All kinds of dé­cor! Ju­dith de Jager of Diep River writes

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There’s al­ways a range of dé­cor styles to be found in Home – from in­dus­trial to eclec­tic, mid-cen­tury to mod­ern, Moroc­can to Scandi, rus­tic to sleek... My favourite style is mod­ern farm­house, so I thor­oughly en­joyed your Septem­ber is­sue. Farm­house el­e­ments like ging­ham up­hol­stery, dis­tressed white fur­ni­ture, grey-painted open shelv­ing, half pan­elling, white crock­ery and a dresser re­pur­posed as a bath­room cup­board had me gaz­ing long­ingly at the Mac­don­alds’ home. I loved Sue Macdon­ald’s beau­ti­ful ta­blescapes and shelf dis­plays with bas­ket­ware, flow­ers, fam­i­lies of cop­per and porce­lain pieces, can­dles in glasses and nat­u­ral el­e­ments like pine cones.

Then there were the Fix it with Flair fi­nal­ists’ homes fea­tur­ing white­washed face­brick, geo­met­ric floor tiles, pen­dant lights and at least one but­ler sink. I savoured it all and I’m so glad mod­ern farm­house is be­com­ing part of our lo­cal dé­cor scene. Now all I want is for lo­cal DIY stores to start of­fer­ing bead­board for all the projects I’m dream­ing of...

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