Inside our Prestige Oxford Home with Cape Cod World of Style interior.

Inside our Prestige Oxford Home with Cape Cod World of Style interior.

This week, social influencer and interior decorating enthusiast Susanna Tolo from Coastal Hampton Style shares her experience walking through the doors of our Oxford display home in Brisbane for the first time.

THE ENTRANCE

As soon as I arrived outside the Oxford single storey home, I fell in love with the beautiful Rhode Island façade. The grey and white exterior adorned in stone cladding evoked a sense of style and flair. Once through the front door, I was welcomed by gorgeous timber floors and fresh white walls. It was a bright and airy atmosphere, where I instantly felt at home.......

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This week’s article is from social influencer and interior decorating enthusiast, Susanna Tolo.

This week’s article is from social influencer and interior decorating enthusiast, Susanna Tolo.

Susanna, from Palm Beach Queensland, devotes herself to discovering and sharing coastal inspired spaces around Australia and beyond.  Susanna shares her tips and tricks on how to create the perfect Hamptons style home.

When asked how to create a Hamptons-style home for the Australian way of life, I always say that there are five key things needed to achieve the look. An Australian take on the Hamptons is more coastal and has a more relaxed feel than your Classic American home. Just think of it as a luxurious beach house, with a homage to classic elegance.

Colour scheme

Having the right colour scheme for your home is key to achieving the Hamptons look – think whites and greys. Your wall colour should be soft and muted, with lots of white-painted detail enhancing your wall panelling, cornices and skirting. This will provide that fresh contrast against a palette of soft greys......

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Experts on how to get your dream Hamptons home

Experts on how to get your dream Hamptons home

Dreaming of a summer in the Hamptons? Stop dreaming and start designing! We consult influencer Susanna Tolo of @coastalhamptonstyle and the building experts at Evermore Homes, to uncover all the insider tips and tricks you need to create the Hamptons look at home.

Q: HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE THE HAMPTONS STYLE?

BUILDER

Designing and building a Hamptons-style home is all about the details, from the exterior angles to the interior décor. It is an elegant yet relaxed, sophisticated yet coastal-cool style, which radiates warmth and cosiness. It’s no wonder the Hamptons look is fast becoming one of Australia’s most popular design styles.

DESIGNER

Think white walls, white timber furniture and accent colours of blue and beige. I find there are two distinctive styles that can be considered ‘Hamptons’. The first is a more traditional style, with a contrast of dark hardwood floors and white walls with accents of black. The other style is my personal favourite, which is less formal and more coastal. This consists of light timber floors, natural jute rugs, linen upholstery, numerous fresh flowers and a beautiful fiddle-leaf-fig as a feature plant.........

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Hampton's Coastal with Susanna T

Hampton's Coastal with Susanna T

If you love classic coastal or Hamptons style interiors, there’s an Instagram account that you should follow immediately.  Featuring elegant, light-filled spaces, curated to demonstrate only the most luscious and sophisticated examples of beach living, @coastalhamptonstyle is an inspiration bonanza and visual feast for interior addicts and design dilettantes. Account curator, Susanna T. from Palm Beach, QLD, has devoted herself to discovering and sharing coastal inspired spaces that scream luxury and class. We recently caught up with Susanna to chat about her passion for coastal style, where she finds creative inspiration and her predictions for future design trends.

What and who is @coastalhamptonstyle?.........

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