Trends

2018 Style Trends

Fitzpatricks - 11/01/2018

What is on trend in the world of Styling for 2018? The outdoors will be bought indoors with earthy, natural colour palletes being popular, this includes browns and desert pink. Margaret from local Wagga business Style by Blondes & Co sees this as a year where texture and layering will be big, with rich velvet and suedes being popular and textured cushions and rugs continuing …

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Update Your Benchtop This Season

Fitzpatricks - 13/07/2017

Nothing freshens your kitchen more than a new kitchen bench top. Whether you are selling your home or simply want to get rid of a bad colour or wear and tear such as burns and marks, now is a good time to get onto it while you relax by the fire while it’s being done. The following suggestions will help you get it right.

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Property Styling

Fitzpatricks - 22/06/2017

Property styling, or staging, has become one of the big growth areas in real estate marketing as owners and agents look to maximise a property’s appeal and value. The secret to staging a property is to take away the owners’ personal items and create something that will appeal to the highest percentage of potential buyers. The first impression is what is going to sell a property. …

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On Trend: the Study Nook

Fitzpatricks - 25/05/2017

The days of the dedicated home office are numbered thanks to technology like laptops, tablets, smartphones and wi-fi making people more mobile, replacing it with the more flexible “study nook”. The demand for a dedicated study has been significantly reduced, with buyers often preferring to replace a study with a fifth bedroom or a separate media room, a repurposing that allows for more flexible living arrangements for individuals …

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Embracing Elaborate Interiors

Fitzpatricks - 02/03/2017

Charm, character and intricate design elements are back in style, with the inclusion of more elaborate interiors as one of the biggest interior design trends for 2017. “There has been a noticeable shift towards more elaborate, ornate interiors and away from the stark, minimalist lines that have dominated the interior design scene,” Justine Stedman, of Sydney’s Vault Interiors, told Domain. “Think gorgeous wainscoting, dado rails, picture rails …

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