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Interior Design Love

Decorative, Interior Design Love

Decorating with a ladder

The ladder has been popping up in the world of decorating lately. Kmart brought out a bamboo style ladder and I’ve seen it featured in my Instagram many times. People have even painted it white or black to suit their style. Today I have a few ladder styling ideas for you. A ladder can be used in almost any room! I love that it brings height to a space and if you’re renting, this is a perfect addition to a room. Use it instead of hanging a piece of artwork (no holes in the wall!) because it’ll fill any spot nicely. Below I have a few tips, but check out these photos for inspiration… [DIY project here] [source] [DIY project…

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Decorative, Interior Design Love

The best bookcases on Pinterest

Bookcases can be hard to style. In fact, you have to have a lot of ‘stuff’ to make it work! And if you do have a lot of stuff, then I am positive you’ll be able to create a beautiful looking bookcase all by yourself! I loved picking theses bookcase images from Pinterest to share with you. Scroll through and take a peek. I have some simple styling tips below too… [source] [source] [source] [source] [source] [source] [source] [source] [source] You can see that most of them have a theme ie. neutrals, black and white, a pop of colour, a touch of greenery…. I love perusing other people’s bookcases. Usually they feature items collected over time, with varying books and special…

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Interior Design Love, Kitchen

Bi-fold Kitchen Windows

If you’re building a new house or starting a renovation why not think about incorporating a bi-fold window in to your kitchen? It makes such a statement and really integrates that outdoor/indoor living. Maybe you don’t have space for big sliding doors, but can use a window space? This would be perfect then! I’ve found some photos from around the web to get you inspired… [source] [source] [source] [source] [source] [source] [source] [source] [source] I will take all of these please! 😉 Aren’t they great? I could see my boys standing outside and me serving them like I’m in a cafe haha. Do you have a bi-fold kitchen servery area? Or are you thinking of adding one? I’d love to…

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Bedroom, Interior Design Love

How to decorate your bedroom using teal

Hi there, thanks for popping in! Today I have a post contributed by Temple & Webster on how to decorate your bedroom using teal. It's a hot new colour for the Winter and it's gorgeous... Temple & Webster, Head of Styling Jessica Bellef explores one of this season’s hot colours, teal, and how to use it to create a luxe bedroom look. “We’re finally turning to colour after so many years of Scandi minimalism. Teal is coming through in the trend for planetary colours. Dramatic and rich, teal is also lush and calming enough for a bedroom with its echoes of ocean and jungle,” said Jess. Layer luxe textures Teal is a rich tone that envelopes you without overwhelming. Echo...Continue reading
Interior Design Love, Outdoors, Top Shopping Picks

Styling: Botanical Trend

The colour green is always a favourite in homes, and styling is easy when you add a simple plant to a room. “Bringing the outdoors in” is still popular and I am a huge fan of the botanical trend. Today I have some pretty images of homes which use plants/prints/greenery to liven up their spaces. Plus below I have some shopping ideas for you… [source] [source] [source] [source] … Shop for some botanical goodies online… 01 / 02 / 03 / 04 / 05 / 06 / 07 / 08 / 09 / 10 / 11 / 12 / 13 How dramatic is the black Peony Print?! Oooo lala. I also love the simple cactus print (number 11) and the cushion…

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Interior Design Love, Stunning Sunday

Stunning Sunday: Eamon Sullivan & fiance Naomi Bass with their stunning home

Hi there! Usually on Sunday I do a real estate stalk and show you a home which is currently for sale, but today I thought I’d show you some photos I got from realestate.com.au of Eamon Sullivan & fiance Naomi Bass with their stunning newly renovated home. The next episode of realestate.com.au’s Australia Lives Here web series has gone live today, featuring ex Olympic Swimmer Eamon Sullivan’s family home. Eamon and his fiancée, Naomi Bass, purchased their North Perth home in early 2016 and have only recently moved into the four bedroom renovated property. Eamon and Naomi have enjoyed decorating the large and bright spaces in their home, with personal touches such as a photograph from their Tokyo engagement gracing their modern-retro lounge room. Check out the photos… You…

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Interior Design Love

10 Entrance Styling Ideas

I have this burning desire to move things around in my home when the seasons change. I might start with my entry area. It’s the first spot people see when entering my home, so I went searching for some ideas. You might like some of these too! [source] The big mirror never fails, with a simple console table which is high enough to put a stool or basket underneath. … [source] I would love to get my hands on this massive round mirror – amazing! … [source] If you had a really light and bright entry you could make a small vertical garden like the one above. … [source] A chunky timber mirror and small bench seat fills this space perfectly….

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Home Decor, Interior Design Love, Plants

The best artificial plants I could find

I wrote a blog post in January about Indoor Plants For Beginners and it was one of my most popular posts ever! We really love our indoor plants at the moment don’t we? However, if you have a habit of killing them, then today I have a list and links to where you can buy artificial indoor plants which look great. I have some of these in the photo above, so check out below to see what I say about them… Monsteria – I don’t have this one, but I saw it in Adairs last week and it’s very good. Fiddle Leaf branches – these are perfect if you want to create your own fiddle leaf fig in a pot…

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House Tours, Interior Design Love, The Block

Kyal and Kara are doing great things!

Hi there! Today I wanted to share photos from the house Kyal and Kara renovated and then sold in 2015 at auction. You may have seen these pics before, but I just love the kitchen, so thought I would share it again! Thanks to Kara for sending me the photos and a blurb about their journey… In February, 2008 we bought our first home. Our goal was always to have a beautiful home by the sea. Having scoped the market for about a year, we found the one! This was not our dream home by any stretch of the imagination and neither was it by the sea but we knew it was a stepping-stone in the right direction. A little…

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Interior Design Love

Loving anything ‘Palm Springs’

I am having a real love affair with anything ‘Palm Springs’ at the moment. Especially the exterior facades. One day (one day!), I am going to build another house and I have been dreaming of this style for a while. The white render, the simple gardens, the flat roof, the bedroom/wing areas… they’ve got me! I just need to find a really really flat piece of land (which is hard around here). I gathered a few photos from around the web. Some are very grand, and wouldn’t suit my budget (I wish haha), but the pink front door is divine. And very low maintenance on the gardens! There is a beautiful colour palette obvious in this style. Muted tones and pastels… Here’s…

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