Our Last Night in Strath Palace + The Details

It’s our last night in this beautiful house we call Strath Palace! It’s been an amazing 2 years living here, enjoying all the untouched features from the 1970s. A vintage lovers, slash stylist’s dream come true! Thank-you universe for gifting us this super colourful and creative phase in our lives.

I thought I’d share with you some of the gorgeous details that Frankie and  NZ House and Garden mag may have missed… seriously, there was  just too much cool stuff to choose from… Continue Reading

The Sunshine Room Reveal

This is the happiest room in our vibrant 1960s (but 70s makeover) home, not just because it’s covered in bright yellow floral wallpaper or cause the afternoon sun fills the room with glasshouse warmth, but cause it’s  the room that Nova has spent her first year growing up in. So many adorable memories starting off as a wee swaddled pea pod in her bassinet, then once outgrown was transferred to the cot. She looked so tiny in it compared to now where she is  Continue Reading

The Year I Loved & Lessons Learned: 2014

A look back at the highlights and lessons learned in 2014…


I loved working here, where I was encouraged to run free with my creativity to put together shop displays and window outfits. It felt great to work for an ethical business, with great staff, supporting locally handmade jewellery, crafts, clothing, up-cycling and vintage wares. I wish more Continue Reading


Happy Valentines day to all you singles, couples, triples….how ever you roll. I love playing dress ups with Frankie and Tommy (named Tommy because of her tom-boy attitude). And what is a better excuse than valentines day to do a photoshoot in bed featuring Continue Reading

The Pop Rebellion

“The Pop Rebellion” is a collaboration by Xoe Hall of Mortal Gods. & Ashley Church of Dinosaurtoast in Wellington.We just LOVE Mortal Gods customized jackets, shoes & patches & am proud to have snapped some up for my own wardrobe! Highly collectable items & One-of-a-kind !!  Continue Reading

Sneak Peek | Photoshoot

Finally the weather was FAB for ‘BLOOM”our Spring 2013 lookbook photoshoot at the Dunedin gardens. Here’s a sneak peek of Kate Van Der Drift  photographing our beautiful shop model Eve. More pics to come in the new year!  Continue Reading