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Our 10 Best Dinner Party Conversation Starters

Our 10 Best Dinner Party Conversation Starters

We've rounded up the Kip&Co team's best conversation starters to add to your dinner party toolkit! Start preparing now, we will be back wining and dining with friends and family in no time!   1. What is everyone currently watching? 2. The Beetles or The Rolling Stones?3. Where are you headed when you can travel abroad again? 4. Where did you get that amazing dress?    5. If you were in a wrestling match, what would your walkout song be? 6. If it’s a Kip party, then obviously… What’s on your bed right now? 7. What is your most controversial opinion?8....

Golden Hour Founder's Edit

Golden Hour Founder's Edit

We've assembled Kip&Co founder's Kate, Hayley and Alex's new season favourites from our Golden Hour collection! Hayley's Golden Hour picks I really really love entertaining - so this time of year is my time to shine! We moved house about a year ago and with COVID, we haven’t had a chance to have people over, so I will be seizing the moment whenever those restrictions lift! For me, the Rio Floral table cloth and new napkin rings will be on high rotation this summer.I’m grabbing myself the tie die apparel and tote bag, fun and functional! But I also know...

Meet the founder of Wandering Folk - Sharnee Thorpe

Meet the founder of Wandering Folk - Sharnee Thorpe

  When two colourful worlds collide…kick back on our Wandering Folk x Kip&Co Birds of Paradise picnic rug!   Let us take you back to the 50’s, in a tropical Caribbean jungle, floating past squawking parrots and sweet abundant fruit. Picnic amongst the lush foliage, dance around the flamingos, and sing a peachy tune. Here’s to a summer of picnics together.   Today we chat with Sharnee Thorpe, the founder of Wandering Folk and the talented artist behind this incredible print.   Tell us your origin story, what was your life pre WF? I’ve always loved painting, I discovered surface...

Cabin life luxe | Step inside Victoria’s best weekend escape

Cabin life luxe | Step inside Victoria’s best weekend escape

Taking inspiration from Nordic and Japanese design, art curator and mum of four, Chloe, takes us inside her curated cabin, the Log Box located on a glorious patch of green in Red Hill, on the Mornington Peninsula. With views for days, this little cabin (which is available to stay via Airbnb) is the ultimate city escape. Originally a milking shed, it's west facing positioning gives guests every opportunity to witness the breathtaking sunrise from their bed. Sign us right up! In today's blog, we chat all things art and design with Chloe, and how she turned her passion into a...

How To Get Better Beauty Sleep with Welleco

How To Get Better Beauty Sleep with Welleco

If there is anyone to get advice on beauty sleep from, it would be the one and only, Elle Macpherson. Welleco, Elle’s beauty and wellness brand share their top tips on getting better beauty sleep in today’s blog.   Your shortcut to improved shut-eye Sleep is a fundamental part of our mental, emotional and physical health – and believe it or not, ‘beauty sleep’ isn’t a myth. According to sleep experiments, getting enough hours of shut-eye does actually improve your overall wellbeing, including the way we look. It’s not just dark circles, either – your skin and body regenerates and...

Artist Feature | Elisa Cox

Artist Feature | Elisa Cox

  This season’s Swamp print is a colour explosion of fun, brought to life by the very talented illustrator & designer Elisa Cox.   Hailing from the USA, Elisa drew inspiration for Swamp from her childhood fascination with the wetlands and gators of local Florida. From inspiration to finished concept, we chat with Elisa about her creative process, and more.     Let's jump straight in!   1. Tell us your story! How have you found yourself creating these incredible artworks? I'm a Mexican-American mutt currently living in Portland, Oregon with my partner, dog, and 2 cats. Growing up I...

Meet the Art Series 2020 Winners

Meet the Art Series 2020 Winners

  The Kip&Co ART SERIES competition gives artists the chance to have their design featured on a limited edition dish towel, and have their incredible talents recognised and celebrated. From hundreds of entries, we have uncovered the best of the best. It is with great excitement, we share with you the winners of our 2020 ART SERIES competition. The limited edition ART SERIES dish towels are available exclusively at kipandco.com (Amy Gibbs, 'Native Rainbow') AMY GIBBS   Tell us a bit about you!  I’m a 24-year-old creative from the sleepy coastal town of Point Lonsdale, VIC. By day, I’m a...

Meet the most incredible rainbow-tastic artist in the world!

Meet the most incredible rainbow-tastic artist in the world!

  We chat to colour lover and talented artist Julia aka @summer_svenson - take a sneak peek inside her home, and find out how she's styling her kids rooms, plus get your rainbow fix with her incredible art! Your artwork is so incredible, it’s like you’ve been doing this for decades, but in fact you started your career in an entirely different space. Can you tell us a bit about your “origin story”? I have always loved painting – somewhere along the way I sidestepped into my previous career. This started with a late night uni job, manually dubbing VHS...

Beauty secrets from Floral Remedia founder Maddy Dixon

Beauty secrets from Floral Remedia founder Maddy Dixon

In today's blog we chat beauty secrets with the talented Maddy Dixon, founder of Floral Remedia (pictured above). You’re a model, author and entrepreneur. Congratulations! That’s an incredible list of achievements. Let’s start with your business, Flora Remedia, can you tell us how that started and what the philosophy is behind the brand? Sure! My beloved business Flora Remedia is an extension of myself and what I feel to be important in life. I aim to reduce the separation between human and nature by creating heavenly smelling essential oil-based products. I believe that nature has the power to change how...