Bloomsbury Softweave Cherry
Bloomsbury Softweave Charcoal
Bloomsbury Softweave Cobalt
Bloomsbury Softweave Cornflower
Bloomsbury Softwave Magenta
Cocoon Softweave Charcoal
Cocoon Softweave Duck Egg
Fresco Softweave Blue
Fresco Softweave Cherry
Homespun Softweave Ash
Fresco Softweave Charcoal
Meadow Softweave Mulberry
Palazzo Stripe Softweave Ash-Brown
Palazzo Stripe Softweave Cornflower
Picasso Softweave Charcoal
Palazzo Softweave Cornflower
Picasso Softweave Natural
Plantation Softweave Dove
Plantation Sofweave Natural
Plantation Softweave Silver
Soho Softweave Dove
Soho Softweave Natural
Soho Softweave Silver
Soho Softweave Pacific
Tivoli Software Desert
Tivoli Softweave Slate
Tweet Softweave Cornflower
Tweet Softweave Natural
Tropic Softweave Multi
The recently attended Blind Expo at the Gold Coast was a huge hit. Held every 3 years it is a showcase for manufacturers and suppliers in our industry to present new products or promote existing ones. It is also a chance to catch up with people from the industry that are spread over Australia. Here is a bit of a taste of what’s coming out soon.
Wavefold Ribbon Curtain
This roman blind from Acmeda was huge around 5m wide x 4 metres drop
Shutters with Wallpaper an ingenious idea from
Acmeda Wirefree Remote Control Blinds with Rechargeable Batteries
Jim checking out an external awning from Uniline with adjustable side arms.
Plenty of colour at the Unline Stand
Lovely decorative trims for roller blinds from Louvolite
Aluminium Shutters with lockable blades and panels.
External Aluminium Shutters from Ozroll with lockable blades
Remote control Roller Shutters
Lots of lovely new decorator curtain rods and finials from Windoware
Wilson Fabric concept blind fabric. Hopefully they will release this one.
Our lovely Wilson rep Dean showing us another concept blind fabric.
Our latest room re-do at the beautiful Maleny Manor has just been completed and I would love to share some photos with you. Marlene asked for something classical with a French Country look but with a little pop of colour. Together we chose a classical damask style fabric in Taupe with a co-ordinating plain from Charles Parsons as our starting point. This was used for the coverlet, curtains, pelmet and cushions. To add some glamour and zing I chose a luscious velvet from Wilson Fabrics, Avida in Cornsilk, for the bed head and bed valance as well as more cushions and then the pop of colour was brought in with Ken Bimler’s Tudor Rose ‘Taupe’. For light filtering and privacy sheer curtains in Nettex Pulse ‘Champagne’ are also used. Here are the results I hope you love it as much as we do.
Avida Velvet from Wilson Fabrics adds a touch of glamour to the custom made bedhead.
Tudor Rose ‘Taupe’ scatter cushions
Blockout curtains in Charles Parsons Antonella ‘Putty’ and Sheers in Nettex Pulse ‘Champagne’
We have just received a new hanger from the Slender Morris library that I am very excited about. It is a gorgeous print collection named The Abbey Road Collection. There are four colour ranges and each colour has three designs. Portobello V is a lovely floral print in 100% linen, Sussex Stripe is a classic variegated stripe with a composition of 52% linen and 48% cotton and the Bray Flamestitch is also 100% linen. The range would be perfect for a combination of drapes, roman blinds, cushions and light upholstery. The colours are fresh, fun and contemporary whilst still being classical and timeless.
Portobello V ‘Silver Birch’
Bray Flamestitch ‘Silver Birch’
Sussex Stripe ‘Silver Birch’
Portobello V ‘Ladybug’
Bray Flamestitch ‘Ladybug’
Sussex Stripe ‘Ladybug’
Bray Flamestitch ‘Spa’
Portobello V ‘Spa’
Sussex Stripe ‘Spa’
Portobello V ‘Laurel’
Sussex Stripe ‘Laurel’
Bray Flamestitch ‘Porcelain’