Category: Home & Garden

The Art of Property Styling

Isabella Ross Sydney’s Upper and Lower North Shore are some of the most sought-after locations for home buyers. Yet with most houses on the North Shore excelling in terms of presentation and care, it is important for home sellers to consider the worth of a professional property stylist. Cordony Designs emerged in 2013 as a full-service Property Styling, Project Management (preparing home for sale), Maintenance and Interior Design Company, with Director Kahlia Cordony paving the way. Sydney Observer sat down with Kahlia to discuss the ins and outs of property styling. “During my time working in the Real Estate...

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Add Zest to your Bedroom Design

Isabella Ross Plush Pillows: Regardless of the season, plush pillows are always a staple in any bedroom! A nice variety of adornments are a great way to show effort in your design. It does not have to be dozens, rather a selection of different textures and harmonising colours. Credit. Amara Lemon and Lime Ocean: Summer is all about delicious tropical fruit, a dip in the ocean and a nice balmy breeze with the warm sun. Why not emulate the summer vibes into your interior! Fluorescent citrus may be a tad loud, so opt for understated lemon and lime tones...

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Cutting Down On Single-Use Plastic

Lewis Godwin As society grows more conscious about the effects of plastic pollution, there are a number of initiatives and campaigns that support the war on single-use plastic. With Plastic Free July earlier in the year, there has been a push to keep this momentum going in order to create a sustainable future. According to Plastic Free Sea, Australia produces almost 3 million tonnes of plastic per annum, less than 9% of which is recycled. Plastics are made from non-renewable natural resources such as crude oil, gas and coal, and never break down. Below are a couple of tips...

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What to Sow This Season

Isabella Ross The leaves are officially falling with summer now and truly gone. As the weather is set to change dramatically within the next month, now is the time to start planning your autumn garden.   Plant, plant, plant Autumn is the perfect time of the year to get your spade out and start planting for the seasons ahead. A cool air temperature and moist soil density is the dynamic duo – particularly when wanting to transplant cuttings or kick start perennials.   Delicious Edibles To get your cooking repertoire up and ready, autumn is the time to sow...

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Dive Into Pool Design

Isabella Ross Greek-inspired Surroundings: There is nothing more relaxing and aesthetically pleasing than Mediterranean themed décor – especially when it is featured in outdoor design. For the furnishings, look for soft, sandy coloured timber as this can be easily paired with white seat covers and pale blue accents that will have you reminiscing of the Santorini scenery. Nothing says Greek chic more than the classic bougainvillea plant. Well-known to grow frequently amongst the cobblestone villas and pathways of Greece, this bold, pink vine flowering is the perfect way to bring the Mediterranean to your pool area. Simply plant a...

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