Be Inspired | Corinne Melanie
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Be Inspired

Tonight my inner child is coming out to share some interior inspiration conjured from memories of sleepovers on mattresses in the living room, camping under the stars with blankets and fire to keep us warm, and cubby houses and canopies made from sheets and rugs and anything else we could get our hands on. I've curated a collection of my favorite floor sofas and adult 'cubby houses' to celebrate the times when all that mattered was being cozy and having good company - and taking some time to remember, being cozy with good company, and taking a moment to gaze at the stars from time to time, is still pretty important. 1. urban outfitters 2. sfgirlbybay 3. dwell 4. tersessenta 5. urban outfitters 6. apartment therapy 7. coco lapine design 8....

Layers of raw and natural materials – white linen, raw timber and stone – deliver depth and soul softened by greenery, throws and rugs, in this curated collection of interior inspiration. Be sure to pin what you love to save for later and click here to shop wall art. Or - explore even more inspiration here. Sources: 1. renovate & real estate / 2. stylizimo / 3. the glitter guide / 4. april and may / 5. homes to love / 6. apartment therapy / 7. pinterest / 8. i love lilya / 9. these tings take time / 10. jess ann kirby / 11. uniquewacollections / 12. bella mumma / 13. pinterest / 14. clever bloom / 15. jacimariesmith / 16. beginning boutique...

Today’s free cloud painting printable is an ethereal mix of pinks, blues and purples, from my original artwork “Intrépide No. 8”. This abstract art print is ready-to-print and frame at 8×10 size – or, use it as a mobile phone wallpaper. You can download the free printable by clicking here. (Follow the link, click on the image to download, and then 'Save As' to your computer). This printable is a snippet of an original piece. You can view the full collection of works and available pieces, here. ...

I'm sitting here sipping on my afternoon coffee and I've decided, I find Saturdays are the best days for a little reflection and gratitude. It's been a whirlwind of a few months for me as I worked towards finalising my current exhibition, running the e-store, all the while settling into a brand-new day job and dealing with all the other little unexpected ups and downs that life tends to throw one's way. And the months have passed in what feels like an instant! I've left a few dishes on the sink for one-too-many-days, we've had a few meals on the go because there is not a possibility in the world I have time to cook more than one or two meals...

Yesterday was an incredible day. After a marathon few months of designing, creating, painting and varnishing my collection of cloudscape paintings were finally ready to be on display in their new home at Brick and Mortar Creative, for my very first solo exhibition! I was thrilled when I was given the opportunity to have my artworks on display at Brick and Mortar Creative. I'd always wanted to have a solo exhibition, but I was either never quite happy enough with my work, or, it just was never the right time. A little message on Instagram a few short months ago asking if I was interested, couldn't have come at a better moment. I actually cried of happiness! I was so excited. My...

It's Easter time! A few extra days off work is the perfect precursor to long, relaxed lunches with friends or family. I loved throwing together this salad of season-fresh figs, prosciutto, buttery olives, pistachios, pickled onions and sheep milk feta on a bed of rocket and mesclun lettuce. Not only do each of these ingredients combine together in a perfect contrast of flavours, I thought this plate photographed pretty well too! The Fig and Prosciutto Salad Bounty[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='10'] The plentiful bounty of fresh ingredients I used to pull together this fig and prosciutto salad were: The Salad Bed: Organic rocket (about 4 cups) and mesclin lettuces (a few red leaves, ripped into smaller pieces) South Australian fresh figs, cut into...

Since listening to an enchanting song named 'Ten Laws' by the inspiring East Forest, one particular lyric always comes to mind whenever I'm feeling burnt out, emotionally drained or just tired. The words 'Always rest whenever you can' are so simple, but carry with them an important reminder to listen to our bodies and take time out whenever we have an opportunity to. Because, in today's busy world, sometimes those opportunities to rest can be few and far between, but it's so crucial to rest to avoid creative burnout. [vc_row row_type='expandable' text_align='center' background_color='#ffffff' border_color='' more_button_label='Click Here to Listen' less_button_label='Close' button_position='center' color=''][vc_column width='1/1'] If you haven't heard the dulcet tones of East Forest before, be sure to click play on the video below and enjoy...