Quirky Family Kitchen
A gnome-shaped side table, ceramic deer ornament and reclaimed shoe factory shelving give Magela Bruno and Marcelo Palacios's kitchen plenty of personality, while classic white panelling and subdued blue walls balance out the look.
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House & Home May 2014 issue
Fresh & Modern Basement
Design editor Sarah Hartill gave this family basement a lively, contemporary look using strategic hits of pattern and colour. In this corner, a black and white occasional chair has a sculptural look, while a vibrant canvas adds energy.
Floor lamp, Hanstone Bianca Canvas marble (bar counter, top left), Ikea.
House & Home August 2014 issue
Simple Spring Display
Pair a vase brimming with wildflowers with metal lantern for a fresh and outdoorsy vignette. To make the most of natural light, go with a glass-paned lantern and translucent vessel and place them in front of a large window.
Lantern, Palmyra Design.
House & Home May 2013 issue
Elegant & Organic Vignette
A vase of shapely branches and a unique piece of coral bring texture and life to this handsome sitting area, without cluttering up the pretty gilded coffee table.
House & Home April 2010 issue
Breezy Pool House Bathroom
In Colleen DeCourcy's pool house bathroom, mellow brass hardware ties in well with a parchment-toned map of South America. "I'd like to re-create Che Guevara's crazy motorcycle trip," she says. A reclaimed pine table subs in as a vanity, while an antique chair is a storage spot for fresh towels.
House & Home July 2013 issue