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All I want for Christmas…

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People tell me I’m difficult to shop for, really? How so? I just love beautiful things, how hard is that to find? I ask them but husband, family & even my dearest of friends end up dazed & confused so this year I’m going to make it easy on them, I’m creating a wishlist! The best thing about my list is that you can use it to satisfy the “difficult” person in your life & you can do it ALL online, have it gift wrapped & delivered!

Here is a small sample:

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The Bailey upholstered bedhead. Custom-made in Victoria by Heatherly Designs $1430
I lust after this in deep navy velvet with nickely studs.

The epitome of chic, the Gucci “Jackie” bag, I know, its massively expensive but a girl has to dream & I’ve been very very good….Darling??? $1965

Something I have needed for so long is a travel cosmetics case that can actually fit everything in it, not just make up but brushes, cleanser & cream. Witchery have this lovely one in cream or orange (orange please) great size, great price $39.95


I say that anything in a blue box is always perfect but I adore the Tiffany charms, I’m head over heels for this Ladybird in enamel & silver, how cute? $240

Something for the home is always popular. Glasshouse scented candles are just the best, high quality & delicate long-lasting fragrance, starting at $39.95

Or a funky leather pouffe, silver I think. $220

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& whilst at Table Tonic put one of these colourful tassell key chain in the trolley, at $16, get a spare.

Country Road have lovely cotton throws & blankets for the bedroom, perfect for those warm summer nights, Mila Blanket $199

I love to cook, so special kitchen things are always a winner. I love for handmade goodies. I recently found several people making custom tea towels & aprons, so lovely.

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While I’m in bespoke mode personalised stationary is such a special luxe item. I am absolutely certain that if I had personalised stationary that I would write a lot more thank-you notes.

Rather than the assortment of little trinket trays & boxes I would love 1 large & beautiful jewellery box, particularly this chevron patterned Ercolano box from Peters of Kensington $770. Or maybe the classic white lacquer from

& you just can’t give a jewellery box empty, so this funky Geo Jewellery Prong necklace from Harvey + Harvey

So there you go a gift for each of the 12 days of Christmas.
Happy Shopping!

Jackie Roper is a full time Mum of 4,(5 if I count my husband, aka: the finance minister), part time colour & decor consultant, blogger & utterly addicted to all things homey. I believe that creating a beautiful home does not come from a catalogue but from the heart, I challenge my readers to step outside the showroom & explore & develop their own style with tips on how to & plenty of inspiration. Because we all need inspiration, everyday!



Jolene enjoys writing, sharing and connecting with other like-minded women online – it also gives her the perfect excuse to ignore Mount-Washmore until it threatens to bury her family in an avalanche of Skylander T-shirts and Frozen Pyjama pants. (No one ever knows where the matching top is!) Likes: Reading, cooking, sketching, dancing (preferably with a Sav Blanc in one hand), social media, and sitting down on a toilet seat that one of her children hasn’t dripped, splashed or sprayed on. Dislikes: Writing pretentious crap about herself in online bio’s and refereeing arguments amongst her offspring.

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