Farewell to Surry Hills, its been fun!

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We have absolutely loved our 3 years in Devonshire Street … but as the reality of the tram comes closer and with our lease up for renewal we have decided that we are going to take refuge at the warehouse for now! Weddings, parties, life, dogs, friends and our daily bread from Bourke St Bakery … Continue reading

It’s time… to make plans

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As January comes to a close (can you believe it?) and most of us return to our desks to begin work in earnest, its time to make plans for the year ahead…hopefully you are feeling recharged & ready for all the changes that this new year will bring.  No more lazy mornings visiting the markets, … Continue reading

Summertime & the living is easy…

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 Christmas time generally means a summer holiday for most families and we are no different… It seems there is nothing more relaxing (!) than packing the car full of stuff, and driving for hours and hours to reach your destination…whether it is the family home, friends beach house, rented shack or a tent on the … Continue reading

on the road again

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Namaste friends, greetings from India! I foolishly thought that in the time between coming back from France and going to India we would launch our e-commerce site ! Alas it was not to be.  It’s true a lot of the work has been done and we are very, very close but between one thing and … Continue reading

paris je t’aime

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I can’t believe more than a week has passed since I returned from Paris, how quickly our work life consumes us!  For me, France is always a ‘work trip’  however this  was a very different kind of visit as I was part of  ‘Embrace Paris’ for 3 days and nights. I felt like quite the tourist … Continue reading

Love a long weekend…

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I love serendipitous moments and since we opened Elements i love… in Surry Hills we have enjoyed plenty. Last weekend Robert & Christina (lovers of our store) were married, and en route from the church to a stunning reception at Watsons Bay Hotel  they had a special little photo shoot in the store – the light … Continue reading

Sunday on my mind…

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 Wouldn’t it be great to make Mother’s Day every day! No cooking, no washing, just hanging out with your family and being spoiled… If you are a mother or significant other and on the lookout  for something that could make May 11th  a really good  day, here are a few hand-picked suggestions.   Bags, always a … Continue reading

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Sometimes it is lovely to travel without a focus on finding antiques & just enjoy the real things along the way… Classic colonial architecture and blue skies made a wander through Battery Point a delightful post brunch necessity…  Peering through the wrought iron fence we hoped that the interior had a good collection of authentic … Continue reading

a vintage summer…

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Summer is here &  the recent Christmas/New Year holiday seems to be the one & only time when we all actually slow down, switch off and unwind ~ everyone i know and even those who i don’t ( random chats in the store) have lamented how crazy their year was…how did we become like this, … Continue reading

Wishing you Happy Holidays &…

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Schools out, the sun is frying eggs on the pavement and the oven is on! Yes it must be Christmas time in Australia…thank goodness for delightful summer fruits that arrive about now. (serve chilled) A little news just before the years out – behind the scenes we have been working on a small collection of linen … Continue reading

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