Belinda Esperson

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inspiration

For the last year or so I’ve been a bit distracted with the design and build of an extension to our home of 14yrs – and finally it is almost there….. I am so happy with the way it is … Continue reading

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Jenny Kee and the 1980’s

I was blown away yesterday when I dropped into Pieces of Eight Gallery and saw their amazing window display by Benja Harney to celebrate the work of designer Jenny Kee. I have to admit those Jenny Kee pullover designs of … Continue reading

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Earth Matters at Artipelag by Li Edelkort

I was just reading one of my favourite design blogs lottaagaton.se in which she features an exhibition I would love to see by the guru of design trends Li Edelkort (whose beautiful blog trendtablet is also on my bloglist for … Continue reading

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drawer layouts

Last year I bought some wide/shallow plan drawers from IKEA. They have been fantastic as they allow me to create layouts and group sources of inspiration without taking up bench or shelf space – and the contents can remain there … Continue reading

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scandi design

I have to admit that I’m both delighted and just a bit miffed that Scandinavian design (and all things Scandi) are so “in” at the moment. I have been obsessed with Scandinavian design most of my life – possibly because … Continue reading

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Indigo shibori

Late last year I finally got around to doing a workshop in shibori – the japanese method of tying and dyeing cloth – generally using indigo dye. I’d been meaning to try this for ages and a workshop came to … Continue reading

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Heide Museum of Modern Art – living in landscape

I’ve visited the beautiful Heide Museum of Modern Art in Bulleen twice so far this year and even finally became a member to remind me to visit this lovely place more often. Given that it is only 10 minutes or … Continue reading

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secret life of walter mitty

Hi there. Yes, it’s been a while since I posted here. Hopefully I’ll do better this year. Just went to see “Secret life of Walter Mitty” at the cinema – beautiful film. A quirky story stylishly shot in full saturated … Continue reading

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exhibition

At a friend’s recommendation I went to see the RMIT Object based Practice Graduate Exhibition 2012 yesterday at the Victorian Artists Society in East Melbourne. There was some simply beautiful work there covering both ceramics and gold & silversmithing. I … Continue reading

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earrings

I noticed I didn’t have any images of my ‘paper’ earrings on my website which are actually one of the pieces I make most often. I really enjoy making them as each one is individually forged from sterling silver – … Continue reading

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