The thought of dried flower doesn’t excite most people, but take a look at these dried beauties, a collection of found, fallen and foraged pieces,

I mean I can never walk past a friend fallen palm frond! Nature in all its stages of beauty excites me dried but not dead!

Dried items, vase and basket all Nikau StoreVintage Oars 

Vintage Oars Merchants of the Sea

Sophia wears collar and leash from Uashmama 

JG wears Jac + Jack sweater

bottlecloth eco friendly table cloths



My favourite shades may be blue and yellow but its important to think green too! Allow me to introduce eco friendly Table Cloths from Bottle Cloth…

Concerned with the worldwide accumulation of plastic waste, founder Brenda saw reusable bags being used in supermarkets while on a trip to Australia in 2004. She immediately had a vision of bringing the idea to the States. A year later, together with her brother and son, she co-founded The Earthwise Bag Company. Today Earthwise Bag Company is a premier supplier of reusable grocery bags in the US (and abroad).

This theme prevailed as Brenda became frustrated at the lack of high-quality, eco-friendly, contemporary, and stylish table coverings that were also easy to use and care for (i.e. and would still look new after multiple washes!). After an extensive global search for just the right good-for-the-environment textile, she landed on 100% recycled woven polyester.

Using fabric made from recycled plastic bottles and transforming them into table coverings is an essential part of BottleCloth’s eco-mindful mission. Through a multi-step process, the plastic bottles are made into a fiber, which is then woven into a polyester cloth, resulting in a fabric that closely resembles woven cotton.

The end result is a modern-day woven polyester fabric that is highly durable, extremely soft, low maintenance, and spill-resistant. This wash-and-go, sustainable textile was exactly the canvas she had been searching for to bring her designs to life. Brenda can be found daily in her studio using a variety of large brushes, inks and paints, working on designs that may ultimately form part of the table coverings line.

BottleCloth’s debut Inspiration Collection is a compilation of big fluid brushstrokes representing freedom of movement, bold colors and contemporary geometric shapes (infusing a bit of humor and a modern spin on traditional gingham designs). An exciting addition to her line, Sacks teamed up with Danish Illustrator Ulla Puggaard on two of her table cloth designs. Brenda’s modern interpretation of tabletop chic can be seen in every detailed BottleCloth table covering.

“To put something on the table that is artistic and interesting to look at and will enhance the look and ambience of the dining area …. At the end of the day BottleCloth is all about bringing people together around a table….” – Brenda.

Im loving their bold and fun debut collection with more to come soon Click here to see more and to buy online



the white room melbourne


Want to know a great place to stay in Melbourne?!  A stylish one bedroom/studio space with everything you need that is impeccably styled. The White Room Melbourne is such a place located in the heart of North Fitzroy  it is perfectly located and the perfect private sanctuary for visitors to Melbourne. This boutique accommodation created and owned by Lynda Gardener in her very own signature style of Gardener & Marks and  also owner of The White House Daylesford.

It’s one of Melbourne’s best kept secrets Click her for more details and to make a booking I promise you’re going to love it!

Photography Lisa Cohen