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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.

Bonnie’s kitchen before and our kitchen remodel goals

For those that have been watching our stories on Instagram, you will have seen the renovations we’re doing at Bonnie’s house — taking it...

Top 10 tile trends for 2016

Supported by Tile Republic Are you building or renovating and feeling a little lost when it comes to selecting tiles? It can be a daunting...

Let’s Easter: Three simple and stylish Easter table settings

Supported by Big W Easter brunch is a tradition for many and with a little planning and effort, you can take your Easter brunch from...

Patrick’s tiny nursery and tips for setting up a small nursery

The other week my little man made the big step of moving into his own nursery so I thought it was about time to...

5 festive Christmas table setting ideas

Eeeeek we cannot believe Christmas is this week! It has come around so quickly this year which is why we're on the search for...

How to turn your bedroom into a sleep sanctuary: The perfect...

How’s your sleep? Do you feel like your bedroom is a cosy haven or has it become one of the last rooms in the...

EVENT: Haymes Paint Presents Life in Colour with Julia Green

Supported by Haymes Melbournians you are in for a SPECIAL TREAT! Haymes has partnered with styling queen Julia Green for an exclusive styling event! To inspire you...

How to create your own floral arrangement: Step-by-step guide by an...

There is no faster way to make your home look and feel more inviting than a big arrangement of beautiful fresh flowers. Weekly visits to...

How to create a stunning black and white kitchen or bathroom:...

I’ve always been drawn to a black and white colour palette. There’s something effortlessly chic and stylish about this monochrome duo. From the bathroom to...

9 of the hottest trending exterior building materials right now!

Building or renovating? Then chances are you'll be faced with the arduous decision of what material or materials to use on the exterior of...

Reveal of the new stylish grey deck at Bonnie’s house

Supported by Trex We've been busy these past few weeks mapping out plans for Bonnie's backyard and installing the new Trex deck and today we're...

Bonnie’s kitchen reveal: From poky and brown to open and airy!

If you've been following our renovations at Bonnie's house, you'd know we COMPLETELY GUTTED her kitchen. The original kitchen was far too small to...

Dear Santa: 7 Things I’d Love in my Home that Only...

I'm pretty confident I made it onto the 'Nice' list this year so I'm preparing my wish list for Santa. Generally the things on my...

Creating a Scandinavian style Christmas entry

Supported by The Reject Shop It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! This week I gave my entry some festive cheer thanks to my latest...

Catching up with Bec Douros

Today we chatted with Bec Douros – a favourite of ours from The Block Skyhigh. Fitting time into this busy lady’s schedule – between...

Renovation Roadshow with Naomi Findlay coming to a city near you

If you've ever renovated or are at the start of a renovation journey, you'd know it can be incredibly overwhelming! Each property comes with...

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

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

5 Tips for Styling your Living Room

Last weekend we went on a trip to Melbourne and our first destination? Visiting the new Jardan store! My gosh, it was sooooo good we...

10 Common renovation mistakes to avoid!

If you're about to embark on a renovation journey, it's a good thing you're reading this first! Today experienced Interior Designer, Lauren Beattie of LO...

Reader renovation: Dated ensuite gets a modern hex makeover!

We love seeing your renovation projects and especially love it when you let us share them on the blog! Jane has been following SC since...

The new season of Selling Houses Australia is fabulous and here’s...

Supported by Foxtel By now you would know I’m a total sucker for home improvement shows and have been for as long as I...

Our top 10 tips for op-shopping

You might be surprised to know that we love op-shopping! For many people op-shopping means trawling through garbage to bring home things you'll never use...

Design inspo: beautiful Bohemian living rooms and how to pull off...

The Bohemian style is taking over interiors and why not?! It's a melting pot of colour, texture and pattern that embraces a blending of...

Stylish fencing you can do yourself – it is possible with...

Supported by ModularWalls Fencing is a job that traditionally requires professionals to install — costing an arm and a leg! But there’s a fencing solution on...