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Five Stunning Kitchen Splashbacks

By | April 18th, 2016|Curated, Style|

One of the easiest ways to make a statement in any kitchen is with a bold tiled backsplash. From beautiful textures to eye-popping pattern, the effect is a one-stop fix for injecting colour and dimension into your culinary space. We’ve rounded up a few of our favourite examples of tile done right. Prepare to be inspired to add [...]

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What These Powerful Women Were Doing at Age 25

By | April 7th, 2016|Curated, Wellness|

They're founders of multibillion-dollar companies, CEOs, and industry leaders, but at 25 years old some of the most successful women were just like you or me—unsure of what the future held but determined to make their mark. Business Insider charted the humble beginnings of some of the most successful leaders today, from Steve Jobs to Arianna Huffington. Read [...]

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Instagram Accounts to Follow Now For Major Reading Inspiration

By | March 21st, 2016|Curated, Play|

While we would never give up on traditional book club meets and the joy that is discussing our favourite chapters and characters over a cup of coffee or wine (or three), the 2016 version of the tradition book club is here—introducing, Insta-book clubs. More and more bookworm 'grammers are sharing their book recommendations and reviews and on [...]

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Update Your Interior Space with Greenery

By | March 1st, 2016|Curated|

When you’ve got a full schedule before the workday even begins, it can be hard to find time to care for indoor plants.  If, like us, you’re aching to add more greenery to your indoor space but don't know where to begin, don’t worry; we’ve got you covered.  Jacqueline Harrison of New York landscape design [...]

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Polished Concrete Floors

By | February 14th, 2016|Curated|

When it comes to floors, sometimes less is more. That’s what we love about polished concrete: It has a simple and stripped-down appeal that makes a big impact. Its smooth, polished surface provides just the right amount of shine to brighten up what once was a cold, industrial raw material. We like to think of [...]

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7 Tips For Your Valentines Day Cocktail Party

By | February 9th, 2016|Curated, Play|

Whether you’ve been with your sweetheart for years or you’re living the happy, single life, this time of year it’s fun to get your friends together to share and celebrate the love. If you’re hosting a swank soiree, avoid the cheesy, typical décor (think paper-doily hearts and pink streamers), and instead opt for a modern [...]

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The Rise of the Work/Life Balance Burnout

By | February 8th, 2016|Curated, Wellness|

Everyone is struggling to balance work and life these days.  Work, sleep, family, fitness, friends… How does one manage all of these aspects of life?   Virgin founder Richard Branson recently shared a different point of view on how to tackle this challenge, which he recently shared on LinkedIn.  The successful CEO believes it’s crucial to focus on things [...]

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Making the most of the last month of summer

By | February 4th, 2016|Curated|

Whiling away the long, balmy evenings with a cold beverage and a barbeque epitomises the classic Kiwi summer. So whether you’re looking to add value to your home before it goes on the market or you simply want to make the most of the warmer weather then here are some good ideas to transform your [...]

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Welcome Pantone’s Colours of the Year Into Your Home

By | February 2nd, 2016|Curated|

Pantone decreeded the colours of 2016 rose quartz (pale pink) and serenity (pale blue) and we couldn’t be happier!  These softer versions of bold, brighter shades are easy to work with and add to your space in a big or small way.  No need for a total overhaul, a good interior grows with time and you [...]

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9 Healthy Cookbooks To Inspire You This Year

By | January 25th, 2016|Curated, Wellness|

Most of us have great intentions to start the New Year on the healthy eating bandwagon, but where to begin?  Don't fret, because we've rounded up the finest selection of cookbooks packed with healthy recipes to give you the head start, inspiration and motivation you need.  And they're so good, you'll be keeping this resolution [...]

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