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Media release  –  Bundaberg News-Mail 17/10/13

Media release – Bundaberg News-Mail 17/10/13

          The lovely Peta from Gingerbay, Bundabergs’ newest furniture and homewares boutique asked my to write an article for her recent newspaper feature.  I was honoured that she thought of me and this is the piece from the Bundaberg News-Mail Contemporary Design with a Classic Twist For those of you who…

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Black & White Colour Scheme

Black & White Colour Scheme

Are you afraid to use colour in your home?  So a Black & White colour scheme seems the best answer. I love the simplicity of a black & white scheme, classy and timeless. So to succeed with this look, minimize the amount of black, use it as an accent.  Use predominately solid colours including grey,…

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The Ultimate Modern Kitchen

The Ultimate Modern Kitchen

I had to share this modern kitchen with you all.   Featured in Queensland Homes Spring 2013 magazine. A white on white palette but with a ton of interest.  Take it all in, from the frosted glass pantry doors and there are a few, around to the ‘state-of-the-ark’ twin exhaust fans, & not one, not…

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Can Colour Effect a Child’s Room?

Can Colour Effect a Child’s Room?

Did you know that colour has the ability to excite, soothe, inspire, heal and can also agitate. This is particularly true for children, who can be extra sensitive to colour’s impact. Watch for my blog over the next couple of weeks as I tell you how children react to each colour. RED: Some research suggests…

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A Bedroom where Serenity Flows

A Bedroom where Serenity Flows

Often the master bedroom is the last room in your home to be thoughtfully decorated. Really, it’s just as important as the living room and kitchen as it’s your sanctuary, your private space to rejuvenate after a hectic day. So why not take a second look at your master bedroom after reading these decorating hints…

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Making the Best of What You Have

Making the Best of What You Have

Firstly, step back and take in how your home works for your family, think about their needs now and in the future.  Perhaps you’re thinking ‘it just isn’t going to suit us’, ‘it’s not big enough’.  We naturally jump to the conclusion ‘we need a new home’ or ‘need to put on an addition’.  We’re…

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Furniture That Floats

Furniture That Floats

I know, you’re picturing a lounge suite levitating, but let’s not think literally here. Floating furniture actually means furniture not placed against the perimeter of a room. Walls and windows don’t just contain a room, they will become a part of that room.  The space becomes about the furnishings when placed against the walls.  Let…

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Christmas themes

Christmas themes

Themed Christmas Palettes Beyond Red & Green Want to change up your Christmas decorating this year? Dare to consider non traditional colours to lift your Christmas spirit. While it may be tempting to pull out the old decorations from last year, Christmas doesn’t have to be just red & green. Creating around a theme is…

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Nursery Room 101

Nursery Room 101

Your family dynamics are changing with a new addition of a precious baby.  Most expectant mums will get the ‘nesting’ desire and this is when your imagination can go wild on ‘how to set up the nursery?’  Here are some thoughtful suggestions that will help you get started. The nursery needs to be well appointed…

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A Restful Retreat

A Restful Retreat

Create a luxurious looking bathroom for less with these top tips that won’t break the piggy bank. Style has nothing to do with the price tag when it comes to creating a bathing heaven.  A bit of creativity and a pared-back design, you can create a new look for a whole lot less. Plan to…

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