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Outdoor cushions in white and latte

Summer is All About the Outdoors

Bright and colourful, summer is all about the outdoors! 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…

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Mood board in grey tones

How We See Colour for 2017

Looking at natural tones and beautiful texture 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…

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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 selecting art and the placement of art to create that magical space. Here is an introduction into selecting art.…

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Special Paint Finishes, Chalk Emulsion Paint on Furniture

How to transform timber furniture into beautiful light and elegant pieces with chalk emulsion paint. Our lounge room was quite bare for some time, and having the urge to start a labour of love, I had decided to bid at a furniture auction on two large cabinets that would fit perfectly in this room. These…

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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 BEACH THEME bedroom with a defined style for a 15 years old girl. We are not 15 years old forever, so why not create the bedroom you wish to have! THE CONCEPT Before we started on the scheme, the bedroom walls were painted in the deepest purple…

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Bathing in “Radiant Orchid”

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

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