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I love interiors, design, simple style, anything to do with making a house a home.

I live on a 700acre farm in Western Victoria with a little dog, six chickens and my fiance. He is the 5th generation to live in this district and his great-great-grandfather was the town blacksmith. The barn here is full of family treasures which has fuelled my interest for vintage and local history. I found a beautiful Royal Doulton tea & coffee set wrapped in newspapers and made into a mouse haven! Luckily it cleaned up beautifully and is in perfect condition. The house has also been a treasure trove of discoveries. Letters written by Josiah (the soon-to-be blacksmith) to his wife Mary while he was travelling around the area looking for work. They settled in Lake Bolac after he secured the business. We are slowly renovating this old farmhouse with it's pressed tin ceilings, old plaster and pine floorboards…

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  • Born on March 15
  • Joined June 25, 2011

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About

I love interiors, design, simple style, anything to do with making a house a home.

I live on a 700acre farm in Western Victoria with a little dog, six chickens and my fiance. He is the 5th generation to live in this district and his great-great-grandfather was the town blacksmith. The barn here is full of family treasures which has fuelled my interest for vintage and local history. I found a beautiful Royal Doulton tea & coffee set wrapped in newspapers and made into a mouse haven! Luckily it cleaned up beautifully and is in perfect condition. The house has also been a treasure trove of discoveries. Letters written by Josiah (the soon-to-be blacksmith) to his wife Mary while he was travelling around the area looking for work. They settled in Lake Bolac after he secured the business. We are slowly renovating this old farmhouse with it's pressed tin ceilings, old plaster and pine floorboards. After living in the city for 10+ years I love the peace and fresh air. Life is good! :)

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