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How to Achieve Hi Lo Decorating

When my home was featured on Houzz recently, I remarked in the interview that I use what I call Hi Lo decorating.  So today, I just wanted to show you exactly what I mean when I say Hi Lo decorating, and how you can achieve it in your home too. What is Hi Lo Decorating? […]

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Tips for Choosing Dining Room Chairs

Tips for Choosing Dining Chairs

I’ve got my whole family coming up to Brisbane at Christmas time, and that’s got me thinking about dining room chairs and how to accommodate everyone.  So I thought I’d share a little bit about my dining chairs, and some tips for choosing dining room chairs. I bought my dining table and chairs on eBay about […]

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Meet My Houzz Tour

Are you interested to have a look around my house?  Well, I’m pleased to say there is a full tour of my house over at Houzz. Image: Tamara Armstrong, Houzz Even better, if you comment about what you like about my house over on the Houzz website, you can win a $50 voucher to one of […]

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Welcome Guests: Back Door Makeover

Back Door Makeover

You know when your back door is really like your front door?  It’s where everybody comes into your home.  Well if yours is a mess like mine was, let me show you my back door makeover to create a welcoming entrance for my guests. So this is our back door and it looks a whole lot […]

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Product Spotlight: Felt Ball Rugs

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Have you seen these gorgeous rugs made using individual balls of felt wool?  They are adorable.  Whilst they are perfect for little children, my teenage daughter has a watermelon felt ball rug in her room, and she loves it. How Felt Ball Rugs are Made These rugs are handmade by talented women artisans in Nepal […]

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DIY: Butcher’s Block Makeover

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When my father passed away, I inherited the timber butcher’s block that he used to keep in his kitchen.  For a long time I really didn’t have a proper home for it, but when we moved into our white house, I decided that it would make a perfect little drinks servery tucked into the corner […]

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