South Australian Style Magazine : South Australian Style 26 Winter
80 SA STYLE winter 2O16 living room comforts with Kerry @ Get in 2 the Moose As the nights draw in and the weather turns cold, there’s nowhere in the house that can bring quite as much pleasure as a warm, comfortable living room. From furniture to colours, pattern to pictures, Kerry offers her tips on creating an inviting space in which to while away the chilly winter evenings. I welcome guests into my home with... the aroma of Shanti Soul candles. The cosiest roominmyhomeis...myofficeasithasa gorgeous day bed where i often wrap myself up in blankets and pillows and take a nap as the sun gleams in through the window. My most-loved home fragrance is... Palm Peach Collection Lilies & Leather. Three things I need for the perfect night in... Lindt milk chocolate, a comfy blanket to curl up in and a great rom- Com. I am most relaxed when... i’m indulging in an endota spa massage. My girlfriends know exactly what to gift me for my birthday! On a rainy day, I like to... take a drive in my car to Home Grain Bakery in Aldinga, grab a coffee and cheesecake and head to the beach to watch the rain. If I could take one piece of furniture with me to a new home, it would be... my Loui Chair – it’s an antique and i could never part with it. i actually have two of them. My favourite winter dish is... english ‘toad in the hole’ with mashed potato and gravy - i love to cook this up for the family. For dessert i can’t go past apple and rhubarb custard crumble. My must-have winter garment is... a padded black ‘puffer’ vest with a fur-trimmed hood. it provides extra warmth without feeling too bulky on the arms. Coffee, tea or hot chocolate? Yorkshire tea Tips for creating a cosy and inviting space at home... • Incorporate wooden elements in your styling for visual warmth • Soft moody lighting in living spaces to offer additional warmth and comfort • An assortment of cushions and throws (although my husband seems to remove them as he sits down). Shop 1 / 51 Jetty Road, Brighton /getin2themoose Kerry’s in-store favourites: throw rugs from $59.95, cushions from $49.95, metal tray $199, teal bottle $29.95, orchid synopsis $29.95, silver lantern $14.95, teal candle holders $59.95, large teal bottle $79.95, white vase with plant $39.95, Palm Beach candle $42.95, Shanti Soul candle $49.95, books from $59.95, cowhide rug $585 Colour is key, and an easy way to transform a space from bright and summery to dark and dramatic. think velvet cushions in jewel tones; chunky teal knit throws; darker, more moody artworks; soft fur rugs underfoot and flickering candles. Lamps and lanterns on every surface will give your home a warm glow. Of course, nothing makes a house feel cosier than a dark, strong wall colour and soft draping curtains. What we learnt...
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