Category: How To

Using Colour in Your Space

I’m not afraid of using colour on the walls in my interior design solutions for the right client, in the right circumstances. The right circumstances for using colour in a space include what the client’s […]

Get the most out of your interior designer

While interior design is a creative pursuit, it’s grounded by the client’s goals. The client’s budget. The space. Availability of supplies or quality tradespeople. Time also plays a role in delivering a successful interior design […]

Buying the right house

In the last few months, I’ve had at least two conversations with people who bought the wrong house. Yes, the wrong house. Both houses were over $1 million and after the client moved in with […]

Guide to Home Light and Lighting – an interior designer’s guide

Light and lighting is an important part of interior design. Both from an aesthetic and functional perspective. On a basic level there are two types of light, that is natural light and artificial light. But […]

Avoid DIY interior design mistakes

One of my colour consultation clients made a mistake which will cost her time and money. The exact opposite outcome you want when working with an interior designer. A DIY interior design mistake can also […]

5 common interior design mistakes

As an interior designer my job is to solve common interior design mistakes or problems. The types of interior design mistakes I solve vary. They can be functional, for example, not enough counter space in […]

Designer’s tip to a great space

I’m currently preparing for a photoshoot for a project I completed in Southbank. Which sparked a conversation between my client and I about what makes a successful interior space. Mainly because there is a difference […]

Decorating with mirrors – a designer’s tips

When I think back on all the interior design projects I’ve completed. With all the different clients, different styles, different homes and suburbs, I can honestly say mirrors have not been a big feature. Decorating […]

The ultimate rug guide – a designer’s tips

It’s easy to make a mistake with the size of the rug for any space in your home. I can understand that buying a rug can cause confusion. Mainly, because there are fundamental interior design […]

4 Simple Ways to Declutter Your Home

With Spring here and Christmas not far away, now is the perfect time to declutter your home. Like most people you probably have a lot of stuff you don’t need. Stuff you don’t use and […]