State of Origin | Interiors Edition

State of Origin | Interiors Edition

It’s State of Origin night… a night when most people are glued to their televisions, barracking for their favourite football team. Me? My mind is turned to colour and interiors. In the spirit of Origin, who will win out? Blues or maroons? Despite what the scoreboard says in 2015, it will always be the blues […]

Colour Cues #06 | Sorbet with a punch!

Colour Cues #06 | Sorbet with a punch!

After a short hiatus, Blossom and Bright is back! Let’s kick things off with a little colour inspiration. I stumbled upon this image recently and it instantly made me feel happy. Don’t you think this colour scheme is a winning combination? They are so unexpected together, yet they really work. I love the pop of […]

Colour cues #05 | iconic Dorothy Draper

Colour cues #05 | iconic Dorothy Draper

Dorothy Draper was an American interior decorator who began her career in the 1920’s. She revolutionised design by breaking away from the traditional period rooms by mixing colours, patterns, textures, and styles never seen together previously. She was a design pioneer, not only for opening the first interior design company in the United States, but for the […]

Colour cues #04 | blush and bold

Colour cues #04 | blush and bold

A neutral room needn’t be boring…take this gorgeous guest bedroom created by Krista Salmon. Krista has livened up this space with a warm, analogous colour scheme. The colours are bold, yet work together. Oranges, pinks, and reds sit alongside each other on the colour wheel, making them perfect palette partners. This colour scheme would work beautifully […]

Colour cues #03 | lake cottage

Colour cues #03 | lake cottage

Canadian designer, Sarah Richardson has such a knack for mixing colour and pattern. In this dining room, featured on Sarah’s Cottage, she mixes her signature grey and blue palette, with a pop of purple. As she shows, that pop doesn’t have to come in the form of soft furnishings…a simple bunch of flowers in a […]