Selling a Home with the Power of Paint

October 15, 2016 I visited this Batesford home on the outskirts of Geelong mid 2015 to advise it’s owners how to freshen & modernise it as they were planning to sell their property the not too distant future along with the adjoining Paradise IV Winery & Vineyard.  They had built the home themselves in the late 80’s, paying careful attention...
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Bathroom Makeover – Before & After

August 13, 2016 My client had originally renovated her bathroom in the early 1990s but 20 years on she was ready to update again.   The split level was a nuisance as was the pokey shower over bath arrangement & the french doors would no longer open!   As usual I enlisted the services of Astute Bathrooms, Geelong. I regularly...
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Top 5 Flooring Trends

June 12, 2016 No 1. Polished Concrete Polished concrete is a marvellous choice for flooring. It’s stylish, hard wearing & a breeze to clean.  A vast array of finishes can be achieved depending on the mix of colour & aggregate. From the sleek look of salt & pepper where only the top layer of the concrete is polished & no aggregate is exposed,...
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From Sad Kitchen to Show Kitchen

May 14, 2016 My client’s beautifully kept & spacious Highton home was let down by its pokey, dated kitchen. An avid home baker she found the space difficult to work in, sad & depressing. It was time for a big change… She needed a show kitchen.   It was time for a big change… She needed a show kitchen....
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Shopping Locally for Interior Design Products

April 10, 2016 Working as an interior designer I source furnishings & accessories from anywhere & everywhere. I’m constantly on the look out for new brands & new products that will suit my current & future clients. I spend a lot of time trawling the internet, visiting supplier showrooms & hunting around second hand stores. I’m always on the...
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Small Interior Decorating Changes, Make A Big Difference

March 6, 2016 It’s impressive what a few small changes can do to transform a space. Simply painting, changing window furnishings or floor coverings, updating light fittings or furnishings, accessorising with cushions or simply decluttering & cleaning up will make a big difference to any room & best of all the changes you make to a room don’t...
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About Time for a Bathroom Renovation

December 18, 2015 The primary bathroom in this East Geelong home was originally tacked on, in the 1950’s & then given a shoddy renovation in the 1980’s… it was about time for a full bathroom renovation! As usual I enlisted the services of Astute Bathrooms, Geelong. I regularly work in with Peter from Astute Bathrooms on small bathroom projects....
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Interior Decorating – A full makeover

November 14, 2015 When I first viewed this Geelong home with my clients, I was surprised it was only 8 years old. Every square inch of floor was covered an awful 80’s look tiles, including the front bedroom! The basins, toilets & tap ware were all beige & the entire home was painted a depressing shade of magnolia...
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