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Sketch of clients kitchen in Manly
By September 10, 2021

How our home functions is equally as important as how it looks and feels. In this blog, we’ll share some creative space ideas on how to effectively utilise the space you have at home. Design trends in recent years have been responding to a growing population, as well as a trend towards more simple, minimalistic


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Contemporary classic style living room in Castle Hill
By August 27, 2021

Every home tells a story, and some say louder than others. It’s a story of the owners’ personalities, tastes, and memories. Homes with character and personality are the most fascinating homes. These are the homes that lift your spirit and enrich your life. The homes that make you feel something. What makes a home with


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Wall treatments: Wainscoting in formal living room
By August 13, 2021

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
By July 30, 2021

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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Selecting tiles with client
By July 15, 2021

So now you’ve bought land and you’re ready to build your new home. Where do you start? To help achieve your desired outcome and enjoy the journey of building a new house, choosing the right professionals and trades is critical. Before we get into more detail about each profession or trade you will need to


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Buying land for building a new house
By July 2, 2021

Finding that special piece of land to buy In Australia it’s called a block of land, in New Zealand it’s known as a section of land. Whatever the name, it’s the land we purchase to build our special place to live in. Where we build our new home. Over the coming weeks, we’ll be sharing


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Exterior Clarendon Project Home
By June 18, 2021

One common misconception we hear is that when building a Project Home, everything is ‘done’. There’s a feeling that all the design decisions are taken care of, so you don’t need to worry about them. The reality however is far from true! Whilst some of these elements are predetermined, there is still huge room for


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By March 26, 2021

I For Style turns 20 in April! Unofficially though the journey into owning and being the principal interior designer of I For Style, began a few years before that. At the time we had four young children and hubby Graeme was beginning to travel a lot with his work. I was working part time as


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By July 24, 2020

Recently I was in a café and observed the people ordering their coffee. There were those that ordered the same old same old latté, cappuccino etc. Then, there were those that wanted a “double shot, almond latté, or a soy, single shot cappuccino with chocolate sprinkles, not powder. The age of boutique coffee has arrived


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Residential investment property build in Wodonga, Victoria
By June 19, 2020

We often think that if we rent out a residential investment property there’s every chance it will be trashed or at the very least, not looked after as well as we would like. We think we should keep costs to a minimum in our refurbishment, renovation or new build. There’s a school of thought that


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