Hamptons Dreaming

I love the work of New York architect, John B. Murray. He is one of my absolute favourites. This exquisite beauty is in East Hampton. The interiors are by Victoria Hagan. Of course! Such a signature style. And her use of symmetry gets my heart all a flutter! Now that’s a Butlers Pantry! It has


Blue Tile Love

Looking for some tile inspiration for your next bathroom, bar or kitchen? How about blue? … Royal Blue? Navy Blue? Oxford Blue? Midnight Blue? My favourite ‘dramatic’ blues! So striking! Especially in high gloss! Or even with a softer touch of cornflower blue, robin’s egg or duck egg blue! I so love this!  … the


Success and Soul Soothing

I don’t read too many blogs these days … but there is one that I have delivered to my inbox every day. Every post lifts my heart. Check out ‘Be More With Less’ and Courtney’s two latest posts, that have really resonated with me …. Living With Less, The New Definition of Success, HERE 7

Screen Shot 2015-08-26 at 5.35.24 am

Farmhouse Dreaming

Every now and then, when the screech of the brakes of the 199 bus (pulling up at the bus stop right outside my little West End cottage) remind me that I live a very urban life, I dream of this! A life like this is just a ‘drool’ for me at this stage in my


Savouring Little Moments

Work has been a little less frantic this week so I have really made an effort to slow down and live in the moment more. I do sometimes envy those who have days ahead of them with absolutely nothing planned! I could imagine it would be easier to savour the moments if they are slowly


A Beautiful Year

It’s coming up to a year since I launched my own Real Estate Agency, ‘Cape Cod Residential’. It has gone sooooo fast! It’s been a beautiful year …. beautiful clients, beautiful homes, beautiful shared moments, beautiful outcomes. I’ve put together some of my favourite staging and styling shots from over the past year, in the ‘montage’

Screen Shot 2015-08-09 at 11.33.51 am

Black Trims

  Inspired by black trims this afternoon, whilst catching up on some paperwork! It’s funny the rabbit holes you find yourself going down when you start a search online for something completely different! So striking and bold …  … and soothing and serene! Of course, I do have a stash of my favourites over on my

Screen Shot 2015-08-09 at 11.38.47 am

Sunday Kitchen Love

Sunday kitchen inspiration, from Bowley Builders! Isn’t it beautiful? … the light, the symmetry, the detail? I am revelling in my Sunday this weekend. It’s midday and don’t have to be anywhere …. yet! I treasure any downtime I can grab on a Sunday …. as every Sunday I do make myself available for all Real Estate

Screen Shot 2015-08-07 at 2.54.10 pm

Village Charm

Beautiful ‘Palmetto Bluff’ is a gated residential community of 22,000 acres, set around the picture perfect village green of ‘Wilson Village’ in South Carolina. The developers enlisted the architectural firm, Historical Concepts, to create a charming village that would serve as the hub of the community. Their vision was inspired by the architecture of the


Cape Cod Inspiration

I think we are long overdue for some serious ‘Cape Cod’ inspiration here. So what better than the Cape Cod style, HGTV Dream Home 2015, in Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts?! Shingles. Love them. And it is just as gorgeous out the back! The detail! Love the lanterns. Look at the gorgeous outdoor shower! They have really


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

About ‘A-M’

This is where I muse about home design, interiors, life with my boys and other stuff that stops my heart. I own my own 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. The complete Real Estate Package! I have an online store, 'Cape Cod Designs', that features some of my most favourite styling pieces ... AND I am currently scheming 'The Next House That A-M Built'.
Anne-Maree xx

Subscribe in a reader here. Or want the latest posts emailed straight to your inbox? Enter address:

My Real Estate Agency

My Real Estate Agency

My Real Estate Staging Inventory

My Real Estate Staging Inventory

Complimentary to all my real estate clients

My Top Tips For Preparing Your Home For Sale

My Top Tips For Preparing Your Home For Sale

Purchase My Favourite Styling Pieces

Purchase My Favourite Styling Pieces


Home Beautiful Cover, May 2010




Archives – Posts Prior To 2009 Have Been Archived