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Maple Ridge Residence

A Family Home We designed a fresh and uplifting scheme, with a practical approach in mind for a young family. 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, with two young sons commissioned us to furnish and…

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A Facelift For Your Home

How colour can improve your street frontage presence 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…

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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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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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