May 2018

Bed Linen Master Class- How to Work with Patterns

By |2019-02-12T16:43:01+10:00May 15th, 2018|DIY, Furniture Inspiration, Home Improvements, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home, Styling Furniture|

Working with patterns can be tricky. If you have lots of different patterns or don’t incorporate the right colours and textures it can look over the top. Here are a few pointers on how to work with patterns. Tip #1 If your bed linen is patterned, try using plain coloured scatter cushions and a throw. This will make the bed pop without it looking too crazy. This doesn’t mean the cushions have to be boring, try using different textures to add that “wow” factor. Tip #2 Don’t overthink it. The pattern on the bed spread is what will [...]

Adairs Newest Range- Our top picks

By |2019-02-12T16:43:01+10:00May 8th, 2018|DIY, Furniture Inspiration, Home Improvements, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home, Styling Furniture|

Adairs is the go to store if you're looking for pieces for your home to finish it off beautifully. With a variety of luxe bedding options, accessories, décor items, towelling etc, Adairs is a one stop shop. Here are some of our top picks from their newest range for 2018.  Bedding The bedding at Adairs is great, there are so many different bed covers, throw rugs and cushions to choose from. Our advice, go in with an idea of what you want, otherwise it will make it difficult to choose between them all. Here at Foxy Home Staging we only use [...]

Pillow Talks Newest Range- Our top picks

By |2019-02-12T16:43:01+10:00May 1st, 2018|DIY, Furniture Inspiration, Home Improvements, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home, Styling Furniture|

Pillow Talk is one of our go to stores when decorating a home. They have a wide variety of bedding, throws, dinner wear, home décor, scatter cushions and furniture to choose from. The great thing about Pillow Talk is not only the selection of stock they carry but they constantly have sales and bring out new items regularly. Not that you need one, but another reason to shop at Pillow Talk is the quality of each item. Some items may cost you that little bit extra but you will get the best out of anything you buy. Below [...]

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 [...]

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