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The Firewinder – wind powered outdoor lighting

Save the planet and energy costs with these fantastic new outdoor must-have. The Firewinder, also known as the Original Windlight, is a decorative and completely wind-powered outdoor light from the UK-based Firewinder Company that transforms the ebb and flow of the wind into an upwardly spiralling glowing light. Wind from any direction spins a small […]

Luxury Home: “Samara” in Mons, Queensland

Contemporary, State of the Art, Rainforest Living Setting a benchmark in state of the art living ‘Samara’ is without doubt one of the finest acreage properties in Queensland. Strategically positioned amidst a previous wildlife sanctuary, ‘Samara’ is constructed seamlessly around two lakes and canter levered amidst a stunning rainforest back drop. This property is the […]

The Big Red Phone Box Collection

Artist Finn Stone (notice the subtle name on the top of the box) has used former English telephone boxes as the basis of his latest collection. The Lamp is eight feet tall and costs a cool $6,498 USD. Here’s the chair: Also to come is the sofa and the bath tub! Simon Turner FYI: Read […]

Design Miami: The Gold and Diamond Chandelier

Encrusted with 220 carats of diamonds, the Gold & Diamond Chandelier has been created by London-based jewelry designer Solange Azagury-Partridge. It is made from delicate links suspended in arcs to form a pear shape that ends in a sharp point, reminiscent of the central medallions of ancient Persian rugs. The Chandelier is 18 caret white […]

The WOW FACTOR: What Luxury Buyers are Looking For

The news is full of negative stories relating to the increasing cost of borrowing and fears about real estate values, as well as fears of their money being placed in anything other than a “mattress” account! Therefore, now more than ever it is a home’s “WOW FACTOR” than can lead to a sale, and indeed […]

Read the Latest Release of the MTLH e-magazine

The latest release of the popular MTLH e-magazine, highlighting popular articles from the MTLH blog is now available for you to view online We’ve seen financial dramas of historic proportions in the last week, but within the chaos there is much opportunity.  Marquette Turner Luxury Home’s articles seek to put the issues in perspective, and […]

The Luxurious Home Theatre

There is a wide difference between a Home Theatre and the Home Theatre System. For $US300,000 First Impressions Themed Theatres Inc. will produce for you a custom-designed home theatre: the floor vibrates, there are concealed bass absorbers, crystal blue LED lighting, motorized, red velvet armchairs including granite drink holders and condiment trays. Great for a […]

Red diamond spa

This is a serious, serious bathtub. The first thing you’ll notice are the two waterproof HDTVs that pop up out of concealed side panels. There’s also an integrated Champagne holder, fully electronic controls (including automatic temperature hold), solid gold highlighting, and a whole bunch of Swarovski crystals leaded amorphous solids. The best part is it […]

The ultimate guest bedroom

It’s often exciting to have guests visit your home, and without doubt you want them to feel welcome For extended visits it’s especially important to create a space that will make them feel comfortable, and will be a memorable part of their trip. To ensure that happens, here’s a good checklist that will allow you […]

Simple ideas to start a part-time business

Ideas cost nothing, so here’s a few to hopefully give you a jolt into helping you find your niche: Personal services. Can you save someone else time? Running errands for seniors, preparing someone’s tax returns or walking your neighbors’ dogs are examples of valuable services to offer. Gardening and landscaping. Consider the growing garden trade. […]

The Hidden Spells of Smells

Aromas affect us on a subliminal level – which is one reason we often underestimate their power. But thanks to a mix of ancient knowledge, recent research and new technology, change is in the air. Smell after all has a mysterious ability to plug straight into our memories and emotions – and their discoveries look […]

Secrets to Stress-Free Decorating for Christmas

Your home is your Christmas holiday oasis and decorating it can be overwhelming. By the time you find the right style, budget and energy to start and finish the project, stores are decorated for Valentine’s Day. This season, don’t let holiday decorating get you down. Follow these basic tips from Marquette Turner to make decorating […]

Trumped! Look Inside Donald’s $125 million Palace

Donald Trump’s $125 million Palm Beach, Florida mansion is the most expensive U.S. home on the market. Read on then watch the guided tour. In 2004, Donald Trump bought Maison de L’Amitie at bankruptcy auction for $41.25 million. With the refurbished version, complete with a ballroom, a 4,100 square foot conservatory, 100-foot-long swimming pool as […]

Top 10 Ideas To Add Value To Your Home

1. Make your kitchen really cook. The kitchen is still considered the heart of the home. Potential home buyers make a beeline for this room when they first view a home for sale, so make sure your kitchen looks clean and reasonably updated. For a few hundred dollars, you can replace the kitchen faucet set, […]