Painted shapes have been evolving for some years with stencils really leading the charge. From a single feature wall to trailing scenery over two or three walls, this relatively simple interior decorating trend can achieve dynamic results. However, if you don’t fancy stencils and your inner artist finds murals challenging, then you’ll love these three creative paint ideas. Interior Designer, television presenter, ‘The Block’ judge, and Taubmans Brand Ambassador, Shaynna Blaze, explains where and how to best use painted shapes. Scroll down for the DIY videos for each of these projects. “Any room can take shapes and patterns, but you…
Timeless surfaces will stand the test of time when trends and fads have long been forgotten. Which is why classic finishes will always win over the-latest-greatest… gone! So if you are building, renovating, or redecorating there are four timeless surfaces to consider. I’m not suggesting you shouldn’t add fun and faddy elements to your decor. Your home should have fun and quirky elements, particularly things that can be easily changed such as cushions. You might also be a fan of eclectic decor and not want a ‘classic’ look. Fear not, timeless surfaces can be mixed with other design elements. That’s what makes them enduring classics.
Painting is one of the easiest ways to freshen your decor and completely change the vibe and dynamism of your home. So if it’s so easy, why do people get so panicked at the thought? When decorating their home, many people, particularly first time painters, make huge mistakes when it comes to how they put paint on their walls. And, it makes sense. Painting is a messy and difficult job. Even when you try incredibly hard, it’s very rare to come out with an expert result.
Caesarstone like you’ve never seen it before. Can you believe what you are looking at? I couldn’t. When I first saw this stunning new interior surface I could only think of how utterly beautiful it was. I didn’t know at that point that it had been 150 million years in the making.
Metal décor is a flexible, textural and surprisingly warm addition to your interior decorating plans. From wall art to splashbacks and laser-cut door panels, take another look at metal décor options. To READ MORE please click the title.
A cocktail party may not be high on your list of priorities when you have just moved into your luxurious new pad. But think about it. What would Carrie do? To READ MORE about ensuring your new home stays clean when you have a party, please click the title.
The sophisticated home of the future will be greener, more sustainable and environmentally friendly without sacrificing style. QuantumSix (Q6+) porcelain sheets have just hit the Australian market and they rival stone & marble. NEW to Australia, QuantumSix+ (Q6+) porcelain sheets are the latest sustainable, environmentally friendly alternative to marble and stone finishes. Light AND strong with extraordinary versatility and aesthetic appeal, the Q6+ is just 6mm thick; a more flexible, durable and affordable option than natural stone. Please click the title to READ MORE.
Sometimes you see something that just gels. For me, it’s a combination of whimsy, humour, talent and composition; you just love it. That was what happened when I first saw the delicate illustrations by the talented Mairead Murphy who has just launched her first wallpaper series, Great & Small. So taken was I with Mairead’s work, I invited her to chat about her work on my Fashion + Home radio show on 88.9FM Hills Radio. As an Interior Architect, Mairead was used to very structured work – straight lines, symmetry, designs that made perfect sense. As an Illustrator, her…