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Real Living Australia November 2018

Real Living is the homes and lifestyle magazine for those who want to spend smart and live well. For handy household hints, great food ideas, outdoor tips, real shopping opportunities and how to steal some "me time", there's simply no other magazine!

Bauer Media Pty Ltd
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3,74 $(TVA Incluse)
18,74 $(TVA Incluse)
12 Numéros


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NOVEMBER IS A BIT OF A LIMBO MONTH. The weather’s getting warmer, but summer’s not quite here yet, and the holidays are almost within reach! I like to make the most of this time and plan for the silly season to come. I’m not suggesting that you crack out the Chrissie decorations just yet, but start thinking about how you’ll entertain now that end-of-year get-togethers are on the horizon. When I think of entertaining, I see beautifully set tables laden with food and wine, surrounded by people laughing, trading stories and creating memories. And that’s what we tried to capture this issue, with the table decor shopping feature (p78), DIY grazing platters (p148), and our cover story on p14 about displaying all your favourite pieces together (it’s an excellent conversation-starter…

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this month i’m looking forward to…

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how to display your stuff

the styled library Feel free to judge a book by its cover and display your most eye-catching tomes on a coffee or side table in a casual but purposeful way. Start with a stack (or three), and arrange by size or tone. Leave one open to encourage flicking. mix old with new Dust off your inherited pieces and vintage finds – no one can admire them if they’re tucked away in the cupboard! Mix them with new buys for a look that’s playful, relaxed and personal. 1 Take stock before you style Pull accessories off the cramped shelf they’ve been sitting on for years and rediscover the long-lost items that have been hiding in the back of your cupboard. For instance, those plates you collected while on holiday, the candlesticks you only use on special…

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attention seekers

fashion forward Incorporate fashion accessories, such as scarves, hats and jewellery, into your display for a stylish edge.…

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signature style

ADD A PREMIUM STATEMENT PIECE TO YOUR BATHROOM FOR THE ULTIMATE REFRESH FROM ROUND LED SENSOR MIRRORS TO STONE BASINS, THE LATEST BATHROOM TRENDS ARE TAKING BATHING TO A WHOLE NEW LEVEL. One of the most crucial zones in your house to get right is the bathroom. Part of the secret is keeping your finishes and furniture in balance with styles that work together. When your taps, tiles, basins and lighting go together, the bathroom will turn from functional to fabulous. Choosing just a few hero pieces such as the premium but affordable products from the Mondella Signature range will allow those statement pieces to shine. Coordinated design collections like Mondella’s colour coded range will help you choose products that go together seamlessly, taking the stress out of getting your style right.…

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fave finds

HOME DELIVERY GOT A BLANK WALL THAT NEEDS FILLING? AT FORMAT FRAMING YOU CAN UPLOAD PHOTOS AND ART AND HAVE THEM FRAMED AND SENT TO YOUR DOOR, READY TO HANG. EASY PEASY! FORMATFRAMING.COM.AU DESIGN WITH DIGNITY THIS NOVEMBER, IN BED WILL DONATE A PERCENTAGE OF PROFITS FROM ITS NEWS LEEPWEAR RANGE TO WOMEN’S COMMUNITY SHELTERS, A CHARITY THAT PROVIDES WOMEN AND KIDS WITH A SAFE PLACE TO SLEEP. INBEDSTORE.COM DESIGN YOUR DREAM KITCHEN Is it time to give your kitchen a makeover? Kinsman are experts in creating stylish kitchens that are designed to suit your family’s busy lifestyle. Before you get started, book a free at-home consultation at Kinsman.com.au STAFF PICK SANDY DAO Creative director APERITIVO HOUR Inspired by the Italian table, Alex and Trahanas’ new Apulian ceramics collection includes hand-painted bowls, espresso and drinking cups, plates…