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10 Trays that do the Trick

Trays are a decorators best friend.  They are both functional and pretty.  I’m a big fan of trays and use them extensively in my home.  They are great for serving and entertaining, for keeping items neat and organised on a coffee table, or in the bathroom for storing perfumes and toiletries.   I especially like […]

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5 Simple Tips To Organise your Linen Cupboard

Looking into your linen cupboard and wondering where to start?  It’s easy to accumulate unwanted towels and linen.  Follow these five simple tips to organise your linen cupboard and create an organised life. Image: Susan Lari Architect via Decorpad Completely empty your linen cupboard, dust the shelving and wipe clean. Image: Pottery Barn Sort your […]

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5 Simple Tips to Update your Bedroom

Give your bedroom a new look that you will love by creating a beautiful room to relax, read and sleep.  You can turn your bedroom into the ultimate sophisticated retreat with these five simple tips. Image:  Tobi Fairley via Decorpad Lighting can set the mood for your bedroom.  Add a beautiful lamp for reading your favourite […]

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Design Crush: Glass Boxes

Glass box styled with shells

I have a huge design crush on glass boxes.  You know when you just keep seeing beautiful photos of a product and you decide you just HAVE to have it.  Well that’s what happened to me with glass boxes.  Because you can see through them, their contents become part of the display, whether that be […]

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Luxurious Bathrooms & Towels

Luxurious Bathrooms & Towels Transform your bathroom into a luxurious retreat with some beautiful new plush towels.  Do you choose your towels by colour, softness and how plush they feel, and can you resist a matching bath mat.  Whats your choice of bathroom towel colour this season, I might step out of my comfort zone […]

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Hamptons Media Cabinet

hamptons media cabinet

On instagram the other day, a reader contacted me for any tips on stylish media cabinets.  She has been searching for a white Hamptons style unit for her TV room for the last 8 months.  So I said I was happy to help, and I’d put my tips up on DIY Decorator for everybody to read. Image […]

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Decorating with Wire Baskets

Decorating with wire baskets

I have a real thing for rustic vintage style wire baskets at the moment.  They make storage pretty as you can see through the basket.  Use them to display flowers, linens, wooden kitchen utensils or even balls of string.  Here is some inspiration for you. Inspirational images from 1.   Dreamy Whites   |   […]

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