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A peek into our home - The Living Room & Main Bedroom.

Our new house, freshly painted and with new window furnishings (by A Curtains & Blinds) … styled to suit us ‘for now’ renovations are in the planning process. We are so happy with our little abode and enjoying making it our own.

I am a big believer of purchasing furniture ‘for life’ not ‘for now’ … so most pieces you will recognise from our unit. There’s a new dining table (for the breakfast nook, when we renovate the kitchen’) by Coco Republic … and chest of drawers in our main bedroom from West Elm.

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The Living Room

I’ve currently got our ‘rocking chair’ in the living room, while I’m deep in the ‘new born’ stage, feeding constantly … but it will go Aurora’s room in a few weeks and our ‘Paulistano leather chairs’ from Orson & Blake will come back into the living room. The living room will have parquetry style wooden flooring when we do the renovations, and then I will put our large blue rug from West Elm back in the living room.

I’m obsessed with the large ‘rubber plant’ I scored from Bunnings after being inspired by the giant one in Alex Bennett’s home … I’m trying to keep it looking it’s best (but I am no green thumb, so wish me luck).

The ‘stair rail’ is super wide, wide enough that Cash could fit through the wooden posts and fall down, so we are still undecided what we are going to do about it and have a ‘mesh’ up for safety for now.

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Here’s a quick list of products around our living room (let me know if there’s anything I’ve missed you are curious about). Entertainment Unit - West Elm, Rocking Chair - Adairs, Sofa - UD Furniture, Ottoman - Milk & Sugar, Round Side Table - Orson & Black, Black & White print - Society 6, Rubber Plant & Pot - Bunnings, Navy Cushions - Eadie Lifestyle, Black & White patterned Cushions - Sparkk Studio, Blue patterned cushion - Walter G Textiles, Face Pot Plant - Miss Jones & Co, Standing Black Mirror - Warran Brooke.

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Main Bedroom.

All the bedrooms were given a fresh coat of paint and we got professional curtains and blinds made and installed by A Curtains and Blinds. (new carpet was put in by the previous owners)

Green Linen Quilt - Linen House, Bedhead (made by my partner, Mitch) painted in Dulux ‘Tranquil Retreat’, Walls painted in Dulux ‘Silkwort’, Curtains by A Curtain & Blinds, Gold Lamps by Amalfi Homewares, Plain Cushions on bed by Eadie Lifestyle, Patterned cushion by Urban Road, Chest of Drawers by West Elm, Black & White art print - Society 6, Metallic Vase - Amalfi Homewares, Gold Hand - Rockett St George.

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