The 2 Belindas

Ikea’s Jassa Collection is a Bohemian Dream!

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Have you seen Ikea’s Jassa Collection Limited Edition? Inspired by South East Asia and beyond, this a beautiful collection of handmade furniture, textiles and decor that uses colour and texture to bring any home to life! The collection is full of bright, colourful textiles that pair back perfectly with the handmade rattan furniture:   “The […] Read more…

10 Inviting Eat-In Kitchens

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I have always loved the idea of an eat-in kitchen; they are cosy and inviting. In most households, the kitchen is the heart of the home, the gathering place of family and friends, so creating an eat-in kitchen makes sense. A dining space in the kitchen really helps to make it feel like a multi-functional space, […] Read more…

Real Reno – Byron Beach Hideaway

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byron beach hideaway

When we first saw this runned down sleep-out near Byron Bay, owned by a lovely family from Brisbane, we knew we had our work cut out for us.  However, with a little love, creative renovating and some clever styling, we managed to turn it into the perfect beach hideaway! Before our renovation mastery, this studio […] Read more…

10 Amazing Tree Houses

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When you think of a tree house you might be thinking of a cubby house for kids, but these tree houses are for the whole family! Most kids growing up dream of a tree house to play in.  It always had a sense of magic and fun to them. There is something about being up […] Read more…

10 Amazing Outdoor Bathrooms

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Nothing says luxury and relaxation like a beautiful bathroom, especially one that takes advantage of the outdoors! These amazing outdoor bathrooms make the most of their surroundings, while still being luxurious. Not everyone is lucky enough to have the outdoor space and privacy to create an outdoor bathroom, but some of these amazing spaces prove […] Read more…

Colour Trends 2017: Desert Hues

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The colour trends we are seeing emerge in 2017 take a cue from the colours of desert. Think faded jewel tones, warm, earthy hues and colour combinations that work perfectly together in home decor and work so beautifully against the Australian landscape. The colours we will be seeing in home decor for 2017 include Terracotta […] Read more…

Pantone Colour of 2017: Greenery

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  Many in the design world take inspiration from Pantone’s colour of the year, in interiors, fashion and graphics. The Pantone colour of 2017 has just been announced as Greenery, a zesty, vibrant shade of green, with this announcement: “A refreshing and revitalizing shade, Greenery is symbolic of new beginnings. Greenery is a fresh and […] Read more…

Make the Most of A Small Outdoor Area

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With great weather at this time of year, it makes sense to make the most of your outdoor area! Creating an inviting and usable outdoor area is so important to your home, particularly for the rising percentage of urban dwellers amongst home owners. You may not have a big backyard, but no matter what size your […] Read more…

Tiny Pools for Every Backyard

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It is finally warm enough to enjoy swimming and it has me thinking of ways we can squeeze a pool into our new backyard. In many cases the size of a backyard means a regular size pool is impossible; it either won’t fit or will take up the entire yard. Although backyard size can make it […] Read more…

Amazing Cabins From Around the World

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Following on from our story about shipping container homes last week, this week we take you around the world with these amazing cabins. From tree houses in America to a Swedish cabin in the woods, there are some amazing small homes to escape the hustle and bustle and focus on living on a small footprint. […] Read more…

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