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Laminex Forecast 2020

Hi All, You'll have noticed over the past 3 to 4 blog posts I've been focussing on new trends and forecasts in my industry. It's that time of year when we start looking to 2020 and what trends in design we might see coming through, what might continue and also what...

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...

INTERIOR DESIGN FOR COMPACT MASTER BEDROOMS

Many of you already know that during our renovation we knocked 2 rooms into one to create a larger guest room. We often have long term guests from overseas and so it was important to us that we had a comfortable space for our guests to feel at home in. What that means...

Merry Christmas and a happy 2019!

So guys, it’s the end of the year. It’s that time of year when I start reflecting on all of the projects I’ve worked on and great clients I’ve met along the way. It’s been a crazy year. SmartSpace is still going great guns, and myself and my hubby personally sold and...

Hi All, I had to do a follow on from last week. I felt like I was just getting started, 6 trends that have been and gone just wasn't enough! So in the spirit of ditching the dated here are 6 more trends that should definitely be left in the past, an I've got one or...

The best decorating tips I can give you

There are definitely some key things to think about when pulling a room or whole home together. Things that I always think about when starting a new project. And to be honest with my own renovation coming up these are at the forefront of my mind. So I thought I’d...

Small Laundry? I’ve got you covered…

It makes sense to build our laundries smaller. Living in areas where real estate is expensive I know I would rather have a larger kitchen, living area or bathroom and my laundry be large enough to be functional but not so big that my other rooms suffer. So in my time...

The Designers Boys new 2018 catalogue

The Designers Boys new 2018 catalogue has now been released, and their new collections are available through SmartSpace Interiors. This collection is even bigger than the last. I don’t know how they do it but they seem to get better and better. There’s still a...

How to style your windows

I’ve been talking a lot over the past few months about the Art Deco apartment in Rose Bay that we will be renovating early next year. Today was my final meeting at the apartment and we make some key decisions around our window coverings. I always leave window...

Finished family home – SmartSpace Interiors design

Hi all. You may remember a few posts ago I wrote about how I’d been engaged by a client to style their home, see post here. I had furnished their main dining and family rooms, and also their formal lounge space as well as their master bedroom right down to artwork and...

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