The Mudroom - a must for modern family living

The Mudroom - a must for modern family living

The term ‘mudroom’ historically referred to a small space near the back entry of a farm or manor house, where you would literally take off and store muddy boots and coats. Fast forward to today and this room has taken on far more importance in the lives of modern families.

The modern mudroom is now an essential space located near the entry to your home, quite often from the garage, and can be either close to or part of the laundry space.The room’s function is to provide the family a place to store daily essentials on entering the home – kids can drop off school bags and kick off shoes, parents can hang coats and scarves, dog leads can be hung up and beach detritus can be deposited without dragging sand through the house.Can you see why this room is worth its weight in gold?!

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Choosing style that lasts

Choosing style that lasts

In interiors and fashion, trends can come and go as quickly as a Queensland winter - blink and you can miss it completely! So how do you select finishes and accessories that won’t date quickly but that still hold great style credence? Here are a few pointers to guide you –

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Get your colours right

Get your colours right

Colour - love it, hate it, can’t decide? Everyone is different and it’s a subject that can be debated endlessly, but one thing we do know - if you get it right, boy is it wonderful! We love working with colour – it can inject so much personality, life and energy into a space, and can really tell visitors something about the owners of the home. However our best advice, is to use colour wisely and thoughtfully.

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