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Florist approved: 5 tips to make hydrangeas last longer

It's no secret we love fresh flowers in the home! Not only do they smell amazing, they also add colour and life. And one...

5 outdoor materials to revamp your patio: Alfresco design inspo

Making the most of the midsummer heat in your backyard is still feasible. Whether you're looking for a simple weekend DIY project or quick...

Room-by-room guide to using crystals: What crystals to use and where in your home

There’s no denying that crystals have become a popular décor piece in interior styling but there’s more to crystals than just their outer beauty....

Minimising stress when selling your home

Getting your home ready for sale can be one of the most daunting and stressful experiences… we even read that some researchers found it...

What are the birth month flowers and their meaning? Your complete guide

You would have heard of the zodiac signs and probably birth stones too. But did you know we also have birth flowers? Each month...

10 tips for successful kitchen planning

Supported by ASKO You’ve heard the saying a million times — ‘The kitchen is the heart of the home’ — and it couldn’t ring more...

Stylish handles to refresh your interiors or update tired furniture

It's incredible the transformation new, stylish handles can make to a dated room or tired furniture! Recently, expert Rapid Renovator Naomi Findlay shared her top...

Trend alert: Growing and styling plants in water

All across the globe, people have taken propagating plants in water (or hydroponic gardening) to a whole new level of style... we'd go as...

What bathroom mirror to buy: How to choose the perfect bathroom mirror

Mirrors are an essential element in any bathroom... but there's a lot more to them than function alone! The right bathroom mirror can completely...

Country-style interior trends for 2024

The new year means a fresh wave of interior design trends to inspire and transform our homes. And if the 2024 trends tell us...

How window cleaning robots handle different window shapes

If you’re tired of squeezing into tight spaces or dangling from dangerous heights to clean your windows, it’s time to look towards automation. Window...

Fit for royalty: Bedroom trends to try in 2024

2024 is already set to be a year that redefines what a bedroom looks like and what it provides. With colour and prints gaining...

Celebrate your home with a house portrait: 5 artists to consider

We've heard of portraits, perhaps even pet portraits, but have you come across house portraits? Just as the name suggests, it involves creating a...

Stylish kitchen sink materials for all budgets

We often hear the saying that tapware is the jewellery of a kitchen... But in recent years, kitchen sinks have also become a focal...

How to create a digital mood board

You’ve heard me talk a lot about how great mood boards are to help you visualise a space — whether that’s a room makeover...

Quick and easy ways to style your laundry for less

For one of the most high-functioning rooms in the house, why is it the humble laundry often gets missed in the styling stakes? Our...

Optimise your lounge space with these clever design layouts

Your options when planning your lounge layout are nearly endless. The best design is mainly dependent on your current pieces, the shape and size...

Contemporary industrial design home tours: A look inside homes that embrace concrete

The industrial design style has come a long way since it first emerged in the late 19th century. This aesthetic is all about functionality,...

Tips on storing your festive decorations efficiently: Organising and storing Christmas decor

While a magical time of year, the festive season leaves behind a significant challenge: storing decorations! Whether it's finding ways to safely store delicate...

What is the best soil for indoor plants? I share my houseplant potting mix formula

Over the years of killing more indoor plants than I care to admit, I've learnt a lot about what NOT to do... And simply...

How to have a more spacious home: Creative storage and space saving ideas

We are always getting requests from readers for tips on how to maximise space at home. It's the reason we've shared articles like 12...

The pros and cons of electric hot water tanks

Supported by Metropolitan Plumbing Are you considering upgrading your home's hot water system and weighing the options? Electric hot water tanks are a popular choice...

Your dream kitchen renovation checklist: Easy steps to create a stylish and functional kitchen

When it comes to planning a kitchen remodel there are so many considerations, where do you even start? Is it with the cabinetry finish,...

Top 8 must-have inclusions for your new home build

About to embark on the exciting journey of building your dream home? Congratulations! For many this is a once in a lifetime opportunity, so it...