CEL Feb 17 Masthead

A Space To Breathe

FOR MOST OF US, OUR HOME IS OUR REFUGE — A PLACE TO SEEK RESPITE FROM THE PRESSURES OF THE WORLD OUTSIDE. We speak to one woman whose Kangaroo Valley cottage has been transformed into the perfect place. ~ Sydney is a fast-paced, crowded place, crisscrossed by a network of roads and rail lines. Always […]

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Home Curator, Style Curator: Gina Ciancio

It’s been two and a half years since Gina Ciancio pursued her passion for style and design to start her blog, Style Curator. Gina’s keen eye for design has won her many fans, not least on her Style Curator Instagram, where a cool 10,200 followers watch her every move and flat lay. Now Gina prepares […]

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Eight cute DIY Christmas decorations

Want to decorate your house with Christmas decorations but want to avoid tinsel and baubles like they were the plague? I feel you! Luckily for you, here are eight DIY ideas to get you into the Christmas spirit, ranging from super simple (ie. lazy) to a little more creative. Enjoy! Gingerbread Cookie Garland This DIY […]

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Red and Green Should Never Be Seen: Xmas Decorating Ideas

Technically, it’s supposed to be “blue and green should never be seen”… But, however, you want to rhyme it, the classic red and green colour scheme of Christmas can be a nightmare. Even if you manage to make it look good, the colour scheme can pass into cheesy Christmas territory, so avoid the colours all […]

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Christmas Local Lust List

We love supporting local businesses here at HerCanberra…and at Christmas there’s no better time to shop local. We see so many ‘must have’ lists that are chock full of items from overseas companies or interstate online retailers, so we have set out to find the things that we love that you can find in your […]

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10 spots for interior design inspiration

Choosing what to put inside your home can be a delicate task. We want our space to reflect who we are, but it can be difficult to know where to start, and how it will all turn out. The good news is, we’ve got you covered with 10 of our favourite places for interior inspo.  […]

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Lomography (summer) Lovin’

Film is not dead. It’s alive and kicking and calling your name. Lomography is a movement with millions of followers, all dedicated to experimental photography practices and methods. It’s been around for 25 years and in that time, has created, inspired and challenged the norms. What people may consider flaws, Lomography embraces. They’re remarkably easy […]

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A market for the perfect handmade Xmas

Christmas shopping. Now there are two words sure to strike terror into the hearts of the most hardened Canberra woman. Even the most dedicated shoppers amongst us (and I proudly count myself in this group) can find something overwhelming about having to source enough gifts to fill multiple Christmas stockings as well as provide a […]

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Dream Homes: A Natural Habitat

After growing up in a home full of dollhouses, miniatures and tiny things, Shop girl, Flower girl’s Kerist Klekner’s charming home 
in watson is quite the opposite. Kerist has a natural, simplistic and timeless approach when it comes to creating the spaces within her home. Keeping possessions to a minimum and investing in quality items, she has […]

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Gina of Canberra blog StyleCurator wins at London awards     

Canberra based blogger Gina Ciancio has been awarded the Best Australian Interior Blog at the Amara Interior Awards in London this morning for her blog stylecurator.com.au. The AMARA Interior Blog Awards celebrates and engages with the most authoritative and well-respected bloggers in the vast interior blogging industry. “It’s such a crazy, rewarding and million other amazing […]

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