5 Luxurious Animal Hides for a Cozy Winter Home

To ring in the cooler weather in Melbourne, we’ve put together a list of our favourite animal hides for your living room; after all, nothing says Winter like a luxuriously soft animal hide! A versatile addition to your decorating scheme, animal hides can be used as a throw on your sofa, an area rug (make sure to include anti-slip matting!) or purely as a decorative feature to create a rich, Winter-y vibe in your home!

Top 5 Luxurious Animal Hides for the Home by Diamond Interiors
Pin it for later!

Continue reading “5 Luxurious Animal Hides for a Cozy Winter Home”

Advertisements

5 Stylish Grey Kitchens to Inspire you!

A versatile, elegant and oh so styilish grey colour scheme can create a dramatic impact in any kitchen. From classic country to contemporary kitchen design, we’ve selected our top five kitchen design from around the web to inspire your grey kitchen colour scheme! Continue reading “5 Stylish Grey Kitchens to Inspire you!”

Limited Edition Caesarstone Wall Clocks

Can’t get enough of Caesarstone’s stunning range of marble and concrete inspired stones? With a newly released collection of limited edition wall clocks in all your favourite colours, its now even harder to choose!

Continue reading “Limited Edition Caesarstone Wall Clocks”

Engineered Stone Myth #4: Engineered Stones Stain Easily

Welcome to Myth-Busting Mondays where we DEBUNK the myths surrounding popular products used around the home!

does-engineered-stone-stain-easily_blog-by-diamond-interiors

For our fourth post, we’ll be discussing the likelihood of stains occurring on your Engineered Stone benchtop and the best way to matintain

Myth #4 – Engineered Stones will never stain

Continue reading “Engineered Stone Myth #4: Engineered Stones Stain Easily”

Top Floral Accessories for the Home

Floral patterns have long been a part of the design world. Whether florals are used in fashion design or home decorating, they’ve certainly always been a feature, adding a soft, colourful touch to any design.

Today we look at our some of our favourite floral themed accessories for the home:

Continue reading “Top Floral Accessories for the Home”

Engineered Stone Myth #3: The Accuracy of Samples

Welcome to Myth-Busting Mondays where we DEBUNK the myths surrounding popular products used around the home!
engineered-stone-myths-debunked_the-accuracy-of-stone-benchtop-samples-by-diamond-interiors

For our third post, we’ll be discussing just how accurate sample ships really are, to be followed next week by staining concerns in Engineered Stone products.

Myth #3 – Your new benchtop will look just like the sample you picked it out from

Continue reading “Engineered Stone Myth #3: The Accuracy of Samples”

The REAL Cost of a New Kitchen

With the introduction of more sophisticated and durable finishes and materials in the world of kitchen design, there has been a steady increase in the overall costs of renovating or building a brand new kitchen. Today, we’ll be exploring the REAL costs of a new kitchen and how you can SAVE! Continue reading “The REAL Cost of a New Kitchen”

Kitchen Trends to Look out for in 2017

This article is brought to us by Amelia Atkins, an author on the site smoothdecorator.com

Are you decorating your house, but don’t really know where to start? The kitchen is one of the most important rooms in your home: it needs to be practical, but it also needs to look great! The kitchen is the place where our families spend quality time together – over breakfast, making meals together and doing chores. With all the time you spend in the kitchen, cooking, eating and cleaning up, the ambiance is very important.

Here are some of the hottest new trends designers are suggesting for 2017.

Continue reading “Kitchen Trends to Look out for in 2017”

Tiling Ideas for an Art Deco Inspired Bathroom

The Art Deco style has, and always will be a timeless look – learn more about the Art Deco movement in our Art Deco Style Guide. A luxe combination of metallic surfaces, structured geometric lines and high gloss finishes, the style represents a glamorous, high end lifestyle that introduces a sophisticated elegance to any space.

tiling-ideas-for-an-art-deco-inspired-bathroom_by-diamond-interiors

Today, we’ll be looking at the different types, styles and colours of tiles that will help you achieve an Art Deco inspired bathroom.

Continue reading “Tiling Ideas for an Art Deco Inspired Bathroom”

Engineered Stone Myth #2: Engineered Stone cracks easily

Welcome to Myth-Busting Mondays where we DEBUNK the myths surrounding popular products used around the home!

For the next few weeks, we’ll be focusing on Engineered Stone products such as Caesarstone, Quantum Quartz, Smartstone and Essastone. Our first myth covered chipping in Engineered Stones – Click here to read!

does-engineered-stone-crack-easily_by-diamond-interiors

Myth #2: Engineered Stone cracks easily

Continue reading “Engineered Stone Myth #2: Engineered Stone cracks easily”

Black Tapware: Just a fad or here to stay?

Black tapware has been around for some years now: what started as yet another colour trend we thought we’d forget all about, has proceeded to make a huge impact on kitchen and bathroom design.

But, will it last?

black-bathroom-fittings1
Image Source

Continue reading “Black Tapware: Just a fad or here to stay?”

The Rebirth of Wallpaper

Wallpaper has been used to introduce both colour and texture in interior spaces since the early 1800s, peaking in popularity in the Victorian era. Since then, we have seen great developments in the world of wallpaper, from various materials and textures now available, and new ways of both gluing and removing wallpaper in a way that will be simple and cost effective.

exciting-new-wallpaper-materials_by-diamond-interiors

These surprising new ways of using wallpaper have reintroduced the material into the world of interior design as it provides a simple and effective way of inserting instant personality and colour into a space.

Continue reading “The Rebirth of Wallpaper”

Interior Design How To: Make Your Space Lighter & Brighter

Your home may not receive enough natural light or you may just want to make a space a bit brighter – whatever the case, there is a solution to create the look you are after without the need for new windows or skylights.

how-to-make-your-space-feel-lighter-brighter-by-diamond-interiors

Read on to find out how you can easily brighten up your home!

Continue reading “Interior Design How To: Make Your Space Lighter & Brighter”

Our 6 Top Picks in Modern Chandeliers

Welcome to Tuesdays Top Picks – Every Tuesday, we’ll be counting off our top selections in various categories to help make those last minute decisions that much simpler!

our-6-top-picks-in-modern-chandeliers-by-diamond-interiors

Ornate chandeliers inject glamour, elegance and class into a space and evoke old world charm into any decorating scheme. Although chandeliers are often associated with more traditional or ‘old fashioned’ spaces, lighting designers have been busy creating modern takes on the old chandelier, resurrecting the piece and transforming it into a modern work of art, allowing chandeliers a place in today’s ever-changing modern market.

Continue reading “Our 6 Top Picks in Modern Chandeliers”

Engineered Stone Myth #1: Chipping

Welcome to Myth-Busting Mondays where we DEBUNK the myths surrounding popular products used around the home!

Engineered or Composite stones such as Caesarstone, Quantum Quartz, Smartstone and Essastone are used in most new kitchens or kitchen renovations these days. These popular benchtop products are highly durable, stylish and easy to maintain, especially when compared to natural stones such as marble and granite.

engineered-stone-myths-debunked-by-diamond-interiors

However, there are some mixed reviews out there causing consumers to question the overall quality and durability of engineered stones. We thought we’d target some key concerns raised by clients in the past and hopefully DEBUNK some of the myths surrounding this popular benchtop option.

For our first post, we’ll be discussing concerns chipping in Engineered Stone products, followed in the next few weeks by: cracking, staining and the accuracy of samples, all key concerns regarding Engineered Stone products.

Myth #1 – Engineered Stone chips easily

Continue reading “Engineered Stone Myth #1: Chipping”