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Maple Ridge Residence

THE PROJECT: Maple Ridge Residence. Recently relocated from overseas, this young family purchased a newly renovated family home set in a rural suburb of Sydney. The owners, a dynamic family with two young sons commissioned us to furnish and decorate their new nest. THE BRIEF: It was a blank canvas for us to work with.…

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It’s a Jungle Out There!

It’s a Jungle Out There! Ready to uplift your mood! This year sees a revival of bold and beautiful wallpapers. It’s so exciting to discover these new designs when visiting textile and wallcovering showrooms. A post on wallpaper has been overdue, this is a selection of my favourite designs which I just had to share.…

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The Philosophy of Creating a Home

Why We Need to Create a Home This article was published on the website “The School of Life”. It describes and explains in detail how we are drawn to create our own universe at home… “One of the most meaningful activities we are ever engaged in is the creation of a home. Over a number of…

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The Office

The Office – Not the television series I might add but a peek at our office. 7 years ago I transformed this small room where I could work from home. It’s a space that had to be well organised as we are two sharing the office. Good natural light is a principal key for me…

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Summer is All About the Outdoors

Bright and colourful for this Summer! With the smell of summer in the air, we love spending more time outdoors. Sitting down on the verandah with a cup of tea admiring the garden is a great way to relax! When it comes to decorating your outdoor space with soft furnishing, there is so much choice and…

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Beecroft Home

Styling a 1900’s Majestic Home

This 1900’s majestic home is set in a beautiful leafy suburb of Beecroft north of Sydney. We had the pleasure of meeting the owners who have maintained this property to perfection. Our tasks were to furnish a bedroom, lounge room, patio/sunroom and jazz up the family area. Properties like this are made of fairy tales…

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How We See Colour for 2017

How we see colour for 2017…. Following a lovely break over summer, we are back and excited with fresh new ideas. How we see colour in 2017 is a palette of beautiful colours that can be used in different ways for your interior. The selection of colours reflect the current mood in design, each colour…

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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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Selecting ART : Introduction

Sourcing furniture, selecting accessories and embellishing windows with exquisite fabrics is an important part of creating a beautiful living space. However, an integral part of the design process that we often overlook is the importance of art and the placement of art to create that magical space. Art from The Artery art by Betty Club…

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