Team

Naomi Findlay

Naomi is the creative director of SILK HOME™ and the founder and principle educator at the International Institute of Home Staging (IIHS™).

Combining her passions for interiors and real estate, Naomi thrives on styling great spaces for clients selling or staying in their property.

Her stylish, unique and simple styling system led to her becoming an author of the book Ignite Your property Mojo and regular feature writer for realestate.com.au.

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Andrew

What do you do at SILK HOME™?  Sales, management and logistics.

When did you join SILK HOME™? I have been with SILK HOME™  since inception.

What’s the best part of your job? Hearing back from clients that their sale prices were above expectation and that the work we did for them made a significant difference.

What is your ultimate interior? A very funky coffee shop I visited in Prague many years ago.

What is your quote to live by? “The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little bit extra.”

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Fiona

What do you do at SILK HOME™? I’m the executive assistant, so I support both Naomi and Andrew in the running of SILK HOME™. I do a variety of admin work and also look after exciting things like organising the Home Staging Success Summit.

 When did you join SILK HOME™? I joined SILK HOME™  in April 2015. Prior to SILK HOME™, I worked for 10 years in customer relations before eagerly pursuing something that gave me a better work life balance.

What’s the best part of your job? I really enjoy working with the SILK HOME™ team and being part of the process that makes a difference to people in the sale of their home. I love that we can have a laugh in the office (no matter how busy things get) and I enjoy watching the passion with which the team work.

What is your ultimate interior? My ultimate interior would be a luxurious space for relaxation: a fireplace, a view – the beach, rolling countryside or snow covered mountains (I’m not fussy!), a big armchair or sofa for reading and lots of soft furnishings.

What is your quote to live by? “Life is short, break the rules, forgive quickly, kiss slowly, love truly, laugh uncontrollably and never regret anything that makes you smile” – Mark Twain.

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Ashlee

What do you do at SILK HOME™? I am a stylist.

When did you join SILK HOME™? I started my internship in June 2013 and began working as part of the team in September that year.

What’s the best part of your job? Seeing a project come together, piece by piece. The suspense and detail in a project makes the end product so exciting!

What is your ultimate interior? My ultimate interior would have lots of textured finishes, concrete, timber, dark walls, layering and lots of quirky antique pieces.

What is your quote to live by? “If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.”

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Olivia

What do you do at SILK HOME™? I am a stylist.

When did you join SILK HOME™? I joined SILK HOME™ in September 2013.

What’s the best part of your job? The best part of my job is definitely getting to choose the accessories and stock that will be put into a property. I also love setting it all up once onsite.

What is your ultimate interior? My ultimate interior is Scandinavian style .

What is your quote to live by? “Great things never came from comfort zones.”

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Chloe

What do you do at SILK HOME™ ? I am a property stylist

When did you join SILK HOME™ March 2016

What is the best part of your job? The people. I love my team, our agents and mostly getting to know our clients through their selling process. For a client, this can be one of the most fun or stressful things they do. I love being a part of the magic from meeting them in the beginning, selecting pieces for them, to seeing it all come to life. I love to be helpful and have a laugh in highly stressful situations.

What is your ultimate interior? Anything earthy. Urban contemporary/industrial are my favorite styles. I love a space with loads of texture and life. A place surrounded by nature that is fascinating, inviting and magnetic.

What is your quote to live by? ‘It’s kind of fun to do the impossible’ – Walt Disney

Lorrie

What do you do at SILK HOME™? I do first balance for the accountant. I also do debtors/creditors/payroll, B.A.S., sales invoicing and general administration.

When did you join SILK HOME™? At SILK HOME™’s beginning! Prior, I worked as an administration manager.

What’s the best part of your job? The connection to a vision and being on a brilliant journey with SILK HOME™.

What is your ultimate interior? Something that connects me to the environment.

What is your quote to live by? “Let go, let God.”

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John

What do you do at SILK HOME™? Repairs and assembly of stock and general yard and warehouse maintenance.

When did you join SILK HOME™? January 2014. Prior to this I was a diesel mechanic.

What’s the best part of your job? Helping my daughter. No pressure.

What is your ultimate interior? My lounge room at Gloucester with its amazing view.

What is your quote to live by? “Help people in need.”

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