Interior Decorating

Is Your Dining Room a Dinosaur

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The dining room is a place for the family to come together at the end (and sometimes the beginning) of the day to share a meal. It is a place for conversation, reflection, sharing, eating, drinking, and sometimes working. It’s evident that the age-old tradition of ‘breaking bread’ with loved ones will continue for a […]

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10 New Years’ Resolutions to Freshen-up Your Home

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Happy New Year! We hope your 2016 is off to a marvelous start. Now that the Festive season is over and the working year has begun for many, we wanted to share our 10 New Years’ resolutions to freshen your home for the year ahead… we promise they are easy resolutions to stick to! 1. […]

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Choosing the Ideal Window Coverings for your Home

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Whether you’re building a new home, renovating or simply updating your home décor, you will need to select window coverings at some stage. These can be one of the major expenses of the project so choosing the right window covering is important from both a budget and a design perspective. Mistakes are costly! It pays […]

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Industrial Style for your Home

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Industrial design has become popular with the repurposing of old factories and warehouses into office and apartment spaces. Their unique charm comes from utilising original architectural elements and finishes of the building, such as exposed brick walls, timber and steel beams, timber or concrete flooring and exposed pipes. The style is raw and draws on […]

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Bright Ideas for Choosing the Right Light Globe

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Ahead of the launch of my second book, Bright Ideas for Lighting Your Home, I wanted to share a little sneak peek of what you can expect to learn about lighting for your home. While the design of your light fitting impacts hugely on the look of your space, the type of globe itself can […]

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Mood Enhancing Décor

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After R U OK? Day this month, we started thinking about the ways design can influence your mood, and how a few simple ideas can help to enhance your general mood and wellbeing. Colour Our brains are programmed to respond to colour, which is why certain colours make you feel a certain way. Light and bright colours […]

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Growing up Pink

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Happy first day of spring!!!   Pink is one of those colours that comes with a ‘stigma’. Many consider it to only be appropriate for young girls when it comes to home décor. We’re out to prove that pink can also be ‘grown up’ and sophisticated. The most ‘flattering’ colours for a main bedroom are […]

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The Blues

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Did you know that blue is considered ‘the world’s favourite colour’? That’s because it is versatile and timeless, and can suit almost every décor style, from classic Hamptons to contemporary. At present, blue is a major trend colour for the home with plenty of accessories available in hues of navy, cobalt, lapis lazuli, aqua, turquoise […]

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7 TV Shows to Inspire Your Home Décor

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When it comes to your home décor, inspiration can be found in unexpected places. In your favourite TV series perhaps? Whether you love traditional or contemporary styles, these TV shows will give you plenty of ideas for your home. Edwardian – Downton Abbey If you love a little (or a lot) of classic opulence, Downton […]

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Benchtop Basics

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The kitchen benchtop is one of the most used surfaces in any home. It needs to not only look fabulous, but also be durable enough to withstand the various foods, liquids, utensils, tools and general ‘stuff’ that will inevitably end up there through the course of an average day. We’ve taken out the hard work of […]

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