clutter.

fig soap small © 2011 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

Today I attempted to de-clutter my desk rather unsuccessfully…  Plus a sneak peak at my linen bud sprig and mixed metal diamonds necklace. I bought this fig soap from a beautiful shop called lavender, lace and living in the picture perfect … Continue reading

little wild spring buds.

assembling opening buds small © 2011 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

I have been busy working away in my flower making work shop which is also sometimes known as the kitchen ; ) These are process shots of some wild linen buds I’m working on for my hair garlands, which will … Continue reading

experimenting with linen.

swatches © 2011 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

I have been working on my jewellery collection for the past few weeks but today I decided to start work  on my new linen hair flowers for a bit of a change, besides I was quite eager to try out … Continue reading

new blouse.

friperie blouse © 2011 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

My new blouse from friperie.  It was quite hard to resist this sweet perfume bottle print.  I will definitely be taking up the 3 items for $90 on my next visit!

raised by others.

raised by others glasses © 2011 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

Just a quick post to introduce you to some amazing illustrations by Sean of Raised by others, AKA my boyfriend and Polly’s other slave!!  Unfortunately he doesn’t use this amazing skill enough…  I will definitely be posting more of his … Continue reading

paris vogue april.

andreas sjodin2 © 2011 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

My two favourite magazines are frankie and national geographic and  I’m very lucky to have them arrive straight to my letter box, but on a trip to my local news agency this weekend I left with the april edition of … Continue reading

new outfit.

gorman bag © 2011 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

This week I spoiled myself at the Gorman Sale with this sweet triangle print top which happens to go perfectly with my new linen paper bag skirt that I picked up at a garage sale for $5!. (I was a … Continue reading

sun cult.

ann he © 2011 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

Okay, so I am still daydreaming about warmer days…. If I was going to join a cult, this would definitely be the one I would join, complete with flowers in hair, floating cotton dresses and frilly knickers!! These dream like … Continue reading

filly designs.

filly spring 2011 © 2011 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

Love these images from Filly’s spring 2011 collection, Actually I love everything about this shoot: the mood, model, styling and of course the clothes. I can just imagine wearing them whilst making Daisy chains in the sun, skipping with Polly … Continue reading

work in progress.

brass beads small © 2011 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

I have been a very bad blogger this month, but I have been making it up by working hard on a new jewellery collection. I have felt so inspired lately to revisit jewellery having focused on millinery for the past … Continue reading

i want shoes.

shoes at totokaelo © 2011 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

A little collection of shoes I would love to own, and they are all from the same store! I always feel so inspired after a little window(monitor?) shopping at Totokaelo. All the lovely muted earth tones make me want everything! … Continue reading

ballet muse.

Arizona ballet © 2011 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

I just fell in love with this editorial in the April issue of China vogue. The muted palette and ballet styling is definitely a look I have always loved but never tried until recently. I’m looking forward to layering in … Continue reading