Saturday, 18 March 2017

Beautiful Hamptons Beach House - Part Two


Earlier this week I shared the most gorgeous Hamptons beach house, there were so many images, I didn't get a chance to post all of them, however, I promised I would feature part two later in the week, so here it is...

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Beautiful Hamptons Beach House - Part One


This stunning home epitomises all that a beach house should be with its calm, coastal appeal, yet at the same time it feels sophisticated and its light filled, organic aura must welcome all that visit her. Of course, little coastal touches have been included but far from overdone, this beautiful home is a long way from the humble kiwi beach bach.

Monday, 6 March 2017

Making an Entrance - A Black Door


Just as a white door can look striking against a black or grey house, a black door against white or pale grey paintwork can look amazing. However, if you have a narrow door, painting it black it can make your doorway look smaller, so let's look at a simple trick to prevent this.

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Summer Loving, Los Angeles - Summer Patio Ideas


1. Above - Light grey is a great colour for the exterior of a house. If you have other out buildings in view, keep the same colour palette.

Since my little art studio was finished, it has meant an entire shake up of my rather tired deck and "lawn-less" back garden. In fact, I now realise more than ever how the patio/deck and garden definitely need to be an extension of your indoor living. This means a great flow from indoors to outdoors, the style of outdoor furniture, landscaping and those all important finishing touches as seen in the patio and pool area of this Californian home.

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

An East Hamptons Cottage


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The photographer of this charming cottage certainly tweaked my interest when I saw this shot, these cute little guys may look a bit apprehensive about posing for this photo, however the image below shows how relaxed they are about their charming home.