Home designs for downsizers

The upside to downsizing, is that you will have the freedom to reassess and overhaul your living arrangements, your possessions and your finances. Many of us associate a large home with prestige , however just because you are locating to a smaller home, it does not mean that you need to compromise on life’s luxuries…
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Furnishing trends winter 2015

Winter is when we traditionally start to “nest” and spend a lot more time within our homes. Why not use this time to update some of your furnishings? Colours: The Bold and the Beautiful The colourful artwork trend continues. For a beautiful pop of colour on your walls, at a very inexpensive price, that is…
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Creating the perfect powder room: Design Tips, Tricks & Ideas

Positioning & Layout The position of the Powder Room in the home is important. It’s best to have the door hidden away from the living and dining areas to give some extra privacy to users. If possible, it should also be on an outer wall or off a courtyard so that you can get a…
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Ultimate abodes & smart spaces

As our population increases and the demand for resources and space are stretched an emerging trend is developing towards more sustainable and low maintenance living. People are living in smaller houses and the elements of clever design are coming to the fore particularly around storage, versatility and multi-purpose spaces. Space saving ideas Though space saving…
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Building Dreams: Ultimate Holiday Home Ideas

From time to time we all dream about getting away from it all to our ideal holiday home. Whether your dream getaway is to the sea, the trees, mountains or elsewhere we have some beautiful holiday homes to share with you. From a humble beach shack to an opulent weekend residence the holiday home has…
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Building Dreams: Beautiful home renovations Part 1

St Peters addition by Max Pritchard While retaining the original cottage and maintaining the buildings street presence architect Max Pritchard has infused this house with beautiful light and an elegant sensitivity. Bringing the outside in is achieved with a clever and generous use of glazing including: glass walls, highlight windows, glazed corridors and even a…
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Building Dreams: Ultimate home entertaining design

As the summer and festive season are well and truly upon us we will no doubt be spending more time entertaining, or being entertained, outdoors with our friends and family. So we have put together some ideas to create beautiful spaces by integrating your indoor and outdoor living. There are many ways to integrate the…
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