I just made it as a Top 100 Travel Influencer for 2018!

I couldn’t believe it when the email landed in my inbox last Friday but I am so excited to share with you that I’ve been listed as a Top 100 up and coming Australian Travel and Lifestyle Influencer for 2018 with Experience Oz. You can read all about it here.

My heart jumps with joy being recognised as number 33 for up and coming talent and influence in the Australian tourism industry. Continue reading I just made it as a Top 100 Travel Influencer for 2018!

What makes a dream home? 

I’m currently in the process of dreaming up my perfect home. It’s a bit early on but hey why not! Some girls spend years dreaming up their perfect wedding day. That wasn’t me. Heck I planned it all in the five months leading up to it. But my dream home… That’s something different. Maybe because your wedding is one day in your life whereas your home is something you will have for many years.

Pinterest is great for putting together some ideas in the form of a mood board. It also helps you source inspiration from different creatives all over the world.

I think it’s important to not take fashion trends too seriously. Whenever I read home and lifestyle magazines it’s all about changing up your house aesthetic based on a new trend that will really only be around for a couple of months. Your home is your sanctuary and a long term investment, so like your wardrobe, invest in pieces you love and can have around for many years.

It’s also worthy to focus your efforts on a spacious warm kitchen space that speaks welcoming, a decluttered bedroom, a central open lounge space and a killer bathroom.

Here are my must haves for a dream home:

  • High ceilings
  • Lots of white and natural light
  • A big lounge area
  • Open plan including a spacious kitchen with an island bench
  • An egg shaped free standing bath (alongside a killer bathroom with two basins – this is a must for me)
  • A walk in wardrobe with lots of shoe storage space. Somewhere I can hide with my girlfriends
  • Light timber floors
  • A pop of blue
  • Lots of greenery
  • Homey feels and meaningful art

What would make up your dream home?

Love A x

Home Styling Inspiration

As I have previously mentioned my fiancé and I are in the process of moving into our new beachside apartment! I have only lived once out of home before, and that was in London, so I am loving the freedom and choice I have in decorating our place. It has a lot of natural light streaming through our windows and glass doors in the afternoon and we have a great natural canvas to work with – the walls and carpet are white and the bathroom and kitchen features all quite modern stainless steel and silver furnishings. We also have two balconies which is great because I love eating my breakfast or drinking my tea outside in the sea and fresh air.

Here is some of my current inspiration in decorating a house:

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Nudes, minimalist and simple earthy tones

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Wood and greenery

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Love the rug + natural light

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A cement grey bed is my new obsession because we just purchased one!

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Breathe… all that air

Love xx

Minimalist Home Decor

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Hi to my lovely followers! Hope you are all well. Just a quick one from me today. I’ve decided to share some of my favourite looks when styling your home space (considering we just started moving into our beachside apartment!). My style is quite contemporary, features a lot of neutrals and is minimalist and beach inspired. Let me know what your favourite style is!

My favourite elements of interior design from these images are:

  • Lots of natural light
  • Timber and natural fibres
  • Stripes
  • Greenery mixed with whites

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I was recently surprised at the beautiful range of home decor and furniture available from Freedom Furniture. I think their brand image has changed from what it used to be. See their collection here for some home inspiration: Spring/Summer Catalogue

Love xx