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viking star cruise liner-inspired design

04 Oct Viking Star Cruise Liner-Inspired Design Ideas

There are very few experiences that are as relaxing as a voyage across the sea on the Viking Star luxury Cruise Liner. A panoramic view of the ocean does wonders for the soul, as do the variety of activities available for travellers. Similarly, the interior décor of the ship sets the tone for the cruise. Here are some Viking Star Cruise Liner-inspired ideas to help set that tone in your...

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helley craft's byron bay home

23 Sep Inside Shelley Craft’s Byron Bay Home

Australian TV personality Shelley Craft has fashioned an oasis in the hills above Byron Bay that captures the spirit of the area while incorporating unique boutique design ideas. The home also boasts features that make the most of the natural elements of its Byron Bay location. Living by the bay offers copious amounts of light, steady ocean breezes flowing through homes and the stunning views. Craft’s residence utilises all of these...

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meryl streep's hollywood hills

13 Sep Design Ideas From Meryl Streep’s Hollywood Hills Home

One of Hollywood’s biggest stars, Meryl Streep, designed a house that balances luxurious architectural design while maintaining the simplicity one would expect from the actress. Although she has since sold the property, Meryl Streep’s Hollywood home still provides designers with copious contemporary design ideas that blend elegance and luxury. The home’s architectural design utilises an open-home concept that features a sprawling, flowing space with few doors and few small constricting hallways....

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coastal style designs

10 Sep Coastal Style Designs – Bring The Ocean Into Your Home

Living on the coast provides many advantages. There is the unrivaled feeling of waking up to the fresh ocean air. There’s the relaxing view of the water and the sound of the waves. There is also the beautiful coastal style designs that are the trademark of coastal living. These design trends capture the spirit of the ocean while giving the residence a weekend getaway feel beyond your standard modern home. Perhaps...

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cosmetic vs structural improvement

07 Jul Cosmetic Vs Structural Improvements For Your Home

When planning a home renovation project, the debate between cosmetic vs structural improvements can be challenging. What is the difference and which one is the better choice for your home? As the name implies, structural improvements include changes that are done to the inner structure of the house. This includes a new roof, electrical wiring, plumbing and foundation work. Consult with a professional before undergoing any structural renovations to ensure there...

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small space swimming pool

04 Jul Tips For Designing A Small Space Swimming Pool

Even with a compact yard, creating a stunning swimming pool that’s fun for friends and family is possible. Swimming pools are a quintessential feature of the perfect Australian backyard. Improved pool technologies and our beautiful weather have made the market for small space swimming pools or plunge pools boom. With plot sizes consistently becoming smaller, there is one question often asked by homeowners: ‘Can I still fit a pool in...

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outdoor entertaining space

05 Jun Essential Elements For An Amazing Outdoor Entertaining Space

Functional and stylish outdoor spaces are a popular feature to wow guests and potential home buyers. Be sure to add ‘creating an outdoor entertaining space’ to your list of things to do when renovating and styling your home. A fully equipped outdoor entertaining space will not only add significant value to your home but it will provide a great outdoor area in which to relax or entertain friends and family. Here...

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pool house design

29 May Achieving Your Dream Pool House Design

You’ve probably given your pool house design a considerable amount of thought so don’t let your budget stand in the way of your dreams. Here are a few helpful hints to keep costs down while building that perfect pool house. Determine a style Nowadays, there are almost too many styles to choose from, including modern, tropical and post-contemporary. Before you start designing your pool house, take a walk around your pool yard and...

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