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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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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 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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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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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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Blaxland Residence

Free Range Kitchen

This Free Range kitchen was designed with functionality and clean lines in mind. Where every kitchen item has its place. The living/dining area and kitchen overlook the garden. A wall divides the two spaces, without restricting the flow to the kitchen. All the finishes and colours were selected to complement its surrounding. The new kitchen was part…

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