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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.

My secrets to keep your home organised and tidy

Supported by The Reject Shop Keeping an organised home for as little effort as possible is a goal many of us share, but it can...

Interior inspo: Pocket doors

Earlier this year we introduced you to the design team Zephyr + Stone when they gave us all their tips to designing the ultimate...

How to measure and install your own plantation shutters

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...

8 bedrooms that nail rich Autumn tones

Create a cosy, inviting bedroom this season by embracing a richer colour palette. From earthy ochre tones, to splashes of deep blue and of course,...

How to choose the right mulch for your garden: One that...

With the weather quickly cooling down, the last thing on your mind might be stepping out to do some gardening but there are a...
Joey Taouk

Take a cue from Shaynna Blaze and add colour and interest...

Supported by Bluethumb If you want to add more colour and interest to your home but worry about painting feature walls or investing in colourful...

What downlights to use in a contemporary home?

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,...

Bonnie’s full house renovation: Before + afters of each zone

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...

Free Rapid Reno Mate app designed to make home renovating a...

With more than 110 renovations under her belt, Rapid Reno Expert Naomi Findlay learnt long ago that the trick to a successful renovation is...

Bonnie’s kitchen reveal: From poky and brown to open and airy!

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...

Planning my living room makeover and a peek at the progress...

There's one zone of my house I've never managed to get quite right — our living room! When we first moved in, my old brown...

10 tips for successful kitchen planning

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...

How to install a barn door: 10 easy steps to install...

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)....

Solar passive design: What it is and how it can save...

These days, sustainable design is at the forefront of people’s minds. If you’re currently thinking about building a new home, or doing some renovations,...

Interior inspo: White ribbon staircases, 10 of the best!

Our latest interior obsession is a white ribbon staircase! From being a statement feature in new modern architectural homes, to even being a way of...

Autumn 2018 interior trends

Supported by Canberra Outlet Centre With the cooler weather quickly setting in, it’s clear summer has gone and autumn has arrived – so it’s time...

The new season of Selling Houses Australia is fabulous and here’s...

Supported by Foxtel By now you would know I’m a total sucker for home improvement shows and have been for as long as I...

Let’s Easter: Three simple and stylish Easter table settings

Supported by Big W Easter brunch is a tradition for many and with a little planning and effort, you can take your Easter brunch from...

How to choose affordable furniture to create a luxury look

Supported by Fantastic Furniture By now you would know that my approach to interiors is all about mixing high and low pieces to create spaces...

How to incorporate elements of Feng Shui into your home

Your home should be a place of happiness, security and comfort. I’m a strong believer of ‘space medicine’, which incorporates many elements from the...

10 instant updates to refresh your bedroom

Our bedroom should be our sanctuary — it is after all where most of us spend the majority of time in our homes —...

Hop to it: Easter decorating ideas for your entryway

Supported by Big W Easter is just around the corner, and whether you’re a traditionalist or simply take the occasion to spend more time with...

Modern garden sheds from Oldfields

Up until recently, I was convinced all garden sheds were an eyesore! Either too bulky or only available in colours of green, cream or...

Navy blue and charcoal bathroom with modern luxe twist

We're always looking for bathroom inspo and love discovering bathrooms that don't just use white tiles. This latest project by Studio Black Interiors totally made...