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Favourite Designer Spots for last minute Christmas presents

Last minute shopping… find out where we like to shop for something unusual and unique that makes for the perfect present. We like to support our independent retailer and local store and feel that these stores deliver a unique experience to the way we shop in Sydney. Orient House Showroom | Photo Anne Resplendino Orient…

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Weekend Project

We can definitely say that winter is behind us; the lovely pink and white magnolias are looking stunningly radiant at the moment! With this gorgeous weather I decided to revive and modernise the old rattan chair and sofa we’ve had for over 20 years. I feel too sad to part with my old furniture, I think I’m going…

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Special Paint Finishes on Furniture

Our lounge room was quite bare for some time, and having the urge to start a labour of love, I had decided upon two large cabinets to accompany the lead light glass windows. Working within a tight budget from a previous renovation, it was apparent that customised furniture was out of the question. After some…

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Children’s Bedroom Ideas

Selecting Colours It’s always a tough decision selecting colours and decorating your child’s bedroom. To help you get around the tricky task of selecting and matching colours, we have pulled a great article published by Vanessa Kettlewell of “four cheeky monkeys” on houzz, which explains how to best apply certain colours during your child’s early…

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A character filled interior

Last year we were asked to create a new colour palette and to add new furniture and fittings to this character-filled, Sydney home interior. We designed the concept of the interior around the rich colour of the existing Turkish rug, making it the focal point of the room. We highlighted the architectural details, the cornices,…

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A Teenager’s Bedroom with a Defined Style.

We were asked to design and create a teenager’s bedroom with a defined style, “Beach theme bedroom” (my french accent just killed the word beach… so it’s much easier to write it!). We are not 15 years old forever, so why not create the bedroom you wish to have! Before we started on the scheme,…

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A Room with a View

From a subtle to bold design Working on different projects, I sometimes like to apply wallpaper to certain areas of a room. Depending on the wallpaper chosen, this can create a splash of colour, or add movement and texture for a little fun! From a subtle to bold design, here we have some photos of…

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Bathing in “Radiant Orchid”

Let’s be more creative in 2014! This is what “radiant orchid” is all about… creativity, innovation and originality. Bathing in Radiant Orchid and brightening up your space, this colour is best introduced to your interior walls, cushions, soft furnishings and curtains. I would mix it with lots of silver and grey tones for a mature…

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