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The Samsung Concept

Samsung stand

This is a concept that I put together recently.

It focuses on the need for multiple display areas for products. The Island style stand and the use of a hex theme, allows for maximum brand and product display. To keep the stand open and create interest, the product information display boards are in a clear Perspex allowing you to still see through the stand and discover what’s inside the stand.

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Embrace the challenge

Starting your own business is daunting.
Apart from having to learn about finances and marketing, it takes time to build up contacts.
So, it’s disheartening when there are so many design and drafting programs out there, it would take me a life time to learn them all.
But I am up for the challenge. I have a contact that uses Archicad. A program I am not familiar with. So, I have set myself the challenge of learning as much about this program as possible in 3 days.
I am proficient in AutoCAD- surely the program user experience is very similar……so how hard could it be? Lol.
I will not let this opportunity pass me by, without a fight. Wish me luck…


Tips for Selling a House

Just before Christmas, we made the decision to sell our house.

It’s a modest house and so, this made it all the more important to create a fantastic first impression.

So these are the things that we did to get our house sold within 3 day of going on the market, for a price that we were more than happy with.


This is very important. As many of you know, as you settle down into life and a house, you find that you accumulate , what’s best described as…..Stuff. We hired a storage room and only allowed up to 3  large items in each room. We also got rid of 95% of our nick knacks and were very selective about the ones that we kept on display.

What is that smell….oh wait….it’s the dog.

Due in part, to fair skin, and being allergic to almost everything, our dog in an inside dog. He is washed regularly but still you can smell him in the house. After much research, the best techniques we used to create a pleasant smelling house for inspections where as this:

  • The night before inspections, we used a subtle smelling carpet cleaning powder which we left on the carpet overnight, then vacuumed early the next morning, which allowed the residual smell to dissipate.
  • We aired out all the cushions for several hour before the inspection and wiped down our faux leather lounge with nice but subtle smelling spray cleaner.
  • We put fresh sheets and doona covers on all the beds.
  • We vacuumed and mopped all the floors.
  • And lastly, we chose a very subtle smelling, room fragrance like a Reed Diffuse kit. We chose Circa Home’s Along the shore but most Homeware stores have these and have a variety of fragrances you can choose from.

Scrub, Scrub, Scrub

It’s important to make sure everything is clean. Sometimes the best thing you can do, to help sell your house, doesn’t cost anything except for the cleaning products and some elbow grease. Scrub walls and floors, wash windows, wipe down doors and skirtings.

It’s easy to just think about the obvious rooms. Bathrooms, Kitchens, Lounge rooms, etc. But don’t forget areas such as Entry porches, verandas and Hallways.

Selectively Accessorise

It’s amazing what a difference a carefully placed painting or fruit bowl can make, but keep it minimal and only add it if it will enhance the room, not make it look cluttered.

It’s all about the overall impression

Lastly, we weren’t willing to replace all our furniture to get a better look. But we felt we didn’t have too either. By carefully choosing the furniture that would stay, even though it didn’t all match or was well used, you can still create the impression of carefully chosen style. If you look carefully at the rug, you will notice that it’s actually warped from the time I washed it and it stretched out of shape, And the spare bed has a camping mattress on it as this bed had been in storage and didn’t have a mattress with it but we felt it was important to show a bed in the room.

From here, all I can say is, I wish you best of luck in the sale of your house.


Colour Trends for 2017

Pantone have released there predictions for 2017. This will influence everything from fashion to furnishings.


You don’t have to change your whole house to incorporate these new colours. It can simply be achieved through adding a selection of key furnishings. Some beautiful examples can be found here:,40529

Go on….get inspired!!!!

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About Me.

As a Freelance Designer, I live design and creativity everyday.

I grew up surrounded by creativity. My mother is a Abstract Painter,  my dad is a Wearable Glass Artist, my Opa was a Master Tailor and my Grandma was a Seamstress and Milliner . I loved to draw, dance, grow and create as a child.

As I grew up, I relished in the creative subjects. Art, Drama, Home economics, Technical drawing, and sewing. Then in Uni, I did a Bachelor of Arts in Design for Theatre and Television. I learnt so much about set designing, Lighting designing and Costume designing.

After moving to a new city, I fell into hospitality. I really enjoyed it but after a while, I craved a return to design. So i decided to re-study. This time I completed a Diploma in Interior Technology and absolutely loved it.

The next challenge was finding a job in that field. I had tried before and knew how hard it was. I decided to look outside the traditional areas and found a designer job as an Exhibition and Custom stand designer. But i never stopped learning and exploring other areas such as completing an online coarse in Revit, completing a Cert 4 in Clothing Production, teaching myself basic Millinery skills,  Designing and landscaping my backyard and styling and re-styling my house. All of this has eventually led me to where i am now. A freelance designer.

I am inspired by life. From a small flower, to a colour, to the latest interior trends or a painting. This is why i have created this Blog. To share with you these inspirations and hopefully, to inspire you as well.