Shed Patina

Whilst away for a few days this past week, exploring my surrounds, I came across this dear little shed, perched up high with magnificent views of Lake Baroon and beyond. I fell in love with the colours and how they changed as the tree leaf shadows danced on it. A new decking structure had been added …

Yesterday Was A Great Day

It was full of beautiful colour … … and unwavering determination … … serious focus … … patience … … nerves … … personal bests … (a 10.83 for Vault!!!!) … fun and downtime … … healthy rivalry … that is really a friendship … … and love and pride that fills a mother’s heart

Friday Find: Accents Of Blue And White

This beautiful home, in Watermill in the Hamptons, belongs to Couture Fashion Designer, Dennis Basso. The interior designer was Kenneth Alpert, from NYC. Look at this custom ceramic table, set with stunning Royal Copenhagen plates and Tiffany chargers. Oh my heart! I love the way bold blue and white fabrics and ceramics are blended with rich timbers and neutrals.

Monday Nook

I love this nook, styled to perfection, in the Great Room of the HGTV Dream Home 2015. Rumour has it that all the Great Room furniture in the dream home was upholstered in Sunbrella outdoor fabric to prolong it’s life. I tend to only use outdoor fabric on furniture I have custom made or upholstered these

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

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

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
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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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