Retail Re-Design

Posted by on Mar 15, 2014 in blog | 0 comments

I’m working on a few retail store re-designs lately and I’m rather enjoying it! I usually only work on residential projects but I did study marketing and merchandising at Uni and have worked in visual merchandising in the past so I’m enjoying getting back into it. Here’s a little peek at the to-do list I’ll be sending off to a retail client very soon. She’s ready to roll up her sleeves and get things done to turn around her store and I can’t wait to see the finished result. Love a client that’s itching to get started & put in the required hard work…I can only do so much!


To-Do Lists Are Fun!

It’s amazing how someone else entering your store can provide so many ideas you may not have thought of, a new set of eyes brings a whole different perspective and sometimes it’s only tiny changes that have the biggest impact.

If you’d like help re-designing your retail store shoot me an email for more information.

Emma x

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Nursery Workshop Saturday 29th March

Posted by on Feb 11, 2014 in blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

nest designs nursery workshop

I’ve teamed up with Sonya from EcoLuxe to bring you the first of hopefully many Eco Nursery Workshops in Sydney on Saturday 29th of March.

We are hosting a two hour workshop where we’ll share our styling knowledge, giving you all the advice you need for selecting non-toxic items for the nursery, how to lay the room out correctly, and we’ll help you create a mood board full of inspiration to give you the confidence to go home and create a safe sanctuary for your new bub.. Oh and you’ll leave with a fabulous goodie bag!

Location: 593 Botany Road, Alexandria
Date: Saturday 29th March
Time: 2-4pm
Drinks and snacks provided.

Tickets are limited as we want to be able to spend as much one on one time with you as possible so book in as soon as you can to secure your spot.

For more workshop information and ticket purchasing click here.

Emma x

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Retro Jan Sale

Posted by on Feb 4, 2014 in blog | 0 comments

Retro Jan Sale Now On

Retro Jan Sale Now On

If you haven’t already heard of Retro Jan, I highly recommend you check them out. I use a lot of their pieces in client homes – they are affordable and on trend. They have a sale on now too where you’ll find 40% off ottomans, outdoor dining chairs for less than $80, side tables under $200 and TV Units under $500! Bargain central.

Emma x

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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Posted by on Feb 3, 2014 in blog | 0 comments

Lollipops - Heart Ring - Tassels - Card - Vase

It still feels like the year has only just begun but Valentine’s Day is creeping up ever so quickly! Do you celebrate Valentine’s Day with your loved one and if yes, what are you hoping for this year?

Emma x

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How To: Refresh Your Sofa

Posted by on Feb 1, 2014 in blog | 0 comments

New Cushions = Instant Facelift

New Cushions = Instant Facelift

Cushions above are available from Nest Designs Online Store

1. More is More – in my book, the less is more rule can never apply to cushions so pile them high!

2. Matchy Matchy No No – live a little and try mixing patterns. Keep one colour consistent in the patterns but mix it up with small scale prints and large bold patterns.

3. Texture is Everything – layer different textures for an instant luxurious feel. Linen with velvet is my favourite mix.

What’s your favourite brand of cushions?

Emma x

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