Driftwood Interiors Blog

Stunning Hamptons/Queenslander-Style Home in Brisbane

Hamptons-style home in Brisbane
Hampton's style is still as popular as ever, and here in Australia we've embraced it whole-heartedly. There have been some stunning examples here in Brisbane, and I think it takes it to a whole new level when it's a Hamptons/Queenslander fusion - taking the best of both styles and merging them into the perfect example of style and practicality.
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Beautiful Australian country house

Framed abstract wall art prints by Kerri ShippAustralian country house style is one of my favourites. When you have wide open spaces to build on – in this case, eight acres of prime land – you can really go to town creating a stunning homestead... 

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Ali's gorgeous home (and my art!) in Australian Home Beautiful

One of the best things about blogging is connecting with lovely readers like Ali. Earlier this year, I sent some original paintings her way; she was adding the finishing touches to her new home in the NSW Southern Highlands - one of the loveliest places on earth. And what a beautiful home it is.
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Something's Gotta Give...

Like many millions of other die-hard fans, I fell in love with the film "Something's Gotta Give"... in particular, Erica's stunning Hamptons home. Let's take a look at the essential elements in creating your own Hamptons-style 'Something's Gotta Give' home.
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Hamptons pool house in the heart of Sydney

Aussie devotees of Hamptons style will instantly recognise this gorgeous pool house. It was featured in Australian House and Garden magazine and, along with the main house, it can now be yours. The interior design is by Lynda Kerry, and gardens are the work of William Dangar, so you know it's something special...
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Pavilion Style Beach House

One style I keep coming back to over and over is a series of pavilions. It makes perfect sense for our climate - hot, humid summers, and mild winters. We have the space, and I'd love to wrap the house around the pool, so when I saw this house in Noosa, it ticked all the boxes.
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Artist Marcella Kaspar's Sydney home...an update

Regular readers of my blog may remember my previous posts (here and here) on the beautiful homes of Australian artist Marcella Kaspar and her builder husband, Mark Cooper. The first home has since been sold to design maven Maggie Tabberer, with the couple then going on to build an almost identical replica.
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Hamptons Style Mark II

This house is another Hamptons-inspired take on Queensland living, so let's take a tour and see what you think.
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Hamptons Style Comes to Brisbane

I've had this house saved in my files for a while now, and it's a lovely example of what you get when you combine Hamptons style with traditional Queenslander architecture. love the outdoor living area Now, it just so happens that this home is on the market again. The new owners' style is quite a bit different to that...
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Hamptons Style Mark III

Hamptons meets Queenslander style. I love the fusion of traditional Queensland architecture with that crisp, elegant Hamptons style and this is what I'd build if I were combining all of my favourite elements into one beautiful package.
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