Room Recipe – Casual Family Room

Advice, DIY, Furniture, furniture layout, Have a Plan, Room Recipe, rug, The decorating process

Have you ever been at a friends house, had the most delicious tasting cake, dessert, or meal and asked for the recipe so you could go home and cook the same?

Wouldn’t it be amazing if we could do that with our interior design for our homes? What if you could follow a recipe

Home Office Set Up Tips

Advice, DIY, Have a Plan, Inspiration, Interior Style, Office Styling, Organising, The decorating process

Who says your offices need to be bland?  Definitely not me.  Being a creative I want my office to be a place that inspires my creativity, a space that I visually love and a space that works for me and my working needs so that I can be as productive as possible.

I’ve worked with a number of clients who have called me in to help them design well-functioning and visually pleasing office space’s and they’ve always loved the end result.

I’d love to share my design strategy with YOU so you too can create some wow in your office as well.

Step 1.  Assess:  Step back, look at your space

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 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.