THE HOME AWAY FROM HOME
brief: full design + renovation of original 90's apartment - must haves to include light + bright
contemporary spaces suited to an ageing couple, pleasing neutral palette, wallpaper of tasteful imperial hint, sleek crystal light fittings, improved layout, better use of space, storage solutions, redesigned ergonomical kitchen with ample storage + mod cons, new floors, air con, laundry with folding bench + storage, new main + ensuite bathrooms to include walk-in anti slip shower, new window furnishings including blackout + privacy sheers to enjoy the view.
delivered: lighting+ electrical, construction of new walls to create butler's pantry in kitchen + allow custom joinery in living, custom built-in joinery in dining, wall coverings + finishes, window treatments, redesign two bathrooms + laundry, new floors, instal concealed a/c...
MAISON EXECUTIVE NTH SYDNEY
brief: full design + renovation of a dark + dated deco residence - must haves to include light + bright, monochrome, contemporary, 'transitional paris apartment feel' in soft greys + whites, with subtle deco elements that reflect the era of the building, better storage + use of space, walk-in-robe, reading retreat, linen cupboard, home office, soothing calm space, a place we feel at home in.
delivered: lighting + electrical, opening of rooms with new doorways + mirrored french doors allowing light + outlook, new ceiling, molded cornices, ceiling roses, window + door architraves, replace all windows, addition of all new wall panelling, solid brass hardware, paintable textured wallcovering, custom joinery + cabinetry throughout, WIR, custom furnishings + furniture, custom window treatments, new carpet + staircase, ample built-in storage, refurbishment of existing cyprus-pine flooring to create a stunning limewash french-oak look.
QUINTESSENTIAL HORSE STUD
brief: colour scheme + updates for this elegant rural mansion - exterior scheme to compliment the grand mansion's bones + hightlight the lush surroundings of the horse stud in preparation for its sale campaign. Also to include addition of mod cons, the presentation to be clean + uncluttered, fresh interior paint, soothing colours, better layout + organisation.
delivered: repairwork, update exterior colour scheme including mansion façade, gutters, window + door frames, entry gates, pool cabana, update interior palette, declutter + add mod cons as specified + landscaping.
SALVAGE MOUNTAIN COTTAGE
brief: full furnishing of a mountain cottage guest house using salvage furniture - must have a relaxed, cosy, home-away-from-home feel, warm tones to hug the soul after coming in from the cold, relaxed window furnishings, an eclectic blend of niknaks including items from nature, crystals, inspiring quotes, books + artworks, distressed farmhouse cabinets + hand painted objects with interesting texture + detail.
delivered: furniture layout + design, shopping for + procurement of salvage items + furniture, distressing + reinvention of select existing furntiture that was considered unsuitable, sourcing + styling of niknaks, books, bedding, décor + accessories, new beds, custom artwork, window furnishings, floor rugs, crockery + homewares, interior colour selection.
" The Home. It should ignite your essence ... It should be both sanctuary + stimulating; an inspired haven that allows you to access creativity, showcase select objet d'art that evokes a bliss filled journey + ultimately, it should be an expression of Self "
- Kylie Watson (Belle Abode Interiors)