Life By Design Masterclasses at Monaro Mall

Published on 20 October 2017

Style to seasoned perfection
Donna Hay, Thursday 2nd November 12pm

Donna’s trademark style has helped establish her as one of Australia’s leading food editors and a best- selling cookbook author. Her food focuses on basic ingredients; simply prepared and styled to perfection. It’s this approach that’s seen her set the benchmark for food publishing worldwide and inspired a whole new generation of cooks. 


Decoding Colour
Lucy Feagins, Saturday 4th November 11am

Join The Design Files editor and founder Lucy Feagins for an in-depth presentation covering global design and colour trends, how these translate to the Australian interior, as well as easy ideas for incorporating them into your own home.

When Lucy Feagins founded her eponymous blog in early 2008, little did she know that within the year it would be named by The Times UK as one of the world’s top 50 design blogs. Fast forward almost ten years and The Design Files has built a legion of loyal readers and
a style all her own.


Thread Count: Bedroom Styling 
Bec Judd, Saturday 11th November 11am 

Look through the lens of Bec Judd’s busy life, with styling tips for creating the ultimate bedroom sanctuary. Learn how to recreate the latest trends in texture, pattern, colour and soft furnishings, and how you can create an aesthetic that suits your personal style. 

Founder of Rebecca Judd Loves (RJL) and The Style School, Bec Judd first recognised her love for interiors when she undertook her first renovation. Bec’s minimalist, contemporary aesthetic is in hot demand now, and through The Style School she regularly shares tips on how to create a beautiful space. 


Inflorescence: A Spring Champagne Masterclass
Kyla Kirkpatrick, Saturday 25th November 11am-1pm

Join Kyla Kirkpatrick as she takes you on a journey into the vines of France’s original home of bubbly: Champagne. You’ll learn about the world’s most desirable sparkling wine, how to serve it and how it’s made during a fascinating presentation over several glasses of champagne.

Some people have their passions as hobbies but Kyla’s made it her mission to make her passion her
life. Giving up a corporate career
in 2005 to pursue her love for Champagne and the region’s history, Kyla created The Champagne Dame as a way to educate and engage thirsty audiences around the country on the beauty of bubbly.


Styling Tip: Buying less and buying better
Terri Winter from top3 by design, Saturday 2 December 11am-12pm

Currently a host on Australia by Design on Channel 10, and a judge on the Australian International Design Awards, Terri Winter has more than 15 years experience in styling and working with original design.

top3 by design are against "throwawayism" and believe in buying less and buying better. Join Terri Winter as shows you through several simple ways how you can make your home a true reflection of the very best you. 

Terri invites you to bring along photos of your home for advice on a few key additions to really lift your space - without starting over.


The Festive Table
Megan Morton, Saturday 9th December 11am

A leader in her field, Megan Morton’s popularity can be attributed to her love of unconventional colour, strong imagery and over 12 years’ publishing experience. Take some super stylish cues from Megan’s book, as she shares her fail- safe tips for chic festive season decorating.

Megan Morton creates atmospheres that make people obscenely happy. A ‘house whisperer’ of sorts for celebrities, magazines and next-door neighbours, Megan’s work has been featured on the covers of glossies both home and abroad including Elle Decoration UK, Vanity Fair, Vogue Living, In Style and Inside Out.