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Nautical Style Do’s & Don’ts

Nautical Style Do’s & Don’ts

Living in a small city that has access to more than six local beaches, with swimming & surfing and spectacular long white sandy beaches, it’s only natural that a Nautical lifestyle is a popular and easy laid back style to adopt for our homes.  Growing up with a beach on your backdoor and our long endless…

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Do You Need a Personal Organizer?

Do You Need a Personal Organizer?

Spring is here and that means Spring Cleaning time! Well it’s a good reminder right? That we should try to get our lives a little better organized. I know that life’s always going so fast that it sometimes seems impossible to stop this ride and take a breathe and ‘smell the roses’.  So this is…

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Clever Privacy for Window

Clever Privacy for Window

It’s that time again that I needed to write my magazine article and finding a topic that is of interest to many is sometimes not an easy task. Having worked in the window treatment industry for more than 10 years I thought I needed to venture out and look at alternative for creating privacy for…

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The Correct Way to Hang a Mirror

The Correct Way to Hang a Mirror

Who doesn’t have a mirror in their home? I just love the play of light from mirrors and why shouldn’t we take advantage of this.  What piece of furniture or decor can do as much as a mirror?  Placement and the correct installation are key, so let’s get it just right. Before You Start Not…

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Making Your Home A Happy Place

Making Your Home A Happy Place

Well, we’ve experienced a mild winter here so far, that hasn’t lasted too long, (thankfully), and when we’re trying to get warm and cosy in our homes have you noticed that it’s just not working? Did you know your home can change your mood? So I thought I’d share some easy solutions. There’s not a…

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Bedtime Stories

Bedtime Stories

I’ve been waiting for Winter to arrive and yes here it is! So then I was faced with ‘what topic about Winter’? Who doesn’t enjoy sleeping in on a Winter’s morning?  So let’s go …. Bedtime Stories It’s time to revamp your boudoir with layers of glorious materials from woollen knits to satin-smooth silk and…

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Elements of Classic Coastal Style

Elements of Classic Coastal Style

What is classic coastal style?   A sophisticated look with a distinct palette of whites, neutrals, blues, charcoal and black, crisp linens, bold stripes and painted beadboard.  Create a clean and sophisticated feel with accessories of beautiful shells, coral, maritime instruments and coastal art. Light neutrals and stripes Painting the whole room in a shade of…

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First Home Build – Perfect the First Time

First Home Build – Perfect the First Time

You’re excited to be building your first home but everyone is telling you that ‘you never get it 100% perfect the first time’. Well that’s simply not true.  There are steps you can take that will ensure that your home will be perfect with no regrets. Let me share some of them. Know thyself.  Who…

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