6 Jan 2009

Empire Vintage

I have long wanted to blog about the divine Empire Vintage I just adore their site and highly recommend you check it out; I promise you won't be disappointed and if your anything like me you'll be drooling in no time! I have never been able to drag pics off their site, so happily Living Etc magazine did it for me with this months issue; show cases founder of Empire Vintage - Lyn Gardener's fantastic new home, a converted mattress factory in Melbourne Australia. Enjoy

So light and pretty

great mix of furniture styles

I like the rough brick edge through to the kitchen, nice touch

Look at her divine glassware - tres jealous! The curtain under the sink is a nice touch, I did this on one of my flats to hide the washing machine, very effective and homely

What is there not to love, all that vintage china - which I have a major weakness for and my fav cafe chairs

I love the random mirrors - an oldie but a goodie

Muted pretty pallet

I really like the idea of a bathroom being an elegant room that just happens to have a bath in it

Clever mix of patterns against a neutral back drop

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Blogger Lynne said...

Oh, I love this - and all the little collections; crockery, mirrors (I'm trying to do something similar) and floral prints. I will definitely be checking out their site.

6 January 2009 at 05:15  
Blogger Terri said...

Gorgeous Vanya - great post! I like everything, very spare yet elegant.

6 January 2009 at 08:19  
Blogger lily-g said...

What a beautiful post just loved every image and cant wait to visit the site, you have a lovely blog and will be back often x

6 January 2009 at 17:06  
Blogger ness lockyer said...

Yes, Lyn has got the golden (or should I say white hot) touch. Loved this article of such a great business woman.
Ness xx

6 January 2009 at 22:22  
Blogger Room design studio said...

OMG!!! this is exactly what I want to look at and NEED to live in!! Vintage chic! thanks for sharing!!! Your blog made my day!

8 January 2009 at 20:27  
Blogger Julia said...

These are just incredible images. I want to put them all into my inspiration folder :)

10 January 2009 at 03:42  
Blogger Ms Unreliable said...

What an incredibly gorgeous house! I'm so envious of people that have such effortless style!

16 January 2009 at 00:41  

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