My fave insta accounts

Today I wanted to share about where I get some of my best inspiration from! There are three things that always make me feel inspired – the beach, exploring new places and scrolling through Instagram! While I absolutely love Pinterest too, I find myself scrolling Instagram a lot more simply because it has a more personal touch. It’s not just the pictures that inspire me but the words too, I love getting to know who I’m following and seeing little insights into their life. So, without further ado here are a few of my fave accounts! 

1. mscraftberrybush – Bright, airy and a cutie-patootie pup! 

2. mytexashouse – I’ve only been following this account for a short time but it has quickly become a hot fave! Erin shares snaps of her home in Texas and boy-oh-boy does it get me dreaming! 

3. Houseofharvee Interiors and kidlets with a healthy dose of blush pink…. need I say more?

4. Beckiowens – Is a seriously talented interior designer based in California who is always sharing the most gorgeous snaps! I always get so inspired by her posts AND she was one of the reasons I wanted to get back into this blog and design world! #girlcrush 

5. RevieJane is my absolute fave mum to follow! With a focus on fitness and keeping it real she is the most down to earth ‘grammer I’ve ever followed! So much love for this girl boss! 

6. rachparcell out of everyone I’ve shared today Rach is probably the most well known. With an insane blog (check it out here) gorgeous fashion line, the most beautiful house I ever did see AND the two cutest little kiddos, I always get a lot of joy and inspiration from her posts! 

Who are your favourite people to follow on Instagram? Let me know in the comments! 

Liv xx

Fave Finds

Happy Friday everyone! Have you got some exciting plans for this weekend? I am off to a baby shower down in Canberra with a few girlfriends, which means my first FULL day away from my baby girl! I’m a little scared, but totally know my hubby has got this! He is so the best daddy a little girl could ask for, and I think he’s just a touch more excited about it all than he’s letting on! 

Anyway.. Just a quick post today of a few things my fingers have stumbled upon this week while I was in hiding from this crazy hot weather we’ve been having! Enjoy… 

   Favourite Vases & carafes
Favourite Vases & carafes
  Favourite coffee table book
Favourite coffee table book
  Favourite Mantra
Favourite Mantra
  Favourite candle
Favourite candle
 Favourite cushion combo
Favourite cushion combo

Are any of these things inspiring to you too?

Let me know in the comments

Liv xx

Whats been happening around here lately

Okay, so it’s been a while but here I am and I do this for love and now money so sometimes, life just gets in the way! Needless to say, I’ve missed this little baby and am glad to be able to claw back a little time for continuing this journey.

Today’s Friday, and that is always a favourite of mine – it’s also the middle of September and to me, that means the beginning of something new! As flowers start to bloom, the days start to get longer and the mornings a little warmer there is definitely something in the air (aside from Pollen) that gets me super excited for the months ahead. 

So HAPPY FRIDAY! I hope you’ve all had a wonderful week, with even better plans for the weekend. I’m going to be kicking off the season with some serious spring cleaning around our home (and I’m actually really excited about it – is that weird?). But before I pop my cleaning gloves on, below are a few things I’ve been inspired by lately. Take a peek… 

Alfresco Dining…

Spring Blooms… 

Fresh Colour… 

Over-sized Indoor Plants… 

Spring Cleaning Tips…

Maybe I AM a little too excited about this spring clean thing – just don’t tell anyone or they’ll all want me coming around to their place too! 

Liv XXX

Happy Friday!

TGIF! For me, the first week back after being on holidays can often be a little tricky – between jet lag and trying to hold onto those last holiday moments, one can quickly find themselves wishing their normal life away. 

Thankfully this week has been different. Since we came home from The States, I’ve been finding myself feeling super grateful for all that we have at home. All the little things that we’re taken for granted before, seem like little luxuries and I’m relishing in it all! 

Now it’s been a little while since I’ve shared some of the things I’ve been loving, crushing on and wishing for but that doesn’t mean my eyes haven’t been wondering. While we were away there was much inspiration to be found EVERYWHERE but since we’ve got back, there’s been a lot at home too, so without further adieu here’s what’s been catching my eye….

The new freedom range for Spring/Summer… 

Paired Back gallery walls…

Tropical Vibes…

The collision of antique and modern furniture…

Alfresco preparations

Whats been inspiring you this week? 

I hope you all have lovely plans for the weekend! 

Liv Loves

Hello one and hello all! Can you believe it’s Friday already? To say I’m excited would be an understatement – we’ve been waiting for this particular Friday for a very long time now and I so pumped that it’s finally here! 

Why? Well because tomorrow we head to warmer weather, to my favourite place in the world, to the place where dreams comes true, to the always sunny California! 

I would like to thank two very dear friends (ya’ll know who you are) for having their wedding over there, you guys gave us the very best reason for a Winter getaway, and we couldn’t be happier for both! 

Alas, before I get my packing hat on, here are a few things that have been a beautiful source of inspiration this week….

Bright colours and blue skies…

The perfect balance between modern and rustic…

To die for splashback tiles…

Chevron floors….

Pretty pink fresh blooms… (I really can not wait for Spring)

P.S. While we’re away, I’ve got some pretty cool content lined up for you guys and I’ll be keeping photo diary on Instagram (you can follow me here)!  Can’t wait to share our adventure with ya’ll once we’re back!

xxx

Liv Loves

Happy Friday everyone! It’s been a very cold & dreary week here, so all my inspiration has been coming for anything warm and cosy! I hope if you too have been in this Sydney weather you’ve been keeping warm and have some nice plans for the weekend – If you’re lucky enough to be enjoying the northern Summer, we definitely envy you! 

Luxe Chevron & Faux-fur bedrooms…

Old-world bathroom details…

Paris Reflections…

Rugged-up Kitchens…

White Frames…

Liv Loves

Happy Friday everyone! Can you believe it’s already July? This year is ticking along so quickly I almost had to pinch myself that we’re over half-way through! Sydney has been pretty cold, but very beautiful lately and I’ve been appreciating every day of Sunshine that has been on show – this weekend looks no different! So to kick it off, below are a few things that have been inspiring me this week… 

Layers of Texture…

Over-sized Glass Pendants…

Dreams of Venice… 

Lush indoor Plants…

Celebrations for the fourth of July…

One

One year old, that’s right, I can hardly believe it myself – I’ve been blogging away for one whole year – and what a year it’s been! When I started this blog I had no idea about the blogging community, how to write a post, how to develop a webpage or anything else! It was purely something I wanted to start as a creative outlet. I was working in a job that I was really unhappy with and I knew something had to change. My role was quite stressful, lots had happened over the two years I had been there and it was not a positive place for me to be anymore. I needed something that was more in line with my passion (interiors), and the niggle to start a blog just grew bigger and bigger. 

Before I knew it I was dreaming of names and working out what platform would be best and then suddenly it all happened and now here we are today! I can’t believe it’s been a year already, if you had asked me last June to write articles on virtually anything I would have squirmed at the thought, but now I wouldn’t change a thing! Blogging and sharing what I do is my favourite part of the day, thinking up new ideas inspires me more than anything and (while there has been some challenges) it’s been a wonderful ride so far! 

To celebrate there will be cake (later) but for now I want take a trip down memory lane and share a few of my favourite posts from the past year…

Why I love the Hamptons

Shaker Kitchens

COLOUR OF THE WEEK – Blush

The Summer Table

LA Adventures

Liv Loves

Hooray, it’s Friday again! And oh what a week it has been! With so much going on during the week at the moment, I am really appreciating the weekends – even if they are slightly high-jacked by groceries and housework – it’s just nice to be schedule-free for a couple of days! Anyways, in true Friday fashion, I have pulled together a few things that have been inspiring me lately. From fresh blooms to dream homes, here they are below…

Light, airy, open spaces…

Fresh blooms with pretty pink petals…

Staircase details (we’re looking at revamping our staircase at home, so more of this soon)…

Planners and productivity helpers from Emily Ley…

This beach house… a girl can dream right? of warmer days and a home right by the beach….

Weekend Dreams…

Happy Friday!! I hope everyone has had a lovely (all be it short) week! I almost always debate with myself, but I think I’ve come to the conclusion that a short week is ALMOST better than the long weekend, but hey I’m sure I could be swayed to think otherwise. This weekend we’re heading down to Bowral for a very close friends wedding, I’m super exciting to be celebrating her day and can not wait to also spend a little time exploring Bowral. It’s going to be chilli, but I’m sure beautiful! But before I click off for the week, here’s what’s been inspiring me over the past few days…

Bright, colourful spaces… Okay, I’ll be honest. This room has more than enough colour in it for me, I am definitely a self confessed lover of neutral colour palettes, but I do love how has been seasoned with just the right amount of colour….

Bold & beautiful Front doors …. Right, so that self confession of a love for the neutral? Yes we’ll I’m also female! So last weekend we painted our architraves (still got the actual doors to be painted). We went with a gorgeous taupe colour and were going to do the same with the front door, until I thought “no, the front door needs to say hello it a bright and beautiful way.” Enter inspiration image number 1…

Winter food…While this may not look like a typical winter meal (hello stews and roast dinners), it definitely can be created from one. Using left overs or seasonal veggies that need eating up, I love the idea of putting together a winter salad filled with nourishing ingredients –  it also looks pretty darn beautiful & delish too!

This awesome graphic… because well it’s Friday and however tough your week was, it’s time to let loose and shake it off!

Or simply relax… In a bath that was made just for you. I would seriously love a bath like this! While we are lucky enough to have a bath, it’s small and not even I can fit in it without sitting up straight and bending my knees, it’s just not quite the same as something as luxurious as this… a girl can dream!