Category: DESiGN Matters

Styling a home for sale

“Taking the time to present your home in the best possible way to potential buyers is always worth the investment: in time and money. … ” extract from an article in Focus Magazine Port Macquarie (Oct 2015 issue) “Without question, a

Bathroom Design of 2015 – Winner HIA Northern NSW

Michelle Burton, principal interior designer of Designing Divas is the winner of Bathroom Design of the Year at the 2015 HIA NORTHERN NSW HOUSING AND KITCHEN BATHROOM AWARDS held in Coffs Harbour (11th September). This is the second time in three years Michelle

Shelley Beach Homes – boutique residential sub-division – New display home

The new display home of Brandon Calder Homes is now complete on the exclusive Shelly Beach Homes residential development in Port Macquarie. Typically, for a Brandon Calder Home, this has been constructed ahead of schedule and is now open to

Designing Diva features in Abode TV – interior design of new home in Port Macquarie.

Designing Diva features in Abode TV – interior design of new home in Port Macquarie. An architect designed home built by Port Macquarie premier builder Brandon Calder (Brandon Calder Homes) is featured in a segment on Abode TV to be

Landscape designer Port Macquarie – a rainforest in a suburban garden

Designing Diva – Eva Cassegrain – was faced with a challenge recently when a client in Port Macquarie wanted the garden of their new suburban home planted with Australian rainforest species. A site visit identified the soil type and the

Renovation makeover – Lake Cathie – shack to chic

A complete redesign of a 1968 built beach shack, whilst keeping the original hardwood framing and footprint….AND  on a budget; That’s the challenge set to the Divas. The fibro shack, in Lake Cathie located on the mid north coast NSW, is