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Botanical Delights

August 23, 2015

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I'm super excited to have been choosen by the fab team at Twig Skin & Body to join them as thier new brand ambassador for the coming months, I'll be showcasing and roadtesting their fab range of Botanical skin care products each month. Twig pride themselves on creating natural and organic products consumers can trust to be beneficial for the skin and environmentally friendly. All products are crafted using the finest, natural and organic ingredients and are: + Australian made and owned. + FREE FROM hidden toxins, parabens, PEGs, sulphates, artificial colours and fragrances. + Carbon Neutral manufactured. + Not tested on animals and contain no ingredients derived from animals, making us vegan friendly. + Packaged in biodegradable and/or recyclable materials. My first post features Twig Skin & Body Botanical Hand & Body & Cleanser. Infused with pure essential oils and enriched with botanical extracts to moisturise the skin. Formulated with calendula extract, organic goji berry and kakadu plum extract that together combine to promote bright and radiant complexion, leaving your skin hydrated, supple and soft! Perfect for me after a long day crawling around studio floors in and out of the elements! Not only that but it smells incredibly amazing the perfect point of relaxation after a long day! Twig Skin & Body
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 Styling, Photography, Graphic Design for this sponsored post by by Louise Roche - The Design Villa
Moments in Paradise

Soul Searching…

July 17, 2015

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My heart lies within the ocean and I will be forever inspired by the colours and the beauty of the sea. From the way I like to dress to my home interior, there's nothing more I love than living the feeling of being on holidays all year round, after all that's the passion behind my work and this blog.

It was such a pleasure to work with the fabulous Tara from Sea + Stone Designs. Tara's passion and love for her craft is second to none, her talent shines through in all her beautiful designs, colours inspired by the sea, of surf gypsy culture, soul searches, day dreamers - just like me!

I'm so excited to share with you not only my own work for Tara but a collection of amazingly talented souls in the way of photographer Tess Leopold from In Search of This and stunning beauty Erana Rosa.

Tess has captured the true essence of Tara's designs so amazingly and the beauty of stunning Erana.

Tonight we're celebrating the launch of Tara's stunning new web site with an extra special gift to my followers with a fabulous 10% off purchases using the code villa10 - hurry pop over and check it out - it's a true delight if your true ocean lover just like me!



Photographer - Tess Leopold In Search of This Model - Erana Rosa


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Moments in Paradise

A moment…

March 28, 2015
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Welcome to my new feature moment's in paradise, it's all about celebrating the small things, the things we all need to stop and take note of,the things we sometimes walk past everyday without a blink of appreciating the true beauty it beholds!

Everyday I come to my studio for a moment, if it's only to grab a pen or check an email, I make sure I come here everyday, for me it's an escape it may be an office/studio but it's certainly not work.

Everytime I come here I'm inspired, and I instantly feel relaxed! I think that's the most important thing about creating a beautiful interior first and foremost, its to create a space that's inviting one that makes you happy, one that reminds you of what's important to you, what you love to do most!

Find your moment...

Moments in Paradise

Finding your paradise…

March 28, 2015


Paradise means something different to everyone, we all have our own ideal of what paradise is! It may not be the beach, it may be rolling green hills filled with the heady scent of summer rains on the horizon.

Whatever paradise means to you, embrace it, embrace it in everyday life, in your home, how you dress, how you live and how you think. Paradise for me is summer, I love long balmy summer nights with friends and family on the beach, swimming until there is no more light left in the day, the freedom of what bobbing around in the ocean ignites, its all of this that I bring to you here!

Here is where I'll bring you all that inspires me everyday, my life as a stylist and photographer, all the wonderful clients I meet. I'll endevour to share with you all those things you can do in so many ways so live in and simply enjoy a life of paradise everyday, no matter what your budget, your style of home, I'll give you all the inspiration you'll need to enjoy your own paradise.