The Gypsy Saddler Tenterfield Renovation

In March 2021 I purchased my first property in the beautiful historical town of Tenterfield, which is a 2.5 to 3-hour drive from Byron Bay. 

I purchased an incredible building in the heart of Tenterfield which is located across the road from the  ‘Tenterfield Saddler’ made world-famous by the Peter Allen song.

The building is steeped in history, being made in 1910, it has had many tenants over the years from being a wine cellar in the 1940s to being a school uniform shop to an artist residence and art studio. The building has two shops at the front and a one-bedroom flat at the back, which I renovated and styled myself creating The Gypsy Saddler airbnb

I renovated this myself over 3 months and filmed the process on my instagram. 

I was inspired by the incredible burnt tones and dry picturesque landscape of the Australian bush around Tenterfield and the rich history of the town (which you can read about here:

Here was my original colour moodboard, I created my own paint colours in Bunnings by uploading photos I had taken of Tenterfield and pulled the colours off the image. I then used this to inspire the mood and feel of the space. 

I filled the space with vintage treasures which I searched high and low for and created a really unique country bohemian feel. 

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