Swan Valley Smarts Feat. *lifts curtain* The Tribe
May30

Swan Valley Smarts Feat. *lifts curtain* The Tribe

The Tribe New home, who dis? One of the best things about building your new home is all that #blankcanvas interior potential! A throw here, a feature mirror there. Every space is an opportunity to show your style and no one knows style like The Tribe. Our next Swan Valley feature biz comes direct from these beauties and this is one boutique that will get your home looking as smart as your new wardrobe. Yep, they do threads and...

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First impressions count
May02

First impressions count

Whether we like it or not, first impressions count. They count when it comes to job interviews, first dates, first anythings really; and they particularly count when it comes to new homes! It comes back to the interior designer mantra of choice, “the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” Literally, every single designer we know eschews this one line! Which, when put into smartie talk, means you should try wherever possible to...

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Client Spotlight: Andrea & Keith
Mar29

Client Spotlight: Andrea & Keith

There are days where work is just that. We’re not complaining – existing in a grown-up’s Lego World complete with colourful bricks and even colourfuler characters definitely has its perks! But like we said: its work. Then… A wonderful client calls us for a yarn or even better yet agrees to meet us IRL to talk about their new home, hopes, dreams, you name it; and just like that we’re back baby! Busting with energy and purpose. (Cliché...

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Snacks, smarts, and style! How to become a display home maven
Mar19

Snacks, smarts, and style! How to become a display home maven

You may think there’s no harm in diving right in and beginning your display home journey with a few random visits to homes that you just happen to drive past. But do you know if the display home is within your budget? Is the area somewhere you want to explore further? Is the home even open? And most importantly, did you pack a snack? We all know you’re not you when you’re hungry! We’ve got a bunch of tips to make sure you don’t leave...

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Foreseeing the Unforeseeable
Feb19

Foreseeing the Unforeseeable

(Looks into a Magic Eight ball, eyes roll backwards, the reading begins) “You’re ready.” “You wish you could fast track the building process and cut straight to the living-in-your-new-Smart-home thang.” “You want it to be done already…You’ve been waiting what feels like a lifetime.” Well, that’s how it would go if we were on the set of Neighbours. All high vibing drama and mystery with lots of velvet and fog and eerie music...

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Those Shady Succers
Dec11

Those Shady Succers

If you’ve never been a natural ‘green thumb’ and struggle to keep plants alive (#guilty) than look no further than succulents, the species of greenery that’s not only trending right now but is basically unkillable. Really. These bad boys are the superhero of plants; they’ve got water storage super powers to live months off the one feed, dress in cool camouflage outfits, and share a mortal enemy: those that give AF. See, like your high...

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