MY Bedroom Update

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I recently updated my bedroom with new bedding and cushions to give the space a bit of a refresh, and I just love the results.


Every now and then I like to update my bedroom – even if it’s just rotating cushions, it helps to give the space a new lease of life and well, I’m a homewares addict. My old linen sheets have started to wear so thin that they’re almost falling apart (ewww), so I wanted to update all of my bedding. I chose Canningvale’s bamboo cotton quilt cover set in a crisp ‘Carrara White’ and teamed it with their ‘Sogno’ linen cotton sheet set in ‘Amore Blush’. Let me first off start by saying that their bamboo cotton is soooo soft, I’m totally wanting to get the matching sheet set too for the days the linen sheets are in the wash. It’s so touchable I find myself making excuses to go into the bedroom so I can smooth my hands over them! Ok that sounded slightly creepy.


So this page in the new issue of Adore (which is out today in newsagents, hint, hint), totally matches my new Canningvale ‘Valentini’ cotton throw. On their website they describe the colour as dull rose, but in my opinion it looks more lilac. I was a little concerned when I pulled it out of the packet, but when I put it in the room it actually looks amazing, and I think that’s because there’s lots of different tones of pink and lilac that work so well together and it doesn’t feel matchy-matchy. And that pop of mustard in the H&M velvet cushion gives it a little extra punch. I just adore everything in here now.



The Print Emporium

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The Print Emporium is a newly launched Melbourne-based contemporary art brand – whose aim is to deliver an ever-growing range of on-trend, unique and affordable designer artwork.

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Founder and Creative Director Zoe Bristow comes from a background in textile, fashion, homewares design and buying in Melbourne, Sydney, and the United Kingdom. Zoe now leads a team of artists to create the curated range of unique artwork – the core of which has been originally hand-painted in oil or acrylic paints. The designs are then digitised using superior reproduction techniques, then printed as either a stretched canvas, or as a giclée art print (unframed or framed option). The incredible detail of the original brush strokes is clearly visible, almost as if it were the original painting.

The collection is designed and made in Australia using high quality finishes and framing – and are available in a variety of size options. Here is a taste of our favourite print designs.

Click here to shop the collection.

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Pre-Order our Summer Edition now


Our new Summer edition is almost here and available for pre-order now (for a December delivery). We’re super proud of this issue and that front cover! Here’s a sneak peek look at what’s inside.

Firstly, how gorgeous is our front cover home belonging to Kristy Gordon? The star of her all-white kitchen has to be that stunning glass splashback looking out to the vertical garden. Kristy has embraced greenery throughout her cheerful abode, and to stunning effect which you can also see in her dining room pictured above.

Looking for relaxed coastal style? You’ll adore Kirsten Thompson’s family home (pictured above), along with holiday home Soul of Gerringong (pictured below).

Looking for outdoor inspiration for your garden? We’ve got three stylish outdoor spaces in this edition – and this space above in the home of Ashleigh and Ben Keily (of Arc + Family) is pure tropical bliss. Our Summer edition is in newsagents from Thursday, November 30 and available to order now through the Adore online shop (click here).

homewares store: fjord + co


Anna Lofts, owner and founder of L&M Home, and Tina Richards, owner and founder of Tribe Home, have joined forces to launch an exciting new homewares store, FJORD + CO.

Photography Martina Gemmola  /  Styling Toni Briggs


Located in Armadale’s High Street, one of Melbourne’s hottest shopping spots, FJORD + CO stocks a beautifully curated selection of furniture, rugs, textiles and decorative accessories, with an emphasis on handcrafted and artisanal pieces. It’s a treasure trove of delights for every area of the home, from table top to cushions, baskets to bed linen and rugs to chests of drawers.

“Our focus is on creating an irresistible edit of homewares from around the globe that we know are a beautiful fit for the way we live here in Australia,” says Anna.

Anna and Tina have a combined 22 years of experience in successfully navigating the Australian homewares market. Both have long had a mutual respect for each other’s talents and would often catch up on overseas buying trips, where they’d be visiting similar suppliers. They say great minds think alike, so when two of the best on the Melbourne interiors scene team up you know the result is going to be fabulous.

913 High Street, Armadale / Open Mon – Sat 10am-5pm