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Darren Palmer’s tips on using colour in the bathroom and kitchen

We recently attended an event where interior design expert Darren Palmer shared his advice on a broad range of topics from what do to...

These Walls by Sara Hingle: Hand illustrated wallpaper that is designed and printed locally

At the recent Julia Green styling masterclass, she let us in on one of her current obsessions — wallpaper! And today we’re excited to introduce...

‘What’s your number one interior style tip?’ We asked the professionals!

Interior styling can be a tricky skill to master. We see it all the time — too much going on in a space can feel...

What is the best kitchen splashback? Interior Designer Darren Palmer shares his thoughts

Designing a new kitchen comes with a million and one questions — and if you're in the process or are thinking about updating your...

Styling masterclass with Julia Green hosted by Willows Home Traders

Ah-mah-goodness we are filled to the brim with styling inspiration since going to the Julia Green and Willows Home Traders styling masterclass. On Friday night...

Katie’s top 10 tips on building your first home

Katie and Mitch finished building their first home less than six months ago. During the process, they faced more than their fair share of...

Learning how to waterproof

Before I start this post, I should say that under no circumstances should you waterproof your home without a licensed waterproofer there to supervise...

Willows Home Traders and interior stylist Julia Green to host Newcastle styling masterclass

Woohoo! One of our favourite interior stylists Julia Green will be hosting a two hour styling masterclass in Newcastle with interiors store Willows Home...

Real rooms: Katie and Mitch’s bathroom, ensuite and laundry

Today we're continuing our tour of Katie and Mitch's new home and taking you inside their bathroom, ensuite and laundry. Because although shows like...

Why I got kicked off site: Construction site safety tips and my snazzy new workwear

Lately I've been spending a lot more time on site of our new build — Bruno is often calling me out to make quick...

Design tips if you have a small bathroom from Darren Palmer

Trying to find space solutions is always a challenge but one of our readers put to us this specific challenge — How to maximise...

Home decor trends from Life Instyle 2015

At Life Instyle we were lucky enough to get a front row pass and see all the latest homewares, art and furniture that will...

Introducing first time home builders Katie and Mitch

Katie and Mitch, a young couple from Brisbane, recently completed building their first home. We sat down with them to hear their experience of...

Do you have a style crush?

We're so excited by the competition Haymes is running — the chance to win a $1000 Haymes paint voucher, $1000 fenton&fenton voucher AND a...

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...

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...

Dear Santa: 7 things I’d love in my home that only a Christmas miracle could bring

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...

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! Today...

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...

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, we had an out-of-body experience...

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...