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Lauren & Ashlea’s top picks for Summer Home styling 0
There’s nothing more exciting than giving your home a design make over
Whether your house is a brand newbie, or you’re wanting to give your existing space a new lease on life , we can help show you easy ways to do it
Even small changes or additions can bring a whole new lease to a room & make you smile every time you walk in
Here are our top twin picks for this Summer :
INDOOR PLANTS : Why not bring the beautiful outdoors in! The humble house plant is well and truly back on trend as it instantly freshens & brightens a space with greenery & texture. Plants also naturally cleanse the air & increase the oxygen purity in your home.
Depending on your climate & the space you need to fill there are multitudes of species available which will suit your needs. We adore the Fiddle Leaf Fig which has large, glossy leathery leaves and can grow to around 2 metres tall making it a real feature piece.
All you need is a stunning pot with a suitable indoor plant to add a splash of colour to a room. Arc & Family are a Brisbane based business who hand make unique & wonderful pots ( which can be indoor or outdoor by the way! ) They come in a variety of sizes and colours
BELLY BASKETS : Storage has never been so stylish with the amazing range of Belly Baskets that are now available. Whether they are natural, dipped in colour, dripping tassels or adorned with pom poms - the varieties are endless!
The lightweight baskets are perfect for storing toys, linen, magazines, laundry and plants. They also look super styling sitting by themselves! We love the earthy, handmade feel that they bring to the home while still having a contemporary vibe.
We are in love with Olli Ella's range of delicious designs which are fair trade and handmade from seagrass.
KNOT CUSHIONS: To say that we are obsessed with knot cushions is a bit of an understatement. Based on the traditional nautical knot design this trend is definitely on the rise. Plump, cushy & unique these gorgeous cushions will definitely give your space an instant style update.
Pile them up on a sofa or add one to a bed among a nest of other playful cushions for a unique & stylish look. We love that when you first glance at one it completely catches your eye as an unusual shape & design.
Our top pick is the range from Hang It Designs which are all completely hand sewn & stuffed in Melbourne. They are made from a gorgeous cotton blend making them super soft to touch, squeeze and sleep on! Multitudes of colours make it easy to choose one to go with your interior
SHEEPSKINS: The classic sheepskin is the perfect addition any time of the year! The luxurious texture & variety of uses makes it a must have for everyone
Traditionally only available in white, you can now style in taupe, pink and many other colours - so cute!
Spots to get cosy with your sheepskin // Lay it on your floor as a cosy throw rug // Have an extra layer draped across an occasional chair // Throw over the end of a bed for added luxe // Pop onto a seating bench for softness // Cushion a dining or office chair // Use as a soft & stylish throw on your sofa
Australian Merino Sheepskins are super soft and luxe to the touch. Available in 3 designer colours for a pop of softness and style
We hope you found some inspiration & happiness from this blog xx
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Lauren & Ashlea
How to successfully de-clutter your home 0
We've all been there. Those items we think we absolutely need to keep and will use one day. The items shoved in the back of cupboards. The gifts given that were never displayed. Nostalgia can keep you holding on to objects even when you know they are past their prime.
In order to enjoy and appreciate your best home items you need to get rid of the unnecessary ones. I must admit, I love throwing away old objects. It gives me a sense of organisation and accomplishment (I definitely get this from my Mum). But even for me there are items that I probably should let go of but never do, even after moving house 5 times!
To help organise myself I created this chart below, which helped me decide what I should keep or throw away in just a few short questions.
I am making this available to all my fellow ladies who may have the same issue with clutter. TRUST ME - you will feel so much better once it's done and appreciate your most special and treasured pieces a lot more.
If you would like to download a copy of the Home Editing Chart you can do so here
Now that you have cleared out the unwanted clutter, you may find yourself asking, how do I keep it this way? The simple answer is: neat storage solutions.
MY TOP 3 TIPS FOR KEEPING A ROOM NEAT & STYLISH
1. Make use of walls
Even if you only have a small space, hanging shelving is the easiest way to add extra storage space to a room.
2. Use storage baskets
Storage baskets like the ones below are a simple & on trend way to keep messy objects hidden in a room.
3. Make sure to have only your favourite items on display
Keep all sideboards, buffets & bedside tables clutter-free, with only your beautiful objects to be seen
Until next time xx
Lauren & Ashlea