Author Archives: gabrielle distefano

Tips and Finds July 28, 2011

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
Small Spots July 24, 2011

Hue, Tint, Shade & Tone

There is a saying, blue and green should never been seen without another colour in between. How glad I am that the designer challenged this theory. Katie Rosenfeld possesses the…

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Hue, Tint, Shade & Tone
The Great Outdoors July 23, 2011

Room With A View

Where do you wish to dine? Designed by Celerie Kemble, this is the ultimate entertaining room, brought into the outdoors to really make the most of this glorious view. The…

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Room With A View
Dreamy Bedrooms July 21, 2011

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
Dreamy Bedrooms June 29, 2011

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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Houses We Love June 10, 2011

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
Tips and Finds June 1, 2011

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
Tips and Finds May 27, 2011

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
Sitting Rooms May 24, 2011

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 ….

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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