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Express your unique style throughout every room of your home and garden, and enhance your abode with some of the latest home design trends.

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How to go solar without the set-up costs

The thought of free electricity and saving the planet is a tempting one Click To Tweet – but the cost of installing a solar...   Read More

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20 cool things to do with crates

  Anyone who’s ever lived in a share house, moved out of home for the first time or bought their first home on the...   Read More

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5 top tips for pruning roses

  There are still plenty of cool days remaining for planting bare root roses. In warm areas there might even still be a few...   Read More

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Side passages: a forgotten paradise

Images courtesy of Arthur Lathouris.   The side passage is probably the most neglected part of the yard: a mere means to get from the front...   Read More

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3 tips to keep your pavers looking like new

Paving is one of the most durable and long-lasting options for transforming the backyard, driveway and pathways around the home. It’s the perfect choice...   Read More

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Old meets new

  Aussie kitchen appliances best of both worlds Masterchef, My Kitchen Rules, Jamie’s Kitchen, Hell’s Kitchen, The Cook and the Chef – Aussie fascination...   Read More

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6 mistakes to avoid when building

  I prepared this guide after seeing many people struggle with making the same mistakes over and over again. Building can be one of...   Read More

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5 tips to create a raised garden bed

Images courtesy of Tankworks Australia.   There’s no time like the present to start eating healthy with your own home-grown vegetables,… Click To Tweet...   Read More

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6 ways to create an entry hall with style

Above image courtesy of taradennis.com.au.   For hall and entryways to remain neat and tidy, having somewhere to drop papers, keys and mail when...   Read More

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July in the garden

Nectarine images courtesy of plantnet.com.au    July is a good month to tackle jobs like winter pruning of roses and deciduous fruiting plants. Winter...   Read More