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Melbourne House of Heather Nette King

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After months of dragging a toddler and a baby in and out of the car at open-home inspections, Heather Nette King, a freelance interiors writer and stylist, and her husband Jeremy, advertising consultant, were fed up with house-hunting and almost didn’t bother to take a look inside this old weather-boarder in Armadale, Melbourne, Australia. But luckily they did, because the century-old character-filled house was exactly what the couple had been dreaming of – high ceilings with intricate plaster cornices, a wide entrance hall, big bedrooms and a deep bull-nose veranda. “But best of all, it had only been moderately renovated – it was totally liveable, but still retained its romance and charm,” Heather says. Within five minutes the couple had negotiated with the agent, and secured it as their new family home.

A gallery wall of family portraits and memorabilia framed in gold can be glimpsed from the kitchen. Heather Nette King in her kitchen. An antique desk that belonged to her father has become the kitchen table. Her
styling props have been grouped according to coloured.
left A gallery wall of family portraits and memorabilia framed in gold can be glimpsed from the kitchen.
right Heather Nette King in her kitchen. An antique desk that belonged to her father has become the kitchen table. Her styling props have been grouped according to coloured.
Roses in a vintage milk bottle carrier in the entry hall. View from the kitchen to the dining area. A floor painted hot pink, and bright artwork adorn the walls of the kitchen. LOVE print is by Jennifer Ramos of Made By Girl.
left Roses in a vintage milk bottle carrier in the entry hall.
right View from the kitchen to the dining area. A floor painted hot pink, and bright artwork adorn the walls of the kitchen. LOVE print is by Jennifer Ramos of Made By Girl.

Images: Armelle Habib and Heather Nette King via Taverne Agency. LOVE print by Jennifer Ramos

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