An ex-rental in Auckland’s Beach Haven with a once-tired weatherboard exterior has been transformed into a modern bohemian dream In a nutshell Who lives here? Amanda Fitzsimmons (full-time mum and stylist/artist for Rococo and Rose), husband Tim (portfolio manager), Phoebe, 9, Archie, 7, and cats Frankie and Romy. What attracted you to Beach Haven? Originally, it was …

An ex-rental in Auckland’s Beach Haven with a once-tired weatherboard exterior has been transformed into a modern bohemian dream In a nutshell Who lives here? Amanda Fitzsimmons (full-time mum and stylist/artist for Rococo and Rose), husband Tim (portfolio manager), Phoebe, 9, Archie, 7, and cats Frankie and Romy. What attracted you to Beach Haven? Originally, it was …

An exemplary coastal Australian deck, updated with easy transition points from the living area and kitchen. Cane **chairs** found on [eBay](http://www.ebay.com.au/?utm_campaign=supplier/|target="_blank"). Tolix **chairs**, [Thonet](http://www.thonet.com.au/?utm_campaign=supplier/|target="_blank"). **Lanterns**, [Florabelle](http://www.florabelle.com.au/?utm_campaign=supplier/|target="_blank"). Starfish **ornaments** and decorative clam, [My Island…

An exemplary coastal Australian deck, updated with easy transition points from the living area and kitchen. Cane **chairs** found on [eBay](http://www.ebay.com.au/?utm_campaign=supplier/|target="_blank"). Tolix **chairs**, [Thonet](http://www.thonet.com.au/?utm_campaign=supplier/|target="_blank"). **Lanterns**, [Florabelle](http://www.florabelle.com.au/?utm_campaign=supplier/|target="_blank"). Starfish **ornaments** and decorative clam, [My Island…

When it comes to the architectural features of a home, “Using a crisp white such as Greyology 1 accentuates the features of the home while keeping the palette simple. Alternative colours to consider are Wood Grey for the weatherboards and Modesty White for the trims and features,” said Wendy.

When it comes to the architectural features of a home, “Using a crisp white such as Greyology 1 accentuates the features of the home while keeping the palette simple. Alternative colours to consider are Wood Grey for the weatherboards and Modesty White for the trims and features,” said Wendy.

If I ever had the money to build my own house. I would put an american type veranda round it, be so nice to sit out there and read on a summer night whilst it rained :-)

If I ever had the money to build my own house. I would put an american type veranda round it, be so nice to sit out there and read on a summer night whilst it rained :-)

This verandah has a classic, airy warm neutral feel to it.

This verandah has a classic, airy warm neutral feel to it.


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Neutrals are a classic favourite for exterior schemes but have you ever considered the role that a crisp white trim has to play?  If you are putting together an exterior colour scheme you should click through to read further.

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don't need outdoor kitchen. a similar sized alfresco. good layout. roller blinds for wet weather?

Southport Residence is located in Southport, a seaside town in Queensland, Australia, and was designed by BGD Architects. The home has tall ceilings and open spaces, giving the interior an airy quality, fitting in its seaside location.                      Photos courtesy of BGD Architects

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Dulux Mt Hikurangi and Dulux St Clair Half provide a cool, crisp palette designed to complement the best of outdoor living #DuluxColour #Summer #Exteriors

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The back of the house has an elegant full-length veranda, finished in Resene Non Skid Deck and Path tinted to Resene Shuttle Grey. The weatherboards are Rese...

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Once most famed for its bohemian lifestyle, the Byron Bay of today is re-establishing itself as a boutique resort town. Alongside its stunning coastline, the region is now often most recognised for its rising number of design-savvy accommodation – unique boutique hotels that are helping to redefine the beach shack and reinvigorate the surf town. Sarah Bristow reports.

Once most famed for its bohemian lifestyle, the Byron Bay of today is re-establishing itself as a boutique resort town. Alongside its stunning coastline, the region is now often most recognised for its rising number of design-savvy accommodation – unique boutique hotels that are helping to redefine the beach shack and reinvigorate the surf town. Sarah Bristow reports.

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