Saturday, 7 October 2017

A Modern Take on Chinoiserie

1. A chinoiserie design painted cabinet

Chinoiserie, a strange word some might say, others may conjure up a mix of patterns depicting birds and flowers and colours of emerald green, blue and emperor red, a somewhat confusing space of oriental origins. This may depict chinoserie of the 18th Century, however today's designers have a less busy approach to making it work for this century and today's homes.

Monday, 4 September 2017

Hamptons Style on the Sunshine Coast

Although we Kiwi's claim the 'pavlova' as ours, looking at this gorgeous Sunshine Coast home, I believe that Hamptons style may have snuck into Aussie first.

Friday, 25 August 2017

Unique Gifts and Homeware

1. Fur and Flowers dog doormat - US$25

Often it is hard to find that perfect gift or special item for the home that is not mass produced, so when I discovered an on-line store with unique gifts that ship many of their products world wide, I had to share the love.

Monday, 14 August 2017

Designers Guild - William Yeoward Philippine Wallpapers


I can't get enough blue and white in my home, so when I saw Designers Guild's William Yeoward Philippine Wallpapers, it was instant love and instant "want".

Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Indah Island's Blue and White Style

If you follow my blog you will know I am totally obsessed by blue and white interiors, a timeless combination that never fails to transport me to holiday mode. This week while searching for some new inspiration, I came across designers Indah Island, who have a wonderful, tropical feel about their work.

Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Decorating a Holiday Rental - The Kitchen/Dining Space

Above: A holiday rental in Alabama with cabinets by Vance and Sons 

Want to find out how to create a desirable holiday home on a limited budget, today we focus on the kitchen/dining area. This is part of a series of posts to help get maximum bookings for your holiday rental.