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Last night was round 1 of the Apartment 6 challenge! There's a lot of money on the line during these challenges and the contestant weren't afraid to get competitive. With the winner of the Apartment 6 challenge getting $20,000 off their...
With the terraces now complete (or pretty much complete in the case of Chris and Jenna), all 5 apartments on The Block Glasshouse are DONE! But just when you thought The Block was finished for another season, we find out...
Husband and wife duo Luke Atkins and Veronica Paiva are the new kids on the Australian furniture scene and we’re tipping them as the ones to watch! We recently discovered them when exploring Instagram — a photo of their three-legged...
Last night ensuites were revealed on The Block Glasshouse. What did you think of the ensuites? Were you knocked off your chair... preferring to look the other way... We'd love to hear your thoughts on the rooms! Here are our highlights...
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This week I was nominated by the lovely Bec of Bloggers Bazaar in the Liebster Award — an award from bloggers to bloggers to share things we love and show our support in the blogging community. THANK YOU Bec...
Today we chatted with Bec Douros – a favourite of ours from The Block Skyhigh. Fitting time into this busy lady’s schedule – between her styling clients, own house build and new ambassadorship with Nostra Homes – wasn’t easy!...
We're nearing the end of The Block Glasshouse — only two more room reveals left! This week living and dining rooms were revealed with mixed responses from judges and even more mixed scores. Michael and Carlene's statement bookshelf Michael and Carlene...
London-based designer Torsten Sherwood is at it again with his latest work, NOOOK. NOOOk are cardboard discs with a hinge in the middle that can be used as building blocks to create fluid constructions. When he told us about his clever...
Shannon Battisson discovered a career as an architect after years of travel and an insightful comment from her mum. “When I finished school I had no idea what I wanted to do so I took a few years off to...
Always our favourite room reveal on The Block, kitchen week did not disappoint! Contestants on The Block Glasshouse stepped up their game to deliver some of the most ah-mazing kitchens we've ever seen! Michael and Carlene's polished kitchen Carlene is like a...
Spring is finally here! It's time to dust off your gardening gloves and give your garden some TLC. We're excited to share our latest DIY with you via the Haymes Blog - How to Create a Modern Pot Plant: Two Looks! Get...