Author Archives: gabrielle distefano

Zig My Zag

While on a recent visit to the many fabric houses that we have in Melbourne, I started to ponder the Flame Stitch. It appears to be the next Ikat in…

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Zig My Zag

Sanctuary

This vignette shows us enough to realise that this bedroom ticks all the boxes. The fabric of the valance and Chinese bamboo style bed head oozes quality. The black stripe…

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Sanctuary

What a Stud

  Studding a chair, bedhead or table can often be the finishing touch when decorating a room. If you want to link a nickel table lamp base, or a brass cabinet…

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What a Stud

Dreamy Dressing

Jackie Kennedy once described her White House dressing room as “the only place I can really relax, read and write.” I know, dream on. Okay then, I will dare to…

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Fawn Hill

Having a great interest in architecture means that you are forever walking and learning. What a great example of one of my favorite periods. Fawn Hill Farm, originally named Graymar…

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Fawn Hill

Tchin Tchin

The delightful idea behind the bar trolley or side table is the small space it can take up. Most people don’t have the space, or the cash to create an…

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Tchin Tchin

Chinoiserie Style

Chinoiserie, which is a french term started in the 17th and 18th century and was used to describe decorative and elaborately designed furniture that was heavily influenced by the Chinese….

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Chinoiserie Style

Orangerie

This designer, Honey Collins is certainly dedicated to detail. I think this is a glamorous room, without being stuffy. The use of this orange, which can sometimes be a difficult…

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Orangerie

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Oh Oh Ottoman ….
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Oh Oh Ottoman ….

What could be a more practical piece of furniture than an leather ottoman. Whether you are a traditionalist or a minimalist when it comes to decorating your home, an ottoman, also know...

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