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How to select paint colours to make a room feel larger

Selecting the right paint colour is tricky enough at the best of times, but when you're dealing with a small space, it's more critical...

How to select the right tapware for your design

Supported by Phoenix Tapware has come a LONG way in recent years with a growing range of shapes and finishes now on the market —...

Caesarstone’s outdoor quartz surface range is here: You can now have the stylish look of engineered stone in your outdoor spaces

Supported by Caesarstone I’m pretty darn excited about Caesarstone’s latest product release — a range of UV resistant outdoor quartz surfaces — which now makes it possible...

Design greenery into your renovation: How to create an indoor outdoor connection

We're thrilled to have talented Interior Designer, Lauren Beattie of LO Studio, back with us today to give her advice on how we can...

A modest extension to create a dream home: Visiting Dot’s House

It’s funny how one simple design choice can transform an entire space. In this case, it’s a window. We take a look inside Dot’s...

What height to hang pendant lights?

Ever wondered what height to hang pendant lights? Pendants are such a beautiful addition to your home — adding drama, interest or luxe-factor to any...

Blue Lagoon: Curved features and Mediterranean vibes in the latest home by Kyal and Kara

One of our fave reno duos, Kyal and Kara, have done it again. Project after project, they just nail it. The latest home by...

Before and after home renovation: An original home gets a spectacular makeover

A before and after home renovation is probably one of our favourite things to showcase on the blog. There's just something so special about...

The dos and don’ts of custom joinery

Custom joinery gives you the ability to tailor design to suit your personality, lifestyle, and space. It's an investment that can completely transform and...

10 most common renovation mistakes and how to avoid them

People often ask us what are the most common mistakes renovators make and how can they learn to avoid them? Let’s face it, no...

Style Curator bathroom planning: Deciding on layout and finishes for our reno (redo!)

Ok guys, it's been a while since I've done any major projects around our house but recent water damage in our main bathroom means...

Olivia from House of White’s chic laundry renovation

Following on from her stunning bathroom renovation which we featured earlier this year, Olivia from House of White recently completed a chic laundry renovation...

Amaroo house: A stunning new build with a fascinating facade

In today's real home tour, we take a look inside the beautiful Brisbane home, affectionately known as Amaroo. Meaning 'beautiful place' in some Aboriginal...

From worst to first: An incredible before and after home transformation

In today's home tour, we take you through a before and after home transformation that is like no other. From a tiny dilapidated shack...

Erskineville d/s bathroom before and after: Possibly the smallest bathroom in history!

It's time for the final room reveal of our Erskineville project — the downstairs bathroom. I won't lie, this space was a challenge. Measuring...

Erskineville laundry before and after: Dreamy Euro style laundry with added storage

If there's one zone of the home our Erskineville clients really couldn't stand in their townhouse, it was their laundry! They were set on...

How to choose the right window treatment

Supported by DIY Blinds Who would have thought choosing the right window treatment could be so difficult! Roller blinds, curtains, shutters, venetians, roman, panels and...

Erskineville kitchen before and after: From poky and brown veneer to a luxe navy blue kitchen

The biggest transformation of our Erskineville project was the kitchen/family area. The homeowners are a young couple who love to entertain so we turned...

A look inside The Glasshaus: Alissa and Mark’s stunning new home build

When your builder suggests creating a home inspired by the iconic 1950s Rose Seidler House in Sydney, you know you're on to something special....

15 stunning bathrooms that don’t use white tiles

If you're about to renovate or design a new bathroom, we want to inspire you to think beyond white tiles. White tiles are great...

Erskineville main bathroom before and after: Modern take on a Victorian bathroom

Here's the latest before and after of our recent Erskineville project and it's my favourite zone of the home — the main bathroom makeover! Related...

5 kitchen upgrades on a budget

Supported by Hafele While children are busy writing their present wish lists to Santa, many adults are writing lists of their own — home improvement...

A laundry makeover that’s practical, functional AND beautiful

The days of the humble home laundry are over! In recent years, we've been spying some truly dreamy laundries popping up but none have...

Statement lighting steals the show in this Californian bungalow renovation

You know we're major fans of Michelle Hart from Bask Interiors who has featured several times on SC. Well this Melbourne interior designer just...