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IKEA floor cushion Three Birds Renovations, Florence Broadhurst fabric

How To Re-cover The IKEA DIHULT Floor Cushion In 9 Easy Steps

The IKEA DIHULT floor cushion was the perfect piece to be re-covered for our first photoshoot. Then when Three Birds Renovations visited our Design Studio and spotted it, we made one for the renovation of their #colourmehamptons House 11, and recorded the steps for you! This floor cushion, or pouffe as described on the IKEA … continue reading

cushion covers, master bedroom, Three Birds Renovations

Readymade Cushion Covers In Blue-tiful Hues

We’re thrilled to reveal our readymade cushion collection! And it doesn’t get much more exciting that working with Three Birds Renovations for their latest renovation in Glenhaven, House Eleven. Bonnie and Louisa visited us earlier this year with the brief of “Hamptons” and Florence Broadhurst fabrics were selected throughout to add pattern and colour. We … continue reading

Upholstery Workshop With Velvet Prints

One For Your Bucket List! Keen to try our hand at upholstery, we booked a day’s workshop in the beautiful Jamberoo Valley with Rapt Upholstery. Kate Malfroy, also known as the Chairy Godmother, got her Trade Certificate in upholstery at TAFE a number of years ago, and is now a passionate teacher of this dying … continue reading

Florence Broadhurst Fabrics auction

Bid On One-Of-A-Kind Homewares To Raise Funds For The Beauty Bank

To launch our online store, seven prominent women in design all chose fabrics from the new collection which were crafted into stunning homewares. Now interior design fans can bid on these items which were kindly donated by the following businesses to help raise awareness and funds for The Beauty Bank. The auction ran from ‘Sewing … continue reading

Kids bedroom, sewing and upholstery fabrics

What To Make With Patterned Fabric, By 7 Design Experts

When we approached seven Australian women in design and asked them what they would make with patterned fabric from our new collection, we were overwhelmed by their unanimous and absolute love of Florence Broadhurst. We were also very intrigued to find out what they would select from the 20 designs / 187 colourways! And then … continue reading

Australian Women in Design

7 Women In Design Choose Their Favourite Textiles

When planning our first textiles photoshoot, we thought about the significance of Florence Broadhurst in the interior design world. In fact, our head textile designer on this collection, Chloe Evans, studied Florence as part of her Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of New South Wales. So, what would influential women in design think … continue reading

Shadow Floral bedhead, Florence Broadhurst Fabrics, Heatherly Design

Upholstery Magic Made In Australia

Heatherly designs and manufactures beds, bedheads and other bespoke bedroom furniture in Melbourne, Australia. Owner Georgie Leckey champions favourite designers through her Art Series and is a passionate fan of Florence Broadhurst. The collaboration was a natural choice… A fusing of iconic Australian textile designer with a renowned Australian company, elevating bedroom style through locally-made … continue reading

Florence Broadhurst Collectable Art

For Lovers of Florence Broadhurst and Collectable Art

There is a name for most kinds of collectors, but to collect something as rare and wonderful as the original screens which Florence Broadhurst herself used, defies an adequate description. Florence created a world of colour with her wallpapers and fabric in the 1960’s and 1970’s, influencing the style and décor of homes from Australia … continue reading

Florence Broadhurst Fabrics Design Team

How Our Textile Design Team Curated The Collection

At Florence Broadhurst Fabrics we are blessed with a team of talented textile designers from around the world, much like Florence Broadhurst had herself! We are really excited to be launching this new collection. But how did we go about choosing from her design archive of over 500 designs? And how did we select the … continue reading

Florence Broadhurst, peacock wallpaper, office

What Would Florence Think?

What would Florence Broadhurst think of this new fabric collection? That’s a really good question! Her thought process was clearly different and that’s not surprising because it is wisely said, “nothing new comes out of ordinary.” Florence was anything but ordinary! Whilst I had dealings with her as a young fabric salesman supplying her with … continue reading