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Gold Kitchen Hardware

  I am seriously crushing on the rise and rise of gold/copper/metal everything at the moment. Surely it’s going to stay and not just be a fleeting trend? It’s so ‘forever’ in my books. In the gold hardware department, I can’t think of anything more glamorous for a kitchen. It takes the whole aesthetic up

I Skied Dubai

Last time I was passing through Dubai, I marvelled at the slopes of the Dubai ski fields (Ski Dubai) through the windows of a cozy restaurant in the Mall Of The Emirates, while I ate my lunch. This time I skied them! It was a fabulous experience! … and even better because I was the first

Back To The Real World

Well, I’m back home! … and I am in that post-travel/jet-lagged haze in which you find yourself asking, ‘did all that really happen?’ What a whirlwind of a week! It’s only just sinking in. I have just had the trip of a lifetime, doing things that I would never have dreamt of, or not even known

Arabian Nights

Well, I got to tick another amazing life adventure off my bucket list last night … an Arabian Desert Dinner Safari and the chance to drink in/inhale/savour/cry over an Arabian sunset. It is all that it is cracked up to be … and more! I cannot express how grateful I am to have had the chance

Touchdown Dubai

So, I left as the sun was setting in hometown Brisbane … …after kissing my angels good-bye … … and touched down in Dubai, 15 hours later … …. at that very moment the sun was rising! Heartstopping. After a very early check-in to my hotel (thank you so much Shangri-La Hotel Dubai for having our rooms ready

The Perfect Kitchen Giveaway

 Brought To You By Nuffnang And InSinkErator. I can’t remember NOT having an InSinkErator in my kitchen. Every home I have purchased in the past just so happened to have one … and every renovation I have completed, I have had one installed. The InSinkErator Food Waste Disposer is the ultimate piece of technology for anyone who

How To Have The Nicest House In The Street

Symmetry! And what better way than with beautiful topiaries?! There’s one thing I know for sure … from my Real Estate adventures … first impressions count. Street appeal is everything. Besides keeping your lawns and gardens tidy, and the condition of your home in tip top condition, a striking front entrance can make all the

Saturday Sensational Kitchen

Black and white kitchen perfection. The floors! The stove! The range hood! Sensational. Sitting on the couch in air-conditioning, surviving a Brisbane G20 heatwave … working … procrastinating … listening to the G20 choppers overhead. It’s all happening here in West End/South Brisbane! This, tongue-in-cheek ‘Welcome To Brisbane’ video made me laugh. Brisbane is the

About ‘A-M’

This is where I muse about home design, real estate, interiors and life with my boys. I am starting my next house build, 'The Next House That A-M Built', and hope to have some action on site in January 2018. While I am building I will continue to run my Real Estate agency, 'Cape Cod Residential', through which I stage, style and sell beautiful homes all over Brisbane, Australia. I have an unrivalled staging inventory which enables me to present all manner of homes in their absolute best light for sale. It brings me such joy to be able to do Real Estate so differently and achieve great results for my clients. I am so grateful to be living such a creative and exciting life ... that I have created through blood, sweat, tears and physio appointments!
A-M xx

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Anne-Maree Russell in Brisbane, QLD, AU on Houzz
Anne-Maree Russell in Brisbane, QLD, AU on Houzz
Anne-Maree Russell in Brisbane, QLD, AU on Houzz
Anne-Maree Russell in Brisbane, QLD, AU on Houzz

My Top Tips For Preparing Your Home For Sale

My Top Tips For Preparing Your Home For Sale

The first 'House That A-M Built' -Home Beautiful Cover, May 2010

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