INSIDE ADVICE, PROJECT PROFILE

PROJECT PROFILE – MODERN LUXE

Design services provided by Lou Brown Design Interior colour scheme Custom cabinetry design Flooring finishes Window furnishings Furniture specification Lighting specification and layout plan Finishing touches styling and accessories Bedding specification Spatial layout design Project Budget $50,000 – $100,000 What the client had to say: “Hayley recently helped us with a major renovation of our […]

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INSIDE ADVICE, PROJECT PROFILE

PROJECT PROFILE – MODERN MEDITERRANEAN

Design services provided by Lou Brown Design Interior colour scheme Custom window furnishings Outdoor and indoor furniture selection Outdoor pots and sculpture selection Finishing touches styling and accessories Custom bedding specification Styling of kids bedrooms Custom in-built wine rack Project Budget $10,000 – $40,000 What the client had to say: We used Lou Brown Design […]

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INSIDE ADVICE, PROJECT PROFILE

PROJECT PROFILE – COUNTRY ABODE

Design services provided by Lou Brown Design   Interior colour scheme Exterior colour scheme Kitchen design Flooring finishes Custom window furnishings Furniture selection Lighting specification and layout plan Finishing touches styling and accessories consultation Bedding specification Spatial layout design Project Budget $50,000 – $100,000 We had Hayley design the overall layout of our main living […]

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DINING & LIVING

How to hide that annoying TV!

If this post caught your eye it’s because, like me, you enjoy watching TV but don’t want it to be the focal point of your living room. I find when I do my in-home interior consultations, this is one of the main issues people are struggling with. But before we smash into this week’s blog, […]

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INSIDE ADVICE

Hallway styling – must know tricks

There will be no hall passes for badly styled hallways! Hallway styling is easy! But before we smash into this week’s blog, I thought I’d mention we still have a couple of tickets left  for our up and coming paint colour workshop at Studio Black. This event has previously sold out, twice! So get in quick […]

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WHY THIS WORKS

Why this works – dining room glamour

Before we smash into this week’s blog, we’ve had several people asking when the next Paint Colour Workshop is being held. So, without further ado, the date has been set for 27th October 2016. We’ve already sold several tickets and the previous workshops have sold out so please get in early to avoid disappointment. Look forward […]

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INSIDE ADVICE

Flickering woes

How to get the most out of your candles My candle burns a tunnel through the wax rather than evenly burning down, wasting valuable burn time, how do I prevent this? The first time you use your candle, burn the wax until the melted wax fully spreads across the top of the candle, this will […]

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DINING & LIVING

Refreshing your fireplace

The colder season is here, and the Auckland market is humming! Winter has definitely not slowed us down here at Lou Brown Design, we’ve had sold out workshops, TV appearances, and a solid design schedule. The fireplace is the focal point of a living room. It’s often where the eye is first drawn, where people naturally […]

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DINING & LIVING, STYLING

Let’s get those curtains right!

Let’s get those curtains right! It’s a beautiful day out today so let’s keep this one short, sharp and succinct so you can get out there and enjoy the sunshine! 🙂 Here are my top five tips to getting your curtains right. Selecting the right pleat style If you like a plush and full look, go […]

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