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Aussie Bedrooms of the Rich and Famous

13 April 2017

Ever wondered how the rich and famous live? Take a look inside some of Australia’s biggest celebrity bedrooms to grab some Aussie-meets-Hollywood inspiration. 

If there is one place in your home that should make you feel like a celebrity, that place should be your bedroom, a place you spend the most time relaxing and rejuvenating.

While a majority of celebrity bedrooms are decorated by the world’s best interior designers (and can often be over-the-top in expenditure and unnecessary grandeur), there are simple ways to make your own bedrooms look ‘expensive’ and luxurious without the crazy price tag. They are:

  1. Overfill your throw pillows – add plentiful plush, overfilled throw pillows to transform your bed from ‘everyday’ to a bonafide retreat that emulates 5-star hotels.
  2. Add a hanging light fixture – Replace those generic light fixtures with a hanging light statement – like a glamorous chandelier, or if you are budget-conscious, go for alternative round pendant lights that still add the same amount of drama and romance. Available on sites like Etsy & Amazon).
  3. Rethink your bedside nightstand – If your nightstand is packed with items and toiletries, re-think how it is displayed. Hide some things away and display small items on a beautiful tray.
  4. Focus on statement pieces – Dark wood bed frame, a giant royal blue rug, a cabinet with mirrors, a red velvet armchair – each bedroom should have its own centrepiece, but make sure it is the rooms focus. Don’t clutter the room with too much furniture, have a focal point.
  5. Keep the floor empty (no mess) – Keep the bedroom organised and clean. A cluttered bedroom never looks expensive or luxurious – so keep things off the floor and orderly. No stacks of books or piles of extension cords, either.
  6. Re-organise your vanity – Just like your bedside nightstand, a cluttered vanity can break your whole bedrooms look. Buy some makeup organisers (or jewellery chests) and keep the surface looking as clean as possible.
  7. Add Greenery – The quickest and easiest way to upgrade your room from ‘average’ to ‘expensive’ is to add greenery. Ferns, an orchid in a pot, some succulents, frangipani’s or fresh flowers in a vase will do the trick while inviting positive Feng Shui into your bedroom and giving you a better night’s sleep.

 

Want to see how the Aussie celebrities decorate their bedrooms? 

 

“Fashionista Model” by Jennifer Hawkins

Former Miss Universe, Jennifer Hawkins, sold her stunning house 2016 which features ocean views, a heated infinity pool and a large-walk in wardrobe that would suit the Miss Universe (and Mr Universe) in all of us. Located in North Curl Curl, Sydney.

Who wishes they had a wardrobe this size? Credit: RealEstate.com.au

 

“Old English Charm” by Cate Blanchett

Renowned actress Cate Blanchett purchased the $6 million English manor ‘Highway House’ in early 2016, which is a historic English manor in East Sussex. Swapping waterfront views of Sydney’s north shore for five hectares of picturesque English countryside, the 1890s home has seven bedrooms, seven bathrooms and five reception rooms.

Classy, elegant and demure, just like the lady herself. Credit: Domain.com.au

 

“Resort Beach-Pad Style” by Jamie Durie

In early 2015, Australian celebrity landscape-designer-turned-reality-host Jamie Durie sold his Sydney Bilgola house for $3.8 million. The four bedroom residence has a sauna, gym, pool, rooftop deck and yoga room overlooking the beach.

A bachelor-pad dream for every man out there. Credit: Domain.com.au

 

“Penthouse Living” by Rebecca Judd

Chris and Rebecca Judd sold their luxury Prahran townhouse for a reported $2 million and it’s not hard to see why. The master bedroom features floor to ceiling glass robes providing a ‘hotel luxury vibes’ however, the connected ensuite is the standout of their master bedroom.

Step up into a hidden ensuite that will make you feel like you are staying in a luxury villa. Credit: mcgrath.com.au

 

“Coastal Minimalism” by Tim Cahill

Aussie soccer star Tim Cahill found a buyer for his Sydney waterfront mansion back in 2015, estimated to have sold for $6 million. Set over three levels, the five bedroom, four bathroom house came with a home cinema, internal lift, spa, gym, sauna, pool and a deep-water jetty and boatshed.

Just because you’re a multi-millionaire, doesn’t mean you can’t be a minimalist either. Credit: Domain.com.au

 

The key to the perfect bedroom design

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