Saturday, August 18, 2012

Cheap and Chic



When it comes to decorating I am great believer in a little bit of imagination, good taste and style can often get you a lot further than a pocketful of money. I started off my career as a fashion designer so I have always been handy with a sewing machine. When I moved out of home and moved into my a shared house I would get to work. I painted rooms, pulled up carpets and lime washed floor boards, whipped up curtains and doona covers on the sewing machine and put together a stylish collection of furniture from opportunity shops and second hand markets. Every place I have ever lived in has been cheery and homey. I think there's no excuse for not living in beautiful surroundings no matter what your budget!

Melissah xox
Images via Homelife and Sanctuary

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My Garden Diaries said...

You are very talented! Great post! You are so right and your pictures are stunning!

peerless.Fashion said...

very lovely blog!
I am now your new follower too ;D

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