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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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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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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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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 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

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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Bathing in “radiant orchid” the colour selected for 2014 by Pantone

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

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