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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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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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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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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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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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