How to style with baskets

How to style with baskets

I can’t think of a time when the humble basket has not been integral to everyday home life.  As we gravitate to organic shapes and styles more and particularly appreciate handmade products, the basket has come to centre stage in the home styling stakes so I am going to show you how to style with.. Read more

How to choose an upholstered bedhead

I am a huge fan of an upholstered bedhead as I feel that bedrooms, as places of sanctuary, should be cosy, soft and inviting.  A beautifully finished bedhead makes a colour and sometimes a major design statement, is tactile and really nice to rest upon after a long day.  I have some tips below to.. Read more

Quintessential Hamptons home in the Hunter Valley

Quintessential Hamptons in the Hunter Valley

Home design is always evolving and it’s interesting to see how the COVID 19 restrictions have transformed the way we live and use our homes.  We are now prioritising spaces for connection and retreat, as well as functions such as home offices and a seamless indoor-outdoor transition for relaxation and getting away from the ‘office’… Read more

A Garden Scheme with Superfresco Easy Wallpaper

A Garden Scheme with Superfresco Easy Wallpaper

Green has to be about my favourite colour.  I do love them all but find that this is where I gravitate to, so when browsing the range of wallpapers from Superfresco Easy, it was no surprise to me that the Adilah design was one that I had to have.  I am a sucker for pretty.. Read more

Update your hallway with these 3 ideas

Update your hallway with these 3 ideas

You never get a second chance to make a first impression.  What do you think of this old adage?   That first impression really does count and I was therefore excited to see these three ideas from Dulux Australia to update your hallway.  Make this space one that is inviting and that you want to linger.. Read more

How to create a classic white kitchen

How to achieve a classic white kitchen

Designers are always writing about trends but it is great to have a design element in the home that is a classic and a white kitchen is truly one of these.  Whether contemporary or traditional in style, a white kitchen is timeless.  I love to introduce colour into kitchens and do get excited when clients.. Read more

What colour do I paint my downpipes?

What colour downpipe should I choose

I am often asked by clients what colour do I paint my downpipes?  This can be pretty straight forward but always causes a lot of consternation, because let’s face it, who wants to make a feature of the plumbing?  It is trickier however if you are installing new downpipes that are Colorbond and therefore you.. Read more

How to renovate for profit

How to renovate for profit

The value of renovation projects across the country has increased by 7% to $748 million, the highest level recorded since April 2016, as homeowners take advantage of recent favourable market conditions and realise renovations dreamed up during lengthy COVID-19 lockdowns.  If this is you, then I have some inspiration of how to renovate for profit. .. Read more

Let me show you how to use Yellow

Let me show you how to use yellow

Yellow is the happy colour of the spectrum.  Uplifting and bright, this colour evokes images of beautiful sunflowers, bobbing heads turned towards the sun and brings warmth to all it touches.  Good news for those of you who profess to love yellow as it is purported that this beautiful bright colour is liked by intelligent people who.. Read more

Interior Design Trends 2021

Interior Design Trends 2021

Think curves, textures, wall and ceiling detail, metals and neutrals with a pop of colour.  Interior design trends in 2021 will focus on the elements that can make a dramatic difference to a home as well as offering a more comfortable space to enjoy. Interior Design Trends 2021 One of Australia’s leading interior designers, Greg.. Read more