Quarter Edit | AW19 Interiors

Inject some warmth into your home this winter with these failsafe decorating tips. Making simple tweaks with colour, texture and ambience will have you feeling snug and stylish in no time.

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| Winter Colours |

Pack away summer whites, winter 2019 calls on the dark side – think deep, rich charcoal greys, olive greens, dusky pinks and terracotta tones. Experiment with colour through artwork, accessories and soft furnishings - try replacing towels and bed linen– it’s amazing the difference fresh cushions can make. 

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Kerr Standard pillowcase set in Pale Grey, $79.95; Tweed 50x50 Cushion in Pebble Grey, $59.95; Cill 60x60 Cushion in Marshmallow, $69.95; Loch 60x60 Cushion in Mineral Green, $79.95; Dane Ceramic Small Vase in Snow, $29.95; all from Country Road. 
Alfredo vase in light green, $270 and green, $225, from Georg Jensen. 
Morgan & Finch Devon Towels, $29.95, from Bed Bath N’ Table. 
Menu Bottle Grinders set in Green Moss, $139.95, from The Giving Tree.

| Warm Textures |

Adding warmth and comfort to your living areas can be as simple as layering items like soft, knittedthrow blankets and shaggyfaux furs. Popular fabric choices for winter include velvet, leather, faux fur and natural fibres like linen, wool and cashmere. 

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Tonic Heat Pillow in Velvet Green, $39.95, from The Giving Tree. 
Kerr Queen Quilt Cover in Pale Grey, $249; Kerr Standard Pillowcase set in Pale Grey, $79.95; Kerr King Quilt Cover in Pale Grey, $279; Brae Waffle Blanket/Cover in White, $249; Tweed 50x50 Cushion in Pebble Grey, $59.95; Cill 60x60 Cushion in Marshmallow, $69.95; Loch 60x60 Cushion in Mineral Green, $79.95; Jada Mohair Knit Throwin Pebble Grey, $299; Dane Ceramic Small Vase in Snow, $29.95; all from Country Road. 
Willow Velvet Cushion, $59.95; Odessa Linen Cushion, $59.95; Zanzibar Check Cushion, $39.95; Zanzibar Tassel Cushion in Black, $49.95; Zanzibar Tassel Cushion in Black/Natural, $49.95; Omina Tufted Cushion, $59.95, Omina Tufted Throw, $89.95; Moss Border Throw, $129.95; all Morgan & Finch from Bed Bath N’ Table. 

| Cosy Lighting |

Enjoy the ambience of dark, grey days with thoughtfully positioned lamps and scented candles that create an inviting, cosy atmosphere. Here are some of our favourites that can enhance the winter mood, or have you dreaming of escape. 

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Eucalypt Homewares assorted bowls, $89.95, from The Giving Tree. 
The Luxuriate Candle Vessel Holder in Green Marble, from The Giving Tree. 
Glasshouse Fragrances Triple-Scented Candle 350g,Tahaa (Vanilla Caramel), $42.95, from Peter Alexander. 
Ester & Eric Candles, Sophie and Christian scents - $99 small, $150 large, from The Giving Tree. 

| Indoor Greenery |

Bring a little of the outside in with mood-lifting fresh flowers and indoor plants. There’s a pot to suit every aesthetic, just be sure to get the position right for your plant. 

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Succulents, $6.95, Succulents in pot, $11.95, Vase, $69.95 and Board, from $29.95; all from Wheel & Barrow. 
Peso Medium Hanging Plant in Natural, $89.95; Peso Small Hanging Plant in Natural, $69.95; from Country Road. 
Oleria preserved plants, $74.95-$110 (various sizes), from The Giving Tree. 
Stoneware Sage Green, from $2.95; Jar with jute handle, from $34.95; Hurricane, from $25; Recycled Glass Vases, from $39.95; Scented Candles, from $19; Wood tealight holders, from $12.95; Garlands, from $12.95; Water Jug, $19.95; Jute Basket, from $39.95; Succulents, from $6.95; Placemats, from $7.95; Table Runners, $39.95; Eucalyptus Spray, $9.95; Aloe Vera, $69.95; all from Wheel & Barrow. 

Claire Davies Guest blogger

Claire Davies is a Perth-based creative with over 20 years experience working in fashion and design. Previously the long-standing fashion editor with STM and The Sunday Times, Claire is now working as a freelance creative director and project manager across fashion, beauty and wellness.