Hamptons Media Cabinet

hamptons media cabinet

On instagram the other day, a reader contacted me for any tips on stylish media cabinets.  She has been searching for a white Hamptons style unit for her TV room for the last 8 months.  So I said I was happy to help, and I’d put my tips up on DIY Decorator for everybody to read. Image […]

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Gorgeous Wallpaper

There are so many wallpaper options available, I find it a little hard to choose just one and then to stick with that choice.  To make your decision easier, think about your interior style, what room your wallpaper will be in and  the colours of your room, your furnishings and if any artwork will be […]

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Ottoman Coffee Tables

Tufted ottoman coffee tables

I love the idea of using a large tufted ottoman as a coffee table.  An ottoman is softer to look at than a coffee table and if you bang your leg on it, it’s not going to hurt as much right? Adam Ottoman from T & W (similar to pictured) One thing to consider when […]

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Fire places

Create a focal point and add warmth to your living room with a fireplace, and for fireside comfort add a gorgeous occasional chair.  Check the building codes and Australian Standards for information on flues and ventilation. 1.  Georgette timber mantle from Schots Home Emporium. 2.  French armchair in chocolate weave from Provincial Home Living. 3. […]

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Living Room Decor – Bright Sofas

If you search for fabric sofas, most retailers will offer neutral colours, beige through to chocolate or white, charcoals and black.  I am naturally conservative with sofa colours, but what if you’re not?  What if you want your sofa to be bright and colourful?  A real statement in the room. Image via House to Home […]

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How to Style Your Coffee Table

Coffee Table Styling Alfresco EMporium

Want to know how to style your coffee table?  We’ll show you how – here are our top tips. It’s all about combining style with function.  Your coffee table has to look good but you have to be able to live with it too. Your coffee table is a flat horizontal surface, so you want […]

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