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Creating the perfect nursery

With baby number 2 on the way, I’ve once again been looking at ideas for nurseries – the challenge this time around is that for a period of time, this room will have to double as a spare bedroom for guests! This is a common issue for many families who often have at least one… Read More →

UpDown light by BenTovim Design

Best in brass

It’s official. Copper is out, brass is in. After a long love affair with the rose coloured metal, the brashness of brass has taken over as the metal du jour for interior designers and decorators. It can be luxe or industrial, used in a very modern scheme or a more traditional one – the options… Read More →

Catch up on five key trends from The Block Glasshouse

Week after week The Block captures the attention of millions of viewers and is now part of Australian popular culture, particularly amongst those with an interest in interior decoration and design. Here’s our take on the five key interior decorating trends from The Block Glasshouse so far: 1. GREY Talk about 50 shades of grey!… Read More →

Creating a cosy bedroom

As Winter sets in, the importance of having a warm, cosy bedroom to retire to becomes a necessity rather than a luxury! One of the simplest ways to bring some warmth and texture to your bedroom is by using an upholstered bedhead. Go for a simple shape in a neutral linen or go all out… Read More →

The Block Fans v Faves – Week Three Room Reveals

Another bedroom week on The Block Fans v Faves and I have to agree with the judges, Kyal and Kara were the clear winners this week. Their use of the timber feature wall was beautiful, styling was spot on and the design is consistent with what they’re delivering across their other rooms. So what makes… Read More →

Hot interior trends for 2014

With the start of the new year just passed and the last of the Christmas decorations packed away, it’s time to re-energise your home! Here are my tips for what will be hot in interiors in 2014. 1. Copper This precious metal started to make it’s presence felt in the latter part of 2013 and… Read More →

The Design Files Open House

I posted about this a couple of months ago and today, The Design Files Open House officially opened! The house, which in itself is an amazing warehouse space, was filled to the brim with gorgeous artworks from Rachel Castle, Kirra Jamison, Barbara Kittalides, Miranda Skoczek, Julian Meagher and many more, stylish furniture from Jardan and… Read More →