Skandi rug by Flooring Xtra

How to select the right flooring for your home: What type of flooring to...

Supported by Flooring Xtra It isn’t until you start renovating or making selections for a new build that you realise just how many decisions there are to make! And one set of decisions that can...
Ivy plant

12 Reasons why you’re killing your indoor plants: How to keep indoor plants alive

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...
Feature bathroom

Bathroom before and after: Bad reno turns beautiful bespoke bathroom

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...
Patrick nursery wide shot

Patrick’s bigger boy room: Unisex bear theme nursery / child’s room

Literally the day after I published Patrick's temporary and tiny nursery on the blog last year, he had some sort of freak out and stopped sleeping in this space. As soon as I went...
Michael and Carlene kitchen on the Block Glasshouse

What height to hang pendant lights?

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...
Style Curator office challenge

Over halfway through the office #stylecuratorchallenge

We're over halfway through the office #stylecuratorchallenge and O-M-G have you guys outdone yourselves! From day 1 there have been so many stunning workspace pics uploaded and shared on the #stylecuratorchallenge hashtag. Thanks to everyone who...
Cheese platter

Your guide to hosting Christmas in July in Australia: Decorating, menu and more!

Christmas in July is just around the corner and for those of us in Australia, it's a chance to throw a Christmas with a winter feel! It's only in the past few years that we've...
Reflection inspiration

Winner of the Duchess & Deco pool umbrella design competition!

We are so excited to announce Christine Tingay as the winner of the Duchess & Deco pool umbrella competition we recently ran! Big thanks to everyone who shared their designs. It was incredibly difficult to...
Grow succulent from cutting

How to grow succulents: Two techniques to propagate your own succulents

I have a confession to make, I've become a crazy plant lady. My home is filled with indoor plants including dozens of succulents that I'm growing myself. It wasn't that long ago that I didn't...
How to select windows for your home

How to select windows for your home (and avoid the headaches!)

Lately, many of you have been sharing your window woes with me so I'm revisiting a blog post I wrote when we were building our house and turning it into a tips post. You...
Lubinski artwork

Style Curator 3rd birthday: WIN original Lubinski artwork!

If you've been following the blog for a while, you'd know we LOVE art for the home and Australia's biggest destination for original art? Bluethumb online art gallery of course!! We're so excited to have...
Kat and Fox founder

Creative mother behind Kat & Fox being recognised for her business success

We love seeing mums thrive in business, particularly when they're pursuing their own creative path! That's why the AusMumpreneur Awards are always of interest to us — they celebrate and recognise Australian Mums in...

How to style your sideboard: Showing different arrangements and décor ideas

For so long, my sideboard was completely bare. I knew I was wasting this surface area and it was making my dining area feel sparse so I recently played around with some different looks. While...
Office pinboard

July #stylecuratorchallenge: Office styling

Woohoo we're back with a new #stylecuratorchallenge and we have a feeling you are going to LOVE this one! This month, we want you to style and show us your office / creative workspace! Not...
DIY decorative fire pitvideo

DIY decorative mini fire bowl

This DIY was inspired by a cool decorative fire bowl / fire pit I saw in a high-end design store... with a seriously high-end price tag! I always like a challenge of finding an affordable...