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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.

A lesson on designing timeless interiors by Mim Fanning of Mim...

Last week I was lucky enough to attend the Decor + Design Show in Melbourne and while I was there, I crammed in as...

25 fabulous front doors: Get inspired to create a statement entry...

There's a good reason paint is one of our favourite products — it's super affordable, easy to use and can completely transform a space...

How to: Style a bookshelf

Supported by Canberra Outlet Centre Shelf styling, or shelfie stying as it’s more commonly known, is only gaining popularity as a way of adding a...

How to freshen up your bathroom for cheap

If you’ve been looking at bathroom remodels on Pinterest, dreaming about a DIY transformation or even getting quotes to tackle a major redesign but...

How to design the perfect walk-in pantry

What’s the secret to a spotless kitchen? The answer lies with a little help behind the scenes. As our homes have become more open plan,...

Introducing easy and smart security ideas to protect your home

Supported by Lane Security We recently shared a complete home security checklist with the top 10 ways you can protect your home and today we...

Trend alert: What interior trends are on the way in… and...

We love to predict incoming trends. In fact, you may have recently read our predictions about three bedrooms trends to hit in 2018, and...

Styling above a bed head: Ideas to decorate the space above...

Words by Melissa Lunardon So you have styled your bedroom with a beautiful bed head, found the perfect pair of bedside tables and plush linen...

Designer bookcases to add style and function: See our faves from...

Supported by BoConcept Storage needs to work for you. It needs to be easy and it needs to look good. Flexibility is key and with...

Top 10 ways to update your home for sale

There are so many ways to increase the value of your property for sale, and your choices will depend on your budget and your...

8 breathtaking powder rooms: Luxe powder room ideas!

Your powder room is one of the most visited rooms in the house — particularly by guests — so why not have some fun...

3 of the BEST natural cleaner recipes: Your starter kit to...

Lately I've been ditching heavy chemical-based cleaners and making my own natural cleaner products whenever possible. It's something I've wanted to do for a long...

Gina’s living room makeover

For the past few weeks I've been reworking my living room — taking it from a space that never felt quite 'right' to one...

How to create a mood board to achieve your home design...

Supported by Canberra Outlet Centre Whether you’re building, renovating or simply want to redecorate a room, a mood board is a useful tool to use. When...

Our favourite places to shop for large rugs

You wouldn't believe how many emails and DMs we get about where to shop for large rugs so we've rounded up some of our...

Reader renovation: Family bathroom before and after

We love nothing more than hearing from our readers and seeing what exciting projects you get up to so when Kerry recently shared her...

My secrets to keep your home organised and tidy

Supported by The Reject Shop Keeping an organised home for as little effort as possible is a goal many of us share, but it can...

Interior inspo: Pocket doors

Earlier this year we introduced you to the design team Zephyr + Stone when they gave us all their tips to designing the ultimate...

How to measure and install your own plantation shutters

Shutters are a classic, timeless and low-maintenance window treatment solution and thanks to DIY Online Blinds, they’re now affordable and accessible to everyone. Gina recently...

8 bedrooms that nail rich Autumn tones

Create a cosy, inviting bedroom this season by embracing a richer colour palette. From earthy ochre tones, to splashes of deep blue and of course,...

How to choose the right mulch for your garden: One that...

With the weather quickly cooling down, the last thing on your mind might be stepping out to do some gardening but there are a...
Joey Taouk

Take a cue from Shaynna Blaze and add colour and interest...

Supported by Bluethumb If you want to add more colour and interest to your home but worry about painting feature walls or investing in colourful...

Dialling up the drama with a black kitchen

Today, I’m excited to share a sleek and sophisticated black kitchen, I recently completely for a new home by R.E.P Building. I often get...

What downlights to use in a contemporary home?

In the past week, I've received an unusually large number of emails about downlights. Many readers have asked what downlights we used in our home,...