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Even with my colour obsession firmly intact, I can still fully appreciate the subdued nature of beige decor and a neutral interiors palette. That said, if you're looking for some ideas to spice up your space without going colour crazy, this post will show you how to do it. Beige is never boring, of course, but sometimes, it needs a little colour nudge.Duck Egg Blue - Lifting Beige Decor

White Gold Salon BeforeWith my dream of renovating a space remaining just that for now (a dream), I’ve made the choice to live vicariously through other creatives doing the hard yards themselves! In this post I’m showcasing the reno of White Gold Boutique in Brissy; a space that went from corner store to chic salon in just three weeks!

Anastasia Kotis from White Forest Home“Sometimes you have to take a chance on yourself and back yourself,” says Anastasia Kotis, the creative behind local biz White Forest Home. The chapter in her life she’s referring to is the one in which she left her corporate job to pursue her creative dream. It happened in August 2012 - and the Canterbury wife and mum hasn’t looked back.

Orange is the undeniable go-to hue for Autumn but it can be hard to get right. Too much of it and you're on an all stops train to migraine county. Too little and the room can look incomplete. This post will show you how to get it just right!

Steve Cordony on The Life CreativeDespite working with names like Yves Saint Laurent, Armani and Ralph Lauren, you've probably seen the work of Steve Cordony most on the pages of Belle magazine, where he's interior design editor. I sat down to put Steve through The Creative 10 - and uncovered his love for New York, his iPad and Beyonce!

March 2014 Real Living Cover - The Life CreativeThere's really no slow way to ease into this week's most fabulous news. So let's just jump right in; I'm in the new issue of Real Living magazine! Sharing the story of my design journey at the International School of Colour + Design, this full-page spread has me pinching myself - and also gives a glorious shot-out to my work on this little baby, The Life Creative!

Black Walls Chalkboard WallsDark 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!".