Eat. Sleep. Pin.

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Just in case there’s anyone out there who’s missing out on the gorgeousness of Decorator’s Notebook’s Pinterest boards, here’s a quick reminder… http://pinterest.com/DecoratorsNotes/ {via Pinterest} If you’re there too leave a comment with your username and we can all pin and party together!

Shake your tail feather

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I find myself adding more and more natural touches to my rooms at the moment… a delicate seedhead here, a crispy-dried hydrangea head there. Next time I head back to Somerset I’m on the hunt for dramatic pheasant tail feathers to add to my hoard. {via Home Beautiful} {via Britta Nickel} {via Serin & Sorrel}… 

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15-minute make: twiggy plant markers

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Here’s a lemon squeezy little craft project for you to try out over the weekend. Spring is just around the corner so I’ll be adding a few green-fingered ideas over the coming months in celebration (anticipation). Twig Plant Markers Twigs about 20cm long and a little thicker than a pencil Sharp craft knife and cutting… 

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Beautiful boro textiles

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I’m fascinated by folk crafts – wherever you go in the world you find art born out of necessity and hardship. It seems that it’s an innate human desire to beautify and embellish the things we have around us, however functional and humble their origins. I recently stumbled across the tradition of Japanese Boro textiles… 

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Join The Room Debate!

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Morning all – welcome to The Room Debate! I have a rather vintage candidate for your delectation today – judging by the single bed I’m guessing this is a child’s room or maybe a guest room. I’ll leave that for you to decide… As always, it’s easy to get involved. Just have a good look… 

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Decorating dilemma: sheepskins on dining chairs

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{via Uncovet / Rickshaw Design / Simply Grove /  Line Klein} For the record, I’m generally against decorating with dead stuff. I abhor those cow hide rugs (the curling edges turn my stomach) and I can’t be doing with taxidermy since I saw a stuffed stoat with fleas. So there’s a strong possibility I’ve completely… 

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House tour: vintage and global Melbourne home

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Paula Mills is one well-travelled lady. She grew up in Cape Town where she studied commercial art before moving to London to work as an art director. After eight years she left Britain to travel the world, have children and eventually settled in Melbourne, where she now lives and works as an illustrator. Paula’s home… 

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