chic interiors

Beautiful Fitted Bespoke Kitchens That Work

Beautiful Fitted Bespoke Kitchens That Work

Beautiful bespoke kitchens sell houses. And they also make living in your own home a whole lot more comfortable, functional and glamorous. Personally designed and fitted bespoke kitchens will ensure that you end up with your dream kitchen. More homeowners are turning toward this option instead of purchasing flat packs, and there are many reasons why this is the case. From quality to flexibility, bespoke kitchens have it all. Why Choose Bespoke Kitchens? There are many kitchens for sale these days with different materials, styles, designs, and layouts to choose from. When it comes to your home, you don’t want…

High-End Apartment Design Guide: 8 Essentials that Embody Pure Elegance

High-End Apartment Design Guide: 8 Essentials that Embody Pure Elegance

Whether you live in a high-end apartment or not, there is something timeless and gorgeous about elegant spaces. The fact that they look smooth and expensive without looking flashy is the secret to elegance. Although, it’s much harder to pull off than you might think. Luckily, you can always rely on the Internet to help you with your design and end up with an elegant apartment that will always look high-class. Statement lighting Lighting makes all the difference in a space. No matter how many experts worked on your decoration, the place will always look subpar if it’s not illuminated…

7 Upscale Additions to Create a Unique and Chic Abode

7 Upscale Additions to Create a Unique and Chic Abode

Think you can’t afford some upscale additions to your home? Maybe you’re right. But what if you’re wrong? What if some upscale additions ARE in your budget? In your spare time, you like to flick through home design magazines envisioning what your beloved home would look like with upscale additions and innovative design techniques. For as long as you can remember, you have always striven to make your home a chic and unique place to live. You pride yourself on updating your themes and schemes on a regular basis. However, there are a few more projects you have up your…

Your Comfortable Home With 4 Vital Elements

Your Comfortable Home With 4 Vital Elements

Have you ever wondered what makes a comfortable home? Ask 15 different people and you’ll get 15 different answers; everyone has their own opinion. The idea of a comfortable home generally depends on what people value. For instance, some people value a home that has modern design elements. Others prefer a more traditional approach to decor, colours and furniture. Everyone has their own idea of what it means to live in a comfortable home, but there are four vital elements that will remain consistent no matter who you ask. You might subconsciously know some of these fundamentals. However, here is…

Think Like A Decorator With Expert Tricks

Think Like A Decorator With Expert Tricks

Would you like to think like a decorator? We all want our homes to reflect our personalities and suit our lifestyle. Those important elements don’t need to be sacrificed in order to create a home you love with the style you crave. Yes, you can easily think like a decorator with a few key tips and a mindset change. One of my key tips is to try and view the room to be redecorated as belonging to someone else. Sometimes taking a step back and not being so emotionally involved WILL help you to make better interior design decisions. So…

New Product: Tori Japanese Wallpaper

New Product: Tori Japanese Wallpaper

Tori Japanese wallpaper is the latest offering from divine wallpaper designers, Graham & Brown. It’s a celebration of artistry and eastern art; no wonder it’s Wallpaper of The Year 2019. Graham & Brown has unveiled its Wallpaper of The Year: Tori. Meaning ‘Bird’ in Japanese, the new Tori Japanese wallpaper is an exquisite and delicately hand-painted design. In the Chinoiseri style, this beautiful wallpaper depicts a bird trail which celebrates Eastern Art. Personally, I adore wallpaper and love working with it in my Adelaide interior design business. Wallpaper adds depth, mystery, luxury, fun, elegance and texture to a room… although…

5 Ways Interior Designers Save You Money

5 Ways Interior Designers Save You Money

Yes, interior designers save you money even though you may think their fees are beyond your budget. Well, that’s two myths I can quash in the first two paragraphs. In fact, an interior designer could save you enough money to pay for their fees. Interior designers can save you money in many ways, whilst helping you to create a functional, comfortable and stylish home. In fact, some interior designers (like me) will save you enough money to cover the interior design fees. It’s like getting an interior designer for free! It’s common to think that interior designers fluff around with…

Three Redecorating Tips Most People Forget

Three Redecorating Tips Most People Forget

Redecorating tips are devoured by home lovers who have ‘The Block’ and ‘Fixer Upper’ on speed dial. We all love a beautifully decorated home but perhaps don’t give the process much thought. It doesn’t just ‘happen’ but it can happen for you. Your home is likely to be a really comfortable place to live. After all, one of the core functions of a home is to be functional and liveable. Perhaps you’ve spent time choosing the perfect sofa and a fabulously comfortable bed. But that’s not decorating, is it? So these redecorating tips may have you re-thinking what makes a…

Create Ambience and Interest In A Dark Room

Create Ambience and Interest In A Dark Room

To create ambience in a room you need just a few expert tips. If you have a room that receives little natural light or you use the room mostly at night, create ambience and interest to stop dark-and-dingy-itis. Many modern apartments and houses on small blocks of land will have at least one room that doesn’t get an abundance of natural light. And with the advent of separate media rooms, the ability to create ambience is often overlooked because you are in semi-darkness most of the time. However, these rooms will still benefit from a few expert interior design tips…

2018: The Year Ahead in Luxury Real Estate

2018: The Year Ahead in Luxury Real Estate

The luxury real estate market will be dominated by more than a few distinctive trends in 2018. The increased interest of investors in luxury real estate is a driving force behind innovative, high-end changes, ranging from state-of-the-art amenities and luxe design trends to exciting retail stores and lush hotels. While new luxury real estate trends are coming to the forefront, some old ones are gaining an even more luxurious dimension. Here’s what you can expect to see on the luxury real estate market in 2018.   Image source: mansion-global-app.s3.amazonaws.com Luxurious retail property Retail property is a segment of luxury real…

Can’t Work In Your Home Office Disaster?

Can’t Work In Your Home Office Disaster?

What has become your home office disaster was supposed to be a glorious and creative space in which you achieved your most fabulous work, right? So what went wrong? Many of us dream of the day our home workspace can become our primary working base. Imagine the freedom of being able to work somewhere you designed. What could be better for productivity? Certainly not the home office disaster you now hate. When the dream becomes a reality, it often doesn’t work out. Your home office is how you always wanted it. You’ve recently painted your walls and splashed out on…

2018 Colour Trend Palettes from Wattyl

2018 Colour Trend Palettes from Wattyl

Colour trend palettes from leading brands are often released to celebrate a New Year. Since 1915 Australian paint brand, Wattyl, has been influencing the colours in our homes. Paint is one of the easiest decor features to change to give a completely different aesthetic. So the Wattyl 2018 colour trend palettes will help you stylishly paint an entire room, or a whole house, without agonising over colour combinations. Increasingly, our homes are our sanctuaries. As an Interior Designer, I am often told by clients that they have trouble understanding colour. They often default to white or beige. Now, white and…

Dress Your Bedroom in Sleek Scandi Design

Dress Your Bedroom in Sleek Scandi Design

Scandi design has taken the world by storm – a wonderfully Scandinavian storm. We are now learning things the Danes, Swedes, and Norwegians have known for centuries. When attempting to design your home to exude peace, serenity, and positivity, you should turn to the Danes for guidance and help in creating Scandi design. Being one of the happiest nations on the planet, the Danes have perfected and coined their own interior design trend, aptly named Scandinavian Interior Design, which is quickly taking over the world. Its staggering growth in popularity can be attributed to its use of contemporary elements in…

Add WOW Factor With Eight Cool Ideas

Add WOW Factor With Eight Cool Ideas

WOW factor is that cohesion of interior decor that just makes a house feel AWESOME. It can be indescribable, or it can be very specific. But it ALWAYS appears effortless. No one wants a house that makes people feel unwelcome when they walk in the door. Having a little pride about your home is important with many home lovers wanting to add a little wow factor (or alot). That’s just good sense. Changes don’t have to be expensive, either, which means you can add life to a home without remodelling the entire house. Sometimes, a new set of curtains or…

Three New Home Office Trends for 2018

Three New Home Office Trends for 2018

Home office trends are bigger business than ever because having an office at home is now a very normal inclusion; unlike a few years ago when a man told me I was “a girlie in a house”. Thankfully, perceptions have change considerably along with home office trends in decor. Now, if you work permanently from home or just part-time, a dedicated workspace is vital. No more using half the dining room table or perching on the edge of the breakfast bar. Importantly, working from home isn’t about lounging around in your pyjamas until midday and balancing your laptop on your…