Terrazzo Trend June 03 2019, 0 Comments
Terrazzo (Italian for “terrace”) dates back 8,000 years, to the Venetians. As a cost-cutting measure, construction workers would take smashed marble chips and set them in clay. These days terrazzo is made with chips of marble, quartz, granite, or even glass set into a matrix of concrete or epoxy resin. The chips can actually be quite large, and the matrix and the aggregate can be almost any color you can imagine, which makes for a myriad of design possibilities.
Terrazzo creates a lot more interest than using plain grey concrete. A soft green tone for the wall or a subtle colour tone acts as neutral for the walls. Add minimal matte black finishings for a raw look.
Mothers Day Edit April 23 2019, 0 Comments
Mother’s Day is just around the corner, we know that finding the right gift for the most important woman in our life can be a bit hard. Most of us start out the search for something that’s thoughtful and practical
We’ve selected a few of our favourite products that are sure to put a smile on your Mum's face.
Natural Healing and Wellness March 25 2019, 0 Comments
Mint Interior Design creates interiors that evoke a sense of calmness. An interior is about the way it makes you feel. Feeling calm within your home and happy to live in the space is what helps us unwind. We have recently added a range of wellness products to our extensive interiors range. Products that are about creating a holistic environment for your wellbeing. We have aromatherapy diffusers and a range of 100% pure essential oils blends. Beauty products that are made from all natural ingredients, along with crystals to balance the body and mind. Books about holistic living, crystals, indoor plants, cooking and more. Here are some of my favourites wellness products.
NIRVANA - MIST SPRAY
A black tourmaline infused mist with sandalwood and oudh parfum oil for healing, deflecting stress and protecting thyself from bad juju. Black tourmaline is a stone of protection and grounding.
Spritz on your body for an all natural subtle perfume, and use as a part of your daily ritual before yoga, meditation, bath + bedtime.
H2O/distilled purified water, sandalwood parfum oil, oudh parfum oil, leuconostoc/(leucidal) radish root ferment, black tourmaline.
Calm - Essential Oil Roller Blend
On the go 10ml essential oil treatments.
Our essential oil roller blends are hand selected and tested to aid in many different physical ailments and emotions.
Simply roll directly onto the desired area and massage in.
Calm - soothe + still.
Fractionated coconut oil, vetiver, spruce, ho wood, frankincense, blue tansy, blue chamomile, bergamot lavender essential oils.
Nilla - Lip Treatment
Ethically sourced palm oil, beeswax, coconut oil, shea butter, sunflower seed oil, glycerin, jojoba oil, rosehip oil, pure vanilla extract, tocopherol/vitamin E, soya bean oil.
Smith & Daughters: A Cook book (That Happens to be Vegan)
Smith & Daughters ignores convention in favour of plant-based creativity in the kitchen. Shannon Martinez and Mo Wyse set out to build a restaurant that’s fun and full of life, and where good food is served - that happens to be vegan. Shannon comes from the perspective of a carnivore and creates dishes that replicate the tastes and textures of meat that is the opposite of bland, predictable vegan food. Across 7 chapters, including big plates, small plates, salads, sweets, dressings and drinks, Smith & Daughters offers 80+ delicious vegan recipes with a Spanish twist to recreate at home. Recipes include ‘chorizo’ and potato, Spanish ‘meatballs’ in a saffron almond sauce, chipotle cashew ‘cheese’, ‘tuna’ and green pea croquettes and avocado and corn icecream.
The Carly Bag
Big and beautiful - combines our favourite jute macrame techniques with one of our other favourite things – the style and sounds of the 1970's. And so the name is inspired by iconic singer and feminist Carly Simon.
"All men are created equal and all women are created equal as well...In the realms of man/woman, man/man, woman/woman love, it seems all up for grabs now. We are exploring so much, but I think we gotta go for the fight for all equality first." ~ Carly Simon
Each layer is intricately twisted and knotted by fair trade artisans in a remote rural community of Bangladesh. A bamboo ring handle adds comfort and true 70's style.
Roomy and full of our trademark texture and natural raw materials, these bags are the perfect addition to your relaxed modern boho wardrobe.
SIZE: 65cm at widest point x 41cm high 10cm side gussets for extra room 15cm diameter bamboo ringAlthough delicate in appearance, this bag has been crafted to last. Jute changes colour in the sun, so store it away from harsh rays.
Desert Rose Crystal
Desert Rose is a flower-like sphere that has been slowly etched by the desert sand. This crystal contains layers and layers of so called “pedals”, resembling a blooming red rose.
Desert Rose is believed to quiet worries and promote mental clarity. Despite its gentle appearance, this stone embodies sturdy strength and assistance in standing your ground. This stone allows one to have heart-centered thoughts and brings clarity to understanding one’s own emotional body. It is believed to build strong decision making abilities and inspire truth and honesty. Allow this stone to provide you with a soft energy to sooth and calm the emotional and mental body.
Having a Desert Rose nearby at home or in the office can help to remove energy blockages, strengthen decision making and aid in bringing prosperity to business. This stone will support you in your journey to realize your dream.
Some of our favourite calming interiors, for your inspiration.....
Warrior One yoga studio, that just happens to be my local studio.
Location: Mordialloc, VIC. Photography: Sharyn Cairns, Designer- Golden
Inspired by the client’s deep connection to the ocean and a desire to create an organic, sensory experience for guests, Warrior One is a transportive yoga studio found in bayside Melbourne. Driven by the studio’s belief in a holistic approach to wellbeing, the design outcome is a physical manifestation of sophisticated, contemporary coastal culture, reflective of a space designed to for transcendent experiences.
The Manor is elegant, relaxed, quintessential Byron Bay.
Pop-up Store in Mordialloc March 18 2019, 0 Comments
I have always loved the stunning Tierra Alma Homestore, the space has a eclectic mix of exotic pieces that set the mood of the store. Pieces of different periods, origins and styles to complement the space. Not to mention the beautiful fashion labels from the Tierra Alma Fashion store.
For the next 10 weeks we have been kindly given the opportunity to have a pop-up shop in this beautiful space. We will have all our homewares, Art, Mirror etc. all available in this space.
495 Main Street, Mordialloc VIC 3195
ph. (03) 9587 5219
Styling the Master March 12 2019, 0 Comments
Where it all starts from, the first concept for the master. A bedroom should always be a relaxed uncluttered space. Feeling comfortable & calm in the home is important. Nothing too overly loud or complicated in this space will allow people to relax. I used natural tones and textures to bring it all together.
The Arch Bedhead
The Create Estate Half Moon upholstered bed head is a one-of-a-kind, round bedhead design that comes with a removable and washable pure linen bedhead slipcover or you can choose your own fabric.
A personal favourite of mine, the Half Moon, is a unique semi-circle shape that will create a point of interest and a sense of calm in your room.
All bed heads are Australian designed, owned and made by hand in the Create Estate factory on the Sunshine Coast.
Bedside table with 1 Drawer in Rustic Teak Wood from $1145
Herman 1 Light 350mm Tall Pendant in Natural by Beacon Lighting
The Herman range uses natural materials and colours to give that great look and feel to your room. Prefect for this retreat style bedroom.
Palm Resort Framed Print, this photographic print will make a statement in any modern space.
Proudly made with love to order in Melbourne, Australia. Please allow between 4-8 weeks from order confirmation until dispatch under normal circumstances.
Choice or White, Black or Oak frame
Dimensions: (W x H x D): 114 x 85 x 4 cm
Size: 80 x 90cm
Our Wall Hangings are made by hand and may have variations in each piece.
Sheepskin Rug Merino - Fawn $99
Dream - Mist Spray $40
Cucumber & Mint Candle $32.00
Freedom DAOU Cushion, Ivory $49
Home styling packages start from $550 please get in touch if you would like MINT to make over your space and create this look for you! Please email: email@example.com
Tips on How to Create a Great bedroom on a Budget February 28 2019, 0 Comments
How to best spend your money when decorating on a Budget
The first thing you notice when you walk into this room is the bedhead. It is a inviting space with the hero piece being the stunning cane bedhead. You can make a bed look inviting and cosy by adding a mixture of different sized cushions to incorporate colours and textures. Add a throw rug at the end of a bed to make it all come together. All inexpensive items. You can add a pop of colour or pattern to neutral bed linen and mix in some texture with leather, wool knits or velvet to plain block colours.
TIP: Have a hero piece in the room that steals your attention
The Marley Bed Head will make you feel like you have woken up in the Bahamas every day. The Marley design goes with with any decor, creating endless styling options for your bedroom abode.
Available in Single, King Single, Double, Queen and King.
Colour options include Natural, White and Black.
Oversized Inexpensive Art
Hannah Lemholt's art has been described as stills of synergy. Soft and soulful imagery unique in their voice. So delicate and dreamy, perfect for a bedroom.
TIP: Choose art that creates a calming mood in the bedroom
Hannah Lemholt IXXI Tile artwork - Bohemia Girl (120cm x 160cm)
This stunning photographic work by Swedish photographer Hannah Lemholt has been has been artistically adapted into a beautiful large scale.
This breathtakingly beautiful artwork is now available in an affordable manner thanks to the IXXI tile technology.
No framing required!
Size: 120cm x 160cm
Read more about this inspiring photographer
Society6 Poster - from $19.99
TIP: Use poster art to save on costs.
Beautiful affordable products that you can add to your bedroom....
TIP: Choose inexpensive interchangeable linen pieces for the bed
Harley Kmart Cushion $8
Gulved Cushion Cover $14.99
The cushion cover is made of linen, a hard-wearing natural material with a slightly irregular texture.
Belongil Raffia Cushion 45x45cm Natural
Relaxed Living by Mint Interior Design February 27 2019, 0 Comments
This modern Australian dining area came together just as I like it. A relaxed place to gather family and friends to enjoy the simple things. It is flooded with natural light & joins so well with the outdoor space. We added some subtle line art with a block of blush, rattan chairs and jute table runner all available in store. We had a local furniture maker Rustique Vintage make the table for us from reclaimed timber from old demolished buildings. A beautiful oversized pendant rattan pendant really set the mood.
pic by Suzi Appel
You can recreate this look by adding some key pieces we have in store.
Blushing Banksia Framed Canvas starting at $528
Blushing Gum Framed Canvas starting at $528
Rattan Dining Chair with white Legs - Sets of 2 $796
Kasba Jute Rug from $939
Jumbo Wall Hanging - Jute Tassels $399
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Autumn Edit 2018 March 24 2018, 0 Comments
Natural desert tones mixed with Australian native flowers will warm up your space this Autumn. Textures add warmth and are timeless against trends.
A simple cushion change up combined with affordable print art, are a great way to update your space.
Chunky Knit Throw July 21 2017, 0 Comments
Patterson Lakes Interior Design for Auyin Property Development June 29 2017, 0 Comments
BOHO Edit November 18 2016, 0 Comments
Shop the look and get inspired for your home.
Textured Natural Cushion
This colourful 100% wool shag cushion has been handwoven by artisans in Rajasthan, India using traditional techniques and the finest wool.
A large luscious round light pink velvet cushion. Designed in Denmark
A handmade stone pot or vase. Colours are Natural & Chocolate
Each one is individual and will have slight difference due to the handmade nature of the product.
Add a touch of vintage style to your decor with our Jute Macrame Wall Hanging with oversized tassels.
6. Kenjari Juju
Beautifully handcrafted by ancestors of the famous Bajo Tribe, these stunning wall hangings feature cowrie shell and feather. Made in Indonesia.
The Losari designed the Blush Throw is inspired by the softest pink of the sunset sky and the whitest of white long bohemian tassels. Our Blush Throw is an Indian slub-Linen (with a gentle texture) with just a hint of pink.
King sized and is adorned with long, white, thick tassels on each side (the whole way around). The perfect bed cover and summer sheet all in one. Comes with matching gorgeous draw string bag adorned with tassels.
Moroccan leather pouffe in tan 100% leather. Handmade in Morocco
Hand woven macrame front design that rests on a natural colour cotton lining. Her second side is a textured cotton. Her inner is concealed by a zipper and is microfibre.
Kalyana Cushion is perfect for the floor, couch, bed, bench seat, day bed....Textured, luxurious, boho-luxe at its finest.
Relaxed summer vibes in a boho inspired interior.
Beautiful Home of Zoe from the Wedding Nest Image by Hannah Blackmore
Styling by greenhouse interiors for Society of Wanderers image by Armelle Habib
Image by Felix Forest for Belle Magazine
Image by Lisa Cohen - Styled by the Design Chaser - For Norsu Interiors
Image via Restoration Hardware
Cushion Sale 20% Off August 09 2016, 0 Comments
We are making way for some new season stock and offering 20% off all cushions and Throws use code: CUSHIONSALE20
View the range click here
Valid until midnight 12 August 2016
Tableware to Love May 18 2016, 0 Comments
Create style and sophistication in your kitchen with our carefully selected kitchenware.
Our Kitchenware section is loaded with stunning breadboards, salad servers, dishes platters, utensils canisters for storage and more. We stock brands such as Menu, Mint Home, Zakkia, Gray & Co , General Eclectic and more.
Source: Only Deco Loves
Bottle Grinders by Menu - Click here
Source: Only Deco Loves
Set the Table with colour
Source: Mint Home
A stunning Kitchen by Melbourne based design firm Mim Design. There style is instantly recognisable and always outstanding.
Source: Mim Design
Spotted in the Kitchen is the Carlo Vase
Coffee Table Styling April 27 2016, 0 Comments
The perfect pieces for your Scandi inspired coffee table.
Winter Bedroom Style April 26 2016, 0 Comments
Winter Bedroom Style with Mint Interior Design.
Create warmth and texture in your bedroom by adding woollen, fur or quilted cushions and throws. Use darker, richer tones for winter.
Balwyn Property Styling November 03 2015, 0 Comments
This Beautiful Big Balwyn property was designed in a classic Georgian Style. As it was a new build we were able to make choices of flooring finishes, wall treatments, curtain selection and have soft furnishings and furniture pieces custom made. This style was new to Mint Interior Design but we feel we have nailed the brief.
Sandringham Apartment Styling August 08 2015, 0 Comments
Having worked with this wonderful company before, I was given the task of styling there Marketing suite and Office. The brief was to style the space in a style I like. The project was a dream to work on, you'll see some of my favourite furniture pieces from suppliers Globe West, Tribe Home, Toffi Furniture, Hunt Furniture and styling items from our Mint store.
Please contact Felicity at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss Styling your property.
Property Styling by Mint Interior Design June 06 2015, 1 Comment
We had the privilege of styling this stunning Patterson Lakes property that was for sale in April 2015. The brief was a contemporary style, using a colour palette to reference the water. It was a wonderful project to work on and a great result for our client Auyin Property Development. The property sold within a week of completion! Here is a look inside.
Cool Grey... December 08 2014, 1 Comment
I adore mixing textures of concrete, leather, soft linen & light American oak. All of these beautiful products are available in store so you can create this look in your home.
Monochrome Interior Inspiration
In love with "About a chair" by Hay
Summer in White December 06 2014, 0 Comments
Does your home need a little summer revamp? We have added some beautiful serene white pieces to our store just in time for summer.
A beautiful swing for that special little one in your life, these swings are suitable for babies 4 months to 4years. The are all handmade from 100% soft cotton. Supporting fair trade and traditional cultures.
The Wooden beaded Chandelier is every coastal homes dream!
French market bags make a stylish beach bag too!
Nothing says style quiet like marble & leather.
White Dipped seagrass baskets, can be used for so many things - planters, storage, bags...
Source: Decorators Notebook
Home of Brazilian Architect Tunga
Source: Bodie & Fou
Source: Kim Gray
Christmas Entertaining November 30 2014, 0 Comments
We have your christmas entertaining sorted with our beautiful selection of marble cheese boards, artisan breadboard, canisters, tumblers, table runners and so much more. We have new stock arriving all this week, so remember to check our new selection for all the details.
Gift Voucher November 28 2014, 0 Comments
Shopping for someone else but not sure what to give them? Give them the gift of choice with a MINT Interior Design Gift Card.
Gift cards are delivered by email and contain instructions to redeem them at checkout. Our gift cards have no additional processing fees.
E-styling Explained August 07 2014, 0 Comments
This is a gorgeous E-styling Mood board created for a clients new apartment.
Electronic Styling is a convenient & cost effective way to make use of my knowledge and experience as an Interior Designer. I can create the look you want to achieve, despite time & distance constraints.
How does E-Styling work?
You will need to submit photos of your room along with all dimensions. You will also need to complete a questionnaire which includes your budget, needs for the room as well as any images of a style you would like to achieve. Once I have received all the information, I will promptly start designing your dream space. Once complete all information will be sent to you via email.
What is a Mood board?
Your Moodboard includes
- Paint swatch colours / wallpaper ideas
- Rugs, fabrics, window treatment suggestions,
- Furniture layout
- Styling decor
- Discounts on furniture & decor
- Links to online stores to purchase suggested pieces
Booking: Please email email@example.com to make a booking
Steal the look.... July 23 2014, 0 Comments
Current Trend: Scandinavian Style
Introducing the NORD side table... July 19 2014, 0 Comments
The Nord Side Table
A divine accent table. The lacquered finish reveals the texture and wood grain of the solid Ash timber below. Designed by the talented Melbourne designers "Middle of Nowhere"
The Nord side table come in a variety of colours to create visual interest in your space.
The Nord side table comes in 7 different colours. Order yours here, we deliver to your door Australia wide.
The only problem is picking which colour!
Moroccan Lighting May 10 2014, 0 Comments
Our new range of Moroccan inspired lighting $149 each
Inspiration for the collection.
Source: The style files
Mothers Day Pop -up Store May 05 2014, 0 Comments
We will be at Mornington Racecourse Market, on Mothers Day 11th May from 9am-2pm
Gifts under $50 May 04 2014, 0 Comments
We have you covered this Mothers Day with beautiful gifts under $50
New Scarves April 22 2014, 0 Comments
Our beautiful new scarves have arrived in store, just in time for Mothers Day!
EASTER SALE 20% OFF all Cushion, Throws & Ottomans April 18 2014, 0 Comments
USE CODE: MINTCOZY14
The Block - Fans vs Faves April 14 2014, 0 Comments
Are you missing "The Block", I know I am! I was lucky enough to have a tour before they were sold. Here is some candid shots of some of my favourite spaces.
The Winners, Steve & Chantelle's quirky & homely living area.
The boy's funky & functional living space. There garden area was amazing, I adored the greenery.
The twins apartment had the WOW factor as soon as you walked in the door. There outdoor terrace was superb!
Kyal & Kara's bathroom was stunning.
Kyal & Kara's roof top terrace was beautifully done.
Grey Moodboard April 01 2014, 0 Comments
1. Grey Star Encaustic Tiles $135per sq. meter
2. Grey Mega Bulb Pendant - ON SALE $199
3. Concrete Lace Pot - $25
4. Malmo Grey Bar Stool - $399
5. House Doctor Rugs - from $285
6. Crosses Throw Rug - $145
Round Mirror Inspiration March 16 2014, 0 Comments
TREND ALERT: Round Wall Mirror.
source: home adore
And our very own "Round Rope Mirror"
Available in Medium & Large, delivery worldwide!
Click here for all the details
New Autumn 2014 Range March 07 2014, 0 Comments
We have added some gorgeous new pieces to our "Autumn 2014" range.
Featuring some of our favourite Australian designers!
All pieces are currently in stock and ready to be shipped!
Holidays over = Next renovation project January 29 2014, 0 Comments
With the summer holidays over & the kids back at school/kinder it should be time to relax.
NO, more time equals next home renovation project! This is a project I've been wanting to tackle for a while, my 4 year old boys room. I've already striped the wallpaper & now I've come up with a concept board. It has been in my head for a while.
b. Copper Light - Mint Interiors Design to Source
e. Moroccan Pouf - Coming soon to the MINT Store
My Love of MINT December 14 2013, 0 Comments
Inspiration for all things MINT-y
Taken on our Honeymoon in Havana Cuba, 2005
Mint Lemonade, it looks so fresh!
The retro Mint Smeg
Timeless Mint style
MINT Inspiration for our Mega Bulb Pendant November 18 2013, 0 Comments
Here are some inspirational shots of how spectacular our Mega Bulb Pendant can look at your place. These lights can be grouped together in clusters of 2 or more or on there own.
The Amber/gold mouth blown glass pendant gives any room a rich and vibrant life
The Smokey Grey pendant adds a sophistication to your space.
The clear Pendants adds a crisp look to this Kitchen.
The mega bulb pendant originally designed by Sofie Refer, though superior in size, is actually the younger sister of bulb. The mega bulb pendant features mouth-blown, transparent glass and was designed specifically to showcase a clear, globe-shaped lamp.
We can organise quality tradesman to install these lights for in Victoria.
Website Launch October 08 2013, 0 Comments
Welcome to MINT Interior Design online.
MINT invites you to explore a beautiful and inspiring collection of unique pieces that have been sourced from exotic locations around the world just waiting to create that exact ambience you are looking for to make your house a home.
Below is a snapshot of concepts we have created for clients.
A joyous nursery concept board, decked out in 'MINT' Brooklyn Tins wallpaper. A personal favourite!
A clients concept for an alfresco poolside space, i can just imagine them sipping Martini's poolside! They styled the area with patchwork encaustic tiles, Acapulco chairs & the centre piece a Beaded Chandelier.