Living Areas

How to Choose the Right Size Rug for a Living Room

Do you struggle to know which is the right size rug for your living room?  Have you brought a rug home and when you put it in your living room, thought it just looks wrong?  Well we’ve simplified the whole process so you will find it easy to choose just the right size rug. Rugs […]

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Room Tour: A Pretty Sitting Room

A little while ago we featured a beautiful kitchen and dining banquette on DIY Decorator that belonged to Nicole – you can read it about it here.  Today we are back at Nicole’s to show you her pretty sitting room and formal dining area.  It’s a beautiful room in soothing neutrals with just a pop […]

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Room Tour – A Provincial Inspired Living Room

DIY Decorator Room Tour

Today we are sharing with you a home on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula where Diane, Graham and Bella (Maltese Shitzu)  live.  Their living room has stunning sweeping views of Port Phillip Bay and all the way across to the Melbourne skyline.  Diane and Graham have decorated their home in soft neutral tones and have added […]

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The Secret to Decorating a Fireplace

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The fireplace is often the focal point of a room, particularly in winter.  Here are some tips on how to decorate your fireplace. Create an Anchor Anchor the wall space above your fireplace with a mirror or artwork.  This emphasises the focal point of the room, and having an anchor above helps balance out the […]

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3 Ways to Style Your Throws

ways to style a throw

As the weather cools down, it’s that time of the year when we snuggle up on our sofa and pull a warm cozy throw over us.  There’s something about pulling a throw or blanket up over your legs that instantly warms you up on those cooler nights, but what do you do with the throw […]

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