Windows, of course, open up the world outside. Invite the outdoors inside with sliding or folding glass doors. Indoor-outdoor living is seamless when you incorporate these into your home for access to porches, decks, pools and vistas. They can be rimless and contemporary or more traditional, as shown above, to complement the style of your home.
Dreamy beach house offers relaxed living off Australian coast
For the final touch, when it comes to the front door in a heritage home, think about making a statement with a bold tone. In this home, black stands out against the crisp white used in the frame and trims, while also tying into the deck nicely. Colours used were Haymes Sense & Haymes Greyology 1
Looking for some exterior inspiration? A tribute to the classic 'Queenslander', our collection of weatherboard colours using Dulux Weathershield provide a cool, crisp palette designed to complement the best of outdoor living. Download the Dulux Colour App to visualise these colours in your exterior settings. Dulux Colour #MillerMood on walls and #LexiconHalf on trim.
The vertical panelling so typical in a Queenslander has been painted a crisp, pale grey (Resene Ash, one-eighth strength), which feels contemporary yet works perfectly with the period features. **Chandelier** and **cushion** from [Highgate House](http://www.highgatehouse.com.au/?utm_campaign=supplier/|target="_blank"). **Chair** from [La Maison](http://www.lamaison.net.au/?utm_campaign=supplier/|target="_blank"). For similar **rug**, try…