antiques for modern living…

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there is little doubt we have a bias towards time-worn antique pieces   whether it is a piece of furniture or a stunning architectural element these stand alone pieces create a unique sense of style Highlight an industrial wall or make a corner shine with a  single piece of vintage lighting… We   love the way … Continue reading

french antiques road trip…

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it was a crazy few days before we left — thank you to everyone who helped us celebrate our first year in Surry Hills! We always have a pretty packed schedule & this trip is no different, everyday we are up and running…I think we should really be a little more French in our approach..a … Continue reading

Autumn arrives…

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As the month of March quickly became April, we were kept busy with both Elements i love.. and our big brother warehouse Architectural & Antique Elements – some days are a little more chaotic than others! I thought i would share a few instagram pics, for those not following us… The warehouse looked gorgeous last … Continue reading

a few favourite things…

28 Drawer sideboard & mirror

So enjoyed seeing the store with fresh eyes after a few weeks away, such a  nice reminder of how lucky we are to work & play  amongst such a beautiful space…it’s always good to buy pieces that you love, even small things – take time and care to display them and you will surprised at … Continue reading

Our little sister makes her debut

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Easter is just a hop, skip and jump away and so is some very exciting news that i am delighted to now share with you…. The past year has been quite a whirlwind and we have been so inspired by our travels, (especially our sojourn to New York!) AND on top of all the lovely comments & positive energy from … Continue reading

Love Antique doors…Part II

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It looks like France has some serious competition when it comes to doors and entrances that i love. In the cities of Rome & Florence the doorsets are often seen in polished rich coloured timbers where as the smaller villages many of the old doors have a lovely, almost unkept rustic simplicity; though the paint … Continue reading

Love Antique Doors…..Part 1

French front door LIlle

We all fall in love with doorways when travelling, whether it is France, Prague, Morocco or even the fabulous iron doors found in Tribeca, New York. When building or renovating it is worth trying to instil some of this feeling, that makes you want to photograph doors! We have always covetted great architectural antiques, french … Continue reading

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