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5 ways to better insulate your new home (and save money in the long run!)

Insulating your home may not be top of the priority list for you (particularly if like me you tend to focus on aesthetics). However,...

Backyard inspiration: Creating two modern backyards from the rubble

The fairytale story of the ugly duckling is familiar and well known, but what about turning into two swans? That's exactly the magic Interior...

4 on-trend kitchen schemes inspired by Caesarstone’s latest designs

Supported by Caesarstone One of my favourite things to do is design kitchen schemes so when Caesarstone released their new Whitelight Collection of quartz surfaces, I couldn’t...

Experts break down 7 air conditioner features and if you need them

If you're on the hunt for a new air conditioner, you'd know that modern split systems do more than just heating and cooling. There's...

Cost of bathroom renovations: What you need to know

When it comes to remodelling the home, the cost of bathroom renovations often catch people by surprise. While it's straightforward to calculate the cost of...

10 kitchen plumbing tips: The dos and don’ts you need to know

As the heart of the home, your kitchen should be both functional as well as meet your design aesthetics. Anyone who's done a kitchen...

How to have a great experience working with an architect and get the home you dream of

If you're about to embark on a new project and considering using an architect. Now you may be wondering about process of engaging an...

Experts share their top tips to use wallpaper in your home

Wallpaper and wall murals are easy ways to add character to a dull room, to soften a harsh space with texture and to give...

Buying property? Here are 5 tips for saving on your home loan

Supported by Savvy For many Australians, buying a home is the biggest purchase they’ll ever make — and most will take out a home loan...

How we installed a glass floor to ceiling shower screen panel: Creating a sleek shower screen for a wet room

One of the best decisions we made in our recent bathroom renovation was carrying the glass shower screen all the way from the floor...

How to kill ugly wall paint: Expert tips to cover strong paint colours

If you’ve ever tried to paint over hot peach walls or bright blue ceilings and after FIVE coats that colour it is still shining...

Ultimate master bedroom makeover: Creating a hotel luxe bedroom

When one of your BFFs goes away for the weekend, you break into their house and give them a surprise room makeover... no? Just...

Terrazzo, pink, gold… a truly dreamy bathroom reveal

If you asked us to pick our favourite element from today's room tour... we honestly couldn't tell you! We take a look around a...

Clever kitchen storage in this contemporary kitchen renovation

When it comes to any room in the house — especially the kitchen — storage is key. We take a look around this contemporary...

The cost of running ducted gas heating — is it worth it?

Supported by Metropolitan Plumbing, Electrical & Air Conditioning When it comes to investing in your home, one of the biggest decisions you can make is...

Gina’s bathroom renovation reveal: Take a peek around my new bathroom

It's been a while in the making but I'm so excited to FINALLY share our bathroom renovation with you! For those of you who...

5 plumbing things to check before buying a house

Supported by Jim's Plumbing When moving into a new house, you want to spend any money you may have left over on things like...

Buying to renovate as a first homeowner

Supported by Monzi In today’s housing market, with skyhigh prices, it’s near impossible to buy your dream home as your first home! This is one...

Tips on how to plan the perfect kitchen: A dreamy, contemporary coastal kitchen

It's not every day we get inspired by a door handle, but crazier things have happened! When we spied this ah-MAZING contemporary coastal kitchen...

14 stunning splashbacks to bring your kitchen to life

Picking a kitchen splashback can be one of the most difficult decisions of the whole kitchen design process! Yes, it often only makes up...

5 harmful things plumbers wish you would stop doing

Supported by Metropolitan Plumbing No one wants to spend unnecessary money or time fixing problems around their home that could be avoided. Plumbing is one...

Things to consider when picking an air conditioner for your home

Supported by ActronAir Researching what to look for when buying a new air conditioner? As this is a purchase many of us will only need to...

Where to splurge vs save in your kitchen reno: Inside a sophisticated black kitchen

As the wife of a builder, Veronica King has been around a kitchen reno or two (or 50!). So when it came to building...

How to select white paint: Tips on getting the right white paint

Selecting white paint is not as easy as it might sound! And for many, it's not until you've made a costly mistake that you...