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SPRING IS SPRUNG…and I’m feeling TERRACOTTA!

WOW!!  We finished up PLACE CRAFT’S maiden Interior Design Course early September and I’m still recovering.  It was 6 action packed weeks with 40 students across two classes. They were the most wonderful bunch of ladies and you can read their reviews right here .  If you’re interested email me to join the waiting list at linda@placecrafting.com.au. The next round of Classes will begin mid November 2016.

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SO.. I’m finally getting into the mood of Spring and lately I’ve been feeling very TERRACOTTA.  I’m also about to embark on a road trip across the South-West USA with stops in Arizona and New Mexico so I plan on hoarding clay treasures as I go!

As both a colour and material TERRACOTTA is showing up in a lot of the latest style forecasts and it’s perfect for warming things up after a cold winter (for those of us in the Southern hemisphere anyway).

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It’s earthy, textured, natural and very versatile!  In dirty tones it performs well as a neutral backdrop or on the pink side can be very rosey and romantic.  It’s calming in an analogous colour scheme with mustard yellows and olive greens and vibrant in a complimentary scheme with turquoise, navy blues and even purple tones.

TERRACOTTA speaks to the outdoors and is great for indoor plant pots around the house.  It’s perfect with white chalk paint and when teamed with juicy succulents – screams boho desert style!

So enjoy these wonderful snapshots of TERRACOTTA inspiration for your home.  🙂  Linda

 

 

 

 

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Coastal Dreaming

Living near the ocean provides great inspiration for a materials palette and the opportunity to play with the colours and textures of the sand, dune grasses and shells.

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When you look closely at nature, a beachside palette is much more sophisticated than blues and yellows – it’s oyster, blush pinks, golden flax and fossil greys among the washed up shells. These colours change from sunrise to sunset.

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How to bring the outside in!

I recently provided design guidance on a house renovation in Perth hills.  The site is amazing and overlooks the city below, surrounded by native bushland, rural icons and plenty of inspiration for the interior materials and colour palette.

…seamlessly connect your home with the natural surroundings.

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