Interior design and decoration

Recent bathroom design and renovation

Through these last few months, I’ve still had plenty of projects moving forward in terms of the renovation and construction aspect. This bathroom at a client’s home on the lower northshore was no exception. If you haven’t been following my stories on social here’s a...

Choosing the right neutral tones for your interior

Every good design starts with a base of materials and colours. I think about this right from the beginning, at moodboard stage. I think abut things like how contrasting we want the materials to be, less contrast creates a calm balance, more will bring energy and...

CHOOSING THE RIGHT BUILDER FOR YOU

I’m finding in these more challenging times, the quoting process for a build a lot more fraught with emotion and potential pitfalls. To be honest it’s never easy deciding which builder to use on your home build or renovation. It’s a big amount of money to spend with a...

How will Covid-19 impact the way we design our homes?

I’ve been thinking a lot these past few weeks about how living differently with covid-19 is becoming the new norm. People are talking about whether we will actually go back to working, living, communicating and interacting in the same way once this is all over. I...

My new e-Designer service        

Hi all, so I mentioned last week that I had launched a new service called e-Designer. This launch is two-fold for me, one – so I am able to reach a larger geographical area and service those clients that I just can’t get to see each and every meeting, and two – to...

Sustainable Christmas

Hi everyone. I hope your run up to Christmas is going well. I had a big push this weekend and decorated the house, wrote all of my Christmas cards and even did all of my online shopping, I know far too organised! It got me thinking though, I’ve been focussing on using...

Designing for wellness

Hi All, it’s been a while since I’ve written my blog. I’ve had some time away in Byron Bay for a wedding. Such a lovely time of year to go away up there in spring. Byron for me is all about connecting again with nature, wellness, and retreat style resorts. Even the...

A day in the life of an Interior Designer

Hi Guys. Ever wondered what it’s like to be an interior designer? If you were to ask my husband before we renovated he would have said it’s all about picking fabrics and fluffing cushions. Since living through our renovation earlier this year he definitely has a very...

Green is the new blue in interiors

Hi Guys. Last week I talked about the 2020 Dulux Trend Forecast, and green was a major player in the colour palettes. Then I had the forecast from Laminex last week and one of their 4 schemes had a big green bias, they are calling this In the Shallows. They talk about...

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