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Light Bulb Pendants

Have you noticed that light bulbs are becoming the star of simple industrial style pendants?  Here are some light fittings we have found where the light bulb shines.   The Well glass pendant light is $398 from Dunlin Home.  Originally used along the East India docks, the Dunlin well glass pendant is galvanised and hand […]

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Take A Seat

School’s back and it’s time to take a seat, grab a cup of tea or coffee, and enjoy a moment of ‘me’ time.  Do you have a special chair in a nook that you can escape to?  Here are some of our favourite reading chairs.   DIY Decorator Sourcebook 1.   Maxwell Chair by Max […]

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Bathroom renovation

Create a luxurious bathroom in your home with some pieces from Early Settler, nothing says glamour like a chandelier, fresh towels and a bottle of Coco Chanel, yes you know you deserve it. 1.  Rosalie armchair from Early Settler 2.  Calliope three light chandelier from Early Settler/Recollections 3.  French tub bath from Early Settler/Recollections 4. […]

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Inspiration for DIY Decorators

Pinterest Board DIY Decorator

One of the challenges facing those of us who like to decorate is finding the right ideas and inspiration.  Sometimes all we have to do is see a picture and snap, just like that, we are able to solve a decorating problem, or we can get an idea of what we can do to our […]

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Bunnings – French provincial outdoor setting

  Create your own alfresco dining space with some provincial pieces from Bunnings, where style meets function creating the perfect space for family fun. 1.  French provincial setting from Bunnings 2.  Mimosa tee pee daybed from Bunnings 3.  Tomato plant from  Bunnings 4.  Mimosa kubo wicker bench from Bunnings 5.  Alfresco white urn from Bunnings 6.  Assorted cut […]

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O’verlays in Australia

Have you heard of O’verlays?  Well they are a DIY Decorator dream come true. O’verlays are lightweight, decorative fretwork panels that come in several patterns and sizes. They are paintable and easily attach to furniture, mirrors, walls and glass. Compatible with popular IKEA pieces such as MALM, RAST, PAX, EXPEDIT and LACK; they instantly upgrade […]

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Botticelli House

A new, different kind of store has opened in Brisbane, called Botticelli House. Botticelli House is an importer of antique, vintage and contemporary furniture and decor items. They have 2 outlets: A Brisbane warehouse at 5/237 Fleming Road Hemmant QLD 4174 which is open direct to the public on selected trading days (see website for […]

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