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Redefining luxury - tactile, wool & knitting trending AW16

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“2016 will redefine luxury with items that tell a story of authenticity and timelessness without being ostentatious” - Monica Lenore, Interior Designer It's been predicted that we will see tactile homewares coming through by the end of 2016. Annette Bugansky's tactile range of porcelain vases, tableware, lighting and giftware has featured in many major exhibits and sits in many interior boutiques both nationally and internationally.  Bugansky has been designing and creating pieces since 2003 and just recently her work has been shortlisted as an upcoming trend for AW16. Using traditional craft making skills such as crochet, embroidery, knitting, weaving and hand sewing, Bugansky...

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Are you faking it?

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We all know that in the fashion industry imitations are nothing new however imitations in home decor?  Yes it’s here and thriving so believe it. It’s said that faux decor isn't just a thing; it's a trend homeowners are embracing, according to a recent report by The Wall Street Journal. Wall Street interviewed builders and homeowners who have opted for faux barn wood, marble, and foliage over the real materials.  It’s a fascinating read. Due to the rise of the rustic farmhouse kitchen which has been heavily promoted on Pinterest, prices of barn wood and recycled timber have recently increased. This has...

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Do you have the sudden urge to spruce up your home?

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Here are 5 Top Tips on the easiest and most cost effective ways to spruce up your home.  I need you to remember to relax and enjoy this – its meant to be fun. First, you need to choose a few key pieces, weather it is changing the colour scheme in a room to fitting a new window blind. As long as you love the items you pick than they are going to work together regardless. 1. Statement Furniture Adding a chair or cabinets in an accent colour can really stand out and give a whole new style to a room....

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