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What is on your bedside table?

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Editor’s note: Please welcome the SY interiors expert, Kristie Castagna from Elements at Home. Kristie is a professional blogger, interior stylist and colour consultant so who better to give some advice on getting the most out of spaces at home? I love decorating my bedside but I think it is one of the hardest zones to decorate

Now add honey – and a spoon full of confidence

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Sponsored by Olympus Imaging Australia Today I’m getting all fancied up for a Melbourne Cup lunch. There will be an outfit photo posted and, yes, it will be very much removed from my work-from-home, minimal makeup everyday style. The professional hair and makeup will happen. I’ll be spray tanned. And I’ll be frocked up. Superficial

October 2015 favourite reads

October favourite reads

Editor’s note: Please welcome back Deborah from Debbish dot com who’s sharing her favourite new releases with Styling You readers each month.  We’re getting to the pointy end of the year so bookshops are being stocked with memoirs, books designed to sit on coffee tables and those promoting the unthinkable… like quitting sugar. 😉 All ideal presents. But

Everyday moments that matter in a SY work day

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Sponsored by Nair  If you’ve been a reader here for some time you’ll know that I’m a big fan of lazy-girl beauty short cuts. This doesn’t mean that I let maintenance slip … well not always. It does mean that I stock my beauty cabinet with products that mean I can get the beauty essentials

Let’s talk about breast health

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Sponsored by Genius 3D Mammography and difw Let’s talk about breasts. Mostly when I talk about boobs here on the blog I’m encouraging you to book in for a fitting to wrangle them into a bra that gives your girls the support or uplift they need. Today, I’m talking about bosies in the hope that you’ll be even more

Lemon Yoghurt Cake

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Editor’s note: please make today’s guest welcome, Kristie Welsh, PR and Comms wonderwoman who runs her own agency called Communicated. From now on, Kristie will share monthly recipes with all of us, so that we can wow our friends and family with her achievable but delicious creations.  So, today may or may not be my birthday… And

Get the Nina Proudman apartment look

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Editor’s note: Please welcome the SY interiors expert, Kristie Castagna from Elements at Home. Kristie is a professional blogger, interior stylist and colour consultant so who better to give some advice on getting the most out of spaces at home? Let us all go back to a time when all was right with our Nina Proudman world.

September 2015 favourite reads

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Editor’s note: Please welcome back Deborah from Debbish dot com who’s sharing her favourite new releases with Styling You readers each month.  Halfway through this month I was panicking. I’d read 9 or 10 books over the first couple of weeks but was feeling underwhelmed. Of course I was then bombarded with fabulous books (including seven new arrivals

Spring lamb, butternut pumpkin and pecan salad

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Editor’s note: please make today’s guest welcome, Kristie Welsh, PR and Comms wonderwoman who runs her own agency called Communicated. From now on, Kristie will share monthly recipes with all of us, so that we can wow our friends and family with her achievable but delicious creations.  Ah, spring, with your longer days and soft warm breeze

Spring giveaway: win 1 of 25 prizes valued at $3690

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Has it felt like a really, really long winter for you this year? Well don’t worry, because spring has now set in, and to celebrate, we have a GIANT giveaway for you. With 25 chances to win $3690 worth of prizes, you’re going to find something that you’ll truly love. Does your wardrobe need some

Top 5 home styling essentials for spring

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Editor’s note: Please welcome the SY interiors expert, Kristie Castagna from Elements at Home. Kristie is a professional blogger, interior stylist and colour consultant so who better to give some advice on getting the most out of spaces at home? It’s spring, I love spring, it sees the end of winter and the fun climb to summer.

Escape to O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat

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We were guests of O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat You know the sign of a good escape? That you’re plotting a return before you’ve even set off for home. We’d only arrived on the mountain at O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat 24 hours before but that’s the magic of the place. It was my first visit to O’Reilly’s and

August 2015 favourite reads

august favourite reads

Editor’s note: Please welcome back Deborah from Debbish dot com who’s sharing her favourite new releases with Styling You readers each month.  We’re starting to reach the pointy end of the year so reading fodder is now coming at us thick and fast. In my true all-or-nothing style the month has been characterised by alternating binge-reading fests and

Styling You reader survey 2015

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It’s been a very big year for Styling You. We launched our first online pop-up shop (our second – the 2015 Spring shop – opens for the month next Tuesday!) and the business behind the blog was a winner at the 2015 Telstra Business Awards. We didn’t win at the national level last week but

Slow roasted Moroccan lamb shoulder

Moroccan lamb shoulder recipe

Editor’s note: please make today’s guest welcome, Kristie Welsh, PR and Comms wonderwoman who runs her own agency called Communicated. From now on, Kristie will share monthly recipes with all of us, so that we can wow our friends and family with her achievable but delicious creations.  Here’s a new spin on a roast lamb dish that

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