How to create a shelfie

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Photography by Hannah Blackmore. Styling by Jane Ledger. Shelf styling is such a beautiful way to add colour, texture and interest to a space, without having to spend a fortune. The trick is to use pieces you already have, add a little new and be willing to move things around. Here are my tops tips to creating a shelfie that… Read More

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Home feature in Adore Magazine

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Interior Styling by Jane Ledger. Photography by Hannah Blackmore. What a thrill it was to see the home of my gorgeous client, Jenni Farr, featured in a huge 14-page spread in the latest Adore Magazine. AND she graced the cover of the limited edition version! Beautiful work Jen. Jenni has a true passion for interior design and beautiful homewares. When… Read More

All is calm | How to create the perfect Christmas table setting

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Christmas is one of my favourite times of the year – and the perfect excuse to style up a beautiful table setting. I was thrilled when The West Australian newspaper and Habitat lift-out asked me to create my ideal Christmas tablescape, and share my tips on how you can recreate it for your own special feast. Christmas in Australia is… Read More

Home Beautiful Kitchen and Bathroom Feature

Styling by Heather Nette King. Photography Derek Swalwell

Home Beautiful magazine recently asked for my input on a Kitchen and Bathroom feature for their upcoming September 2015 issue. It was all about space planning for ensuites and kitchens, as well as how to turn your kitchen into an entertaining zone. Here’s how it went…. Bathrooms HB: What should people consider when planning their ensuite? Layout. Planning in small… Read More

How to style a console

Hall House by Sisalla Interior Design. Styling by Andy Moore. Photography by Eve Wilson.

Today’s feature image comes from Hall House in Victoria by one of my favourite designers, Sisalla Interior Design.  Occupying a nook at the end of a hallway, this beautifully styled console, the work of stylist Andy Moore, creates a gorgeous focal point in the entry. Vignettes But just how do you create a console scene like this?  Buy beautiful accessories?… Read More

Beautiful bedsides

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Feature image: Crisp St apartment by Mim Design. Photography Derek Swalwell Bedside styling has come a long way.  If you look at any styled magazine shoot of a bedroom, chances are there won’t be a  typical ‘bedside’ in the frame. And by that, I mean a bedside chest with drawers down to the floor or a cabinet with drawer and… Read More

How to hang art

Figtree House by Arent & Pyke. Photography Felix Forrest

Feature image: Figtree House by Arent & Pyke. Photography Felix Forest. Styling Megan Morton.  Art Marisa Purcell. For me, art has always had a special place in the home. Art is a beautiful expression of the owners’ style, interests, passion and personality. Whether your ‘art’ is an original, print or homemade masterpiece, a piece of artwork lifts a space out of… Read More

The Power of Colour – Dulux Colour Awards 2015

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Colour is such an important part of an interiors scheme. Colour has the power to move us, create feeling and add personality.  And the right combination of colour in a space can completely transform the way we experience it. Which is why I love the Dulux Colour Awards.  These awards are dedicated to recognising the innovative use of colour by… Read More

Dulux Collaboration – Ginger & Smart

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Where fashion meets interior design Dulux Australia has partnered with fashion duo, Ginger & Smart, to create a unique series of rooms inspired by the  colours, patterns and textures of the pair’s ‘Arcadia’ Winter Collection. The collaboration is part of Dulux Australia‘s interior design initiative, United by Style, which aims to demonstrate innovative styling techniques that take the latest fashion… Read More

Sibella Court – Society Inc Warehouse

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Entering the space of Sibella Court’s new warehouse, the Society Inc, in St Peters, Sydney, is like walking into an undiscovered treasure trove.  Hand lettering, rustic chairs, haberdashery, hardware and bespoke surfboards are just some of the gems you will stumble across in this Aladdin’s Cave of style. Sibella describes herself as an “interior stylist, product designer, historian, globetrotter and creative… Read More