Country Road Home AW17 Open House...

 

To launch their AW17 Collection, Country Road took over an entire house in Gordon's Bay NSW with incredible results! The open house displayed the new range styled to perfection in each room of the home, kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, dining and living. Seeing the collection in such a lived in way was a very unique and successful experience... click here to shop!

 

Grand Designs Home Collection...

 

Grand Designs Australia have releases a gorgeous new Home Collection. The collection is inspired by the Grand Designs Australia TV series that airs on Foxtel’s Lifestyle channel and hosted by architect Peter Maddison.

Across the range, natural materials take centre stage which is right up my alley. The colours, textures and materials of elm, oak, linen, wool, art glass, ceramics and hide are just divine. The collection is "designed to bring something new and unique to home living. Many items deliver impact through scale, and all tie in with each other for a coordinated look."

Each piece has been developed by experts and the collection encompasses furniture, lighting, plants, textiles and decor. They have drawn on years of experience and passion to bring you pieces with character and distinction.

Grand Designs here - Twitter here - Facebook here

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Ceramics love at Jardan...

 

I can't go past a beautiful ceramic piece, so you can imagine that I was oooooh and ahhhhing over the beautiful new ceramics collection designed by Studio Twocan for Jardan

Combining rich layering and dusty tones, Studio Twocan’s cement ceramics are inspired by Australian landscapes.

Handcrafted in Melbourne, the Studio Twocan range includes vessels and vases, available in three colourways exclusive to Jardan. 

Love love love it all... x 

Jardan here - Instagram here 

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Leah Bartholomew for Sportscraft Home...

 

In the latest designer X label collaboration, we have the super talented Artist Leah Bartholomew and Sportscraft! Together they have created a unique and superbly beautiful collection of home wares and summer essentials which are exclusive to Sportscraft.

Ranging from the luxe stoneware, candles, soft furnishings and summer beach essentials, the limited edition range has arrived just in time for entertaining family and friends this Christmas. The colour palette is bright and vibrant and features Leah’s bold signature style.

I think I need all the beachy things... love love love Summer!

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Leah Bartholomew here - Sportscraft here - Facebook here - Instagram  - Pinterest here

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Christmas Gift Guide - Under $50!

 

It's the 1st of December tomorrow... how did that happen? So what better way to start the official Christmas Season than with an Under $50 Gift Guide!

Check out my top picks for the perfect pressie for your loved ones, a fun KK or a stocking filler to finish off your haul.

And yes of course we have a grey, pastel and metallic theme... you can thank me later!

Ivy Muse - Haws Brass Mister $50

Immi & Indi - Terrazzo Cannister Rose $39

Sly Cushion - Flux Round Cushion Charcoal $49.95

Behr & Co - Jewellery Tray Cararra Marble $49.95

Sly - Teatowel Feathered Grey $19.95

Immi & Indi - Natural Belly Basket $39

Oh Eight Oh Nine - Petal Heart Print $15

Hunting for George - Eskimo Cushion Cover $29

Maxwell Willaims - Cloud Platter Storm Grey $29.95

Maxwell Williams - Square platter set of 3 $39.95

Adore - Interiors Coffee Table Book $40

Milk & Sugar - Chester small pot grey $29.95

Lightly Design - Geometric bottle opener round $24

Hide & Co - Classic Leather Basket small $39

Country Road - Ister small vessel $49.95

Ekhi Candles - Copper candle $39.95

Olli Ella - Neutral basket mini $49

Lightly Design - Round tin copper $45

Lightly Design - Rose salad servers $35

Milk & Sugar - Bowie Platter $34.95

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Zakkia 16:02 Collection...

 

Welcome to ZAKKIA'S 2016: Collection 02 which is taking you back to your roots with hand crafted objects made from natural materials with traditional methods. The collection is understated yet beautifully sophisticated with each design possessing versatile qualities that will carry through time. 

Zakkia believes that little details make all the difference in a home. Their motto is for everyone to have to access high quality designer pieces for everyday prices and to create pieces that you will treasure forever.

Now can I have one of everything please?!! 

Zakkia here - Shop here - Facebook here - Instagram here - Pinterest here

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New from Zakkia...

 
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All images by ZAKKIA

Welcome to Zakkia's 2016: Collection 01. For their latest range they have created a range of handmade mugs and bowls, a collection of travel accessories, plus a few lovely extras to add to your no doubt ever expanding collection of home-ware treasures. 

Zakkia products are designed by their team here in Australia, and are a fusion of the brands Scandinavian heritage and natural designs reflective of life at Bondi. Each piece is designed with a myriad of uses in mind, and is carefully handmade from high-quality raw materials for durability.

We have so much love for Zakkia here at Dot + Pop - they can do no wrong with their absolutely gorgeous products! 

Zakkia here - Instagram here - Facebook here - Pinterest here

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Kali Stoneware by Aura Winter 16 Collection...

 

Beautifully hand-crafted and glazed by expertly-skilled artisans, the Kali stoneware range has some new additions to mix up your kitchenware.

Their new stone spreading knives which are available in many sought-after hues are so gorgeous as well as functional and feature a natural leather tie for extra effect.

New cup sets are great for tea or water, and also to make a beautiful statement for decorative planting on a table or console. They can be mixed and matched with an assortment of plates, bowls and platters and each piece is subtly unique.

Oblong-shaped platters are another beautiful addition to the collection - perfect for serving and styling your favourite food and homewares. 

Kali Collection here - Facebook here - Instagram here - Pinterest here

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Kmart - Winter homewares collection...

 
 Rocking chair ($49), wooden hexagonal mirror ($15)

Rocking chair ($49), wooden hexagonal mirror ($15)

Kmart have been absolutely killing it with their homewares collections for a while now and their Winter Collection is just as 'on trend'!

A carefully curated, locally designed collection of warm and textured winter living pieces are in store now. Form and function share centre stage in Kmart’s May Living collection – sleek Scandinavian styling, on-trend minimalistic materials and moody colour palettes meet cosy, tactile textures for added warmth in Winter.

All items are also extremely affordable with Kmart continuing to cement its reputation as the destination for designer inspired living at irresistible prices. Kmart Australia’s Head of Home, Julie Miller-Sensini, said, “Our May Living arrivals will continue to surprise and delight our customers. The stylish range of winter essentials showcases a natural look with simple clean lines – with a few hints of monochrome, providing a nod to the current interiors trend”. 

 Industrial entertainment unit ($49)

Industrial entertainment unit ($49)

Cosy, stylish pieces that I expect to be super popular include the grey and white ombre faux fur cushion ($12) and throw ($25, also available in a charcoal checkerboard pattern), the Wellington faux sheepskin (in white, pink or grey for $19) and the faux cow hide (only $49). A huge selection of designer look blankets, from geometric reversible ($20) to Diamond and Scandi printed plush blankets ($29).

 

Kmart here - Instagram here - Facebook here

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IKEA launches Viktigt Collection...

 
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Photography via IKEA

I'm sure most of you are IKEA fans, closeted or not... so let's start drooling over their latest collection VIKTIGT by Swedish designer Ingegerd Råman. The combination of natural materials and beautiful craftsmanship makes this collection outstanding and perfect for the contemporary home.

The collection’s design is mostly swedish – it blends simplicity with natural materials and timeless design. Be aware that this is a limited collection so be quick!

IKEA here - Instagram here - Facebook here
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Country Road Home... Winter 2016

 

Photographed on location at the breathtaking rural town of Annandale, New Zealand; Country Road’s Winter 2016 campaign captures a cosy and intimate moment in time, against a dramatic and natural landscape. 

As always their collection is absolutely stunning and you will want one of everything... make some room in your houses people! Soft furnishings continue to focus on luxe, 3D textures featuring knobbly textiles, long-haired tweeds, pile knits and elements of fringe. Stylish linen bedding, decorative cushions, and beautiful throws are offered in neutral shades of grey, nude and brown with highlights of faded teal and petrol blue. Functional homewares are softened with beautiful marble finishes and accents of gold and similar detailing is also seen across new decorative baskets, lighting and votive candles.

Stoneware dining adds a dramatic statement to the table with an exposed charcoal bisque on the outer, and gloss white inner making the serving collections both functional and decorative. Charcoal and grey napery is highlighted with pale chalk blue in textural placemats and napkins, perfectly complementing the earthy terracotta tones made for entertaining.

This range focuses on sophisticated homewares that are both stylish and functional.. LOVE!

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Country Road here - Instagram here - Facebook here - Twitter here

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Autumn/Winter 16 Aura Home Collection...

 

Aura Home have done it again with their Autumn/Winter 2016 Collection... Bedroom, Bathroom, Kitchen and Living are all covered with this on trend collection. Muted tones, geometric patterns and luxurious fabrics round out this beautiful range and will leave you wanting one of everything... scroll for pretty pics!

"Our winter 2016 collection combines a tonal pastel palette with geometric shapes and stripes, from bed linen, cushions and throws to bath towels and our new ceramics, this collection works effortlessly together to ensure a seamless transition as you move through your home. Designed in Melbourne & inspired by my love of global and Australian travel, AURA is all about sublime colours, textiles, natural fabrics and exquisite patterns. Welcome to the world of AURA, a hint of Scandinavia, a dash of India and a whole lot of Melbourne"

Aura Home here - Facebook here - Instagram here - Pinterest here

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Country Road Autumn 2016...

 

I just can't get enough of Country Roads Home's collections of late, they are just to die for... They are seriously just getting better and better and better! 

This Autumn Winter 2016 sees Country Road Home celebrate the beauty and simplicity of industrial, functional pieces, which are softened through an autumnal colour palette of washed reds and rich browns with metallic highlights of gold and copper, enough said, Gold and Copper, my favourites! There’s a focus on raw materials such as concrete, marble and oak being interpreted in modern ways; a clock created in speckled grey concrete and delicate glass vessels with marble stoppers... YAY! 

Black and snow marble lights are a strong design addition to the range along with oak tables finished with marble tops. Knits reveal their intricate construction through fluffed textures - designed to be mixed together for luxurious layering in the home. 

If you are in the mood to update you kitchen then listen out... striking enamel cookware in a chalky pale grey and the introduction of fresh sage green into their Tapas dining range is a sophisticated new season change. Felt place-mats and napkins in linen and cotton add depth to your table settings, with a cleansing palette of neutral charcoals, pale grey and marshmallow will ensure an understated style.

And my finally my favourite... Bed linen sees the introduction of cloud-like textiles, cleverly created through subtle embroidery and quilting in calming, restful shades including chalk blue and nude pink... dreamy!

Scroll down if you dare... you will want it all, I promise you!

Country Road here - Instagram here - Facebook here - Pinterest here

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New Season Zakkia...

 
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Welcome to Zakkia's 2016 Collection... The latest range introduces their first venture into handmade bowls, oversized mugs, spoons and containers. The colour palette of greys, lavender and pink with a monochrome base represents their Scandinavian heritage, and they have also introduced a seagrass tone that is reminiscent of the ocean.... can I have one of everything please? LOVE!

This collection was designed on a recent trip to their homeland of Sweden where the word ‘mys’ is used to describe a cosy and complete feeling. And the team at Zakkia think ‘mys’ is the perfect word for the new collection’s soft, contemporary style with touches of brass detailing and gentle rounded shapes.

"At Zakkia, we believe the little details make all the difference in a home. We are passionate about designing products that help people create a space they love and we aim to celebrate individual style and innovation in the process."

Zakkia was founded by Swede-turned-Sydneysider Sara Lundgren in late 2012. Growing up in Sweden Sara was surrounded by design her entire childhood, and since moving to Australia this passion grew even more as she was inspired by the beauty of her new environment.

Zakkia here - Instagram here - Facebook here - Pinterest here

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Marmoset Found...

 

Are you crushing on the vessels above as much as me? Colour love!!! 

Marmoset Found is Australia’s destination for exotic homewares and tableware, including handcrafted pieces (ceramics, glass, baskets, lighting, decorative and textiles) sourced from around the globe. The colour palette is generally subtle and soothing, even black is ‘faded black, muted and celestial shades of mauve, delicate blue and seafoam, soft lemon and coral, and gentle pink. Featuring seasonal products and one-off limited treasures, Marmoset Found celebrates an assortment of ornate shapes, elegant lines, and superior quality sure to add lightness and intrigue to your home.   

A business born from an appreciation of colour, craftsmanship, form and above all functionality, Marmoset Found has been heralded as Australia’s destination for superior design. Discover a treasure-trove of homewares at Marmoset Found’s online store and add individuality to your décor with finely-crafted pieces that deliver effortless but well-considered style. Form, function, beauty and sophistication.

“Our aim is to provide an ever-evolving collection of beautiful everyday pieces and rarities” says Nareen. 

Marmoset Found here - Instagram here - Facebook - here - Pinterest here

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Aura Home... Stoneware

 

Hello Aura Stoneware!

Last year we were blessed with their beautifully patterned and coloured porcelain collection and now they are back with more! 

The stoneware collection features plates, bowls, trays and cups in pastel pink, graphite, marshmallow, peppermint, coral and yellow. Each piece is beautifully crafted and glazed by skilled artisans using only the most eco-friendly, highly durable materials, which are dishwasher and microwave safe.

These little gems are the perfect additional to your Christmas Table!

Aura here - Facebook here - Instagram here - Pinterest here

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