Monthly Archives: August 2012

Just add paint…

It’s funny that as our houses are getting bigger our creativity in the extra space seems to diminish. A classic example of this is the modern powder room or guest bathroom. They have the potential to be full of personality yet more often than not they are just a bit dull…

 

Two of the easiest ways to personalise the space are:
1)     Paint colour – don’t be afraid to be bold with the choice
2)     Add Artwork  – it is your home so have fun!

 

A great example of this is a powder room, designed by Hillary Thomas, and featured in Lonny Mag .

 

Powder room makeover by designer Hillary Thomas (image from Lonny Mag)

 

I really love that instead of the mirror above the sink, there is this collection of artwork. It really brings this space to life! Continue reading

What do you see? Beauty or the Beast…

Imagine you have just inherited an old house (and a very large cheque)…
You walk up the path, catching glimpses of the building through the mature trees as they dance in the breeze…
You arrive at the front door and turn the big wrought iron key…

This is what you see… Continue reading