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In the garden: Autumn gardening guide

Supported by Merry People Autumn is a beautiful time of year. The days become mild and mellow as the crazy heat starts to subside. There's...

Creative patio paving concepts to elevate your outdoor sanctuary

Looking to uplift your outdoor space? New outdoor paving can be on the wish list for many because of how it adds functionality and...

5 outdoor materials to revamp your patio: Alfresco design inspo

Making the most of the midsummer heat in your backyard is still feasible. Whether you're looking for a simple weekend DIY project or quick...

How to add a pop of colour to your contemporary garden space

Feel like your garden is a bit drab, bland and lifeless? Then perhaps adding a pop of colour is what's needed! Gardens can make...

31 fabulous front doors: Get inspired to create a statement entry of your own

There's a good reason paint is one of our favourite renovation products — it's super affordable, easy to use and can completely transform a...

Make a splash with our round up of the best pool designs

Pools are the ultimate backyard accessory. And with summer on its way, we wanted to share our round up of the best pool designs...

Cool off with our hot round up of outdoor shower inspiration

As summer fast approaches (yay!) we'll likely be spending a lot more time outdoors. And if you're lucky enough to have a pool or...

What to grow in spring in Australia: Spring planting guide

With spring in full bloom, it's when our gardens really comes alive. And there are so many delicious fruits, vegetables, flowers and herbs to...

Top 20 plants for your courtyard: Plants that love living in pots

We always say one of the top ways to turn a house into a home is with plants — and this rings true for...

Outdoor kitchens: Round up of the best!

Spring is here and with it comes the opportunity to start enjoying outdoor living again. And one area that's a hot spot for entertaining...

10 common landscaping mistakes and how to avoid them

With the warmer months nearly upon us, entertaining outdoors is a common ritual for Aussies. The warm seasons tend to encourage us to change...

How to create the perfect paved alfresco area for entertaining

Are you dreaming of a beautiful outdoor space where you can entertain guests and enjoy the fresh air? Creating a paved alfresco area is...

Designing the ultimate alfresco kitchen, all the design tips and tricks you need!

Supported by Hafele Home An alfresco kitchen is always a good idea — especially in Australia where our climate allows us to make use of...

Creating the perfect outdoor space for the summer holidays

We may be in the peak of winter in Australia but that doesn't stop us from daydreaming of warm summer days and enjoying the...

In the garden: Winter gardening guide

You may not think there's much to do in the garden during the cold winter months, but that's far from true! Our winter gardening...

Driveway inspiration gallery: Contemporary driveway ideas

If you've tried searching for 'driveway inspiration' on Google or Pinterest, chances are you would have been inundated with dated or traditional concepts of...

How to choose the right mulch for your garden: One that looks good and plants will love

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

Ideas for a stylish garden upgrade: Design features to elevate your backyard

In Australia we're lucky enough to enjoy the outdoors most of the year so even though the weather is cooling off, it's the perfect...

DIY outdoor dining table with tiled pillar legs

If like me you've been lusting after pillar leg furniture but can't find a piece that just right — or it's well out of...

Outdoor Kmart hacks: Easy hacks to spruce up your outdoors

We love spending time outdoors and with the warmer weather in full swing, it's the perfect place to be! But decorating your outdoor space...

How to make a natural weed killer with just 3 household ingredients

All this rain lately has been great for the garden... but how about the weed situation?! 🤯 I don't know about you, but...

How to create an outdoor cinema

Enjoy movies on the big screen in the privacy of your garden all summer long! Check out the video below to find out how...

The best outdoor cleaning hacks and tips to make your home exterior look new!

It's time to dust away the cobwebs and get your outdoor areas sparkling ready for the warmer months ahead. I'm always looking for home...

In the garden: Spring gardening guide

Over the years, we've come to appreciate that one of the greatest things that makes a house feel like a home is what's happening...