NZ House & Garden

Objects we love: A cute night light

Bunny LED light, $8 from The Warehouse, thewarehouse.co.nz; all other props stylists own.

A gently glowing bunny makes a comforting night-time companion

Shop profile: Missfittings, Marlborough

A selection of furniture imported by Charlotte Dudley and Anna Clouston for their online store.

Charlotte Dudley and Anna Clouston came up with the idea for their Marlborough-based furniture store Missfittings over dinner one night.

DIY this cool 'candelabra'

Wooden mortar and pestle $89.90, platter $59.90, bowls from $34.90 and small utensils $12.90 each, dinner plates $52.90 each, side plates $39.90 each, coloured bowls (at right) $39.90 each and salad servers $29.90 per set, all by Nkuku through Source Home + Object, sourcehomeobject.com; pair of stacked plant pots $15 each and orchid pot (containing candles) $19, all from Nest, nest-direct.com; antique console table $1438 from Leopold Hall, leopoldhall.com.

Looking for a modern (and very quick) way to add romance to a table? This'll do the trick.

Glamorous Te Horo home gallery

The open-plan living area of Ross and Jacqui Crowe’s Kapiti Coast house features a mix of 19th century French crystal and reproduction chandeliers along the length of the room; they’re delighted with their new oversized fireplace, which required extra piles to support its weight; a pair of decoy ducks sit on the 3m-long mantel.

He’s practical, she’s keen on a chandelier or three, yet their home reflects them both.

Recipe: Lemon curd crumble slice

Make use of homegrown lemons in this delicious citrus slice.

Make use of homegrown lemons in this delicious citrus slice.

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