name: and 4-year-old Laura Alexander Blythman
address: eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Australia
Size: 3 bedrooms, living, and dining
years lived in: 1.5 years; rent
A darling of Melbourne’s thriving art and design world, Laura Blythman known for bright, neon watercolor artwork of their own and playful illustrations and designs . So it’s no surprise when her home colorful, art and life, reflecting the reality of the explosion of color that should be in the beginning of continuous Laura. 4-year-old horse lover at the residence also help add to the fun vibe of households Blythman.
When you walk into the home of Laura, you immediately notice three things: color everywhere, light and beautiful quiet of being away from the city. Living a spacious three-bedroom means Laura can work from home creating new designs and artwork while looking after the 4-year-old Alexander.
Their home is fun and child-friendly. The lovely large windows allow colors in the walls and white art to enable and provide a warm, inviting feeling. the love of the art of others Laura is apparent when you walk around and reconnaissance work many Australian designers in other localities. She is also a bit of a bargain hunter with some pieces of furniture originated on Ebay or found in thrift stores.
Mainly though, was at home Laura remind you of the reasons why it is better to never take ourselves too seriously, and just how big is the life. Surprisingly, only in a colorful space full of hilarious childlike innocence like can change your mood.
Apartment therapy survey:
my Style: colorful, Happy, Nostalgic, Fun, eclectic, warm and friendly.
inspiration: colors, art, humor.
favorite element: the light, all windows trees, lush gardens that I do not need to care, my everything.
biggest Challenge: I hired, so I’m limited in what I can do.
what friends say:
” this place is like ‘Laura’ in the form of “
” the seats are super comfortable to sleep! “
” I wish I can have too much pink in the house I “
biggest Embarrassment: nothing really, but vertical blinds not my fave.
proudest DIY: Neon paint frame. There are not many places in the real DIY!
biggest Indulgence: I’m not a spender huuuuge, but I do night work online regularly splurges on items page fun applications like distributed hamburger from three drawers down, pot and Bride & Pop & Scott Wolfe acrylic medium. I also have a bit of an addiction ceramics. Can not stop. Fave is Milly Dent’s, and Lauren Bridget Bodenham Finkelston (self press).
Best Advice: decorated with things that make you happy, it’s a reflection yours. Do not get too stuck on the trends, seasonal colors …
Dream Source: biggest passion See below!
KITCHEN / DINING
- Chair – Replica from Ebay
- Rug – Urban Outfitters
- Vintage fishy – me since I was little
- Furniture – all good ole Ikea
- mountain scape on the shelf – made by me
- Sun Shine Let In print – Slide Sideways
- average Blue heart – Lovestar Loves
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Re-edit from a tour originally published in April 2015 – AB
(Photo credit: Sophie Timothy)