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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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A Facelift For Your Home

A facelift for your home, how colour can improve your street frontage presence. We were asked to change the colour scheme of this beautiful family home in a leafy suburb of Sydney. While the home had an extension being built at the rear; the owner decided to do some cosmetic enhancement to the front of…

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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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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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Summer Lounging….

I came about this outdoor steel “lounge” on one of my outing to furniture auction, a steal! I had it all planned in my head on how it would look, the result is exactly that but the process took a little longer than expected! After stripping the lounge back, two coats of shiny black paint…

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Home Façade

Street Facing Exterior To knock down or renovate….While I am not for the before and after shots; here I couldn’t go without showing the improvement this front façade has had. This Californian bungalow had a little cosmetic enhancement that was all worth it! New rendered walls, extended roof over the front porch. Timber windows have…

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