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The Melbourne Series – Fenton & Fenton

fenton entryOn our recent visit to Melbourne we took a visit to High St, Parahan. From the rustic door, framed by wooden altar candles, to the eye candy window displays we slipped into another world … The home of Fenton & Fenton

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A riot of colour and texture greeted us, from rugs on the floor to oversized art on the walls and the wire chandeliers hanging from the vaulted ceilings. Botanicals were nestled in vessels from Pop & Scott, and beautiful vignettes were created with concrete art from Design twins, bone inlay trays and potted cacti.

fenton starInspired by her world travels Lucy Fenton started her shop as a mixture of old and new, seen by the bright vintage chairs, bone inlay furniture and the odd skull in a bright fluoro. Walking into Fenton & Fenton is like walking into a perfectly edited home, what makes it even better is the lovely service from the staff – it felt like we had called in to see an old friend.

fenton zebratilesA wide staircase lead upstairs to the space housing Mr Fentons rugs, there was a huge selection available to purchase off the floor and they also make to order, to fit with your colour scheme or size!

mr fentonrugs 2A visit to Fenton & Fenton definitely a must for any interiors fiend, be sure to check out their website and follow them on facebook

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The Melbourne Series – What we wore – Day 1

We well and truly experienced Melbourne’s four-seasons-in-one-day, with balmy breezes the first couple of days followed by the coldest August day in six years brrrrr. Regardless we managed to layer-up and bring out some of our favourite colourful pieces.

day 1 ses v2day 1 ses 2v2Aviators by Rayban, Jacket by Camilla, Tee by Bassike, Jeans by Lee, Shoes by Converse with DIY gold studs.

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Sunnies by Karen Walker, Necklace and shirt by Sass & Bide, Tee by Ezibuy, Jeans by Supre, boots by Senso.

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The Melbourne Series – Twiggargerie

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As you all know, we’re big lovers of colour and fun pieces and so we instantly fell in love with these dainty twig creations. We first came across Twiggargerie via Mark Tuckey last year, and then fell in love all over again after seeing them in real life. These sculptural pieces are designed by Anita Bell in Devon and hand made in Melbourne by Brian Bell.

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As they are crafted from natural twigs, each has its own unique shape and no two pieces are the same. They are available in a range of bright colours including Neon Pink, Neon Orange, Yellow, Apple Green, Blue, White and Natural.

3 cubesthree housesWe love the cubes stacked on top of each other and they way in which they are so delicate yet add dimension. Twiggargerie also make cute little houses – both 3D and flat, ladders and also create cute mobiles.

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Check out the Twiggargerie website for more of their gorgeous creations

Images via Twiggagerie & Sage and Clare

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