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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.

Top 10 Must-Have Home Decor 2015

The other day we read Chris' hilarious 10 Home Decorating Trends You Need to Retire in 2015 post on The Life Creative blog, and...

1-O-1 on Passive Design with Shannon Battisson

Passive design is a term that gets used a lot but do you really know what it means? We wanted to know more so with...

Kitchen Cabinets Other Than White

When it comes to selecting finishes for your new home, it can be so easy to default to white, white... and white. Today, we're sharing...

Need to decide on ensuite design and finishes

That title should actually read 'Need to decide on ensuite design and finishes... HELP!' You all went above and beyond when I asked for your...

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...

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...

3 looks to decorate your table this Christmas

Today we have three beautifully styled table settings to inspire you this Christmas. Sure, for many, Christmas is all about the food and presents... but...

Outdoor Entertaining Moodboard

Summer + festive season = lots of outdoor entertaining! Today's moodboard has been pared back to just a few key items — demonstrating you can...

How to kill ugly wall paint

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

Monday Moodboard: Christmas Living Room

Today's Monday moodboard has been designed by the very talented Leslyn from Jasper & Eve — an online store that's all about "home styling...

5 Biggest Bathroom Blunders to Avoid

If you are renovating your bathroom or designing a new one, this post a must read! The bathroom can be one of the trickiest spaces...

Interior Designer of the Year Greg Natale Opens his Doors

Ever since we met Greg Natale at the Mary McDonald event in July, we have been begging to share inside his home with you!...

Scandinavian Office Inspo

Scandinavian styling and design is one of our all-time favourite looks — restrained, tasteful and sophisticated. Today's mood board is our take on Scandinavian office...

Jess’s Eclectic Home Studio

Jess Viscarde, Principal Designer at The Eclectic Creative Studio, lives in northern suburbs of Melbourne with her partner and black rescue cat Peggy. We’re especially...

DIY concrete countertop: Before and after kitchen makeover

Many people are stuck with an outdated kitchen because it’s just suuuuuuuccchhhh an expensive space to redo! While an entirely new kitchen may be out...

50 Top Items in Home Decor

Good interior decorating and styling is all about layers, texture and colour. You want to create dimension to a space by having points of interest,...

10 ideas to steal from hotels for a more luxe home

Hotel-luxe is one of the latest designer buzzword we're hearing a lot at the moment. Here to explain what it means and how you...

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...

How to Style your Kitchen: Kitchen Decor

Styling a kitchen is much trickier than other spaces in the home because for many people it's the most used space. Simply keeping your kitchen...

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...

How to select paint colours to make a room feel larger

Spring is just around the corner! There's nothing better than a good Spring clean to give your home a detox. You know what we're talking...

Introducing Chest by Greg Natale

Greg Natale can do no wrong! His latest collaboration with Stylecraft — Chest — is a compact collection of furniture and his first range...

10 Office Inspiration Ideas

We have a confession, we love a well-styled office! Moving offices this week we went hunting for new office inspiration ideas. If you are...

Moving Day: Top 5 Tips for Moving House Yourself

After months (and months!) of planning, we can FINALLY start on our home build! The process to this point went a little something like this: Let's...