3 Biggest Design Mistakes to Avoid

Advice, Art, Have a Plan, rug, Styling

Sometimes it’s the small things that stop a room from being what we set out for it to be.  Have you ever finished decorating a room and thought, it just needs something and I can’t quite put my finger on it, or I thought this was going to work why isn’t this room working?

What if I were to tell you that there are 3 common mistakes that are easily fixed that could take your room from being blah to being wow?  

How To Make Your Room Feel More Spacious

Advice, Art, Colour, Furniture, furniture layout, Inspiration, lighting, The decorating process

I often have clients ask me how they can make their small spaces feel larger.  So I thought today I’d share a few easy changes you can make to any room to make it feel larger then it actually is.  Sometimes it’s all about

How to plan the layout of your kitchen

Advice, Building/Renovating, Have a Plan, kitchen, Uncategorized

Planning your Kitchen

Do you love your kitchen?  Should you love your kitchen?  We think so.  It’s one of the most used rooms in any given home.  It’s often referred to as the heart of the home.  It’s where we prepare our tasty gourmet delights, or a quick feed while we are on the run.  A well-designed kitchen can save you time, save your legs, your back and even your wallet.

We thought we would go through what makes good kitchen design.

Here are some important considerations:

It’s important that the kitchen ties in well with the other living areas of your home.

Kitchen layout needs to be a very well thought out process, that occurs prior to design and colour choices. Design an efficient layout around the users and the tasks that they do on a daily basis – list your favourite and most cooked meals to work out what appliances you need. Choose appliances for how you use them over how they look.

Why Budget for Accessories?

Advice, Have a Plan, The decorating process

Styling is a key part of the Interior Design process, but what is styling and why do it?

Styling is the final step where we set up the room or home to look finished and complete ready for you to live in.  We move furniture into their best