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 (portfoli
gorgeous entrance, including glass windows / door and light shade! Paint my timber a white/grey wash. Love this entrance with its breezy welcoming feel. Also the oversized pot plants and concrete internal stairs.
The Plantation Style Home of Alanna Smit Photography: Simon Whitbread Words: Bly Carpenter At a time when Australia’s interpretation of plantation, Hamptons and coastal style interiors has become (dare we say it?) rather predictable and twee, it’s refresh
Pale oak floors have a scrubbed look, and plank cabinetry with painted hinges and black latches give this Florida kitchen old-time charm. To top the counters and island, the architect and homeowner chose butcher block for its warmth and informality.