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Interior Design Love, Paint

Looking for a white paint?

Are you looking for a white paint but don’t know where to start? Yes, I’ve been there done that! It’s tricky to get it right (and don’t even start me on the colour grey!). Today I have a list of some white paints you might like to consider. The first thing you will need to decide on is whether you are after a COOL white or a WARM white. Once you decide which is your preference you can start to…

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Interior Design Love, Top Shopping Picks

Decorating with dusty pink

The colour ‘dusty pink’ is sneaking in to our homes and taking over. I have always loved the colour pink in any form – it’s feminine and chic. Most of us choose the greens, blues and greys to decorate with but if you love a little bit of pink, but don’t want it to be too bright, then maybe the dusty pink tone is for you. You can subtly add it to almost any room in your house. You could start with…

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Decorative, Interior Design Love

Plywood? Yes or no?

Hi there! Thanks for stopping by today. We’ve seen lots of plywood popping up in the interior design world lately and I was wondering what you all thought about it? Is it a yes or no for you? I’m personally on the fence, so I need your help to decide! Plywood is cost effective, it’s easy to get your hands on it and it does have a nice swirling pattern. You can use it on floors, walls or make furniture…

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Interior Design Love

Interior Design Love :: MANLY VALE BUSH HOUSE by Michelle Walker Architects

Today I wanted to show you this gorgeous renovated home… Michelle Walker, Director of Michelle Walker Architects recently took on the challenge of transforming her four bedroom Manly Vale home from a modest post-war fibro bungalow, into a modern five bedroom family home. Backing onto bushland, the character of the newly renovated home is inspired by the materials of Australian rural buildings and its natural setting. “With an active family of my own, I know the importance of the home…

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At Home, Decorative, Interior Design Love

How to choose an interior design style that suits you

Hello! Today I thought I’d give you a few tips on how to choose an interior design style if you’re struggling to work out how to bring it all together. It’s easy to fall in love with lots of different interior design trends, but if you’re not sure how to bring it all to life, then you might need to narrow it down. Maybe you’re starting out fresh and building a new house, or you think it’s time for a cull and…

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Home Tips, Interior Design Love

2016 decorating trends you need to know about

Some of the decorating trends creeping in to our homes at the moment will be set to get even bigger next year. Here are the 5 decorating trends you need to know about for 2016… Floral I didn’t think I’d be happy to see the 90’s again, but here we go again with the floral. I am warming to it! Especially the photo below where the wallpaper is mixed with the leather and hide. If you’re not game enough to introduce large…

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Interior Design Love

Provincial Lane Range from Carpet Court + Darren Palmer

Choosing new carpet for your new house build or renovation can be a tricky. Which colour? Which pile? It’s a decision you need to get right. Lucky for us, Darren Palmer and Carpet Court have teamed up and released a new range of carpet and timber flooring that is sure to make the decision a little bit easier. In this new release, Darren has included new timber flooring options and carpet collections with varying material and piles ready for a range of…

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Designers, Interior Design Love

Inside Whitney Port’s bohemian loft

Whitney Port is reality TV royalty. She starred on The Hills and soon after, had her own show – The City. As a fashion designer with her own line Whitney Eve, it is no surprise that her home is filled with different and luxurious textiles. Trusting her instinct, she filed her home with bold and bright patterns that clash, yet work so well together. The result is the perfect mix of colour, fabric and statement pieces that make her home the ultimate in bohemian…

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Decorative, Designers, Interior Design Love

IKEA’s famous five! 40 years in Australia…

Did you know IKEA Australia is celebrating its 40th anniversary in Australia this month? That’s 40 years of helping Australians live a better life at home thanks to its ever-growing range of home furnishing solutions. Iconic Ikea pieces BILLY, LACK, KLIPPAN, FOTO, AND POÄNG are the IKEA Famous Five. Today we take a closer look at these five products, how they were created and how they’ve evolved thanks to the IKEA commitment to sustainable and affordable furniture in Australia. BILLY It was 1979 when…

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Interior Design Love, TV Shows

House Rules: The Rundown Queenslander

How great was it watching the House Rules gang transform the run down Queenslander? For me it was right up my alley as I am a huge fan of the weatherboard house with the deck and floorboards! Each couple ended up with about 3 zones. Last night we saw Cassie and Matt go home as the judges eliminated them – they scored 16/20 for their combined kitchen, bedroom and front yard. Here are all the photos… I wasn’t a huge…

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