Friday, 30 March 2018

Decorating Easter Style



Easter for most is an indication of Spring, maybe a long awaited break from the monotony of work and a joyous time to spend with family, not to mention a time to indulge in the infamous, chocolate Easter Egg. Easter used to be more about eggs and not so much about decorating, however, these days it's taken a little more seriously and most people find a way of incorporating Easter into their home decor.

Thursday, 8 March 2018

Australian Interior Designer, Natalee Bowen's take on Hamptons Style


Above: Sub tropical palms bring an instant coastal feel to a home

One of my favourite designers a little closer to home is Natalee Bowen, based in Perth, Natalee has become somewhat of an Australian icon in Hamptons style.

Thursday, 22 February 2018

Which Shade of Blue Denotes a Restful Interior

 Design by Cottage Company of Harbor Springs

Blue and white are my favourite combination, however as blue comes in many shades and tones, what blue works best if you want to create a restful atmosphere.

Friday, 2 February 2018

Perfectly Charming Home in Balboa



I cannot praise the designers at Black Band enough, everything they touch is just so perfect, from the grandest homes to more modest projects, design and function are perfectly thought out. This project may be smaller in size, however it is certainly not small on design.

Monday, 8 January 2018

Coastal Style on Lido Island


Three of my favourite things, Blackband design, blue and white and coastal style, add them together and you have a beautifully designed coastal interior. 

Wednesday, 20 December 2017

Adding Character to a Home with Solid Wood Flooring

Above - My 1940's cottage with solid wood floors

If you are building a new house or renovating, one way to add charm and character is with solid wood floors, I say "solid" as there are a few other options including engineered wood, however, if you want quality and durability, you can't go past the beauty of solid wood. With the many types of wood finishes, I've written this post with hints on selecting the right look for your style of home.