Author Archives: gabrielle distefano

Small Spots May 22, 2011

Entry

  The entrance of a home is the scene setter for the mood that is displayed throughout the rest of the space. Sometimes when decorating the key is finding a…

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Entry
Sitting Rooms May 20, 2011

Simplicity in Detail

Colour is just as important as the architecture when trying to capture the right mood for a room. The simplicity of this reading room designed by Jay Jeffers is deceptive. The…

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Simplicity in Detail
Small Spots May 10, 2011

Quiet Contemplation

The window seat came into fashion during the late 18th century. Georgian architecture specified tall, narrow sash windows and the seat filled the recess of the window. Really a miniature…

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Quiet Contemplation
Welcoming Entrances April 16, 2011

Revival of Style

  This splendid snippet of a hallway designed by Kathryn Ireland displays a fine example of the architectural stylistic movement that is the Spanish Revival Style. Taken from the Spanish…

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Revival of Style
Sitting Rooms April 6, 2011

Heart and Soul

I hope this room is used a lot, as designer Amanda Nesbit has given it a big heart. Complex mouldings give the cabinet its grand proportions and honours tradition, while…

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Heart and Soul
Luxurious Bathrooms March 2, 2011

Eastern Desire

How do several ideas rise to the surface and become one look? By keeping the colours and shapes strong and simple, designer Kara Mann has purposefully designed this room. Taking…

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Eastern Desire

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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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