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A very stylish country property

Architectural Digest featured Tory Burch's beautiful Georgian home in Southampton, USA late last year (see link below).  This stunning home has been meticulously decorated in a classic country style.  Country style is all about comfort and charm with overstuffed sofas...

Neutral Interiors are a perennial favourite

Soft calming neutrals are a perennial favourite of mine. Most of us lead very busy lives and coming home to neutral surroundings helps our emotional well being. It's so nurturing. When designing a neutral colour scheme, its best to add interest with texture, shape and...

Modern Farmhouse Style is very appealing

I'm very fond of the modern Farmhouse style as it's casual, rustic, warm and relaxing and full of charm and character. This beautiful style is experiencing a major resurgence and is appealing to those who prefer the classic, comforting style of a simpler life. All...

Accessories add interest to a room

It's the finishing touches (that final layer) that will really personalize a space.  Accessories can really transform your house into a home.  Whether its treasures that you find on your travels - such as locally crafted wares or photo frames, collections and books,...

White rooms are magical

There is no colour more universally favoured for interiors than white, regardless of what's in fashion.  White is a stylish and serene choice. White will maximise the available light, making it the ideal choice for sun-starved rooms. White also recedes, so will make...

Bold lighting adds the ‘wow’ factor

Bold lighting enhances the mood and desirability of a room.  When it comes to making an architectural statement, there's nothing quiet like a fabulous ceiling light.  There are so many choices available now.  I just love the over scaled pendant lights below as they...

A new Colour crush

Pale pastel pink is my new colour crush.  It can inject a sense of fun, romance and happiness into your interiors and it's the perfect colour for bedrooms and living areas. All images are sourced from Veranda magazine, dmagazine.com, Rowe Spurling Paint Company and...

A romantic villa in Santa Barbara

Ellen DeGeneres is selling her Santa Barbara home and the decor and views are just breathtaking.  Its a very large property and overlooks the hills and the ocean.This stunning home was built in the 1930's to resemble a 17th Century Italian Villa and it's decorated in...

Daybeds are wonderfully versatile

Autumn is the perfect time to make your home a little cosier and daybeds come to mind. There is a good reason that daybeds have been popular throughout history, they are wonderfully versatile and suitable for lounge rooms, bedrooms, kids rooms and guest rooms.  They...

Lush, luxurious and comfortable decor

Lush, luxurious and comfortable decor is making a comeback. Wallpaper, pattern, rich fabrics and colourful rooms are back in vogue.  This made me think of Ralph Lauren's beautiful estate in Bedford, New York.  His home is refined, luxurious, and elegant.  It's...

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