love the way the painted black floor boards glisten The black and white contrast with the dark wood of the map table teminds me of a draftsman’s office from a former era. The white doors leading into the reading nook are so inviting! Image Credit: FlashDecor via Shelterness


Home Library: Chic but comfy

by Anna Blanch on May 9, 2011

I love the contrast of textures and colours possible in this monotone palette The books pop! Image Credit: FlashDecor via Shelterness


  love those shelves! Almost Zig Zag like…. Image Credit: FlashDecor via Shelterness

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Me = Photographer

by Anna Blanch on April 27, 2011

Hi, my name is Anna and I’m a Photographer. A few years ago I was actually making money from photographing weddings and family photo shoots. I photographed conferences, retreats, concerts. I photographed races, rugby matches, netball games, and college functions and events. In between times I finished my law degree and moved to the US. […]


Home Library: with a little Art Nouveau on the side

by Anna Blanch on April 6, 2011

  Image Credit: FlashDecor via Shelterness


A Post of My Own Prose

by Anna Blanch on March 17, 2011

So it’s been a while since i’ve written a post of my own prose.  did that sound as nerdy to you as it did to me?…let’s try again, shall we?I’ve been taking one step and then another on my thesis work of late, which often really means writing one word or sentence than another. I’ll […]


Home Library: Modern bespoke Shelves

by Anna Blanch on March 15, 2011

   VITSOE makes these amazing looking bespoke shelving systems that allow your books to pop; perfect for the home library! Image Credit: VITSOE


Home Library: form and function for all the family

March 7, 2011

  this functional home library is made to be used by the whole family. From Amanda at SouleMama via Ohdeedoh   To see more of this lovely library and read about the  process of creating this room, check out SouleMama. Image Credit: SouleMama

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Inspiring Artists: Vivian Maier

March 5, 2011

Discovering the incredible story of (recently unearthed) unknown Chicago street photographer Vivian Maier has got me thinking about the extraordinary power of historical images. If you haven’t heard about Vivian, take a look at this video or this Guardian feature. 

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