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A curation of expert tips and advice to create a more stylish and better designed home. Experts from all fields share their knowledge on all aspects of the home from passive design to lighting.

What kitchen configuration is right for you? A guide to the...

Supported by Denman Prospect We constantly hear the saying ‘kitchen is the heart of the home’ so it’s no...

5 of the best cosmetic bathroom makeover tips

Bathrooms have a reputation for being one of the most expensive rooms to renovate, and with good reason too. There’s plumbing, waterproofing...

Australia’s best designers agree, styling on a fireplace mantel should be...

With winter well and truly here, no doubt many of you have dusted off your fireplaces to enjoy their cosy warmth but...

Real terrazzo vs terrazzo-look tiles, what you need to know

Supported by Tile Republic Without a doubt one of the hottest materials in design at the moment is...

How to streamline and style your home office to boost productivity

Supported by ITP Income Tax Professionals It’s tax time so we’re turning our attention to the home office,...

Top 5 advice stories of all time

From tiles, to lights, to how NOT to kill your indoor plants, it seems you’ve been loving a diverse range of our...

Before and after: See how this kitchen was renovated for $5000

Stuck with an out of date kitchen that makes you cringe or a layout that just isn't functional? Often...

Luxury laundry inclusions you’ll want in your next laundry!

Supported by Hafele You only have to search ‘laundry inspiration’ to see this zone of the home is no...

Wanderlust – where bohemian global adventure meets elegant, modern styling

Supported by Metricon Bohemian Luxe (boho luxe) or Wanderlust has really come to the fore as an interior...

Before and after: An oversized garage becomes a parent’s retreat

If you love your home but wish you had an extra bedroom, this project might just be the solution you’ve been looking for.

Stylist-approved tips to add cosiness to open plan homes

Supported by Denman Prospect Increasingly new homes embrace open-plan design. While open-plan living suits modern lifestyles, vast open spaces...

How to update your living room for less: Top decorating ideas...

Supported by Canberra Outlet Whether it’s a change of season or simply a tired room that needs a refresh,...

Driveway inspiration gallery: Contemporary driveway ideas

Something I struggled with recently was deciding on a driveway material for our house. Search 'driveway inspiration' on Google or Pinterest and...

Gina’s home: Guest bedroom refresh

It was just under 3 years ago that I first shared our guest bedroom on the blog. This space remains one of...

How to design a room around art: Using statement art in...

Art is such an essential component of interior design - a way of expressing your individual style and creating interest in a...

Building on a sloping block and how to make the most...

Supported by Denman Prospect In case you missed the memo, split-level homes are back in vogue in a...

How to style and organise your pantry

Supported by Canberra Outlet A calm, organised pantry makes way for a calm, organised life… well it helps!

Growing pothos: Easy tips to propagate and care for this plant...

You know we love indoor plants and one of our absolute favourites is the pothos plant - it's rich glossy leaves, the...

Design inspo: Cool fireplaces to keep you warm this winter

Who doesn't love curling up in front of a fireplace?! With the cooler weather starting to set in, it's...

One bedroom styled two ways: Coastal and romantic autumn bedroom styling

Supported by Canberra Outlet You don’t have to buy all new furniture to totally change the look of...

10 external building materials you may not have considered using

Supported by Denman Prospect A decision many people agonise over when building is what materials to use on...

Are you making one of these rug mistakes? Top designers share...

Looking at buying a rug soon? Then listen up to what these styling experts have to say about finding ‘the right’ rug...

20 of the coolest Kmart hacks EVER!

We're constantly surprised to see our Kmart hack concrete top side table rank in our top 5 most read blog posts, month after month! It...

How to do Hygge: Create cosy and inviting interiors

Words by Suni Golightly You’ve Marie Kondo-ed and you may have even Danshari-ed (disposed of mental and physical junk)....