COVID-19: DIFY – DO IT FOR YOU

COVID-19: DIFY – DO IT FOR YOU

Decorating is not a subject taught in school. For some it is an innate skill they can do with their eyes closed, for others they struggle significantly. Not everyone finds this a walk in the park. Many experienced decorators still get stumped by certain projects and...
Covid-19: What Home Means To Me Now

Covid-19: What Home Means To Me Now

I think it’s pretty fair to say, we are all reflecting on what our homes mean to us at the moment and the important role it plays in our lives (now and when rona finally leaves us alone). The below is an extract from my second book Keeping House and I think it’s even...
Keeping House: Why I Wrote The Book

Keeping House: Why I Wrote The Book

I grew up in a home that was carefully and lovingly created by my mum (and occasionally Dad had a few ideas that weren’t half bad either)… We travelled internationally a bit with Dad’s work when my two younger brothers and I were in school which meant we watched...
THE BESPOKE CORNER MELBOURNE STORE REVEAL

THE BESPOKE CORNER MELBOURNE STORE REVEAL

I’ve been working on an exciting project with The Bespoke Corner to design their new store in Melbourne and I’m delighted to share with you a look behind the scenes of the before and after. What a transformation it was for such a short turn around! The Bespoke Corner...
GUIDE TO MASTERING THE TRADE SHOWS

GUIDE TO MASTERING THE TRADE SHOWS

Guess what?! It’s trade show season again and as the design industry is gearing up for a few weeks of networking, inspiration and craziness I thought I’d put together my guide to mastering the upcoming trade shows. Whether you’re a newcomer or trade show pro these...
West Elm Workshop

West Elm Workshop

At the start of this year I made a little list of things I wanted to achieve/do/see/experience. A fair few things on that list have already been achieved and I’ll reveal more throughout the year but one of the things high on my list was to work with West Elm. I...

Hiring A Decorator

Earlier last year I wrote a blog post about hiring a decorator and it’s been one of the most read articles I’ve ever written so I thought I’d expand a little further on it today and give you a bit more insight into what it’s like hiring a decorator. For most of...
Decorating Workshops in June

Decorating Workshops in June

I’m getting set to pack my bags and head on up to Oaten’s in Casino for some brand new workshops – just outside of Lismore for those who aren’t familiar with the area. Don’t worry, I’m not packing my bags to hit up the pokies at...
Decorating Mistakes I’ve Made

Decorating Mistakes I’ve Made

It’s confession time, I’m not perfect. (Gasp!). There, I’ve said it. When I was first starting out as a decorator/stylist I made plenty of decorating mistakes on install day and they’ve all been lessons to serve me well in the long run. I was...
Chic Apartment Tour: Inspired By This

Chic Apartment Tour: Inspired By This

  To all the aspiring decorators and stylists out there, I’m going to let you in on a little secret….. Photographing your work is the key to marketing yourself and your business properly. It’s something I know I need to make time for in my...
10 Commandments Of Colour

10 Commandments Of Colour

Taubmans is one of my most used colour charts when I visit clients needing paint colour advice, and no, they didn’t pay me to say that. I find that their range of neutrals are the best on the market and their colour swatch book is pretty diverse compared to...

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