Building substructure

Installing a new Trex deck at Bonnie’s house

Supported by Trex The other day we showed you Bonnie’s barren backyard and talked about our plans out here and today we’re so excited to show you the progress that’s already been made. Progress in Bonnie’s...
Main laundry landscape

Laundry renovation reveal: Gina’s new laundry

Woohoo, I'm so excited to share my laundry renovation reveal with you! In case you missed it, my old laundry wasn't really a laundry at all — rather just some cabinetry along one wall of...
Black rangehood

How to create a stunning black and white kitchen or bathroom: Monochrome magic

I’ve always been drawn to a black and white colour palette. There’s something effortlessly chic and stylish about this monochrome duo. From the bathroom to the kitchen – you can work this scheme into any...
Christmas wreath

DIY succulent wreath: Learn how to make a beautiful living wreath

When we saw this stunning succulent Christmas wreath on Instagram, we just had to ask the maker Mikahl of @maddison.bloom to share how she made it! Thankfully she agreed and here are all the materials...
Monochromatic bathroom mood board

Winner of the Style Sourcebook mood board challenge

Last month we mixed things up with our #stylecuratorchallenge and rather than asking you to style a pocket of your home, we challenged you to create a mood board of your dream room. We always...
Other corner of Bonnie's backyard

Bonnie’s backyard before and our plans

Supported by Trex Over the past few months we’ve been busy renovating Bonnie’s house and while our focus has predominately been inside, with the weather now warming up we’re shifting our focus to outside. Here you...
Pistachio kitchen

Stylish kitchens that aren’t white: Luxurious kitchen inspiration

Words by Lauren Beattie of Lo Studio There is no denying that white kitchens have become the go-to for renovators over recent years. They’re timeless, clean, versatile…. and very safe! Don’t get me wrong, I...
Birdseye place settings

How to create a floral and festive outdoor entertaining area

Supported by Early Settler With the festive season quickly approaching, many of us will be making plans for our traditional Christmas brunch, lunch or dinner. We’re lucky in Australia to have warm weather that makes outdoor...
IKEA kitchen render

How we designed Bonnie’s new kitchen with IKEA

Supported by IKEA The other week we shared Bonnie’s brown and poky kitchen and talked about our plans for this space. We spent weeks pulling together our inspiration and researching kitchen options. Ultimately, Bonnie and...
Bonnie's dining space now

How to affordably update your window coverings

When it comes to updating tired interiors, there are two things top of the list that offer the biggest bang for buck — repainting and replacing old window coverings. Traditionally the options to update your...
Soft grey bedroom

Muted blush pink and gold bedroom with Siesta Home

I am always on the lookout for new bedding and love to create a room styled around the bed. So when I was lucky enough to receive luxe new bedding from Siesta Home, I...
Finished wreath

How to make a modern Christmas wreath

Christmas wreaths are such a beautiful and traditional Christmas decoration. But they don't have to be that traditional as Kathleen O’Brien from Flower Dayz shows us! She's with us today sharing how to make this...
Laundry cabinetry

My new laundry is taking shape: A peek at Gina’s laundry progress

Just a couple of weeks ago, my laundry was a wall of ad-hoc cabinetry along one wall in my garage (see it here). It was by far my most disliked area of our home...
Canvas Christmas tree

17 space saving Christmas trees: Alternative Christmas tree ideas

With December fast approaching, many of us will be decorating our homes for the festive season... but what can we do when there isn't enough space for a traditional Christmas tree? Try one of...
Half way through challenge

Over half way through our mood board #stylecuratorchallenge

The clock is ticking on this month's #stylecuratorchallenge with Style Sourcebook. By simply creating a mood board on their free, easy-to-use site, you could win a $500 VISA debit card so you can shop the...