This Book Will Teach You How To Crochet The Golden Girls

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Chances are you’ve never thought to yourself, “Wow, I really wish I could crochet miniature versions of my favorite girls—’The Golden Girls’, Rose, Blanche, Dorothy, and Sophia.” However, the book “Crochet The Golden Girls” by Allison Hoffman is the perfect example of not knowing you needed something until you see it. And now that you’re well aware you can crochet the Golden Girls, you just have to do so.

Crochet The Golden Girls” is a pattern book that offers 10 crochet projects: all four Girls, their iconic tropical couch, Rose’s teddy bear, two different cheesecakes, a palm leaf brooch, and a functional coin purse that was styled after Sophia’s wicker purse.

And yes, the functional Sophia-inspired coin purse is just as cute as you’d imagine it would be.

Plus, the book

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This Victorian Terrace Renovation Is Like Living In A Day-Spa!

When a family of five purchased this Victorian terrace in North Melbourne, the original period home was in decent condition, but the rear ‘80s extension was dark and pokey, and the garden overgrown. 

Turning to Timmins+Whyte Architecture and Design, the clients requested a complete overhaul of the home, on a similar footprint. ‘Our clients wanted to live, cook, gather, lounge, read and socialise in one space, and wanted plenty of light and flexibility in the planning,’ says architect Sally Timmins.

The idea for the extension was to react against the heavy, dark features of the original Victorian house, while continuing the same sense of volume, expanse and generosity. This was achieved by introducing a new double-height living domain that provides transparency and views to the garden, designed by Mud Office, throughout. ‘The external landscaped areas feel like part of the living and kitchen space, as it is nearly

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