photo. Geez I must be a cheesy sod. Ah well, let me know when it gets boring. Or suggest alternative titles??? That might be fun. But keep it clean, please, I know there are children reading! It’s, Read More