Happy feet

Need an incentive to get out of bed in the morning? We think landing sleepy feet onto a sublime, soft rug is a pretty good step in the right direction.
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A look favoured by stylists, a rug strategically placed under a bed helps to ground your bed, creating an overall sense of cosiness that is hard to beat- especially in the cooler months.

How to choose? For winter, the softer the better. Think plush, deep pile rugs or delicate weaves in soft wool.  Due to the position of the rug, you can get away with using rugs that would not be suitable in high traffic areas- The new Armadillo & co Sierra weave, pictured above, is the perfect example.

Email us at mail@southwoodhome.com.au to get on the wait list!

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Small bedroom? Try adding a round rug- just enough for your feet to land softly out of bed (and add a much appreciated boost of colour.) Our favourite is a pure New Zealand wool reef rug- delightfully plush & available right now! Getting out of bed won’t seem so hard, after all.

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Check out the rest of ours rugs at southwoodhome.com.au

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Queens of Cushions!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Like you, we love cushions! We pride ourselves on having a huge range at southwood. With 7 brands and over 150 styles to choose from, we can safely say there is a cushion here for everyone.

From Bonnie & Neil’s famed eclectic designs to the thoroughly modern abstract prints from UK cushion maker Amy Sia, the bases are all covered. We fill each cushion with a duck feather inner for optimum comfort and shape.

If you aren’t sure where to start, come in and see us and we’ll do the ‘cushion dance’ with you!

cushionsTop from left: southwood velvet cushion in Peony, Bonnie & Neil Garden Floral cushion in pink, Amy Sia cushion in Flamingo.

 Middle from left: Bonnie & Neil Yellow cockatoo cushion, Uimi Riley cushion in Saffron, Imogen Heath Meadow cushion in lime.

Bottom from left: Uimi Ava cushion in teal, Ample Rocks cushion in blue, Amy Sia cushion in Sea of glass.

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Berry Beautiful

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 We are all about layers of luscious colour as we dive deeper into winter. From a swirl of rich raspberry to a touch of strawberry pink, berry colours are simply lovely in the bedroom.

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The clever folk at Design Seeds have inspired us this week to offset these girlish hues with a classic strike of navy and a calming base of dove grey.

Major Minor are all over this beautiful, yet unexpected combination with their pure linen pillowcases in pink & navy.

Simply add a St Alban’s Mohair throw and a plush wool southwood Reef rug and relax into the cooler nights. mosaic3

Our selection of delicious berry toned homewares are available at southwoodhome.com.au.

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Fun with Felt!

Now is the perfect time to brighten up the house and get it feeling really cosy.  Felt accessories in vivid, pop colours are our latest obsession, and they do just that!

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 We have a rainbow worthy selection of cushions in felt, with a colour to suit every room.

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We are so excited to have a new delivery of colourful storage pots from felt experts Hey Sign! They are perfect for storing all the kids toys & blankets.

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Protect your furniture with fun felt coasters from Hey Sign. We love these flower coasters!

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Felt pots add such a great pop of colour to a living room and provide an excellent place to store all those little bits & pieces.

Come in and check out the full colour range in-store or check out the whole range of felt at www.southwoodhome.com.au

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Chic Charcoal

Blog headerDusky tones of charcoal set the scene for a sophisticated bedroom. Get the look as styled by our friend, the talented Heather Nett King and beautifully photographed by Lisa Cohen.

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Top row left to right: Bemboka linen euro pillowcase in charcoal, Hey Sign felt wool pot in charcoal, Armadillo&co herringbone rug in charcoal/limestone

Middle row left to right: southwood velvet cushion in peony, southwood grid cushion in dove grey, Bemboka filled quilt in charcoal

Bottom row left to right: St Albans herringbone throw in slate, Robert Gordon ceramic studio vessel in charcoal, southwood Ebb bedside table in blackwood.

All available from southwood. Follow the link here for our selection or let us help you select your style in-store.

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The choice is all yours!

We love nothing more than seeing our favourite southwood furniture designs come to life in colours & fabrics customised just for you!

To get you started and make choosing easy & fun, we have put together a little ‘how-to’ guide for creating your perfect southwood sofa or chairs.

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1. Dare to dream:

Think about what colours you are naturally drawn to and what you would love to see centre stage in your living room. Having a made-to-order sofa is the perfect opportunity to get something you have always wanted.

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2. Look around you:

Ask yourself- does the room need an exciting new centrepiece or a lovely backdrop for other things? Take a close look at the colours & textures of your existing furniture, rugs, artwork and other items you see yourself holding onto-they will all need to work with your new furniture.

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3. Bring a piece of home with you:

Bring in photographs, fabric samples, anything from home that you think might help and we can take it all into account for you. The more we can see, the better the advice we can offer!

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4. Try it at home:

Once you’ve narrowed the choice down, taking your selected fabric samples home with you is a great way to help with the decision. Fabrics can vary in different light, so it pays to see how the colours look at different times throughout the day. You’ll also get an idea of how the colours work with your favourite things.

From there you can wait with confidence while your unique southwood furniture is crafted by hand just for you!

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SPOOKY SALE- STARTS TOMORROW 10AM! UP TO 60% OFF!

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Spooky samples and seconds sale!

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Stock is limited, so get in early!

The southwood team

 

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Paint me pretty

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We are proud to introduce to you the painterly cushions from UK based artist & textile designer Amy Sia.

An ex-pat with a fashionable past, Amy refined her creative eye at Australian fashion labels Willow and Anna Thomas before turning to homewares.

We have a range of Amy’s artfully curated cushions, each digitally printed onto 100% cotton with a cotton/linen blend natural backing.  Her 45cm cushions range from psychedelic kaleidoscope prints to dreamy brush strokes in truly vibrant colours.  They are stuffed with duck feathers for a luxuriously pump cushion.

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Top from left: Flamingo, midnight petal, garden of eden.
Bottom from left: Tidal dream, Spring, Waterlilly

Get in quick to see the new styles while they last, some have already selling out! They are in-store only at this stage, but we can take orders via phone and email if you can’t make it in!

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Ultimate Mother’s Day Wishlist

This week we’ve been counting down ’til Mother’s Day.  We’re excited about helping you make your Mum feel special, so here are our picks for making your Mum’s day*.

*breakfast in bed not included.

Day One!

A cosy Mum is a happy Mum…

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1.Uimi Asher shrug Cranberry $249

2. Uimi Indiana Scarf Magenta $89

Day Two!

 Beautiful bird inspiration…

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1.Ziporah cotton hand towel in Flamingo $35

2. Bonnie and Neil Cockatoo cushion Rasberry $125

Day Three!

For the Mummys to be…

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1. Uimi Riley cushion Chevron $155

2. Uimi Indiana cot blanket Azalea $169

Day Four!

Nothing says love like hearts and flowers…

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1. Imogen Heath Meadow cushion in dusk $110

2. Hey Sign love heart key fob $10

Day Five!

Help Mum relax with gorgeous new bedding…

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1. Southwood Mummadot linen cushion in orange $130

2. Major Minor linen pillow cases in orange $95 a pair

Day Six!

Dress up her couch with cosy wool for winter…

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1. St Albans Herringbone wool throw in Pink $150

2. Southwood wool felt Band cushion in orange $150

Day Seven!

Every Mum loves a good accessory…

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1.Bonnie and Neil wave tea towel in pink $35

2. Robert Gordon  studio bowl in Satin $49

Click on the links to purchase at southwoodhome.com.au or drop some hints to your loved ones via our facebook page!

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