An Inside Look At Designer Mandie Wright's Own Modern Sanctuary

Unified Indoor/Outdoor Living in New South Wales

Interior Design by Mandie Wright of Tailored Space Interiors. Photography by Tanika Blair. Modern Sanctuary. Great Room. Modern Living Room. Home Tour. Open Floor Plan
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07/18/2016

Nestled in the quiet coastal suburb of Casuarina Beach in New South Wales, Australia is the beachside family home of Mandie Wright, founder and designer behind Tailored Space Interiors.

Says Mandie, “Our open plan, multi-purpose space was designed with our small family top of mind. I wanted to be able to cook in the kitchen whilst watching Millie play with  Ziggy (our dog) or swimming in the pool, which is adjacent to the kitchen. The beauty is, we can all be doing different things whilst still hanging out together.  We also wanted each room to have its very own special feature.”

We think you will agree that Mandie has succeeded in making each living space unique.

Interior Design by Mandie Wright. Photography by Tanika Blair. Modern Sanctuary. Great Room. Modern Living Room. Indoor Outdoor.
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“We love the open plan kitchen, dining and living space. What we love most about this area of the home is the light. This room oozes so much natural light and also has amazing air flow.”  Bayliss Rugs.

Interior Design by Mandie Wright. Photography by Tanika Blair. Modern Sanctuary. Great Room. Fireplace. Modern Living Room.
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“My 1930’s English Oak chairs are an absolute favourite. They were once in Melbourne’s Alfred Hospital Nurse Quarters. I have had these beauties for many, many years and I now love the soft ice blue cotton blend fabric that we have had them re-upholstered in. I also love our Globe West Presley coffee table; it is a statement piece without being too much.”

Interior Design by Mandie Wright. Photography by Tanika Blair. Modern Sanctuary. Great Room. Modern Kitchen. Modern Living Room.
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“We have dressed the louver windows and stacker doors with block-out and reverse pleat sheer curtains, with a combination of white shutters for the double hung windows. I feel like this keeps it simple yet stylish.”   Vilma’s Quality CurtainsBorder Blinds and Shutters.

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“We have used French Oak flooring to create a “bentable” as Adam (my husband) calls it. It’s our table that is attached to our Smartstone Island. Copper pendant lights, black tapware and a copper-tinted mirrored back splash all work well together. We love the mixture of materials. This helps in creating a warm feel to the open plan layout.”

Interior Design by Mandie Wright. Photography by Tanika Blair. Modern Sanctuary.Kitchen. Modern Kitchen. Black Kitchen.
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Interior Design by Mandie Wright. Photography by Tanika Blair. Modern Sanctuary. Kitchen. Modern Kitchen. Kitchen Island.
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Interior Design by Mandie Wright. Photography by Tanika Blair. Modern Sanctuary. Office Space. Modern Office Space.
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The courtyard includes a lovely dining area and pool. A perfect space for entertaining, fun, and some rest and relaxation.

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The floor to ceiling windows allow for a lot of natural light to come in, and for Mandie to be able to watch her daughter Millie enjoy the pool from her home office space.

Interior Design by Mandie Wright of Tailored Space Interiors. Photography by Tanika Blair. Modern Sanctuary. Outdoor Space. Pool. Courtyard. Modern Courtyard. Pool Courtyard. Home Courtyard.
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Interior Design by Mandie Wright. Photography by Tanika Blair. Modern Sanctuary. Outdoor Space. Pool.
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Interior Design by Mandie Wright. Photography by Tanika Blair. Modern Sanctuary. Hallway. Modern Hallway.
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“The polished concrete floors are a treat, we are so happy with them, they are exactly how Adam and I wanted them to be. Cool but at the same time warm…..if that even makes sense!”

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“The master bedroom has a very personal original art piece and copper pendant lights.”

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Reece Plumbing and Bathrooms.

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“The guest room has custom-built bedside tables that are held up with black powder coated frames.”

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“Millie’s room has a feature wrap wall in Dulux Skyway, she also has a ‘daddy’ made framed queen bed house.”

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Seek professional advise if you are unsure. Building your dream home should be fun, rewarding and a special time for all involved. Take the stress out where you can.  Mandie Wright

We love Mandie’s approach to harmonizing indoor / outdoor living and all the ways she has made her family home special.

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Meet the designer Mandie Wright of Tailored Space Interiors
Bio:

Interior Designer, Mandie Wright is the Founder and Design Director of Tailored Space Interiors. Mandie has a passion for property and style. She boasts over 15 years experience in the Real Estate & Marketing Industry. She holds an Interior Decorating, Colour & Design Certificate and has completed a Contemporary Art Course. Over the last 10 years Mandie has renovated and sold a number of properties. Mandie’s attention to detail and flair for design will ensure your home shines.

Turning a house into a home can be a daunting task – one of the biggest challenges is knowing how to pull it all together to achieve that ‘finished look’- we believe that a home should blend in style, space, light, colour & warmth.

The entire Tailored Space Interiors team have a background in design and interiors. Bringing spaces to life is their passion and forte, as well as being a furniture and homewares store Tailored Space Interiors offers an array of interior design services. They also offer furniture hire packages for properties going onto the market or display homes.

At Tailored Space Interiors we take into account our clients’ tastes, current style and most importantly the love of their home. We work on a seamless design plan that offers both warmth and functionality.

Tips for building a new home?
Work with materials that you 'LOVE" add as much personality to your home as you can.

Think LONG term. Don't rush decisions, make sure you are SURE.

Seek professional advise if you are unsure. Building your dream home should be fun, rewarding and a special time for all involved. Take the stress out where you can.

Research paint colors. There are over 200 whites....so be careful. Add colour that truly makes you HAPPY.
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  1. Mandie Wright

    A BIG thank you to the Modern Sanctuary ladies for sharing my passion. I hope you all enjoy my dream home in Northern NSW.

  2. Mandie Wright

    P.S. Please feel free to ask me any design questions that you may have about my home.

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