Friday, April 29, 2011

Our New Cushions Have Arrived!

Our new range of cushions has arrived! Immerse yourself in a tropical paradise with the luxurious Oasis Cushions in these gorgeous new fabrics.

These cushions are now proudly made in Australia and come with an eco-friendly corn fibre filling…definitely a guilt-free purchase!

Purchase them online now:

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Monday, April 25, 2011

Dunk Island Resort, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland

Welcome to Dunk Island, one of Australia’s most spectacular and breathtaking tropical rainforest islands. Indulge in family holiday accommodation with perfect palm-fringed beaches, luxury beach resort living and endless adventure. The Aboriginal people called this place Coonanglebah, "the island of peace and plenty". One visit and we think you might just want to call it tropical island paradise.

Dunk Island offers serene beaches, gourmet dining, luxurious spa treatments, and holiday activities such as Great Barrier Reef diving and snorkelling, 9 hole golf course and fishing. This makes Dunk Island the ideal family holiday, beach resort and couples holiday destination. Escape to island resort accommodation for a truly unique Queensland holiday experience.

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Palm Trees Cushions & Ottoman

We LOVE this photo that one of our loyal customers, Sue sent in. It is a stunning picture of her brand new Escape to Paradise cushions in Palm Trees Fabric together with an ottoman that she had custom made with our fabric - just gorgeous Sue!

It was a privilege to help create a little piece of paradise in Sue's home... xx

Visit our online store to see our new range of cushions, homewares and accessories

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Driftwood Furniture by John Dahlsen

Check out this gorgeous beachy driftwood furniture from Australian environmental artist, John Dahlsen. These pieces are so unique - no two would ever be the same!

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Escape to Paradise Lifestyle Cushion

The 60cm x 60cm Lifestyle Cushion now comes in two gorgeous beachy designs, Caramel Palms and Palm Trees Fabric. Now you can live the lifestyle everyday with these stylish tropical homewares.

Available online:

Sunday, April 17, 2011

The World's Most Beautiful Airports

To get to your dream tropical destination there is a pretty good chance that you are going to need to make a trip to the airport. Check out these amazing photos of the world's most beautiful airports....flight delays would definitely be less painful inside any of these!

Friday, April 15, 2011

Luxury Island For Sale: Katafanga Island, Fiji

Katafanga Island is simply one of the finest islands in the world and one of the last freehold islands for sale in the South Pacific paradise of Fiji.

Katafanga Island is 225 acres of unspoiled beauty, fringed with white sandy beaches and surrounded by its own 5000 acre tranquil lagoon, plus a spectacular reef that completely encircles the island. As a 19th century coconut plantation, the island is littered with coconut palms creating the ultimate tropical ambience. Whether your interests include land activities such as golf, cycling, and tennis or enjoying the crystal blue waters while snorkelling, kayaking, windsurfing and deep sea fishing, Katafanga Island Resort has the ingredients for a truly memorable experience.

Priced at US$25,000,000 this is not something that everyone can afford...but we can all dream, can't we!

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

The Arsana Estate, Bali

The Arsana Estate is located in Nyambu, one of the prettiest villages in Bali, set amidst the rice fields of the Tabanan Regency and perched amongst a set of lush terraces overlooking a raw tropical jungle backdrop. Designed as the ultimate marriage of pure luxury and asian comfort, at the core of The Arsana Estate's promise is to ensure the highest quality of personal service tailored to your own particular requirements. Whether that be your butler organizing cocktails at sunset, your own personal yoga teacher or a celebration of a lifetime, your stay at The Arsana Estate will be etched into your memory long after your well deserved break is over!

Monday, April 11, 2011

Top Five Best Beaches in the World

1. Anse Sourse D’Argent, La Digue, Seychelles

2. South Beach, Miami, Florida

3. Pink Sands Beach, Harbor Island, the Bahamas

4. Ipanema Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

5. Clifton Beach, Cape Town, South Africa

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Six Senses Ninh Van Bay, Vietnam

Six Senses Ninh Van Bay sits on dramatic Ninh Van Bay, with its impressive rock formations overlooking the South China Sea, white sand beach and towering mountains behind, all adding to the sense of being luxuriously at one with nature. The exclusive property also presents the reality of the destination, with an architectural style reflecting the traditions of Vietnam.

The accommodation at Six Senses Ninh Van Bay provide generous personal space and present an uncompromised standard of luxury. Accessible only by water, the 58 pool villas are situated on the beach front, on the hillside and over rock formations in which private swimming pools have been crafted.

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Fear Less; Hope More

"Fear less, hope more; eat less, chew more; whine less, breathe more; talk less, say more; hate less, love more; and all good things are yours." - Swedish Proverb

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Summer Rolls

These delectible summer rolls are both very healthy and full of flavour...and they won't take you long to whip up in the kitchen either!

Ingredients (serves 4)
400g pork mince
1/3 cup gluten-free oyster sauce
8 x 22cm rice paper rounds
100g snow pea sprouts

1. Heat a non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook mince, stirring, for 6 minutes or until browned. Season with pepper. Stir in oyster sauce. Cook for 1 minute or until heated through. Set aside to cool.
2. Fill a large bowl with warm water. Place 1 rice paper round in water for 20 seconds or until soft. Carefully transfer to a chopping board. Place one-eighth of mince mixture in middle of round. Top with one-eighth of sprouts. Roll up, tucking in ends, to enclose filling. Repeat with remaining rice paper rounds, mince mixture and sprouts. Cut rolls in half. Serve.

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Escape to Paradise Top Sellers

Ever since our palm tree cushions featured on the covers of Home Beautiful and Real Living magazines we have been run off our feet with all products featuring this luxurious tropical print. Here are our top 6 sellers – with palm trees in the top 3!

To purchase any of these products head to our online store:

Friday, April 1, 2011

The Sebel Cairns Hotel, Queensland, Australia

The Sebel Cairns Hotel is a luxurious hotel located in the vibrant heart of Cairns CBD, right at the doorstep of some of the best shopping, dining and attractions the city has to offer. Trinity Wharf, Cairns Casino and Cairns Esplanade are all within a short walking distance of the hotel.

Featuring 321 beautifully appointed rooms and suites, with a large lobby enhancing the hotel’s luxurious surroundings, The Sebel Cairns Hotel offers breathtaking views of Cairns Harbour or the city and mountain backdrop from each hotel room.