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Homestyle Magazine | Home Feature + Subscription Giveaway


When the latest issue of Homestyle magazine arrived in the post last week I couldn't wait to dive in for a read. Always full of wonderful interior inspiration and fresh ideas, this issue is a particularly special one because it features our home!  

While seeing our newly completed build in print for the first time has been quite surreal, it's also a big honour to be included in the pages of such a great magazine, especially amongst so many beautiful homes. We were very lucky to have the talented photographer Larnie Nicolson, who is well known for her extensive interior work and hugely popular book, New Zealand Interior Style (with a second due to be published later this year). Along with the lovely Homestyle editor Alice Lines writing the story, I couldn't have asked for a better team to showcase what we've achieved with our new house so far.   

Here are a few photos from the shoot, including a couple that didn't make it to print! 

Photo credit: Larnie Nicolson for Homestyle

The latest issue is on sale now, so make sure you grab yourself a copy if you haven't already. To get the bi-monthly magazine delivered to your home (before it hits the shops) pop over here and subscribe. For daily inspo, I highly recommend following Homestyle on all of their social media channels. You can access these via the Homestyle website and sign up to receive the e-mail newsletter at the same time. 

Speaking of social media, Alice has very kindly asked me to be a guest instagrammer for the rest of the week, so make sure you are following them on Instagram to see what I'm posting! 

Last but not least, I have a subscription to give away! 

Open to both NZ and Australian residents, one lucky reader will receive a 12 month subscription to Homestyle (six issues). All you need to do to enter is email me at with HOMESTYLE in the subject line, and let me know your full name. The competition will close on Monday 2nd June at midnight, NZ time (UTC +12). The winner will be chosen by and announced on both the blog and Facebook page on Tuesday morning. 

Update: The competition has now closed. Congratulations to the winner Sophie Ryan!! Thanks to everyone who entered and to Homestyle

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  1. Wonderful images of your home Michelle

  2. Beautiful as always! Must be really exciting to see your own home in print! :)

  3. Hi Michelle, Just flicking through the article now, we move into our new home (built by Property Partners also) in 3 weeks, and although I have left it a bit late, I am currently trying to decide on window furnishings. One company suggested roller blinds which I hadn't thought of, - I notice you've got them in your bedrooms? Do the kids cope ok with putting them up and down? (I have four boys), and do they let in annoying light in the mornings? Would love some feedback. And your house looks amazing!!!

    1. That is so exciting Bec! On the countdown!! We do have roller blinds in all the bedrooms and office (we have yet to finish the rest of the house which will be a combo of roller blinds and black venetians). They are easy to use but we definitely need something heavier in the summer for the kids rooms (also in the plans!) I recommend you contact Lahood. They are one of my sponsors and my brother in law Clayton Sceats is a director - he will be the best person to get advice from - tell him I sent you and let me know how you get on x

  4. Hi Michelle, what lovely pics of your home! Can I ask where you got your office and dining room rug from?

    1. Thanks Cassandra. They are from LET LIV, the black and milk striped rugs and they come in 3 sizes. Here is the link:
      x Michelle

  5. Hi. Gorgeous home. Could you please tell where you bought he white and wire wall unit from? Thank you!



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