South Australian Style Magazine : South Australian Style 26 Winter
/ SA Style #Winter 2O16 / Place plants in woven basket for a decorative touch. My idea of ‘ultimate comfort’ is... being warm and relaxed in front of a fire or on my cosy day bed reading a book and sipping a glass of Shiraz. I welcome guests into my home with... a slice of cake and a cup of tea. The cosiest room in my home is... the studio space – it’s lovely and warm and filled with books, art and greenery. My most-loved home scent is... a smooth vanilla. Three things I need for the perfect night in... wine, books and jazz music. I am most relaxed when... I have finished my morning yoga or am outside gardening. On a rainy day, I like to... cook up a warm soup using my homegrown vegetables and herbs and bake a delicious loaf of bread. If I could take one piece of furniture with me to a new home, Decorating with plants is one of the easiest ways to make a home feel more lived-in and relaxed. Emma shows us the simplest way to breathe colour, shape and life into a cosy courtyard, garden area or living space. it would be... my large indoor Ficus plant! My favourite winter dish is... a vegetarian lentil stew with herbs and mash potato. My must-have winter garment is... Dogstar tunics – a great layering piece over jeans or leggings. Coffee, tea or hot chocolate? Tea. Tips for creating a cosy and inviting space at home... • Incorporate nice, warm lighting using lamps and candles. • Use beautiful, soft textiles within your floor cushions, pillows and throw rugs. Add patterns to help create your desired mood. • An abundance of house plants in earthy ceramics or wood/fibre pots. 299 Portrush Road, Norwood @thenorwoodgardencentre OUt DOOR OASIS with Emma @ Norwood Garden Centre Transform an outdoor deck into a tranquil retreat with a selection of design-forward planters and outside-the-box styling. Decorative shelving is a clever way to lift your plants off the ground, making use of the vertical space. By grouping greenery together your space feels more inviting and cosy. Emma’s in-store favourites: round side table $150, wooden a-frame shelving $395, wicker chair $295 cushion $2 9.95 , large basket $80, all plants availabe in store What we learnt...
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