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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.

Erskineville kitchen before and after: From poky and brown veneer to...

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The biggest transformation of our Erskineville project was the kitchen/family area. The homeowners are a young couple who love to entertain so...

Top 10 trending indoor plants and where to use them

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There's no denying the love of indoor plants just keeps gaining momentum! Like fashion though, indoor plants also go through trends. So...

11 types of white kitchen splashback tiles: Add interest with shape...

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We know how difficult it can be to lock in selections for a kitchen... it's that constant battle between wanting to create...

Designing the ultimate laundry, all the tips and tricks you need!

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We recently discovered Zephyr and Stone — sisters and best friends Ania and Kasia who are mad for building, renovating and designing...

A look inside The Glasshaus: Alissa and Mark’s stunning new home...

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When your builder suggests creating a home inspired by the iconic 1950s Rose Seidler House in Sydney, you know you're on to...

Top 10 products for minimalist interior styling

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Ever wondered what the 'must have' products for minimalist interior styling are? That's exactly what Louise asked us and we thought it...

A day in the life of Interior Designer, Kate Walker

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Think you had a busy day? Think again! When we chatted with Interior Designer, Kate Walker, we were blown away by what...

Everything you need to know about keeping a Pilea Peperomiodes alive

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Without a doubt, the latest 'it' plant to take over interiors is the Pilea Peperomiodes! Yet this plant can...

8 things to declutter to start the new year right

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We love homewares and beautiful things as much (if not more than!) the next person — but unnecessary objects can carry a...

Erskineville main bathroom before and after: Modern take on a Victorian...

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Here's the latest before and after of our recent Erskineville project and it's my favourite zone of the home — the main...

A guide to the 10 most popular interior design styles

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Supported by Canberra Outlet When decorating any space, it’s important to have a clear idea of the type...

How to care for encaustic cement tiles: What cleaning products to...

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Encaustic tiles are those beautiful cement tiles (often patterned) you may have seen on Instagram, Pinterest or other design sites.

12 reasons why you’re killing your indoor plants: How to keep...

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If you're reading this, chances are you've killed more than one or two indoor plants in your time but it turns out...

Best places to buy artwork online: Our list of affordable online...

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We always say art is one of favourite ways to turn a house into a home but knowing where to buy artwork...

20 of the coolest Kmart hacks EVER!

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

Before and after: A dated living room gets a dramatic makeover...

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Earlier this year we ran our most epic competition ever, offering a $5000 room makeover with Canberra Outlet and one-on-one styling help from me...

How to style your sideboard: Showing different arrangements and décor ideas

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For so long, my sideboard was completely bare. I knew I was wasting this surface area and it was making my dining...

How to in the garden: Composting guide for beginners

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Ever thought about starting an at-home garden compost but it all just got a bit too hard? Well, we're here to help...

Effortless and elegant Christmas table styling with cone candles and flower...

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I've always said a well-dressed table helps make gatherings more special — and especially so on Christmas! In previous years, I've done...

5 kitchen upgrades on a budget

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Supported by Hafele While children are busy writing their present wish lists to Santa, many adults are writing...

A home makeover with envious design features and killer views

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Today we're taking you on a tour of a Sydney home in the bayside suburb of Burraneer. With spectacular views and plenty...

Turn your house into a home: Tips and tricks to add...

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Supported by Canberra Outlet To me, the perfect home is one that reflects YOU and the people who live...

A laundry makeover that’s practical, functional AND beautiful

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The days of the humble home laundry are over! In recent years, we've been spying some truly dreamy laundries popping up but...

In the garden: Summer gardening guide

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It’s really heating up out there with summer well and truly on its way. It's the time of year to head outside...