Archive of ‘HOME & GARDEN’ category

WHAT’S ON IN ADELAIDE THIS APRIL

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By Laura Bakhtiarian :: @Picesofme___ Image credit: barossavintagefestival.com.au/ 1. EVENT :: The Great Wine Voyage WHEN :: April 30th WHERE :: Adelaide East and West End COST :: $65 WEBSITE :: http://www.tastingaustralia.com.au   2. EVENT :: Santana live in Botanic Park WHEN :: Sunday 9 April 2017 WHERE :: Botanic Park, Plane Tree Drive, Adelaide COST :: from $105.15 WEBSITE :: http://www.santanalive.com/HOME.html   3. EVENT […] Read more…

8 REASONS TO STAY AT THE MAYFAIR

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By Hayley Pearson Who doesn’t love a five star boutique hotel, in the heart of our beautiful City? Let us introduce you to the magnificent Mayfair Hotel…Here are 8 reasons to visit! 1. Mayflower Restaurant You will dream about this food for weeks after tasting it. The Mayflower Restaurant and Bar is in the super talented hands of […] Read more…

5 INDOOR PLANTS YOU NEED IN YOUR LIFE

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By Mikaela Medwell :: Harris The popularity of having plants indoors is quickly rising. According to studies, the health benefits of having plants in your home include cleaner air, reducing stress and improving wellbeing… With those advantages in mind, we picked the prettiest 5 to help you when choosing: 1. The Chinese Evergreen The Chinese […] Read more…

BLACK SQUID INK PASTA WTH TUNA

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By Laura ::  G-Fresh Spices  :: Black Squid Ink Pasta with Tuna Ingredients 500g Black Squid Ink Pasta 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 brown onion, finely chopped 1 tablespoon G-Fresh Oregano Leaves 1 tablespoon G-Fresh Garlic Granules 500g (1 can) Diced Tomatoes 1 1/2 tablespoons drained Capers 1/2 cup (75g) drained Pitted Kalamata Olives, halved 240g […] Read more…

Ten places to shop in country South Australia

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 Guest blog By Amy Chandler  When you think of shopping in the country, you might assume it’s all check shirts and RM Williams, but that’s where you are mistaken. Lucky for us country folk, SA’s towns are dotted with fashionable hidden treasures that are well attuned to #style. Trust me when I say that these shops […] Read more…

POP-UP XMAS SHOPPING NIGHT

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Yoohoooooo! Our Adeladies Chelsea and Beck, who created both White Home Boutique and Elliot Lifestyle are having a Pop-Up Xmas Shopping Night for family and friends! If you love cheese, champagne and beautiful homewares, come along! You can shop from the gorgeous White Home Boutique collection and get your Christmas shopping sorted early. Maybe pick up […] Read more…

Adelaide’s Design it Yourself APP!

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By Hayley Pearson This is so FREAKING COOL! Remember those cardboard dolls when we were kids? The ones you could dress up with different paper clothes? I bloody loved them! Well, this is like the adult version! Carli Harrison, an Adelady has revolutionised the way we style our homes! Design It Yourself is a web based […] Read more…

You can have your smashed avo + eat it too!

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By Thomas Fort :: Harris Have Your Smashed Avo…and eat it too! Housing affordability has once again sparked the public’s furore, this time rallying against an article in The Australian decrying millennials and their penchant for expensive breakfasts in the face of knuckling down and saving for a house deposit. No, really. Rather than splitting the […] Read more…

HARRIS SCARFE HOMEWARES ARE FREAKING COOL!

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By Hayley Pearson You know you’re an adult when you get more excited about home style than you do cocktails. We are homewares obsessed. But like most Adeladies, we don’t have enough credit cards to feed our addiction, so we are all about lux for less! Harris Scarfe is full of delightful homewares (that won’t […] Read more…

Win a $200 voucher to spend at Harbour Town Adelaide

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Win a $200 voucher to spend at ANY shop at Harbour Town Adelaide To enter, jump onto our Instagram, TAG a friend you’d like to share this voucher with and LIKE @HarbourTownAdelaide and @_adelady. You can also enter via our Facebook, by letting us know who you want to go shopping with and you should head over and follow Harbour Town! Photo […] Read more…

Moving with kids – Tips to ease the pain

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By Mikaela Medwell – Harris Bubble wrapping the dog, throwing everything you’ve packed out onto the floor, screeching they can’t find their phone chargers. No matter how old they are… moving with kids is the absolute pits! But, the whole process can be made slightly less stressful than it has to be. Here are a few tips you […] Read more…

Rebecca Morse + Sarah Shanahan’s amazing home style!

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By Hayley Pearson I’m addicted to scrolling through Instagram and finding the best home inspo for my humble abode. There are a couple of Adeladies who we think have some of the BEST style in SA. Just look at both of their Instagram accounts and you’ll get green with envy. Their homes are filled with children, […] Read more…

The Adelaide Hills are FREAKING awesome!

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By Hayley Pearson My dad, the Wayne-train is not only a brilliant dad and “pa” to his grandsons but he’s also a great hairdresser, surfer and now a freaking talented photographer! Since putting down his hairdressing scissors for the last time in December he’s taken his photographic hobby, one step further and is now having […] Read more…

Because YOUR mum is the best…

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By Hayley Pearson Fact: Most mums love homemade cards. Fact: ALL mums love flowers and beautiful homewares. So this Mother’s Day, one of our fave homeware companies, White Home Boutique, have teamed up with the gorgeous Adeladies from East End Flower Market to create the perfect Mother’s Day packs, for every kind of mum. And because the girls who run White Home […] Read more…

The best of Victor harbour

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By Hayley Pearson Singer, artist, fashionista, entrepreneur, marketer, business owner, designer, beautiful girl. These are words I use to describe Victor Harbor’s Emma Gilbert. Oh, and I forgot to mention, she’s ALL that and ONLY twenty-two. As a side project to her full time job in marketing, Emma created her own business, Gilbert & Co. Homewares, selling colourful, coastal […] Read more…

The unknown is the enemy – redundancy sucks

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“The Cutlery Wars” by Lisa Bondarenko – Mind Heart Body So the past few days I’ve been trying to get back to “normal”… whatever that means! Up until the middle of this past week I have had my husband home for close to seven months. We were an example of those affected by the current employment economy […] Read more…

Adelaide sisters turning a hobby into a business

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 By Hayley Pearson When two sisters spend many long hours on the phone chatting about their love for style, homeware shops and the latest Home Mag to land on their doorstep – the only logical thing to do, is start a homeware business of their own! And so, they turned their hobby into a business and White Home Boutique was born.  It’s […] Read more…

When school friends live the DREAM!

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Image credit: Meaghan Coles Photography A waterfall doesn’t happen with one drop. You need lots of drops to make a BIG splash! And that’s exactly what three friends Emma, Holly and Kellie have done. They quit their day jobs and created emkho, which is now Adelaide’s premier styling group! Anyone who can combine three names in […] Read more…

Everyone in Adelaide should hug this woman!

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By Hayley Pearson Everyone in Adelaide should hug Kelly. Not because she’s sad or lonely, but because we want to say thank you for A. creating the most delicious presents and B. showing us that anything is possible! Kelly Jamieson is the creator of Edible Blooms. If you haven’t already ordered them, you may have been sent them. They are yummy […] Read more…

Renovation tips from Adelaide’s Reno Rumble stars!

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By Hayley Pearson Damn, I love a reno show. I just bought a house in Wattle Park that needs some serious renovating and styling, and I’m one of those nerds who actually takes notes during renovation TV shows! I’ve got my notepad ready for a brand new, supercharged series of Reno Rumble that premieres on […] Read more…

21 Signs You Know You’re From Burnside

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By Hayley Pearson Let’s talk about Burnside for a second. Wait no, it’s pronounced BUUURNSIIIDE. The City of Burnside has a bit of a reputation. It’s known for housing the “fanciest suburbs” in Adelaide. Ummm, have you seen SPRINGFIELD and NORTH ADELAIDE? I’m pretty sure those houses opposite the Aquatic Centre are actually castles, with royalty living inside! Image credit: weekendnotes.com I […] Read more…

WIN $350 TO SPEND ON ART AT BLUETHUMB

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Win a $350 voucher to spend on art from Australia’s biggest authentic artist marketplace, bluethumb! To enter, jump onto our Instagram, TAG a friend and FOLLOW @bluethumbart and @_Adelady You can also enter via our Facebook, by letting us know who you’d like to share this prize with and LIKE bluethumb and Adelady. Photo (above) will be posted on Adelady Facebook and Instagram Tuesday March […] Read more…

FRUCHOC CHEESECAKE RECIPE!

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Combing two of our fave things: Cheese and FruChocs! This FruChoc Cheesecake recipe is seriously the best and easiest dessert. Your guests will LOVE you for it – it’s dangerously delicious! INGREDIENTS BASE:: 400 grams of FruChocs 1/2 pack of choc ripple biscuits 60 grams of melted butter FILLING:: 500 grams of cream cheese 400 grams […] Read more…

WIN THIS STUNNING FRAMED PIECE BY LEAH GRANT

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 We’re SO excited to be giving you the chance to WIN this framed piece by our fav local artist Leah Grant! ‘Dancing Leaves’ is a giclee print, 637mm x 806mm and worth $840! Drop in to Local Crowd Cafe to see it on display. To win this amazing piece, jump onto our Instagram, TAG a friend and LIKE @leahgrant and @_adelady to […] Read more…

HOW TO MAKE SOY CANDLES AT HOME IN 6 EASY STEPS

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Everyone loves candles right? Except my husband. But enough about him. We wanted to share with you HOW to make these gorgeous soy candles from HOME! Kimberley Monger is an Adelaide mum who started her own business while on maternity leave making soy candles. Serenity Soy Candles are made and hand-poured right here in Adelaide. Now she’s sharing her […] Read more…

WIN THIS AMAZING COPPER AND CO PACK

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Win this super cool pack from Adelaide’s Copper and Co. Prize includes, 1 x wooden tray and 2 x coasters (lilac and fluro) To enter, jump on our Facebook, let us know which friend you’d like to give this prize to and LIKE Copper and Co and Adelady on Facebook to be in the running. You can also enter on […] Read more…

AMAZING GETAWAY INSPO YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT!

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By Georgie Babyska With summer just around the corner, aren’t we all dreaming about the adventures to come? To just pack up and leave for the summer months and relocate to a fabulous beach house where life is simple. I thought I would keep this post a little lighter than usual and just show you […] Read more…

THE STYLE LIGHT CO.’S FAVE PLACES

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    Then he said, “Let there be light” and two Adeladies embarked on their event styling dreams to create these outrageously cool, bespoke neon lights. Alessandra Viola and Arielle Lopresti are the women behind The Style Light Co. The talented duo creates custom-made neon shapes and words that light up any room or wedding. Their “All You […] Read more…

10 GROOVY FACTS ABOUT DAISIES

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By East End Flower Market 1. Daisies can literally grow anywhere on earth except Antarctica, but I think we can give them a break on that one. 2. Each flower has a message and according to the Language of Flowers, the daisy brings a message of innocence and purity. 3. Daisies are a rich source […] Read more…

SCANDINAVIAN INSPIRED KIDS ROOMS

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By Tara Murdoch Moore Kid’s bedrooms are where you can really have some fun and let your imagination run wild. Although finding the balance between fun for kids and tasteful for you can be a challenge. When I was studying Interior Decoration I learned in my colour theory classes, just how much of an impact […] Read more…

BEFORE YOU BUY A HOME IN ADELAIDE: READ THIS

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By Georgie Babyska Australia wide we are seeing a spike in the demand for quality homes, but unfortunately, not enough stock to match it. For those eager to buy, they’re forced to pay a premium!  It comes back to the basic economic equation of ‘supply and demand’. Buyers are competing for these quality properties, so prices are pushed […] Read more…

CREATE A LUXE BATHROOM WITH NO RENO REQUIRED

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By Tara Murdoch Moore I’m really coveting the latest trends in bathrooms; think luxurious freestanding baths, gorgeous Scandinavian inspired tiles, timber features and tap ware in alternate finishes such as brass, rose gold or matt black – delightful! Unfortunately, for most of us a luxe bathroom renovation isn’t on the cards. Don’t despair however, by […] Read more…

HOW TO GROW THE PERFECT SUCCULENT

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I’m sucker for succulents. They’re fat and juicy; I almost feel like biting into one, they look that delicious! But my love affair with succulents isn’t just physical. Sure, they look beautiful in their different shades of green, purple and blue, but emotionally, they’re very easy to deal with. I’ve managed to keep two human […] Read more…

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