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Lake Home in Yeronga

Lake Home Yeronga

I love it when new shops open in Brisbane, and Lake Home, Garden & Gift in Yeronga is no exception.  Tucked away in the side streets, Lake is a hidden gem. Lake is owned by Emma Ross, a freelance creative and styling expert.  Emma has spent time in New York working with brands such as Martha […]

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Book Review: A House By the Sea

A House by the Sea Book Review by Bunny Williams

Hi everyone.  Welcome back to DIY Decorator in 2017.  I’m starting the year with a book review of A House By the Sea by Bunny Williams. One of the things I love about summer holidays, is having the time to read some books.  This Christmas, my family gave me a copy of A House By the […]

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How to Quickly Edit Instagram Photos

Quickly Edit Instagram photos

I love Instagram and seeing everyone’s pictures, but  Instagram has come a long way since I began using it in August 2011.  Back then you’d just point your phone at something, press the camera button and post it.  Whilst you can certainly still do that, if you want your pictures to look their best, there are a […]

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When Life Becomes Art

Original artwork from photos

Hello and welcome back to DIY Decorator in 2017.  I am so excited to help  you with your decorating goals this year, but first I want to post a quick story about how some of our still life photos have been turned into original pieces of artwork by some clever and talented artists. Boxwood Wreath […]

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Christmas Wrap Up 2016

DIY - Turn Glass into Mirror with Mirror finish spray paint. Full step by step tutorial

Can you believe it’s the 23rd of December?  Where did the year go?  Here’s a little wrap up of Christmas at my house this year. – Christmas Wrap Up 2016 DIY Mirror Bowl The Christmas Tree This year’s Christmas tree was green, white and silver with a sprinkling of ballerina. Christmas Presents All Wrapped I […]

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Prepare the Guest Bedroom for Visitors

Prepare the guest bedroom for visitors. Tips and ideas for creating a welcoming guest bedroom.

It’s Christmas time and that often means visitors coming to stay.  I have some of my family staying with me this Christmas.  Here are some of my tips to preparing the guest bedroom to create a welcoming space for your visitors. Fresh Bed Linen I always make the bed up with freshly washed sheets.  They […]

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Create A Christmas Bar Cart

Christmas is a time of the year when we do a lot of entertaining.  Make your gatherings elegant and effortless by creating a Christmas bar cart.  Setting up a bar cart allows your guests to prepare their own drinks, saving you time.  Here’s a little Christmas bar car inspiration. Park and Oak Interior Design Bliss […]

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