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Hamptons Summer Style

Hamptons Summer Style Dating back to the nineteenth century, the locality of ‘The Hamptons’ has included a group of villages and hamlets on Long Island, New York. Originally devoted to agriculture and fishing, the destination is now a popular summer destination and home to America’s elite – boasting some of the most expensive land prices in all of the US. The combination of coastal living, wealthy society and touches of colonial architecture have transformed The Hamptons into its own recognisable style that is coveted the world over. But what exactly is that? It’s French provincial meets Scandinavian minimalism meets Californian coastal. It’s whitewashed timber, heapings of soft linen, touches of royal blue and no-fuss natural textures. It’s elegant, clean and refined. It’s right at home in our blistering Australian summer for easy, breezy entertaining from long sun-drenched brunches to cool evening soirees. And best of all, we have everything you need right here! SHOWN ABOVE:  Timber Table Louis Chair Fringed Cushion To recreate the look at home, you are already one step ahead if you have timber floors and/or matte white walls. If not, fake it till you make it with thick cotton curtains and a textured rug. Choosing the right size rug is important for this detail-oriented scheme. As a general rule, the rug should not sit inside of the furniture – when the furniture ‘frames’ the rug, the space automatically looks smaller. By choosing a larger size rug and placing the furniture on top of the rug, an illusion of more floorspace is created. Natural fibres like jute or seagrass are perfect for minimal coastal style. Deep, comfortable couches in... read more

Culture Crush

Culture Crush

It seems like everyone is on holidays at the moment, doesn’t it?

Whether it’s basking in the endless sunsets with an Aperol Spritz in hand on a beach in Italy or charging the powdery slopes in New Zealand, social media is awash with friends and strangers enjoying dreamy exotic locations. FOMO, anyone?

But before you hit up Flight Centre, why not check out some of our new international packages for a mini vacation…without the long airport delays!

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Winter Celebrations: Christmas in July

Winter Celebrations: Christmas in July

“A beautiful sight, we’re happy tonight, walking in a winter wonderland.” Embrace winter whites and embellish your event with all things that shimmer and shine, or take a rustic spin with natural timbers and mugs of hot cocoa. Make your winter wonderland dreams come true by visiting www.theprophouse.com.au

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