Styling

How To Decorate With Vintage Style

decorating your home with vintage

Do you love a vintage style home? There is nothing better than a home that reflects the personality and lives of those who live in it. Adding vintage pieces brings depth, warmth and story to your home. It may be using some new items made with recycled materials such as our stunning recycled floor/meditation cushions…

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Why Taking Risks Can Be Good For You

rustic wall and fireplace - why taking risks can be good for you

Are you a risk taker? Do you strike out on a whim with any old idea that comes to mind and then see what happens? Or sit quietly by the sidelines until you can see the potential end point, before taking a step towards what you want? Or maybe you are somewhere in between? I…

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House Tour: Emma’s Upcycled Cottage

I shared this house tour a while ago and it was so popular I thought I would refresh it and bring it back to the limelight for your enjoyment! We all love to seek inspiration from each other in our lives and this upcycled home is an amazingly pretty cottage which has been renovated using…

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How to Love Your Lounge Room More

Do you have a formal lounge room? The days of one special room for guests and grown ups are gone, with most of us having a more casual approach to our every day living areas. Some of you will have just the less formal sitting room, or family room, which we looked at the other…

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7 Tips For Decorating a Rental Home on a Budget

Do you rent your house or apartment? More and more people are living in rental homes for longer, for a variety of reasons. Some people are choosing to go this way as there are less responsibilities and bills to pay for looking after the property, or it is just more convenient. Others are finding the…

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Colour Trend Forecast 2015

Paint is one of the best ways to update your home and the colours you choose will create a different mood, depending on hue and tone. Some people prefer an all white scheme, while others love a dark moody colour palette, or a bright and bubbly blend of colours. I personally love colour, and have…

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Help me with my vintage bedroom makeover!

(Brought to you by Sleepmaker) How do you sleep? I am a “washing machine” (as described by my Mother and Mr Recycled), and well, you get the picture. I can go to bed in a perfectly made bed and wake up in the middle of a pile of twisted sheets, crooked pillows and quilts gone…

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Tips to becoming an Interior Designer

Are you considering a career in a creative field but not sure what suits you? Do you love decorating and have a natural flair for design? Interior design might just be the calling for you! I have finally realised a life long dream with Recycled Interiors blog and styling services, and working in the interiors industry…

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The Block reveals, elimination week 2, colour & texture

So, the second round of The Block eliminations were last night – did you watch? And what was your favourite? Like the judges, Neale and Shaynna, I liked something in every room, and didn’t like some things in most rooms. I was thrilled to see some of our lovely local creatives pieces feature, including Rachael…

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Sharing all the reasons to love flowers

  Flowers make me happy, do they have that affect on you too? I can always guarantee that picking, styling and photographing flowers will lift my spirits. Having them all around the house reminds you that there is a world out there. Besides their beauty, colour, texture and shapes, they remind you that mother nature is…

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