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Graphic designer based in Sydney Australia, that isn't much for words and all about pictures.

Posts from the Vignettes Category

After taking part in the #7vignettes challenge last month via Instagram, I was eager to take part again. Run by the lovely Jennifer Bishop from Interior Addicts this challenge is full of some seriously talented creatives. My challenge to myself this month was to have my 7 vignettes styled with the same vintage feel.

While taking part in the weekly challenges from Ish and Chi via instagram I kept coming across these completely talented ladies with these amazing styling skills. While admiring their instagram feeds I found that they were taking part in a monthly competition called the #7 vignettes run by Jen Bishop, writer of interiorsaddict.com

Jen presents seven words (one word each day) and then I went off and created little themes with bits and bobs from around my house.  I had an absolute ball taking part for the first time.  I was blown away by the talent of some amazing ladies I’ve met over the past seven days. I can’t wait to take part next month.

Some years ago a friend suggested getting an app called Instagram as they knew I was a little addicted with taking pictures with my phone. Soon enough I had a full blown addiction to the app and I just couldn’t get enough of taking shots to share with the world. I thought it was absolutely fascinating with Australians showing all their summer pictures of our golden beaches and the other side of the world covered in snow. After a while Instagram had its far share of bugs, which made it a little frustrating to use so I decided to give it a break and I was clean of Instagram for nearly six months.

After after the birth of my son, I took on the role of a social media manager and I’m back on Instagram with an addiction even stronger than before. In a way I think it’s also encouraged me to explore different avenues of design by discovering the world of vignettes.

What is a Vignette?
noun, verb, vi·gnet·ted, vi·gnet·ting. • any small, pleasing picture or view.

It’s funny because as a child I remember lining up my toys in a very precise manner along my windowsill. I had beautiful dolls and I don’t think I played with them much but I just placed them in order with the others and made sure they were perfectly in line. I now look back and this explains a lot of things.

I think this is why I love the world of vignettes, the order of it all and the endless style options, and I thank Instagram for encouraging me to attempt these briefs devised by these talented bloggers.

This first vignette was for a brief created by a talented lady called Vivian Pagangos who is the author of the blog Ish and Chi. www.ishandchi.com

The brief was to take a photograph of something red + home. I think this brief was made for me, for some reason we have a lot of red things in our house. Long story short, this little photograph won with three beautiful stunning cushions and a red throw rug from Rupee Home. www.rapee.com.au

Thank you Vivian for a wonderful brief and also a big thank you to Rupee for the wonderful homewares. x