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Real Living Australia
MIND YOUR TEA • Set the scene for a tête-à-tête to remember with elegant teaware and tableware decorated with delicate florals and fine gold edging
fave finds • A whole bunch of things we love…
fave finds • … and some more!
turn to the left • Whether you covet couture or just love to escape into pretty pages, this curated opus to fashion will add glamour to your space. Here we offer our top 10 must-have, must-read tomes
DIOR 30 MONTAIGNE, PARIS space crush • The house Dior built has been given a magnificent makeover by architect Peter Marino
beauty spot • Set your senses alight with this heavenly selection of scents for the home
GREEN DREAM SCENE • When fashion icon Pip Edwards decided to turn over a new leaf, she chose a fresh garden apartment in Sydney’s beautiful Rose Bay to call home
WABI SABI CALM • A stylist’s eye brings a curated vision of balanced neutrality, soft curves and a pervading sense of peace to this inner-city terrace retreat
TENDER LOVING CARE • Long-term tenants of this heritage-listed cottage in Sydney’s Paddington have made it their own in more ways than one
INTO THE LIGHT • After 70 years in the shadows, this mid-century home in Melbourne has been brought into the light – and the present – with a sympathetic renovation
TRUE BLUE MUSE • Influenced by differentstylesanderas, this homeshowcases heritage architecture through the lens of colour, shape and pattern
TAKE THE FLOOR • The finishing touch to living: plush rugs that elevate your rooms, warm your soles and make you want to sink in your toes
ON TREND line them up • Whether you like to get straight to the point, go round in circles or live life on the edge, it’s time to show your stripes
ON TREND naughty by nature • It’s easy being green with shades, patterns, forms and textures that will leave others verdant with envy
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ON TREND the sweet life • Refreshing sorbet hues adorn a pick ’n’ mix of homewares and accessories for every room
where I shop • Naomi Mae Wilson, new creative director of Australian leather goods brand, The Daily Edited, shares her hot shopping spots
CLEVER COMPACT SPACES • An inner-city couple makes the most of compact living by creating flow and expansiveness with thoughtfully placed pieces in soothing neutral hues
colour code • Journey down the colour road to discover the Emerald Green city of your dreams
window wisdom • Flex your creative flair with real living’s top tips for window dressings that will suit your home perfectly
BEFORE THE BUILD • Part one of our first-timer’s guide to planning a renovation, no matter how big or small
THINK SPRING FLING • Itty bitty balcony or expansive garden, make any outdoor space sing with these simple style tips for spring
FEEL GOOD BRUNCH • Start the day right with these delicious trans-seasonal brekkie recipes from social enterprise Two Good Co’s new cafe, which supports at-risk women
EAST COAST MOOD • Escape to the tropical shores of Queensland’s Noosa, where sun, sea and style are available in abundance
full stop • We get personal with designer Sabine Marcelis. A few words from real living and she fills in the rest…
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