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: 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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Creating the perfect custom pool

With summer already here our minds start turning to the thought of lounging or splashing around in our own pool. Choosing the best pool for you and your family takes some careful thought, planning and design to make the most of it. Prefabricated vs. custom pools There are two basic types of pool; prefabricated which…
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Christmas decoration trends & ideas

Preparing for Christmas is so much fun. It’s a chance to be creative and really showcase your personality and style through your Christmas decorations. This year there are a few key decoration trends that have taken their inspiration from several strong home décor trends of 2014. The first is the DIY or vintage look which…
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