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Category: Australia

Laid Back Byron Bay Beach House

MAGNOLIA HOUSE If I didn’t live in Laguna Beach, I’d live in Byron Bay, Australia. Such a beautiful place! I am completely in love with the beachy vibe and laid-back interiors of this home. The owner’s unique and fresh styling makes this a…

Colorful Australian Digs

This Australian home located in Palm Beach (Sydney) has a beautiful bohemian vibe. Owners John and Merryl Greaves have an African background (Kenyan and South African), which is reflected in the decor. The decoration is a mix of bright colors, reclaimed wood, repurposed objects and accessories sourced on travels. I…

Indoor/Outdoor Living in Brisbane, Australia

Ashgrove, Brisbane The original home that was on this property was engulfed in vegetation and had very little sunlight. The idea was to create a new oasis or clearing within the forest. Now, the clearing has become a major great room including a sunny yard and a pool…

Waterfront Piece of Heaven on Pittwater

The Haven You can arrive by car or boat to this little piece of heaven called The Haven on Pittwater which overlooks the sparkling Careel Bay, located on the Northern Beaches approximately 20 miles from Sydney. This luxurious yet relaxed three bedroom waterfront home is bathed in sunlight from dawn…

Another Awesome Aussie Home Perched Above the Cliffs of Avalon Beach

The Avalon Lighthouse The approach to this home fills you with a sense of arriving somewhere that is very far away from Avalon Beach, Australia with its accents of Africa, Morocco, and Greece. Named the Avalon Lighthouse as it is perched high atop the cliffs of Bangalley Head where the…

Monochrome Interior in Sydney

Black & White A perfect mesh of fresh white, ink black, and blond natural timber. Australian designer Pamela Makin styling. Photos by Felix Forest…

Sunday Funday in Byron Bay, Australia

Sunday Funday in Byron Bay, AU I am back! Our 13-year-old daughter, Issy, celebrated her Bday this weekend so it’s been non-stop in our neck of the woods. I’ve been so looking forward to finally sharing this special pictorial. An impeccable private oasis…

This is My Dream Home

Stunning Renovation in Sydney’s Vaucluse By Hess Hoen~ If I lived in Sydney, this is the area I’d want to be. This is the house I’d want to live in! Every time we are in Sydney, we have to take the mandatory drive through…

Terrace Living in Paddington

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Paddington, Sydney My sister-in-law lives in Paddington so I know it well. This suburb of Sydney is worth exploring for its Victorian-era ambience and the great shopping. This is the place to find staple labels of the Australian and international fashion scenes…

Spectacular Darling Point Vacation Rental

Of Course, This is in Sydney~ In Sydney’s Darling Point, sits this beautiful home, Mona Vista. It has been a work in progress for the past 20 years. The owner, designer and entrepreneur Terry Kaljo, taps into her natural abilities and skill to dream up gorgeous vacation rentals, including…