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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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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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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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Blaxland Residence

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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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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Window Coverings, Sometimes Less is Best

Sometimes in the decorative world of window dressing, less is best! Some windows need that extra bit of textured fabric and a beautiful print to make them stand out, curtains and blinds can be an essential part of designing and creating a beautiful room. Here we have an open plan lounge and dining space with…

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A Room with a View

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 different interiors: “The Lyrebird” wallpaper, beautiful…

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