Hooks and Frocks


  Most people fall into one of two categories, – those that don’t pick up books, and those that can’t put them down.   I’m definitely in the later category. I consume fiction, flirt with non-fiction, and can barely get my nose out of interior magazines and books.   Good fiction is one of life’s […] Read More

  Our very own Sarah has opened her home once again to the photographer's lens, this time in April's Your Home and Garden.   Having transformed an unremarkable house into a stylish and eye-catching home, Sarah has combined designer flair with her enviable access to wallpapers, fabrics and homewares courtesy of you guessed it, the […] Read More

A whirlwind visit has had me falling in love with Wellington all over again. Perfect weather greeted our arrival (even if it was the only good weather this year) and we headed straight to our apartment at the newly renamed QT Museum. Across the road we lunched at Field & Green where I severely underestimated […] Read More

One of the design trends that has emerged in the last couple of years that we love has been the Painterly look. It has graced everything from catwalks to bedrooms encompassing high fashion as well as interior trends. It has gone hand in hand with the artisan and handmade trend that has been gaining slow […] Read More

Happy New Year all. What a half heated summer!  There’s been sun, rain and lots of wind.  And that’s just Auckland. Here’s hoping February more than makes up for it. While most of us at Paper Room were putting our feet up enjoying the hols, Annabel shamed us by singlehandedly rearranging the entire shop. And […] Read More

With a little over 12 days til Christmas here’s Paper Room’s list of 12 perfect gifts.  1. Mali Bracelets $59  2.  Zen Moments Candles – Mini Amber Jar $12.50 3.  Valour Organics – Organic Beard Balm Original $29.50 4. Stella and Gemma Tea Towels $10   5. On Friday 2017 Diary $54.99 6. Golden Monkey […] Read More

Asked the other day what we thought was the latest trend in wall-coverings, the answer was unanimously and resoundingly “ Murals”. Although hardly new, the fantastic variety now available has seen them soar in popularity, with lots of established designers now having added mural options to their wallpaper offerings.   Esta Home - Street Map […] Read More

Well the weather may be trying to confuse us, but not only is Spring almost over, Christmas and the summer holidays aren’t far away. So if you’re lucky enough to have a holiday house here’s a post for you.     Whether yours is a bach, crib or beach house there’s a good chance it […] Read More

I’m sure you’ve all noticed we have a fabulous new website which we hope you’ll love as much as we do. The whole redesign process has been a bit like giving birth, somewhat torturous, taking far longer than we had ever imagined, but absolutely worth the effort in the end. We’ve also got a sharp […] Read More