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1081 Creston, Berkeley

The first Roger Lee-designed house of the year is always an auspicious occasion and in 2016 it has arrived quite early – perhaps a good omen for the quality of listings in year ahead. 82 more words


From Kid heaven to Family Haven

This mid-century home had great bones, wonderful views and an incredible “Secret Garden” backyard. However it wasn’t until the home was de-cluttered that you could see the true beauty of the home.The home now feels more contemporary yet hasn’t lost it’s mid-century charm and appeal. 37 more words

Before And After

Design History: The Beni Ourain Rug

Whether you know the name or not, you are likely to recognise the simple design of the Beni Ourain rug. These handwoven rugs typically use very simple pattern, wide zig-zags and diamonds in black on a white ground. 312 more words


Dream room inspiration and etsy shopping

It’s very easy for me to lose track of my own style and taste when I’m inundated with white rooms full of pristine white furniture on every design blog and every furniture website. 477 more words

Auction Finds

My husband Roger was our auction representative a couple weeks ago. I stopped in early to preview the sale and then went back home. This particular auction had about a dozen full sized vintage sewing machines.   225 more words


How to: Source Vintage

As you all know, i’m a huge fan of unique, vintage, salvaged and rare finds. Both at home and in my design projects. I’ve found a fair few little beauties over the past few years and have become pretty good at knowing “how to” and “where to”. 964 more words