Bed Linen for Tween Girls

So it’s no secret around these parts that I heart bed linen and other soft furnishings in a big way. I’ve recently indulged my great love of cushions and last week, …

Bed Linen for Tween Boys

I recently asked readers over on the Style and Shenanigans Facebook page what they’d like to see more of on the blog. One of the recurring themes was more home …

Spring Home Wares: Cushions

My name is Vanessa and I’m addicted to cushions. I lovingly stroke them in stores, look at them on line and happily mix and match them from room to room. …

Country Road: The SnS Spring Edit

Have you been hanging out for a postcard from Country Road announcing the latest Spring Spend and Save? I sure have. I’ve been popping in to my local store each week, loving …

The Donna Hay Club

Recently, I was scrolling through my Facebook feed and chanced upon something fabulous. It was a series of photos of four local friends/mums from my sons’ school. The photos were …

Pretty Pastels for Women & Home

Remember how I mentioned my multiple fashion personalities last week? Well this week, I am doing a 180 degree turn and coming back to the old romantics: pastels. Some of …

How to Store Accessories

How do you store your accessories? It’s not necessarily as straight forward as it sounds. Storing necklaces, pendants, earrings, bangles and scarves can be tricky, particularly if you want to …

SnS Style Update: Winter at Home

So, welcome to Winter! Are you a fan? Do you love snow, skiing, open fires, being cosy, closed footwear and avoiding sunburn? I must confess that Winter is not my favourite season. …

Summer Breakfast

On the Australia Day weekend, we caught up with our old neighbours for a long overdue breakfast at our place. I love a good breakfast. So much so, I celebrated …

Style Update: Spring Bed Linen

I love bed linen. A lot. I love bed linen almost as much as I love cushions. Almost. And that is saying something. Every new season brings with it great …

Chillaxed Dinner Party

Last weekend, Mr SnS and I hosted a chill-axed dinner party for 6 (just grown ups – yippee!) at our place. It was a night of telling stories and belly …

Style Update: Christmas @ IKEA

Christmas has arrived at IKEA. As I wrote recently here, I am a big believer in getting organised early for Christmas by getting on top of the administrative aspects now, …