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foyer design trends

26 Sep Foyer Design Trends – Keys To A Stylish Entrance

The foyer is the first room guests see when they enter a home and sets the tone for the rest of the residence. It takes very little time to create a stylish foyer to welcome guests since the space is usually small. Although there are a variety of foyer design trends for different spaces that homeowners can utilise, there are some elements that are key to setting the tone of...

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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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decorating mistakes

25 Aug How To Avoid These Common Decorating Mistakes

Designing a room is a complex process. There are a lot of elements which come into play, most importantly function, mood and personality. We’ve told you about some of the top decorating mistakes, but here are some additional design missteps to avoid. Excessive throw pillows Whether it’s in a bedroom or a living room, having too many throw pillows can add to visual clutter. Couches do not need 20 pillows. It does...

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hobart house designs

16 Aug The Unique Interior Of Hobart House Designs

Sitting low in the southern hemisphere, Hobart averages just over 40 sunny days a year, walking the fine line between sandy beachfront property and long wintery nights. The unique interior of Hobart House designs reflect the expansive water views and a weekend getaway vibe, complete with antique furniture, timber floors and a beach home atmosphere. Although the capital of Tasmania is fairly urbanised and populated, the city is surrounded by vast...

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elaine mansion interior

22 Jul Elaine Mansion Interior And Furnishing: A Look Inside Sydney’s Historical Waterfront Escape

There are very few places in the world like the Elaine mansion in Sydney. Home to the Fairfax family for over 120 years, the mansion is located in Sydney’s Point Piper and carries a sense of history along with its luxury and elegance that cannot be replicated. Much of that can be attributed to the Elaine mansion interior, which preserves the intended spirit of the waterfront location as an intimate escape...

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indoor trees

19 Jul Indoor Tree Ideas – Things To Remember

As homeowners become more environmentally conscious, new trends in modern interior designs are beginning to emerge. One of those trends that has gained popularity is the use of indoor trees. A combination of indoor tree ideas can allow any homeowner to bring new levels of texture, colour and uniqueness to their indoor space. If you are looking into making your home’s interior a little bit more green and leafy, below...

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16 Jul Unique Ways To Make The Most Of A Home’s Wasted Space

Despite home furnishings adorning your residence, sometimes there will be rooms that still look empty. Wasted space does not have to be a source of stress for homeowners but, instead should be an opportunity to get creative with storage spaces. From hiding unique home features like extra guest beds or wine cellars to sprucing up the place with greens, these are ways to make the most out of wasted space...

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wardrobe organisation

13 Jun Wardrobe Organisation Tips

It’s easy to achieve your dream wardrobe with the right combination of style and function, achieving your dream robe is possible. Here is a list of 10 things every enviable wardrobe must have. From personal touches to storage solutions, these wardrobe organisation tips will evoke a leisurely and celebratory idea of dressing of which most of us only dream. The first tip is de-cluttering. To begin, donate or sell items that...

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interior design principles

01 Jun Important Interior Design Principles

Function, mood and personality are three interior design principles every designer needs to consider when decorating a room, a house or any living space. A properly decorated interior landscape does not simply look nice, it should also function well for the user. The space’s colour scheme and the type of furnishings set the mood. Great designers also know how to incorporate personality into a well-planned space. The first step to decorating...

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decorating tricks

29 May Simple Decorating Tricks For Smart Styling

Even beautiful homes can benefit from a revamp. However, the art of interior design is complicated and can sometimes be an expensive process. Luckily, there are plenty of decorating tricks that make designing more manageable. Even without a lot of furniture, it is easy for small rooms to feel cramped. There is a simple decorating trick that will make rooms appear larger. Painting the walls in a lighter colour will attract...

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