March 2018

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 [...]

Styling a Coffee Table

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

Coffee tables are an important feature in your living room and when it comes to styling it’s ideal that they not only look good but they also have functionality.   Height One of the key things to remember when styling your coffee table is to use different levels of height. With a combination of vases and flowers, accessories, candles and books you can create the perfect look for you coffee table. By using something vertical such as a tall vase, something horizontal like a book and an object to bridge the gap is the perfect way to add [...]

How to Dress a Bedroom with a Throw

By |2019-02-12T16:43:03+10:00February 13th, 2018|Colour Inspiration, DIY, Home Improvements, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Styling Furniture|

Dressing your bedroom with a throw rug is one of the easiest ways you can make your bedroom look fabulous with minimal cost and effort. As simple as it is, there are many ways in which this can be done. The Messier the Better A lot of people think that styling with a throw means that it must be perfectly folded and perfectly placed on the end of the bed however, they look just as amazing casually draped off the corner of the bed.   Neat and Tidy If your someone who prefers the tidier look than this [...]

Homewares She Will Love

By |2019-02-12T16:43:04+10:00February 6th, 2018|Colour Inspiration, DIY, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Styling Furniture|

Unbelievably, Valentines Day is next week. Sadly, I am one of the unlucky few whose husband refuses to acknowledge that the Day exists.....something about not wanting to buy into the commercialised, money making idea! Nevertheless, as stylists, our day job has us looking, touching, buying and using beautiful homewares all day long. So we thought, today would be perfect for us to share with you our top 5 Homewares she will love this Valentines Day!   1. New Linen This is obvious. There is nothing quite like snuggling into fresh linen and boy are there some beautiful sets [...]

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 [...]

June 2017

To Set Or Not To Set The Dining Table

By |2019-02-12T16:43:06+10:00June 14th, 2017|DIY, Home Staging Tips, Styling Furniture|

When looking through property photos, I find I have an appreciation for those homes that are styled but still homely. It is the classic dining room shot plays a large role in revealing whether the home has been styled in this manner and so today, I thought we could discuss whether to set or not to set the dining table when styling your home for sale.   First up, we can look at the whole hog. I am talking about the full formal setting, sometimes topped of with fruit adorning individual settings. I'm not a fan of setting the table [...]

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