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Inside Out March 2017

Australia's best interiors magazine, Inside Out delivers inspiring homes, clever design ideas and practical decorating solutions. Discover the latest homewares trends, stunning outdoor spaces, and what's new for the living room, kitchen, bathroom and garden.

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6 Issues

in this issue

2 min.
avoid the showroom look...

Homes are so personal. I know, I take out this issue’s award for stating the bleeding obvious, but I just feel constantly inspired by the way different people design renovations to perfectly fit their lifestyle. In particular, our ‘Open for Inspection’ home on page 42 is a shining example of form balanced with function. Shannon Vos and I spent a day hanging out at Hannah and Clyde’s place (it’s always amusing waving homeowners off to a day of work while we stay at their home with a bunch of people they’ve never met) and as part of our home tour, we discussed the fact that the modest-sized family home facilitates the busy lives of a family of six. SIX! You see, their lovely home has a cool, beachy vibe, but also…

1 min.
top kitchen picks

Appliances are key, and knowing what kind of cook/chef/entertainer you are will help you make your purchases. On page 128, you can kit out your kitchen with the essentials. I sit somewhere between ‘entertainer’ and ‘small space’, so I think this trio will work nicely in my next kitchen reno… open house! Explore the coastal lifestyle with a video tour of this family home. Hosted by myself and interior architect Shannon Vos, you’ll find the video on insideout.com.au, thanks to Toyota Prius v. KITCHEN style & design special…

1 min.
in case you missed it...

WINNING PIN! Timberrr! This image from our story on ‘12 ways to use timber throughout your home’ was our most popular pin for the month. Something tells us some of you haven’t nailed those New Year’s resolutions just yet - our piece ‘Organised Bliss (and how to have it)’ was the most popular tweet this month. Don’t worry, it’s still early days! reader spotlight Only sweet dreams from here on out. We’re swooning over little Tayla’s bedroom – thanks for sharing @_misskara! Don’t forget to share your pictures with us using the hashtag #sharemystyle. most double-tapped A pastel palette and Palm Springs style was a winning combination this month. This dreamy cactus garden from a modernist North Balgowlah home scored 3023 likes. IN YOUR NEWS FEED Old meets new! This renovated country cottage with a modern interior proved…

2 min.
get into gear

With summer turning into autumn, many of us are reaching the tail end of the wave that is new year goal setting. To reinvigorate yourself and stay motivated, use the shift in seasons as inspiration for other changes. It’s the ideal time to refresh and declutter the spaces you spend the most time in – your home and car – to make way for new possibilities for a more organised lifestyle. When planning updates, versatility is key, as it’s important to leave yourself and your family room to grow. The adaptable Toyota Prius v has a spacious and moveable cabin, advanced safety features for peace of mind on the roads, and a hybrid engine that maximises fuel efficiency without sacrificing power. A perfect fit for the modern family, the Prius…

1 min.
emerald & mint

1. Normann Copenhagen ‘Box’ table, from $260, District, district.com.au. 2. Muuto ‘E27’ pendant light, $115, Living Edge, livingedge.com.au. 3. Tacchini ‘Kelly’ easy chair, $3040, Stylecraft, stylecraft.com.au. 4. Ommo ‘Tiers’ cake stand, $49.95, H&G Designs, handgdesigns.com. 5. ‘Rhom’ trivet, $54, Hay, hayshop.com.au. 6. Aimee Wilder ‘Cactus Spirit’ wallpaper, $580/9m, Just Kids Wallpaper, justkidswallpaper.com. 7. ‘Fete Colour’ salad servers, $17.95/pair, Country Road, countryroad.com.au. 8. Ox Denmarq ‘Smed’ stool, $795, Great Dane, greatdanefurniture.com. 9. ‘Draget’ shelving unit, $49.99, IKEA, ikea.com.au. 10. Bosa ‘Banano 1’ plate, US$152, WallpaperStore, store.wallpaper.com. 11. ‘Clean & Protect’ low sheen interior paint in Delicious Mint, $56.90/4L, British Paints, britishpaints.com.au. ‘Endure’ low sheen interior paint in Green Gloss, $82/4L, Taubmans, taubmans.com.au.…

1 min.
green living

1. My Deer Art Shop Botanics Plate 1 Fern print, $95 (unframed), The Little Interior, thelittleinterior.com.au. 2. Moroso ‘Morning Glory’ side table, $1190, Hub Furniture, hubfurniture.com.au. 3. House Of Plants book by Caro Langton and Rose Ray, $39.99, Booktopia, booktopia.com.au. 4. Fundamental.Berlin ‘Air’ pendant plant holder, $26, Ivy Muse, ivymuse.com.au. 5. Thing Industries bookend planter, $62, Kate Sylvester, katesylvester.com. 6. ‘Botanical’ pillowcases, NZ$99/ pair, Father Rabbit, fatherrabbit.com. 7. Kristina Dam ‘Botanic’ storage unit, $1150, Norr:Design, norrdesign.com.au. 8. Light & Ladder ‘Hadron’ watering can, US$280, Sight Unseen, shop.sightunseen.com. 9. ‘Nest’ vessel & stand by Amanda Dziedzic, $280, Ivy Muse, as before. 10. Ferm Living ‘Rectangle’ plant wall, $59/24cm x 75cm, Designstuff, designstuff.com.au.…