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Changing spaces into places is a DESiGNiNG Divas interior design mantra. One of the most effective and flexible design elements is the strategic use of lighting. It is also fantastic to create dramatic effects on the exterior of your property. Not only is lighting functional and can be designed for each space, depending on its […]

Styling a home with plants

Home Staging: Port Macquarie “My favourite and most versatile home staging accessories are plants. They can instantly change a space to a place. A house to a home.” Michelle Burton, DESiGNiNG Divas The beauty of plants is they are naturally beautiful …and heart warming… and come in all shapes and sizes, textures and colours. It […]

What exactly is home staging?

HOME STAGING – PORT MACQUARIE If you’d have asked someone five years ago if they knew what Home Staging was, chances are they would just shake their head in bewilderment. While the Home Staging boom occurred years ago overseas, led by the USA, it is only just starting to erupt now in Australia. For good […]

Home styling – Grant Street – Port Macquarie, NSW 2444

“Just the tonic it needed.” Designing Divas was asked to stage a property for sale in Port Macquarie – a 3 bedroomed period property. Full of character inside with many wonderful architectural elements  which meant we could style with some of our more vintage and quirky furniture and furnishings. I was struggling to find the […]

Styling a home for sale

“Taking the time to present your home in the best possible way to potential buyers is always worth the investment: in time and money. … “ extract from an article in Focus Magazine Port Macquarie. “Without question, a well presented home helps your real estate agent ask for a higher price and means a quicker sale […]