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New Zealand - New Company - Catherine Brennan Design

Catherine Brennan

What a journey this has turned out to be! We have moved to New Zealand 8x months ago. A decision has been made to run…

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January - time to declutter! Accessories....

Catherine Brennan

Accessories and how to use them..... These things are as important as any other aspect of your home - floor, walls, furnishings and more. I call them magic touches. If you struggle to use these well then I will give you a little tip. Remove all accessories from the room that you wish to transform. Look at the walls from a distance, observe bare set of furniture and cleared floor. How does it feel? Uncluttered? Cold and full of echo? Is this a good empty feel or bad empty feel? Now ask yourself what does the space needs to come alive, what will lift it up and…

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Merry Christmas!

Wishing you all Merry Christmas and happy New Year 2023! Thank you for your business, thank you for your support, thank you for your interest in our company. We will provide lots of home design tips next year and share our present and past projects of home transformations. Have a wonderful, peaceful and happy Christmas break!

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Master Bedroom Makeover in Barton on Sea

It's a beautiful home by the seaside... We had a pleasure to transform majority of rooms for Teresa and Will. I have decided to share one of the latest projects - Master Bedroom. The whole makeover was delivered by us starting from the design through creating plenty of soft…

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Meet Julia

Catherine Brennan

Julia Pala is a qualified interior designer who has very recently joined New Forest Designs. Julia has graduated at Arts University Bournemouth. She will be meeting clients and delivering home design consultations, managing projects where required and creating designs with my help and ongoing support. There are many things I can say about Julia. She is an enthusiastic and creative person that can fully engage with the role and perform associated responsibilities confidently. Julia is passionate and eager to further develop…

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Life change

Catherine Brennan

Guess what you can see on the photo here..... It's a beautiful reflection of the sun gently hiding behind the clouds, the ripples on the water, warmth in the air,…

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Merry Christmas!

Catherine Brennan

Merry Christmas and many thanks to all of you who visit my website and use my services. Best wishes of love, health, wealth and happiness to you and your families for the New Year.

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Christmas Fair in Lyndhurst!

Catherine Brennan

Super exciting news as New Forest Designs will be taking part for the first time in Lyndhurst Christmas Makers Market at Lyndhurst Community Centre this Saturday 11th December. You can find handmade lavender cushions that will be skilfully wrapped - perfect Christmas present also lots and lots of fabric remnants from which you can make your own creations! Our stall will be stocked with plenty of fabric books so you can browse and make order for your own bespoke and handmade roman blinds, cushions, lampshades, even bed headboards.... You will also see examples of my interior design projects…

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Interior design in our home

Catherine Brennan

This year I have decided that it's in fact our home that deserves a much needed transformation. I'm going to reveal some interior design tips and share with you how I did it. Article to follow....

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Changing Seasons

Catherine Brennan

With COVID restrictions starting to reduce, the long- awaited sunshine is brightening our days and the May Bank Holiday within arms reach we can start to celebrate Spring. This is such an exciting time of year when we observe everything around us bursting back into life. Here, in New Forest we have been blessed with the new life of foals, lambs and baby birds. The trees are showing buds, rhododendrons and camellias have blossomed with beautiful flowers and the grass is looking fresh and lush. Spring was my mother, Lucy's, favourites season and it is easy to see why. Although it may seem overwhelming…

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