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My Family Ties

My Family Ties

I was born in Brisbane, Australia and I came from a highly-creative family who all love homes, gardens and property.  Whilst my mother sewed, cooked and decorated, my father resorted vintage motorcycles and cars. This was as much a part of our daily life as their work...
My Interior Design Journey

My Interior Design Journey

Carmen Darwin…My Interior Design Background While designing gardens it wasn’t long before long I was helping my clients with their interior design and renovation planning. You see, they would hand me their house plans so that I could design the garden. I would...
Creating a Coastal Look on Living Rooms

Creating a Coastal Look on Living Rooms

When it comes to creating a coastal-style for your living rooms there are a few factors that you should bear in mind in order to create the perfect coastal look. When you think coastal style, you think of words like serene, calming, peaceful and relaxing and both the...
What’s the Real Story

What’s the Real Story

What is it with our homes? What makes us love them so much and spend our time and hard earned money improving them. Lately I have pondered this question so many times, because basically when I talk to my clients or most people I know for that matter, they want to make...
Cubbies & Cordial

Cubbies & Cordial

BUILDING CUBBIES IN MY CHILDHOOD As a child our home was always a place to create and build cubbies. We would generally create the structure out of furniture and throw large sheets or pieces of fabric over them. With five kids in gathering mode we would drag in food,...