June 2021

7 Earthy Colour Palette Ideas for Your Home

By |2021-06-28T16:10:33+10:00June 28th, 2021|Colour Inspiration, Home Staging Tips|

What Are Earthy Colours? As the name may suggest, earth tones are subdued hues of colours inspired by nature. Dull and muted colour palette including rust, muddy brown, moss green, taupe and ivory, all fall into the earth tone category. Their natural tones and dim hues bring warmth into every room, creating a sense of calmness, stability, and relaxation. This warm & positive energy in combination with the timeless look is what makes earthy tones one of our favourite colour palettes for styling homes for sale. Our Favourite Earthy Colours Why Are Earthy Colours “In”? [...]

May 2021

How to Style with Blue | + Our 3 Favourite Interior Designs

By |2021-05-27T15:07:14+10:00May 27th, 2021|Colour Inspiration, Home Staging Tips|

The psychology of colours is a fascinating topic to explore.  Knowing how different shades affect people’s emotions is an advantageous skill to have in a lot of occupations nowadays, ranging from marketing professionals to bakers, to fashion designers. As Property Stylists, choosing the right colour palette of furniture & decorations is an essential part of our job. Taking into consideration factors like the style and architecture of the house, the colour of the walls, the targeted demographics of the buyers… it is not always a straight-forward decision. Luckily, there is one colour so versatile that it can be used [...]

April 2021

How to Style with Pink | + Our 4 Favourite Pink Interior Designs

By |2021-04-06T09:03:29+10:00April 2nd, 2021|Colour Inspiration, Home Improvements, Home Make Over, Home Staging Tips|

Pink – the colour that is commonly deemed as ‘girly & soft’ holds a surprising history. Having assumed a range of guises throughout the centuries, pink firstly became a fashion trend in the mid-1700’s as a symbol of luxury among male Aristocrats. Yes, that’s right… male. What we now perceive as the colour of femininity and delicacy used to be the epitome of strong masculinity, less than 300 years ago. Surprised? We were too. Things took a different spin after the WWII thanks to creative branding strategies, cementing pink as the colour for girls. Since then, it has been [...]

March 2021

How to Style Homes Using Monochrome Colour Palette

By |2021-05-12T13:45:29+10:00March 12th, 2021|Colour Inspiration, Home Staging Tips|

When it comes to staging homes for sale, the first choice our Stylists have to make is decide which theme, style and colour palette are they bringing into the house. This can be a tough decision, as there are numerous different factors they must take into consideration - like buyers’ demographics, architecture of the house, what stock is available, and the list goes on. (Full article on ‘How to choose the right style’ HERE). Sometimes, there is a simple solution to bypass the lengthy, colour-matching process…. choosing the Monochrome Style! What is Monochrome? The term monochrome colour [...]

April 2018

Do’s and Don’ts for Feature Walls

By |2019-02-12T16:43:02+10:00April 10th, 2018|Colour Inspiration, DIY, Home Improvements, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home|

Feature walls are an amazing way to add colour, depth and texture to your living room or bedroom. You can use different colours or even patterns to brighten up the room. It’s also a quick, easy and affordable way to make the inside of your home stand out. Do’s - Whatever colour or pattern you are going to use for your feature wall, make sure it’s going to compliment the rest of the room/ home - Use the accent wall as your feature. This generally should be the first wall you see as you walk in the room, [...]

How to get the Perfect Bedroom Layout

By |2019-02-12T16:43:02+10:00April 3rd, 2018|Colour Inspiration, DIY, Furniture Inspiration, Home Improvements, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home|

When it comes to the perfect bedroom layout it can be tricky because not every room is easy to work with. You've got to consider things like windows, wardrobes, entrances and where your power points are. These all play a part in how you would set up your bedroom and can sometimes be tricky to work around. Here are some ideas/ tricks to find the perfect bedroom layout. Size Matters  Measure the size of your room first. You don’t want to get furniture that’s going to make the room look small or even worse, not fit at all. [...]

March 2018

Top 5 Winter Throws and Where to Get Them

By |2019-02-12T16:43:02+10:00March 27th, 2018|Colour Inspiration, DIY, Home Improvements, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips|

Throw rugs are commonly used for styling a bed and adding a pop of colour but they also come in handy for those cool winter nights that are just around the corner. Here are our top 5 winter throws that are amazing for both styling and keeping warm. Mustard is one of those colours that you don’t need a lot of in a room to make it stand out. This knit throw looks amazing in a monochrome styled room. A matching mustard pillow will add just the right amount of brightness to your bedroom. From: Adairs   This [...]

How to Remove Wallpaper

By |2019-02-12T16:43:03+10:00March 20th, 2018|Colour Inspiration, Furniture Inspiration, Home Improvements, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home, Styling Furniture|

Wallpaper always seems like a good idea at the time and although it can look amazing, it’s a pain to remove. Here are some tips and pointers for removing that unwanted wallpaper. You will need:  Bucket  Paint tray  Paint roller  Drop sheet for the floor  Gloves  Scraper  Steamer  Stirrer  Water  Wire brush  Chemical remover Steamer Method Ensure that before you start all the electrical points are covered with tape and you have placed your drop sheet on the floor. Press the steamer paddle against the wall for [...]

Where to buy the best linen at an affordable price

By |2019-02-12T16:43:03+10:00March 6th, 2018|Colour Inspiration, Furniture Inspiration, Home Improvements, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home, Styling Furniture|

Everyone loves the feel of good quality linen, but it can be very difficult to find quality linen that won't cost you an arm and a leg. Here are some of the best places to buy the perfect linen for your bed and your budget.   Adairs The quality of Adairs linen is amazing. They are one of our favourite linen suppliers to use on a job and at home. Try to time your purchase with their 40% off members special which happens every couple of months - membership is around $40 for a year and definitely worth [...]

February 2018

Top 10 Kmart picks for your home

By |2019-02-12T16:43:03+10:00February 27th, 2018|Colour Inspiration, Furniture Inspiration, Home Improvements, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home, Styling Furniture|

Styling and redecorating your home can be expensive but it doesn’t have to be. Kmart have a range of homeware options that will suit your home and your budget. Here are our top 10 Kmart picks for your home. This marble side table is perfect for modernising your home, whether it’s in your living room or used as a bedside table. Dress it up with a vase and flowers, photo frame or some greenery for that extra homely touch. Not only is it the perfect pick for your home but all at an affordable price of $29. Add [...]

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