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Uplifting your home has never been easier with our top interior design, styling and renovation advice. Whether you’re looking for expert design advice to help you build or renovate, styling ideas to turn your house into a home, gardening tips or cleaning hacks, look no further than Style Curator’s advice section.

Style Curator is a leading interiors blog read by hundreds of thousands of people each month. Our motto is create a home you love. Founded by Interior Designer Gina Ciancio, she and her team cover all aspects of home improvement and home decoration.

We call on leading experts to offer input into many of our advice articles. These experts include architects, interior designers, lighting experts and more. For example, prominent renovation experts shared their top tips for our article on how to prepare your home for sale. And our guide on how to landscape your garden has input from one of the best landscape architects in Australia.

Most popular advice articles

In the design space, some of our most popular advice articles include our guide to designing the ultimate laundry, the kitchen design measurements you need to know, and advice on picking a kitchen splashback tile.

For outdoor advice, our most popular articles include the best plants to grow in pots (especially popular amongst renters and people with smaller courtyards), seasonal gardening guides, and how to create an epic outdoor play area for your child.

We also have you covered when it comes to styling your home. For example, we have a comprehensive round up of the top items in home décor. You’ll also find plenty of styling tips like how to style a bookshelf, bedroom decorating ideas and so much more.

Find the answers to all your burning home styling and design questions on Style Curator.

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The aim of the Style Curator interiors blog is to help you create a home you love. If there’s anything you would like advice on that we haven’t covered, we’d love it hear about it. Send us an email at hello@stylecurator.com.au and we’ll get working on it asap.

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