July 31, 2010

Card Art

Lovely new cards from super talented Wellington artist Rochelle Andrews.

50's card series
left to right: Cherry Punch, Forget Me Not, Cherries, Pink Polka Dot, Roses are Pink, Strawberry Patch, Red Hot Polka
Large cards (as shown, 10.5 x 14.5cm) $7.50 each, Small cards $3.50 each (7.5 x 7cm)

Black & White Series
Left to Right: Black Toile, Butterflies, White Rose, Lace with Monarch Butterfly, White Toile
Large cards (as shown, 10.5 x 14.5cm) $7.50 each, Small cards $3.50 each (7.5 x 7cm)

Vintage Floral Series
Left to Right: Vintage Butterflies, Vintage Floral Butterfly, Vintage Floral , Vintage Dragonfly, Vintage Floral Buds
Large cards (as shown, 10.5 x 14.5cm) $7.50 each, Small cards $3.50 each (7.5 x 7cm)

There is also a wonderful range with birds, both native and exotic in gorgeous colours, images coming soon.


The world has gone mad for all things Babushka and H&G is no exception.

Loving these stacking Babushka Doll glasses, light but strong and dishwasher safe, fabulous!

Set of 3 - NZD$37

they happily brighten up any shelf in your home!

July 25, 2010

Winter Newsletter

I have just written my very first H&G newsletter!

To read it click on the newsletter tab above.

If you'd like to receive future additions, just email me your email address.



Delicious Fabrics

Fabric banners are such fun, easy to change and will update the look of your room in an instant. Perfect to ring the seasonal changes if you have a few to play with.

Jane Churchill - Chenille Leaves
woven chenille on linen with contrast linen binding

Manuel Canovas - Gold climbing flowers
woven silk

Manuel Canovas - Morroco
printed and woven wool on linen

Manuel Canovas - Medallions
Woven silk with satin silk binding

Manuel Canovas - Tree of Life
Silk embroidery with satin silk binding

Manuel Canovas
Suzani - heavy woven silk
Fabric banner NZD$180

Colefax & Fowler
Woven Tree of Life - Aqua/Pink SOLD

July 9, 2010

Quirky Fabulous

It was lots of fun unpacking these girls today, some are new and others I've had in before and they flew out the door! For the kid in all of us.

seriously popular babushka skipping ropes $14.50 each
I gave one to my niece and she has been having a blast with it 

for the girl who has everything, Babushka magnetic clips of course!

so good they're almost edible - lollipop pencils
$4.50 each

Kooky Japanese girl pencils - $4.50 each

sharpeners - $8.50 each
and knitting dolls are back, this time in Japanese girl style - photo coming soon

Make Winter Glisten

Well its been proper winter cold here for the last couple of weeks, brrrrr; with all this grey sky and rain, why add a bit of shimmer to life and your home with gorgeous glistening glassware! These are some fabulous modern and vintage pieces in H&G at the moment, that totally fit the bill.

Pretty crystal and pressed glass bowls
(vintage crystal bowl $25)

Elegant crystal decanter and etched glasses should do it
(vintage crystal decanter $55, vintage set of 6 etched glasses $40)

then add a mirrored cocktail cabinet for the ultimate winter gloom banisher
(vintage cocktail cabinet with partitioning for records - walnut $220)

and why not a dash of silver!

lovely crystal and glass, with me hiding in the corner :)
(vintage set of 4 crystal sherry glasses $25)

Pretty in pink - pour your fav tall ice laden drink and pretend its summer
(modern glasses $70 set of 4, art deco green glass plate $45)

the ultimate in 70's glam, go gold with chocolate mousse - YUM

so yummy I had to feature it twice! (vintage $40 set of 4)


July 7, 2010

Make It Sparkle!

Make winter a little less gloomy with these rather glamorous silver doily earrings!

great to have a bit of sparkle on a dull day

speaking of gorgeous, how lovely are these pretty bird pendants!

not so much sparkle, but just down right fabulous
wonderful soft polished wooden necklace

July 6, 2010

Pretty Paper

Lovely paper products at H&G, I have such a weakness for gorgeous stationary and cards!

Here is a preview of some of the lovelies now in store

The very talented artist Rochelle Andrews from Wellington, NZ

The fabulous Angie Lewin

fantastic card sets from Meri Meri

simply super, super cutie cards 

and of course you gotta have a bit of Cath - stationary box