Sometimes a colour stays with me for days. Saffron is one of them. What a fabulous colour ..... pairs beautifully with shades of browns and dark greys. This week is dedicated to Saffron thanks to a Client who saw the colour in previous blog. It's not everywhere which makes it even more desirable.
On our beautiful NSW South Coast we are blessed with country and coastal influences.
Where do you take your inspiration from?
Getting inspired to decorate can be easy with so much stimulus at hand. Do you trawl the internet for images? love Pinterest? indulge in Polyvore? search FaceBook? scrawl Instagram?
Living between coast and country sometimes just looking at nature can be enough to set me on my way to a new creative project such as painting a wall, sanding back a table or painting that old stool bright yellow or hot pink or .... what about diagonal stripes across the chimney!
Tucked away in the rear rooms of Il Locale Gelato in Berry is a boutique of handmade funky clothes, polymer clay jewellery and screen printed cushions. The designs are unique, the combination interesting and the people are lovely.
Geraldine Nortje owns, manages & sells her label 'Nortje' in the rooms of Il Locale - loose linen clothes all dyed naturally created with a modern edge. Low crutch pants, hip linen overalls & loose fitting dresses ... and no-one in Berry does similar - welcome to town Geraldine ;)
The creative and 'oh so different' polymer clay jewellery is made by Kerrie Oliver from 'Llyod Told George'. Kerrie has great names for her collections such as 'Lady don't Mind' and 'Out of the Woods' - cute !
And the original, contemporary screen printed cushions are by Kim Raath of 'The Chroma Club'. Kim is committed to a sustainable eco-friendly production process - all the dyes used are water based and non-toxic, they are made in Australia & are unique - buy something no-one else has - dare ya