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A Brief History Of... The Tolix H Stool
Where will I see one? Walk into any bar or cafe the world over and you’ll no doubt encounter the Tolix H stool or one of its many replicas. For that matter, you’ll likely spot one at a kitchen island near you. How will I ID it? You’ll recognise it b
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Your Home And Garden
Fiona Hawtin Deputy editor Bea Taylor Art director Nicola Feeney Sub-editor Michelle Joe Garden editor Mary Lovell-Smith Senior designer Béla Trussell-Cullen Designers Demelza Callesen, Alice Bush Kate Alexander, Robyn Alexander, Mandy Allen, J
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Homes
The kids are all right Creating a second living room ensures there’s enough space for the teens to pursue their own interests – and parents to experiment with a boldly tiled floor. To find out more about this house turn to page 52. ■
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This month I’m…
Entranced by Michael Smither’s Diver, which is a limited edition of 82 screenprints. It’ll remind us just how good it’s been to dive and swim this past summer. $600 from New Zealand Fine Arts, prints.co.nz Envious of Suzie of Slab Ceramics’ Handbui
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To The Lighthouse
With no windows you can casually peer into from the road, Tim and Polly Dagg’s home is a mystery by day. “One of my pet hates is having big windows facing the street and looking into someone’s bedroom or having the curtains permanently pulled,” expla
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Cool, Charm & collected
Michelle Hall Collins and Michael Collins are “serial renovators”, but they may have done themselves out of jobs. The Aucklanders have spent almost 20 years having their 1930 bungalow in the city’s seaside suburb of Point Chevalier updated, renovated
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Touch Of Whimsy
If you’re familiar with Julie Stuart’s business alter-ego, Clever Poppy, you’ll know that her style is pretty, whimsical and packed with DIY goodness. Her most recent project, creating two unique rooms for her children Piper and Harvey, delivers her
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All In A Day’s Work
If Amy Moore’s win on The Block NZ had you searching for colourful and playful wares to put in your own home, then you might be due for a road trip to Gisborne. The former beauty therapist-turned-interior designer has recently set up her first retail
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Steel This Look
Roofs are often the last thing we think about when building or renovating our homes. They’re overlooked and sometimes they’re even unloved. Yet, when you turn your attention to them, the entire aesthetic of your house can be radically changed for the
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Style Tip
If you think tiles are too cool on your tootsies, think again. Under-tile heating is an easy, affordable way to heat a room. Darker tiles will give your bathroom a warm and cosy feel. Lighter tiles reflect light and work well in a smaller room. ■
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Renovation
Guide to the classics Virginia Woolf wrote “a woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction”. That ambition is author Alice Nelson’s reality in her dreamy, renovated library near the sea. Take a few leaves out of Alice’s styl
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Social Club
Kiwi project manager Jen Jones shares her wisdom on everything renovation – budget, timing, plus all the bits and bobs. @nineyardsconsulting Interesting tidbits and reno facts interlaced with gorgeous interior shots. This ’gram is here to inspire
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Shop Their Style
+ Mull over ideas over time if you can. Living in a home before changing it helps you decide the things that will make the most difference to liveability. + Constantly seek inspiration from books, magazines and online. + Be open to changing your mi
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Beyond The Pale
Clarissa and Doug Thompson’s brief for revamping the transitional villa they’d just bought was simple and unambiguous: “Anything but white.” They wanted the interior of their house to be colourful and to work with some of the special pieces they’d bo
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Get Your Entry In By March 26, 2021 And You Could Be Our Last Finalist
Email photos and a 200-word or more description of your space to yhg@aremedia.co.nz with your last name and ‘Resene Colour Home’ in the subject line. Please include your name, home address, email address, daytime phone number, the names of the Resene
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Fresh Finds
The secret to creating a bedding look that will make you want to make your bed in the morning is a palette of complementary hues, a playful pattern and plenty of pillows. Try out this look with the George Street Linen bamboo linen duvet cover set in
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Tile Counsel
Kiwis have traditionally used tiles for the wet areas of their homes, but these days they’re installing them elsewhere too. It’s a trend that’s growing as home and business owners look for attractive, durable and low-maintainance floor, wall and outd
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New Chapter
Author Alice Nelson used to write in cramped studios and at noisy public libraries, always dreaming of having a library in her own home. It would be a peaceful space, where her favourite books would be to hand and creativity would come easily. Except
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Food
Make omelettes instead! This blue cheese and mushroom souffle omelette is a tricked-up posh version of the humble plain variety that is well worth the effort. SERVES 4 100g butter500g mixed mushrooms, sliced2 tsp thyme leaves2 garlic cloves, crushe
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Top Finds This Month
These days, I can’t bring myself to buy a takeaway›coffee without using a reusable›cup, and these glass vessels from Lu Saint make the experience even more luxurious.› @lu__saint I’m quite enamoured with the vintage and slow-made goods from Elle B
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Noodle Bowls
SERVES 4 300g sweet potato noodles2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil400g beef scotch or eye fillet, thinly sliced2 cloves garlic, finely grated1 onion, thinly sliced1 carrot, julienned1 red capsicum, thinly sliced6 shiitake mushrooms, sliced2 cups baby s
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Shop Their Style
What areas did you save on? The building work done by Doug. What areas did you splurge on? Wallpaper, curtains and blinds. We wanted window coverings that were beautiful and effective. Best lessons learned? Always use an interior designer. Mary-Ell
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Shopping
Ripple effect The legacy of legendary Iraqi-born architect Zaha Hadid continues with her studio Zaha Hadid Design and co-directors Woody Yao and Maha Kutay. This Pulse collection of glass is a case in point. Each piece explores the rippling effect of
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Seasonal Adjustment
A change in season brings with it a change in mood. We invited interior designer and stylist Kate Alexander to share her tips for transforming your living space into an autumn and winter retreat with statement pieces from King. A simple way to make y
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Style Tip
When choosing colours, consider the existing colours in a space. If you have a grey benchtop or a concrete floor, start with a cool white and layer colours with blue undertones on top. If you have golden flooring or a cream benchtop, you’ll want to b
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Top Tips For Kids’ Bedroom Makeovers
Embrace handmade accents Adding handmade items to the room through art, cushions, toys and upcycled furniture will make the room feel inviting and comfortable. Add a feature wall It brings in so much personality and can be swapped out relatively easi
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Kids’ Corner
A room filled with vintage-inspired floral motifs is bound to make any little girl smile. Here’s how to get the look at home. Transform your child’s bed with a bit of petal power. This floral-inspired headboard is an easy one-day DIY job. To start,
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The Constant Gardener
Clear spent crops from the vegetable bed and compost. Or cut them down, chop up the thicker stalks, and leave on the top of the soil to break down over winter. Tomatoes, however, should be removed as they can harbour diseases that may over-winter in
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Sound Bites
Wellington’s Vicky Ha honed her dumpling skills as a youngster in her mother’s kitchen in Hong Kong and carried those lessons into her own House of Dumplings store. The frozen foods Artisan Awards 2020 winner uses locally sourced produce and ethicall
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Rock The Block
While repainting the entire interior of her home, Danelle Kendrick learnt a couple of things about colour. Firstly, how effective warm neutrals can be in turning a plain room into a welcoming one. “Resene Sandspit Brown or Resene Sour Dough are proba
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