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ADVICE

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.

Supported by Lorraine Lea The other week I shared my top tips to creating a practical, stylish and baby-safe nursery and one of those tips was to keep the bedding minimal for sleep times… That doesn’t mean you can’t have a...
Supported by ModularWalls Fencing is a job that traditionally requires professionals to install — costing an arm and a leg! But there’s a fencing solution on the market you may not be aware of — ModularWalls. Their ultra sleek and stylish...
Insulating your home may not be top of the priority list for you (particularly if like me you tend to focus on aesthetics) but do this right at the build stage and you'll thank yourself for years to come! A...
While copper dominated as the metallic of choice for many years, a new hero has emerged — brass! Tapware and bathroom hardware brands have all cottoned on and you can now find every bathroom accessory and piece of hardware you...
When it comes to staging a property — whether it’s for sale or for accommodation websites — first impressions count! I can guarantee the effort you put in to preparing your property will pay off — if you shop wisely...
Supported by ModularWalls Our renovations at Bonnie’s house have been tracking slower than we would like – let’s just say this townhouse has thrown more than one or two surprises our way and lining up trades is proving a little...
Supported by Monsta Few people enjoy painting so it’s important we get the right shade of paint first time round! Having gotten caught out in the past picking the wrong shade of white paint (what I thought would be a lovely...
Supported by Lorraine Lea I recently shared Patrick’s nursery with you and a struggle I had when creating the space was getting practical ‘how to’ information to help me… my Google searches came up with things like ‘make sure all...
If you're reading this, chances are you've killed more than one or two indoor plants in your time! Don't worry, no judgement here... we've killed just about every plant under the sun — even cactus plants that are apparently 'so...
Supported by ACT Renovations At first glance you might wonder why this bathroom was reno'ed. Inoffensive white wall tiles, white vanity and brown stone-look flooring are still common choices for new bathrooms today… Well owners of this home are a little...
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 room — yet when they're hung too high or low, it can make them...