Lovaan Library

The Anatomy of Colour, The Story of Heritage Paints and Pigments by Patrick Baty

The Anatomy of Colour, The Story of Heritage Pa...

One of my favourite ways to think creatively about new colour combinations is to explore paint interior books. Anatomy of Colour by Patrick Baty is one of those books. It's...

The Anatomy of Colour, The Story of Heritage Pa...

One of my favourite ways to think creatively about new colour combinations is to explore paint interior books. Anatomy of Colour by Patrick Baty is one of those books. It's...

6 tips for the perfect tiramisu

6 tips for the perfect tiramisu

Is there a greater stalwart of Italian dessert menus than tiramisu? Absolutely not. Which is why there are countless recipes out there claiming to be definitive. But what’s the trick...

6 tips for the perfect tiramisu

Is there a greater stalwart of Italian dessert menus than tiramisu? Absolutely not. Which is why there are countless recipes out there claiming to be definitive. But what’s the trick...

Cucumber crunch salad

Cucumber crunch salad

We’ve got this salad on repeat this summer, and Karen Martini is to thank for the mouthwatering combination.

Cucumber crunch salad

We’ve got this salad on repeat this summer, and Karen Martini is to thank for the mouthwatering combination.

I Capture the Castle, by Dodie Smith

I Capture the Castle, by Dodie Smith

The first novel of Dodie Smith, best known for One Hundred and One Dalmatians, is the baked equivalent of a fudgy brownie. Warm, irresistible and just a bit nutty.

I Capture the Castle, by Dodie Smith

The first novel of Dodie Smith, best known for One Hundred and One Dalmatians, is the baked equivalent of a fudgy brownie. Warm, irresistible and just a bit nutty.

Pattern motif making

Pattern motif making

We spent a weekend late last year painting and enjoying the quiet of the outdoors over chai tea and fresh tomato soup.

Pattern motif making

We spent a weekend late last year painting and enjoying the quiet of the outdoors over chai tea and fresh tomato soup.

In an Australian Light by Jo Turner

In an Australian Light by Jo Turner

The Australian landscape is a constant source of inspiration for us, particularly in the midst of summer. Over the break, we enjoyed some of the marvels of nature.

In an Australian Light by Jo Turner

The Australian landscape is a constant source of inspiration for us, particularly in the midst of summer. Over the break, we enjoyed some of the marvels of nature.