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Your powder room is one of the most visited rooms in the house — particularly by guests — so why not have some fun in this tiny space and make it a bit luxe! Whatever your interpretation of luxury, we...
We love nothing more than hearing from our readers and seeing what exciting projects you get up to so when Kerry recently shared her family bathroom renovation with us, we were eager to share the bathroom before and after...
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 installed bathroom shutters in her ensuite and main bathroom (pictured) to hide the not-so-pretty frosted...
With the weather quickly cooling down, the last thing on your mind might be stepping out to do some gardening but there are a stack of Autumn projects you could do, including mulching your garden. Today we have James Macpherson,...
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 asked which colours to choose for a kitchen. A kitchen is a big investment, so...
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, if they're warm or cold LEDs, the exact K value of the globes, if they're...
For months we've been busy renovating every square centimetre of Bonnie's house and we're so excited to say we are finally 100% DONE! Hoorayyyy! Her original 80s townhouse was crying out for a refresh and while we were at it,...
With more than 110 renovations under her belt, Rapid Reno Expert Naomi Findlay learnt long ago that the trick to a successful renovation is getting the 'business end' of your reno right. Keeping track of your of your budget,...
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 be functional (it had no pantry and could barely fit a small fridge) and the...
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 true in modern homes where kitchens are central in open-plan living. The difference between an ordinary...
We are finally on the home stretch for renovations at Style Curator team member Bonnie’s house (stay tuned for the full house reveal soon). In her hallway is the entrance to the laundry/bathroom area and we wanted to change...