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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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Guide to Painting Furniture

Maybe one of your new year’s resolutions is that you are going to paint or makeover a piece of furniture.  Well before you grab that brush and start slapping on the paint, take a moment to read some tips from one of Australia’s leading DIY furniture painters, Fiona from the blog Lilyfield Life. On her […]

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Poolside entertaining

We all love to entertain outdoors in the months of summer, you can pick up some great entertaining pieces for your home at some fabulous prices.  Shop some fresh ideas for your next dinner/pool party. Bed Bath N’ Table have free shipping on orders over $150.00 and you can become a Home Style Member and […]

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Ikea Slipcovers

When you are decorating your house on a budget it is inevitable that you may end up paying a visit to that little Nordic boutique known as IKEA.  Their slip covered sofas and chairs are affordable and have the benefit of a truly removable cover that can be machine washed.  Whist IKEA sell a range […]

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West Elm – Chapel Street, Melbourne

Over the Christmas break I was fortunate enough to visit the amazing West Elm store in Chapel Street, South Yarra.  Part of the hugely successful William-Sonoma group, that gave us Pottery Barn, West Elm is the more funky and hip brand in the family. From it’s hometown in Brooklyn, West Elm have come to Chapel […]

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Brighten your day

Brighten your day with some beautiful homewares and furninshings for you home.  The Brown Trading Co. have a stunning range of napkins, tablecloths and cushions to embellish any sofa or table setting, and  personalise your home with an inspiring print from My Sweet Prints. 1.  Yellow leaf lamp from Mondo Cherry 2.  Home Republic bed […]

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Scented Candles

Do you enjoy the simple pleasures in life?  At DIY Decorator, we are determined this year to slow down and enjoy the little things.  To stop and smell the roses, or indeed the candles.  Scented candles have come a long way in recent years and we are now spoilt for choice with lovely ranges of […]

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