January 2018

Design Trends for 2018- What You Need to Know

By |2019-02-12T16:43:04+10:00January 2nd, 2018|Colour Inspiration, Furniture Inspiration, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home, Styling Furniture|

In our last blog post we revisited some of the biggest hits & misses of 2017. So in the spirit of the New Year, today's post will explore the upcoming design trends for 2018. Japandi: Japandi is a new style that designers seem to think will take over 2018. It borrows the ideas of traditional Japanese design but also crosses over with the rustic casual look of the Scandinavian style. Unlike Scandi, Japandi embraces statement furniture in darker tones such as walnut, charcoal or dark oak stained tones. Wabi Sabi: You would be forgiven for thinking that we have made this term [...]

December 2017

Trends of 2017- Year in Review

By |2019-02-12T16:43:04+10:00December 26th, 2017|Colour Inspiration, Furniture Inspiration, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home, Styling Furniture|

2017 has seen the beginning and the end of many design trends. Lets take a look at the ins and outs of the year that is quickly coming to an end.   IN: Greenery One of the biggest trends of 2017 has been greenery, and lots of it! Last year was all about vertical gardens & this was the year of the fig. Whether it was fake plants, real plants, or plants in artwork- plants have been everywhere this year. This is no surprise - they add layers & a homely feel to a room. Not to mention [...]

The Importance of Art in a Home

By |2019-02-12T16:43:05+10:00December 19th, 2017|Colour Inspiration, Home Staging General Interest, Selling Your Home|

Artwork in the home can bring a room together. It can make all of your accessories & cushions stand out & make a space feel warm & inviting. This is why art is so important when selling your home. It can be quite daunting to put a hole in your wall, or for us as Property Stylist's, someone else's wall! In this industry we often hear "I don't want any holes in my walls", or "I don't want to fix anything once the furniture has been removed". Truth be told, a home needs art. No matter how good the furniture [...]

April 2017

6 Tips To Brighten and Lighten Your Home

By |2019-02-12T16:43:07+10:00April 10th, 2017|Colour Inspiration, DIY, Home Staging Tips|

There are many perks to a bright and light home. Your home will appear more spacious. It will exude cleanliness and happiness. It will be more photogenic. And best of all, it will be more attractive to buyers. So here we go, my top 6 tips to brighten and whiten your home. 1.PAINT IT! This is the least expensive way to brighten a room. If your room has dark coloured or yellow based paint, it will be giving it an overall dark feel. Transform your room with a coat of white paint or a light grey to brighten up your [...]

How To Use A Bright Colour Palette When Staging Your Home

By |2019-02-12T16:43:08+10:00April 3rd, 2017|Colour Inspiration, Home Staging Tips, Uncategorized|

By now, we all know that the purpose of home staging is to revamp or rejig your home, so that it appeals to as many people as possible come open day. I have shown you ways to brighten your home, how to freshen and declutter your home, as well as how to modernise your decor. Today, however, I am being a little naughty. I am going to buck the trend, go a little wayward and dare to be different. When you google paint or interior colours for home staging, you will find a neutral, and sometimes drab, colour palette on [...]

January 2017

Design Trends For 2017

By |2019-02-12T16:43:19+10:00January 2nd, 2017|Colour Inspiration, Home Staging Tips|

With the New Year upon us, I have been updating my colour wheels and inspiration boards. Why? Well, keeping up to date on emerging interior and design trends and understanding the themes that will shortly be dominating the market, is my job. But, if you are a novice renovator, re-decorator or designer, you might be overwhelmed. So, to save you weeks of Pinterest scrolling and magazine reading, I have recapped the ins and outs for 2017. As much as I would like to say that I have used my forecasting abilities to set out the trends for next [...]

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