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A kitchen is often referred to as the hub of the home. It’s where all the delicious (hopefully anyway!) meals are prepared, family and friends gather to chat, and oftentimes where homework or office work is done too. Today we’ll share a few tips on designing a functional kitchen space, and a sneak preview of


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Almost everyone will go through a renovation during their lifetime. Whether it’s a major transformation or just a small touch-up, at some point during our lives we realise our home doesn’t quite fit our needs and it needs an upgrade. For this reason, in this blog we decided to share some tips for renovating a


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Selecting a board and frame for art with a client

Helping clients choose art for their homes is one of the fun things about being an Interior Designer. Art is very subjective and personal, over the years I’ve seen so many different pieces of art that appeal to people for many reasons. Art can be an investment, as well as something that lifts your spirit.


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French country style curtains Hartley House

Following our last blog which covered off everything you need to know about escaping to the country, this week we’re taking a look at country-style houses. The first thing you need to know is that there are lots of different style of country houses. French Provincial, Vintage, Classic, Modern, Rustic, and the list goes on.


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The latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows we’ve had the highest inflow of people moving to regional Australia since they started recording the data twenty years ago. So what prompts this escape to the country, and what are the pros and cons? Why do people move to regional Australia? There are lots


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Wall treatments: Wainscoting in formal living room

Walls are pretty necessary in a home aren’t they? They provide protection, privacy, and their insulation provides warmth. Walls take a lot of wear and tear. Just ask any parent of young toddlers with finger-paint or sticky foods. But aside from practicality, wall treatments can completely transform a space from a merely functional partition separating


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Contemporary coastal house Sawtell NSW

In Part 1 of this blog series on Building a new house we covered all the tips and tricks you need to know for buying land, and in Part 2 we looked at the construction team you need and how to find them. In this third blog, we cover off what an Interior Designer can


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Last week we covered what happens at that first consultation between the Interior Designer and the client, establishing the Brief. We also looked at a quick summary of the next stage in the design process, the Interior Design Concept, and here we’ll go into much more detail. What is an Interior Design Concept and why


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World map in home office design

Recently I completed the design and fit-out for my husband’s home office. The concept for this project is encapsulated in the word “Influence”. His management consulting business specialises in Not for Profits, specifically Churches, and involves travel to many cities around the world. His sphere of influence is a global one, hence the concept. The


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