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EDITOR’S LETTER H&G
Australian House & Garden
YOUR H&G • Diving into your April edition, I resonated with Victoria Collison on ‘The Creative Type’ and enjoyed reading of her career path from Sportsgirl to Vogue. I found myself daydreaming of a sail down the Nile or a villa in Tuscany. The chat encouraged me to dare to dream! I look forward to checking out her new Paddington venture. Ainslie Gaffney, Collaroy Plateau, NSW
THE GOOD LIFE • Byron Bay has long held a special place in the heart of interior designer Justine Hugh-Jones and her family. Now, they have another reason to run to paradise.
LIFE & STYLE • Justine Hugh-Jones on a few of her favourite things…
GET SMART • Smart-home technology can save you time, hassle and money – and it’s now easier to integrate than ever, writes Georgia Madden.
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The edited • WE ASK AUSTRALIA’S MOST STYLISH CREATIVES TO REVEAL WHAT’S ON THEIR FASHION, HOMEWARES AND DESIGN RADAR. THIS MONTH, FORMER EDITOR-IN-CHIEF OF VOGUE AUSTRALIA, AUTHOR AND SPEAKER KIRSTIE CLEMENTS IS PLANNING TREATS FOR MOTHER’S DAY…
Decorating • SHOW YOUR LOVE WITH THESE PICTURE PERFECT PIECES
TO MUM, with love • Celebrate all the gracious mamas in your life with a special gift from this indulgent selection.
HARVEY NORMAN PRESENTS MODERN COASTAL • Make every day a luxurious seaside escape with fresh neutral tones, textured layers and timeless elegant furniture.
FLORAL • Strike the perfect balance between vibrant colours and soothing serenity with these vintage-inspired accents.
Entertaining • OUR DELICIOUS BRUNCH MENU IS EASY TO PREPARE AND MADE TO SHARE
Let’s do brunch • Make this Mother’s Day memorable with this tasty brunch menu prepared by Amanda Cordony of The Cordony Kitchen. Amanda is our new regular food editor and will be serving up delicious seasonal dishes in each issue.
Houses • SIX SUNNY ABODES WITH A YEAR-ROUND HOLIDAY VIBE
WHITE hot • This once-bland house on Sydney’s Lower North Shore has been transformed into a glam family home with a distinctly Mediterranean flavour.
THE BOLD & the BEAUTIFUL • Now with a pepped-up palette, this spacious Sydney home has a fun and friendly personality to match that of its owners.
NEW WORLD CHARM • Design references inspired by the homeowner’s Portuguese heritage feature throughout this charming character-filled terrace.
DAYDREAM believer • Having pinned down just the look she desired, the owner of this Sydney home backed herself to make it a reality.
EXPERT TOUCH • The full-scale revival of an interior designer’s own 1980s terrace deploys subtle colour, texture and creativity to glorious effect.
SPECIAL TREATMENT • Presented with a dark and weary Victorian abode, a designer crafted a serene home that works a treat for a very happy Sydney family.
Bathrooms • LUXURY IN ALL SHAPES, SIZES AND FINISHES
Clean slate • A MODERN INTERPRETATION OF VICTORIAN CHARM PRODUCES A LUXURIOUS HAVEN AND NEW BEGINNING FOR THIS MELBOURNE HOMEOWNER.
Textural tranquillity • COOL TONES AND THOUGHTFUL MATERIAL CHOICES MAKE FOR BATHROOM SERENITY WITHOUT COMPROMISING ON UNIQUE DESIGN.
Squeaky clean • A PL AYFUL PALET TE AND SMART SOLUTIONS MAKE THIS CHILDREN’S BATHROOM A FUN AND...