Leanne Bertram

Melbourne Photographer with a penchant for stickybeaking around other people's houses. Will one day own too many cats.
An Artist’s Creative, Art-Filled Australian Home
Name: Robyn Rich, husband Jonathan, and daughter Abbey Location: Frankston, Australia Size: 145 square meters, (1,560 sqft) Years lived in: 11 Years I stumbled upon Robyn via her Facebook page one night when I was probably avoiding doing other things. I’d “liked” one of my artist friend’s newest pieces and old Zuckerberg and pals asked if perhaps I’d like Robyn’s work too? Well, I think I would, thankyouverymuch.
Aug 10, 2015
A Fabulous ’50s Suburban Melbourne Home
Name: Dawn Lindsay Location: Bayside; Melbourne, Australia Size: 3 bedroom house (around 1300 square feet ) Years lived in: 17 yrs owned, with my husband. Dawn is a very talented lady of fabulous style and her home is a homage to an era she lives and breathes, be it as Dawn Lindsay, entrepreneur-around-town, or her alter-ego Dolores Daquiri, Queen of Burlesque! Dressed from her own vintage collection, Dawn welcomes me through the cherry red door and into her home.
Jun 7, 2015
Helen’s Eclectic Boho Haven
Name: Helen Edwards, Blogger, Stylist, Author & Wellbeing Coach Location: Rostrevor, South Australia Size: 1,884 square feet Years lived in: 16 years; Owned Helen is a fantastic force of creativity and happiness, and her cozy home is an extension of her bright and colorful character. Filled with things found, bought and gifted, it’s the layers and depth of time that make this house something of a warm hug hello.
Mar 17, 2015
Camilla’s Colorful Bayside Rental in Melbourne
Name: Camilla Molders Location: Middle Park; Melbourne, Australia Size: Small! A one-bedroom apartment Years lived in: 2 years; Rented Camilla‘s bright and colourful home in the gorgeous Melbourne suburb of Middle Park reminds me of the sun twinkling on the ocean on a bright Summer’s day.
Mar 4, 2015
Beci & Raph’s Art-Filled Home in Australia
Name: Beci Orpin, Author, Crafter, Designer, Probable Cringer of this introduction, with her talented family Raph, Tyke & Ari Location: Brunswick West, Victoria, Australia Size: 1,290 square feet Years lived in: 7 years; Owned I felt instantly at home stepping into Beci & Raph’s home. Despite being a stranger, Beci left me alone in her front “ex-studio” while she popped down the street for milk.
Feb 3, 2015
Kimberlee’s Sweet Petite in South Australia
Name: Kimberlee Brown (& Chuck Bass the British Blue) Location: Beulah Park, South Australia Size: 82 square metres (883 square feet) Years lived in: 3 years; Owned I love this fresh, bright home Kimberlee has made so warm and inviting. An original single-fronted bluestone cottage with tin roof on a beautiful quiet tree-lined street, the home has been completely renovated and updated for modern living.
Dec 15, 2014
Felicity & Paul’s Innovative South Australian House
Name: Felicity (interior designer) and Paul (architect), Jade (6) and Ella and Mia (twinnies, 18m) Location: Torrens Park, Adelaide, South Australia Size: 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom Years lived in: 2 years; Owned What an impact! Walking into Felicity & Pauls’ 1975 architect designed wundervault*, I am immediately reminded of a trip to Paris and being overwhelmed by the beauty of the Arts et Métiers station on the Paris Métro, a station clad in shining curved copper.
Dec 1, 2014
Mariana & Mark’s Artistic Melbourne Home
Name: Mark and Mariana of m2matiz, Josh [20], Madeleine [18], Charley [dog], Friday [cat] and six very generous chickens. Location: Thornbury, Victoria, Australia Size: 1,200 square feet Years lived in: 10 years owned I’ve admired Mariana’s work since around 2007 when her creative images started to appear in my “flickr” stream (the choice of pre-Instagram hep-cats in the olden days).
Oct 26, 2014