Tag : inspiration

Case Study in Your Investment Property

As many of you know I LOVE renovating and I LOVE having the opportunity to share tips and tricks! I'm so excited to let you all know that I have been featured as a case study in Your Investment Property! "The most expensive rooms to renovate in any house are usually the kitchen

Why Floor Plans Hold The Power

Beautiful photos of your home for the market are awesome, they provide the buyers with an idea of the vibe and atmosphere of your home, and can influence if buyers will attend an open house. Floor plans are another awesome tool can draw buyers in and attract some new buyers. While photos

Transitional Living Rooms

Transitional living rooms are the perfect combination between traditional and modern living spaces. While these living rooms encompass the key elements of the traditional living room, making the space seem as homely as possible, transitional living rooms are more open plan, bring and contemporary. With large windows, multiple light textures and

Single Bedrooms

Often used for children, teens  and studies, single bedrooms offer a wide variety of exploration for design as they typically offer more room than bedrooms with  double beds. One of the biggest advantages to have a single bed in a bedroom is the availability of desk space. This is perfect for


Vignettes are small arrangements of bits and pieces in coffee tables, book shelves, benches and anywhere else that are placed in specific places with specific items to bring texture and warmth to a room. The ways in which vignettes are arranged is not random, in order to have a successful and

Master Bedroom

Master bedrooms can be tricky. Sure, you spend a lot of time in there, but for most people, the majority of that time is spent sleeping. It's for this reason that many people have a complaisant attitude when it comes to the master bedroom, which is totally understand about. Who

Retro Spaces

Retro interior design - groovy colours and patterns. Orange timber furniture, tapered legs, curves, bright pops of colour, crazy floral patterns and shag rugs. The retro 60's era was also the era of designer furniture - Eames, Noguchi, Thonet Bentwoods, Le Corbusier, Xavier Pauchard, Hans Wegner, are just a couple of designs/designers

Self-Preparation for your First Open House

The first open house has the power to make or break how potential buyers can view your home. First impressions last, and you want to make the best first impression possible, right? Here is a list of ‘must do’s’ for the first open house! Get cleaning! A job that is usually procrastinated

Quarterly Blog Review

Can you believe how fast the year has gone? It feels like two weeks ago it was Christmas and all the madness that ensues at that time of the year! At Silk Home we have been working hard to not only stage homes but also put out content for everyone who

Silk Home, Reclaimed Country Home

Our clients brief: A professional middle aged couple with five children, moving into a new home and they needed to start from scratch. Their brand new home has so much character and history as all of the building elements are reclaimed pieces of buildings from the 1989 Newcastle earthquake. Exposed bricks,