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Eleanor
Sydney, Australia
style + design + food + anything beautiful
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Love, love, love these... Next time I find some available wall space I will be getting me a couple of these beauties. Paris vs New York with beautiful, simple graphics in gorgeous bright colours that show the contrasts between these 2 cities; by Paris-based graphic designer and blogger Vahram Muratyan.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2012 at Beautify My World
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I've never been a big believer in the whole crop circle phenomenon, but these stunning circles are an entirely different matter. Simon Beck, the crazy dude that creates these, spends up to 10 hours a day creating these beauties with snow shoes. Some of them are the size of 6... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2012 at Beautify My World
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It could be the modern Mondrian, but it is in fact Dutch Tulip fields, photographed from above by the Belgian artist Mishka Henner. Absolutely stunning. Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2012 at Beautify My World
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I remember as child being very serious and trying my utmost to behave like a mature little adult, but the older I get, the less I care about how mature I seem to others. So when I came across these, I decided they were the most fantastical pieces of crockery... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2012 at Beautify My World
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Hello possums!!! It's only been a year since I last managed to get myself organised enough to share some beauty, but what a year! So far I've gained a medical problem and lost 16kg. I lost my 20 year old cat to his own greed on the rarest day possible... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2012 at Beautify My World
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Guess who's just discovered lazertran inkjet? Where have you been all my life!!! For all of you who were also in the dark about this most beautiful of products, lazertran inkjet is a transfer paper that can be printed on to by any inkjet printer and applied to pretty much... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2011 at Beautify My World
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As promised, I finally got the photos of my beautiful new acquisitions off the old pentax and on to fluffy. This originally started with a desire to change the feel of my main room slightly and create more (pretty) storage at the same time. First off the bat, an antique... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2011 at Beautify My World
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Discovered this little gem through how about orange. Watch some very cool time-lapse movies of sketches being done online or create your own illustration. The colour palette is lovely too! Odosketch. Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2011 at Beautify My World
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I love it when I rediscover a blog! A couple of years ago I made a set of memory cards for my grandmother. some of which used beautiful vintage images I found on The Graphics Fairy... I then promptly forgot it existed until today! Browsing through another blog I saw... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2011 at Beautify My World
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I know I said I'd post some of my new finds over the weekend, but the whole 3 days turned into a bit of a whirlwind and I didn't manage to take the photos I wanted. I did acquire something new and blue though, which will definitely go up with... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2011 at Beautify My World
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Recently I've been going through a big need to change my living space phase, including some lovely purchases that I'll show you all over the weekend. Today I've been dreamily looking at new workspace goodness and listening to my credit card berate me at the same time :(. Love these.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2011 at Beautify My World
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I don't know about you, but I often get the itch to change the look of my living space or bedroom, and don't really have the funds to go out every time this happens to buy an entirely new furniture collection. So I change my walls... but what to do...... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2011 at Beautify My World
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This morning I made the mistake of looking at the FontShop newsletter that arrived bright and early in my inbox and discovered my new must have book. Explorations in Typography: Mastering the Art of Fine Typesetting by Carolina de Bartolo with Erik Spiekermann (founder of MetaDesign and FontShop) is a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2011 at Beautify My World
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If you've ever been after a decent reason to learn Japanese, I may have just found it for you. Often I find stereotypical Japanese design to be either very traditional or face-imploding cutesy, but Orner has definitely found a fan in me. Zakka: "the art of seeing the savvy in... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2011 at Beautify My World
What absolutely stunning design. Especially love those ceramic boxes, perfect amount of simplicity and intricacy. Lovely post :)
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When I die, I hope I go to this stylist retail shop heaven. Scout House - I think I love you. Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2011 at Beautify My World
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Thought I'd share some new patterns I've been working on. Enjoy! Download here: 27MayFridayPatterns.pdf Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2011 at Beautify My World
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Just came across this gorgeous little shop through "mr" jason grant's blog (fantastic stylist). Go have a butchers : Love Loans + Linen AND you can loan items from them if you've got a function/wedding... sweeeeeeeet! Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2011 at Beautify My World
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Last weekend, while I was lounging on an Ikea couch, waiting for my Interior Decorator cousin to choose some fabrics, I discovered a little gem of a book called "Love for Textiles". I was instantly attracted to it by the gorgeous red and white floral front cover pattern and proceeded... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2011 at Beautify My World
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The modernist's perfect screen saver. You want it, you know you do. Download Fliqlo. Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2011 at Beautify My World
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If you're into old/retro/vintage print, from labels, alphabets, coloring books and posters to matchbooks, then delve into Agence Eureka. They've collated an insane amount of scans from around the www and it's well worth a peep, especially if you're looking for some vintage type inspiration. Agence Eureka Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2011 at Beautify My World
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Talk about a match made in heaven! Moleskin has released limited edition Le Petit Prince notebooks that are absolutely adorable. Large or pocket sized, lined or plain, and truly in keeping with the whimsical nature of the beautiful story. Available at Notemaker where you can also, if you want to... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2011 at Beautify My World
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Happy Mother's Day everyone! Today I had dinner with my grandmother, and I thought for dessert I would make her recipe for apple pie. Unfortunately she can no longer make it with the arthritis in her hands, so the recipe's been passed to me. So for grandma's pie you'll need... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2011 at Beautify My World
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I've always had a thing for robots... very un-girly of me I know, but I just love the colours and simplicity of both the tin robots and their packaging from the 50s and 60s. I'm even seriously starting to consider collecting... they're just so cool. But I'll probably have to... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2011 at Beautify My World
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I know it's been a little while, I've been going a little nuts having a spring clean around my house (I know it's not Spring - I'm obviously either late or ahead of my time). Anyway, to make up for it, I thought I'd share with you what I did... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2011 at Beautify My World