OUTDOOR

5 easy ways to achieve a Hamptons outdoor space

Supported by Canberra Outlet There’s no denying the Hamptons design style is more popular than ever. And why wouldn’t it be? Light and bright, sophisticated...

Modern DIY vertical garden: How I created a climbing star jasmine green wall

For years I've been looking for a way to soften the red brick outlook from my kitchen. When we first built our home, I...

What to grow in summer in Australia: Summer planting guide

When it comes to food, we all know that fresh is best. And there's no better feeling than eating fresh produce that you've grown,...

In the garden: Summer gardening guide

It’s not exactly our typical summer (when will it ever stop raining?!) but there's still plenty we can and should be doing in the...

DIY oversized outdoor cinema screen: Step-by-step tutorial to make a movie screen

You may have seen I recently shared how to create an outdoor cinema in your own backyard where I mentioned I created that huge...

The Block 2021: Week 12 — Front garden and façade week

It's front garden and façade week — our final reveal for The Block 2021! We're always sad when the rooms are done and dusted...

The Block 2021: Week 10 — Backyard and pool week

Right up there with kitchen week, the backyard and pool reveals are one of our fave weeks on The Block. This year didn't disappoint...

Backyard inspiration: Creating two modern backyards from the rubble

The fairytale story of the ugly duckling is familiar and well known, but what about turning into two swans? That's exactly the magic Interior...

Everything you need to know about keeping a Pilea Peperomiodes alive

Without a doubt, the latest 'it' plant to take over interiors is the Pilea Peperomiodes! Yet this plant can be so fickle! Gina's lasted all...

Before and after makeover: Quick, simple and stylish outdoor entertaining space on a budget

When we first spied this outdoor area makeover, we were so impressed. And when we read it was completed in just one weekend and...

How to pack the perfect picnic: Create a luxe picnic (bonus free checklist!)

Picnics are a fabulous way to connect with family and friends amongst nature. They've been enjoyed for centuries and recently (thanks to the need...

Decorating a rental outdoor space or balcony: Styling tricks and hacks to personalise the space

Outdoor entertaining is one of our fave things to do, especially in the warmer months. But if you're renting, it can be difficult to...

How to incorporate elements of Feng Shui into your home

You've most likely heard of Feng Shui but how do you actually bring elements of Feng Shui into your home? It was something we...

7 ways to organise your garden shed #shedspo

Is it time to dust away the cobwebs and get your garden shed under control? I recently tackled this job and it's made such...

How to make compost: A composting guide for beginners

Ever thought about starting a garden compost pile but it all just got a bit too hard? Well, we're here to help get you...

Caesarstone’s outdoor quartz surface range is here: You can now have the stylish look of engineered stone in your outdoor spaces

Supported by Caesarstone I’m pretty darn excited about Caesarstone’s latest product release — a range of UV resistant outdoor quartz surfaces — which now makes it possible...

The Block 2020: Week 12 — Pool and backyard reveal

Final room reveal! We're going to miss all the tears, tantrums and dramas! It's been a wild ride on The Block 2020 and we...

The Block 2020: Week 11 — Studio and garage reveal

The end of The Block 2020 is edging closer and we're getting so excited for auction day! Who are you tipping to win? Our...

The Block 2020: Week 10 — Front garden and facade reveal

If the contestants thought last week was a biggie, then nothing could prepare them for an even crazier week with the front garden and...

In the garden: How to start a veggie garden

Growing your own veggies can seem like a daunting task and we're the first to admit, it's something we've previously put in the 'too...

DIY and home decorating ideas for the long weekend

Long weekends are the perfect time to tick off projects around the home that you've been putting off. As well as bigger home renovation...

5 step guide: How to choose the right trees for your garden

Choosing the right trees for your garden can feel overwhelming and we often leave landscaping in the ‘too hard basket’. But it needn't be with...

10 contained, cosy and private gardens

Gardens make houses feel like home — and no matter what size space you have, it is possible to create your own outdoor oasis....

Erskineville courtyard before and after: Making the most of a tight outdoor space

This year I worked on a full home renovation in Erskineville, Sydney. Over the coming weeks, I'm excited to share before and afters of...