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By April 26, 2017No Comments

As your home builders, our area of expertise is the construction and structural design of your home.

But this week, we’re putting on our interior design hats, and bringing you some of the hottest styling trends to bring into your home for Autumn and Winter.

As you scroll through the list you’ll notice a clear return to a more natural style, and we encourage you to picture your new home with some of the suggestions implemented as you read; you never know, this article might just inspire your next room makeover!



Traditionally terracotta can be spotted in the kitchens and outdoors areas of French and Mediterranean homes, however it’s now having a big impact on Western design.

The earthy colour of terracotta, whether it be in wall of floor tiles, a feature wall, statement pieces or pots, brings a warmth to indoor and outdoor areas alike, and compliments both rustic, more traditionally-styled, as well as contemporary homes.



Terracotta isn’t the only organic material to be making a splash this year.

Following in its footsteps, cork, marble, slate and greenery (fake or real) are being teamed with contemporary fixtures to bring warmth to the home.

While cork and plants are being seen as both a decorative and functional addition, materials such as marble and slate are perfect for bringing natural beauty into the home.


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While mixing heavily patterned items was once considered busy and over the top, mixed patterns in art and home décor are bringing business back into our homes in a way that really works.

From bedspreads to wall art, floor rugs, couch throws and dining ware, mixed patterns are bringing life and vibrancy back to homes, where it has often been lost to industrial, solid colours and textures.

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Always symbolic of global style, Patone’s Colour of the Year gives home decorators an idea of the tones that are on trend for the coming seasons.

The 2017 colour of the year, “Greenery”- a fresh shade of zesty yellow-green -evokes images of springtime, nature and the great outdoors; perfect for any Australian home.

“Greenery” is being seen throughout Australian homes not only as a wall or feature wall colouring, but in statement furniture, art, and imagery; not to mention the resurgence of indoor plants.

If you’re looking at re-decorating your home, or getting ready to style your new home as construction draws to a close, consider some of the above ideas to bring back a bold, natural feel to your home.

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