When I discovered these images of Watsons Bay Hotel I'm positive I had some out of body experience. They were so amazing that I was sure I'd been transported to design heaven.Given the fact that I was never crash hot on mint, this post just goes to show that when design is executed this well, any aversion can be overcome!Read on for my interview with the company behind the design.
It may only be the first week of The Block 2014, but I'm already smitten with this years offering! And while I do like to see all the action unfold (although you can hardly call fruit on a bedside table action, right?), the judges walk-through has to be the best part of the show. They are pretty smart when it comes to design, after all!
It's no secret that I love colour. Sometimes, though, I can't help but be seduced by the subdued palette French interiors are know for. The images in this post are so captivating that even the most diehard colour lovers would go weak at the knees over them. They're all contained in the new issue of Country Home Ideas magazine - and I can't get enough!
Dark interiors go against many of the supposed design rules. For example, the suggestion that a space will feel smaller if the walls and furniture within it are dark. I think the legendary Abigail Ahern said it best when she wrote "A small room is a small room. Painting it pale is not going to double its size or even make it look marginally bigger!".
Everyone has a design star they're particularly fond of and mine is interiors legend Genevieve Gorder. I first saw her on Lifestyle Home's reality show Design Star (she was on the judging panel) and then discovered that she has her own home makeover show called Dear Genevieve. Since then I've been hooked on this gal - and in today's post I'll tell you why!
As Editor-in-Chief of home and interiors mag Inside Out, the darling Claire Bradley is exposed to a plethora of creative inspiration from artistic people, their places and the products they produce. But what gets her creative juices flowing outside of the magazine? In this week’s Creative 10, I found out just that!
Cathy Elsmore has earned enough frequent decor points to be considered an honorary Creative if you ask me; I’ve featured her work on the blog a few times because she’s a talented cookie with the guts to go all out with her decorating choices.