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Welcome to our collection of tips, hints and tricks to make your home life lovely. Learn how to create spaces you want to spend time in, and live a life you love. 

Here You Will Find:

  • Style Ideas 
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  • Strategies To Succeed
  • Life Hacks
  • Stylist Stories

Trend talk: French provincial

Posted by Lorraine Lea on Jul 20, '17

Imagine living in a historic and ornate French chateau, or a sprawling country estate just outside Bordeaux.

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Topics: bedroom design, Featured Style, decorating trends

Trend Talk: Global Wanderer

Posted by lorrainelea on Jul 4, '17

Interior Stylist and Editor of The Life Creative, Chris Carroll, explains how to rock the Global Wanderer trend in your home. 

The global interiors trend is becoming more and more popular - and with good reason! It features a colour palette and textural story that’s so easy to implement, but packed with wow factor.

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Topics: advice, faux fur, global wanderer, home, Home Styling, home styling, styling advice, trend, tips

Mastering the art of Hygge: hibernation at home

Posted by Lorraine Lea on Jul 3, '17

The winter season makes us want to hibernate inside our homes. Nestling into the couch or snuggling into a comfortable bed during the dark winter months not only sounds extremely appealing, but it also helps our minds and bodies rejuvenate.

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Topics: cosy, Home Styling, winter, hygge

How to set the mood in the bedroom

Posted by Lorraine Lea on Jun 29, '17

Not only should your bedroom be comfortable, functional and inviting, it also needs to set the right tone.

Particularly in the winter months, when cosy layers and textures take centre stage, piecing together a luxurious, drama-filled boudoir can be lots of fun. Here are a few things to consider when creating your idyllic moody bedroom:

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Topics: bed linen, bed making, guest bedroom, Home Styling

Insomnia? Hot flushes? Here's the solution...

Posted by Lorraine Lea on May 29, '17

Are you one of the millions of Australians who struggle to get to sleep at night?

Do you toss and turn, get uncomfortably hot, throw the covers off (and pull them back on again), stick a leg out of the bed to cool down or keep flipping your pillow to the 'cold side' throughout the night?

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Topics: bedding, bedroom, Featured Style, home styling, hot flushes, insomnia, lifehacks, nasa, night sweats, doona, Featured Posts, quilt, sleep, sleep hacks, sleeping, technology, temperature, trouble sleeping

Party For Kids With Cancer - PJ Bear's Tips For The Perfect Party

Posted by maddisonamyrawson on May 24, '17

PJ Bear is our cute and cuddly Party for Kids with Cancer® ambassador. We sat down with him to get his ‘bear essential’ tips for hosting a terrific fundraising party.

What should hosts do to prepare for their party?

PJ: Make sure you've spoken with all your guests in the week before the party – everyone is busy, and sometimes people can forget! 

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Topics: people

How to be good in bed

Posted by lorrainelea on May 11, '17

Interior Stylist and author of The Life Creative, Chris Carroll, explains how to build a comfy, healthy beding base- allowing you the best night's sleep.

Thought bedroom style was all about what’s happening on top of the bed? Think again. For a bedroom you want to wake up in, it’s all about what’s going on underneath your quilt cover.

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Topics: bed, bedding, bedroom, bedroom style, decor, Home Styling, home styling, how to be good in bed, underlay, hints, tips

White Fox Styling x Lorraine Lea

Posted by lorrainelea on May 1, '17

Yes, it's Facebook-official! And we're just bursting with excitement to tell you all about our new Winter Styling Partnership with Jen Waite of White Fox Styling.

This talented Melbourne-based stylist lent her home decorating expertise to our new range by styling the front cover and inside spread of our new Winter Inspirations catalogue.

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Topics: advice, faux fur, home decor, home decorating, Home Styling, home styling, inspiration, partnership, styling, texture, white fox styling, winter, interior decor, tips

Trend: Decorating with Mint

Posted by lorrainelea on Mar 29, '17

Interior Stylist and Editor of The Life Creative, Chris Carroll, shares some of his favourite tips and tricks for home decorating with mint.

There’s no fresher tone in my humble opinion than mint. Not only does it bring a crisp and contemporary vibe to a space, but it’s one of the most-versatile colours you can use at home.

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Topics: colour, decor, decorating, Featured Style, Home Styling, home styling, mint, styling, styling advice, The Life Creative, decorating tips, decorating trends, Featured Posts, styling tips

Reality Stars Share The House Rules For Autumn

Posted by maddisonamyrawson on Feb 6, '17

Autumn is awesome this year, thanks to the latest catalogue and a little help from Reality TV favourites, Carly Schulz and Leighton Brow.

With keen eyes for detail and a knack for building an atmosphere, Carly and Leighton were the perfect picks as Styling Partners for the launch of Lorraine Lea's autumn range and Inspirations Catalogues.

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Topics: advice, bedroom, home, home decor, Home Styling, home styling, inspiration, life-styling tips & advice, decorating trends, people, tips

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