The musings of an interior architect,
celebrating Modern Glamour :: finding it, creating it…
...in architecture, gardens, fashion, art & lifestyle.


The three golden rules to create a Glamorous interior of the Moody Style are applicable to a lot of styles….

The three golden rules to create a Glamorous interior of the Moody Style are applicable to a lot of styles….

 
 
 

Other recent thoughts….


 
 
Glamour :: origin early 18th c…meaning ‘enchantment, magic’…Derived from latin ‘grammatical’ meaning ‘scholarship, learning’...
 
 
It's Melbourne Knowledge Week. A stimulation program celebrating all aspects of human endeavour, from medicine to the arts. For details & information about other Glamorous Happenings, go here.  

It's Melbourne Knowledge Week. A stimulation program celebrating all aspects of human endeavour, from medicine to the arts. For details & information about other Glamorous Happenings, go here.

 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 

 
 
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.
— Marcus Aurelius, Meditations
 
 

"October" : from the Ancient Greek "oktw" (eight)
because it was originally the eighth month of the year,
before Jan & Feb were added by the Romans,
pushing October along to tenth spot….

 

The birth flower for October is the Marigold (Calendula).

And the birthstone is the Opal.

The story behind October's birth flower….

The story behind October's birth flower….

 
The story behind October's changeable Opals...

The story behind October's changeable Opals...

 
Opals in all their glory...

Opals in all their glory...

 
Celebrate October with a Marigold Cocktail….

Celebrate October with a Marigold Cocktail….


 
 

From the archives….a small selection of glamorous favourites….:

NEW TO GLAMOUR DROPS? START HERE :: What is the definition of a Glamorous Interior?

NEW TO GLAMOUR DROPS? START HERE :: What is the definition of a Glamorous Interior?

 
 
Would you care for a little sparkling, perhaps?

Would you care for a little sparkling, perhaps?

 
 
 
How to throw a 1920s cocktail party...

How to throw a 1920s cocktail party...

 
Glamour…is a kind of vessel into which dreams are poured…
— Arthur Miller
BAKING :: Rose Petal Cheesecake….

BAKING :: Rose Petal Cheesecake….

 
BAKING :: Espresso chocolate cakes...

BAKING :: Espresso chocolate cakes...

 
The glamorosity of simplicity….

The glamorosity of simplicity….

 
 
RESCUE ME PLEASE :: I'm Spanish Mission...

RESCUE ME PLEASE :: I'm Spanish Mission...

 
A beautiful woman can turn heads but real glamour has a deeper pull…
— Arthur Miller
Would you Love to Live Here?

Would you Love to Live Here?

 
 
 

 
5 steps to creating a glamorous bedroom….

5 steps to creating a glamorous bedroom….

 
Instructions on How to Espalier fruit trees…it's actually very easy….

Instructions on How to Espalier fruit trees…it's actually very easy….

 

Glamour is the power to rearrange people’s emotions, which, in effect, is the power to control one’s environment.
— Arthur Miller
 
 
A glamorous dinner party menu for 8...

A glamorous dinner party menu for 8...