Your Living Room

Your Living Room

Two of the most common things we’re asked at The Home Stylist in regards to people’s Sitting rooms/Lounges/Living rooms are:  How do we make it flow?  Why doesn’t it feel right? Making a living room flow is all about the placement of furniture and...
Sustainability for Interiors

Sustainability for Interiors

When looking to update the interiors of your home, is it possible to include sustainability in your concept? And if so, can you still create the look and feel you want, or will you run into limitations? Nowadays, there are so many more ways to use sustainability...
How to Mix Patterns

How to Mix Patterns

If you love the look of a colourful room, using a variety of patterns, but you are worried that that it just doesn’t go, then read on: You can mix patterns as long as one pattern is larger than the other. 1) keep in mind that various patterns and colors don’t need to...
Making a space functional

Making a space functional

Photo courtesy of Bowerbird Home. www.bowerbird-home.com Would you like to make your room more functional than it already is? What does that even mean? That really depends on the room or spaces you’re working with. In smaller areas, it means taking advantage of every...
Old and New

Old and New

Some of our clients ask if it’s ok to mix family antiques with more contemporary pieces. The answer is a resounding yes! Mixing up the age of your furniture can make the old less staid, and the new a little more interesting. It also adds texture, and therefore depth...
Christmas is coming

Christmas is coming

…and I for one am always dreaming about having a gorgeous home every day of the year…but especially at Christmas when you have more visitors than usual. How can we achieve this? Thankfully colour is in this year! So, this festive session, dress your home with rich...