Yearly Archive: 2015

Styling a beautiful Christmas

December 1, 2015 Christmas is such a special time of year, and while the tree and the presents seem to get most of the attention especially when there are children in the midst; the Christmas table is a beautiful feature to your gathering. Here are a few suggestions you might like to follow this year when styling your...
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Creating a luxurious sanctuary at home

November 30, 2015 Trends with interiors change regularly, much like fashion. When we start to see a new trend, it can take time to filter into retail stores. Trend forecasters consider things such as the mood of society, current issues and how these might be solved along with major up coming events and exhibitions. When we look a...
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Stepping into the right style

October 20, 2015 Sarah Holian vividly recalls the day her home underwent a complete transformation. She remembers leaving the Newtown abode for the day, earlier this year, not knowing what to expect upon her return. At the time her home was little more than an empty shell with little furniture and no furnishings. Several hours later, she came...
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Spring has arrived with colour

September 27, 2015 I’m sure your noticing the large floral prints, geometric and Moroccan patterns, black and white graphic prints, cobalt and steep blue, ochre yellow, soft blush pinks working with soft grey in the stores. These colours are also prominent in fashion as they work hand in hand with each other. We love spring it’s a chance...
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Geelong interior styling with classic metals

September 2, 2015 Copper, brass and gold are starting to steal the show. The classic metals add a rich layer of warmth and luxury to an interior. They especially look stunning in our residential property styling projects in Geelong when used in contrast to simple finishes of white, marble, wood, black and grey high-lights. The use of copper,...
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Tips for Choosing a Rug – Property Styling Geelong

August 20, 2015 Have you chosen a rug and realised it’s too small or too large or too wide for the space? There is an easy solution to this. You can use an old trick of measuring the space on the floor with a tape measure first then placing newspaper on the measured area on the floor making...
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Create joy and happiness in your life with interior styling

July 21, 2015 Recently I read the book ‘Happy, creating joyous living spaces through design’ by Designer Amanda Talbot. It is such a great interior styling handbook as well as a life philosophy guide; and I was delighted to share the same ethos as Amanda in the relation to interior design, colour and their relation to joy and...
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Food for thought – kitchen interior design ideas

June 9, 2015 The kitchen is the hub of your home so it is worth taking the time to consider any changes or new kitchen designs. Island benches are a popular interior design solution for kitchens. They are a great working space for cooking, and an additional storage solution.  Making sure the island bench is large enough to work from...
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Hampton’s Interior Design fit for our Surfcoast

May 14, 2015 We are so lucky to live on the waterfront, Geelong, the Bellarine and the Surfcoast offer so much opportunity for us to experience the water and the coastal lifestyle in many different ways. One interior design style that evokes the relaxed coastal feel that so many of us have and aspire to is that of...
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How paint colours reflect your mood through interior design

April 25, 2015 Paint colours can work beautifully through a considered interior design and will add value to your property when the paint colours connect well with each other should you decide to sell. I often get asked to assist many Geelong clients with choosing the right paint colours to either open up the spaces in their home or create ambiance....
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