Category Archives: Design

Dresser television unit

 

We need a new television unit.

Our current melamine cheapy is literally bowing under the weight of the tv and is not long off the end of its life.  Trawling through Pinterest  I saw the usual stands, media and entertainment units.  Nothing very inspiring.  And then I saw this:

Source: Apartment Therapy

A bright red dresser as a tv stand?! I’m in love.  And so the search was on for a dresser to transform into our own tv stand.

I found this gorgeous antique English wood dresser for $60 on Gumtree and snapped it up quick smart:

Here are some inspirations:

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Source: littlegreennotebook.blogspot.com

Source: julie-inspiredbyyou.blogspot.com

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Source: sugarbeecrafts.com

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These are a few of my favourite {beautiful} things…

Today happens to be a beautiful day outside. So I thought I would post some pics of a few of my favourite {beautiful} things…

Image from contentinacottage.blogspot.com

A very wise quote to live by, on a delicious curved blue and gold chair.

Image from kaseybuick.com

The palest of pinks with soft white surroundings {love}.

Image from matchbookmag.tumblr.com

I. Just. Love. Paris.

Image from thefancy.com

I will have a library like this one day!

Image from thepursuitaesthetic.tumblr.com

And a lovely nook to read my books…

Image from knightmovesblog.blogspot.com

A simple symmetrical layout with a lash of a deep blue and white rug.

Image from The Map Shop (etsy.com)

As mentioned in above, I love Paris, and this print of a vintage map showing the previously walled city is intricate and stunning. Will be ordering one for my wall soon.

Powder Room Pretty

I have been getting ahead of myself. Although I haven’t completed the powder room / laundry project, I have already found some great inspiration for decor for when the time comes:

Image from decorandthedog.blogspot.com

Image from Pinterest (Kristin Werthman)

Image of Pinterest (Joe Nahem)

Image of Rue Mag

So many things I want to buy…

Logo Love

Without even intending it I recently took on my first ‘design client’, to create a fresh logo for blogger sister Kelly at Big Little Plan.   Apparently my knest logo design had not gone un-noticed and I was being called upon to replicate that creativity (insert nervous laugh). The brief was to have a symbol representing the ethos of the blog – the goal of sustainable living and financial freedom.

Initially many different symbols were thrown about, obvious dollar signs and coins, but only covered the financial aspect.  The inclusion of sustainable living combined with financial freedom in one symbol was slightly more difficult.

Eventually I clicked on to something generally self explanatory. A tree. Yep, plain I know, but think about it – while changing your money tree you are changing your family tree, by doing this in a sustainable manner you are being environmentally conscientious. It was settled. And soon enough I emailed over this cutie:

Logo for Big Little Plan

Kelly was very pleased (her love of koalas helped I’m sure) and this will be gracing the pages of Big Little Plan in the next few days.