My Journey From Heart To Home

My Journey From Heart To Home

Journey From Heart To Home is a document of my travels from the desert heart of the USA to my coastal home in beautiful Byron Bay. I’ve always valued travel as a way of exploration, not only of the beautiful world around me but also of my inner world. That part...
Garden Of A Lifetime

Garden Of A Lifetime

‘Making a garden is somehow like conducting a symphony – different plants come forward at different times and you need to think carefully about their placement in relation to each other’ Dame Elisabeth Murdoch I love this quote, taken from the book...

Small Offerings

When growing up, I’d leave my city home every summer to spend the school holidays in the countryside with my Nan and Pop. Nothing much happened in the little town where they lived, and so time passed slowly, punctuated by the small rituals of their daily...

If The Walls In Your House Could Speak

‘I want a house that has got over all its troubles. I don’t want to spend the rest of my life bringing up a young and inexperienced house.’ Jerome K Jerome If the walls in your house could speak, what stories do you think they would tell? Would they...

This Weekend

This Weekend… In the work that I do, I rarely look back – it seems that when it comes to design and living (as in life) – the here and now and the trends going forward become the focus… But, every now and then, when I’m feeling a little...

Lessons in Creative Living…

LESSON 1 – Finding Your Imagination… Sometimes good things can come from doing nothing, from just being still and allowing the mind to wander. From daydreaming… I find, it’s the ideal way to begin any kind of creative journey… Freeing...

An Hour Of Power

  A couple of weeks back we had a visit at the Farm from Lyndall Stewart. Lyndall is creating gorgeous terrariums and is in the process of transitioning from creative pastime to creative business. Lyndall had a condensed Styling 101 and Building Your Brand...

Taking The Leap

  I’m lucky to be surrounded by a lot of women in my life… Women of all sorts…. Young, old, mothers, daughters, sisters, careerists, creatives, homemakers, tall, short, blonde, brunette… And for every woman that I meet, in whatever shape...

It’s Not What You Do, It’s Why You Do It…

  I love working with people – creative people inparticular. What’s inspiring about creatives, is that they are never short of ideas. Ideas make the world go around; they inspire innovation, they inspire beauty and a better way to do things. So I was...

Meet Me At Adairs

  MEET ME AT ADAIRS… I’m very excited to have been invited by Adairs to do a series of How To Decorate book signings in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Tweed Heads in a couple of weeks… Below are the dates, stores and times – I hope you...

Classics Last Forever….

  Going back through old photographs I came across this pic of my lounge room nook in my previous house in Camp Cove in Sydney. I loved this space – it was teeny tiny – but cosy and relaxing at the same time. This colour palette is such a departure...

Mood Board Inspirations…

There’s something intensely satisfying about collecting beautiful things. To have, to hold and to keep safe something of beauty is one of life’s precious gifts. At the heart of beauty lies a kind of peace and a rhythm. When disparate, often opposing...

NEW WORKSHOPS AND DATES

  I’m so excited to announce that we have set our new workshops dates for 2013- and NEW WORKSHOPS! We’ve had so much success with our How To Decorate and Styling 101 workshops over the years… Those of you who have come along to share the day...

From Dusk ’til Dawn

The launch of a new range of Shannon Fricke bedlinen and homewares is always an exciting time… So much thought, creatiivity and toil, goes into bringing the range together – and of course, many hands make the final offering. This range, From Dusk...

The Studio Is A Candy Store

  The loveliest thing about working in a creative industry such as the world of interiors and homewares – is that I’m able to spend my days surrounded by the most beautiful things… I remember, years ago, when I was deciding on how I would like...

A Sneeky Peek…

  The countdown to the launch of our new Shannon Fricke range of gorgeousness has begun… April is kick-off for an injection of divine products that I know you guys will love – think new bedlinen pieces, towels, ceramics and candles all designed with...

The Power of Creative Play…

    Whenever I’m creating a concept – whether it’s for a book, a range of products or a decorating scheme – I always play around with a mood board. If you were to witness this process you might feel that it’s a rather childish...

Look Where We’ve Popped Up…

    I do get ever so excited when I see Shannon Fricke Bedlinen turning up out there in the real world… I’m always so, so, so intrigued to see what you creative souls have been up to and how you’ve integrated my gorgeous bedware with your...

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