Queenslander Home Office Makeover

Stylist Hayley Jenkin stands in her studio room.

I spend a lot of my days working from home in my 1930’s Queenslander. It is something I dreamed of being able to do for a long time, and I love the flexibility of my work that I can break up the week with some days at home. The position of my studio is perfect.…

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Sunshine Coast Shoot Location Oxleigh House

A shot of a dining room from a lounge room with vintage styling and a white lounge.

If you’ve been following Wholehearted Studio for any amount of time, you’ll be familiar with Oxleigh House – my 1930’s Queenslander home and passion project that I have been lovingly restoring over the last ten years.  We are so excited to now offer my beautiful home for hire as a shoot location.  Boasting three-metre-high ceilings…

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Creative Living With Artist Lauren Horton

Artist unloads artwork from the back of a Defender Land Rover.

Growing up in a household filled with artists and boundless creativity, it was inevitable that Lauren Horton would devote her days to the act of creating. Her journey has been a multifaceted one – studying fine art, politics, and creative writing, followed by 15 years in the film and television sphere, and now teaching students…

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The Young Pilgrim Story

A collection of handmade bags styled for a photo shoot.

Josette Van Zutphen never planned to start a second business venture. Known for her family and commercial photography, she is celebrated for her innate ability to capture moments with a natural and quiet aesthetic. It was through an unintended twist of fate that Josette found herself venturing into a second career path, when she made…

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