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5Aug

Poets Ode

The Stylists Guide to Adelaide

Poets Ode is in the foothills of adelaide, in postcard perfect, Hanhdorf.

I had the luck to squeeze in a visit (about 45 mins from airport) during a work trip.

The gorgeous owners, Alia & Scout have stripped back on old shop & embraced its raw humble self.  With a series of higgle piggle rooms, all sunfilled coming through the blown glass windows. Take note of the display pieces, found locally but oh-so European.

The shop is layers of muted tones: whites ,creams, caramels and sells cool stuff from all over the world.

 as well as having art showings. The artworks were round & detailed in copper, the velvet pillows were just the right mushy, the throws were striped or plain & edged in pom poms and a tea room is opening soon!

I loved everything and went away with an olive oil pourer, a cotton baby hat, a silk wool baby hat, a amulet necklace and a needle made from a thorn

Follow them on instagram @poetsode

100b main St Hahndorf, South Australia

poets ode - the society by sibella court

poets ode - the society by sibella court

poets ode - the society by sibella court

poets ode - the society by sibella court

poets ode - the society by sibella court

poets ode - the society by sibella court

poets ode - the society by sibella court

poets ode - the society by sibella court

poets ode - the society by sibella court

poets ode - the society by sibella court

poets ode - the society by sibella court

5Aug

Scarlett at The Harbour Rocks Hotel

The history of The Rocks has always sparked my imagination .

It started when I read ‘Playing Bettie Bow’ at school & continued with my study of Australian history .

It evokes the mysteries of times long ago , with it’s sandstoned paved ways , side alleys , tunnels & beautiful buildings

I have refreshed a secret place , down nurses walk & up a unassuming flight of stairs . It is named after the mistress of a merchant – a romantic tragedy involving class, adventure & true love!

Come for tipple at Scarlett

Each piece is bespoke, handcrafted&tooled, a historical nod to materials that would have been used when The Rocks was settled

Leather lined walls with Sleeper veneers creating the walls

The banquette is made from 200 year old sleepers, milled & oiled to anchor the room with feathered cushions covered in linen to settle into

A smithed & forged Copper topped communal table , all patched with flat head copper tacks

Antiqued mirror topped tables , all inky & stormy

Look at the details, a Pickle jar that most likely sailed into Sydney harbour full of Mediterranean olives , a sneaky Copper fire hydrant and And of course the model of the shop that Eric sailed on

All furniture designed by Sibella Court

Scarlett can be found at Harbour Rocks Hotel, 34 Harrington Street, The Rocks

scarlett - the society by sibella court

scarlett - the society by sibella court

scarlett - the society by sibella court

scarlett - the society by sibella court

scarlett - the society by sibella court

 

 

 

 

 

23Jun

Instagram Competition: Week 10 – Magic Tricks & Lucky Dips

The final week of the Bowerbird Instagram competition!

The unexpected fun & fantasy of old-fashioned sideshows, fairs and funhouses; thoughts of tomfoolery & practical jokes and bags of mixed sweets.

Amulets & talismans, crowns, tiaras & masks, gaming paraphernalia, flags & bunting. We want to see it all.

Create a new picture in theme and #magictricksandluckydips & #bowerbird & tag @sibellacourt and I will choose a favourite to win a copy of Bowerbird.

Good luck!

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19Jun

Book signing at Society inc. this Saturday!

Don’t forget to come down to The Society inc. this Saturday to get your books signed by Sibella, and join us for a catch up between 2-4pm.

Bring your own books- hopefully full of notes & slightly dog-eared, or buy some more!

Bowerbird will be on sale for the super price $30 (with a saving of $35!)

Bowerbird Instagram Competition - The Society inc. by Sibella Court
16Jun

Instagram Competition – Week 9: Oddities & Curiosities

The strange & wonderful bits & bobs that fit into life in the most magical and unconventional of ways.

It can be anything from strange little paintings, typography & the written word and anything odd & curious you collect around the place!

Create a new picture in theme and #odditiesandcuriosities & #bowerbird & tag @sibellacourt and I will choose a favourite to win a copy of Bowerbird.

Good luck!

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