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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.


A touch of paradise is as close as your rooftop garden

Above image courtesy of Fytogreen   Many years ago I was driving through the boondocks of the Hawkesbury district west of Sydney when I...   Read More


Sweet (day)dreams are made of these

I have a dream. In it my angelic children frolic happily in clean clothes on a perfect lawn before helping to serve afternoon tea...   Read More


When it comes to pavers, grey is the new black

THEY may not come in 50 shades, but grey pavers are still set to be a big hit with homeowners this season thanks to...   Read More


6 natural carpet cleaning tips

It’s amazing how filthy carpets can get no matter how many rules you make about no shoes in the house. I don’t have carpet...   Read More


5 tips to make bindii a prickly problem of the past

Nothing says an Australian childhood like the sting of bindii in bare feet. They’re as ubiquitous to Australian lifestyle as backyard cricket, which is...   Read More


IKEA predicts the house of the future

Forget rehydrated pizza and virtual windows, by 2025 Back to the Future’s Marty McFly will sit down at a kitchen table that cooks his...   Read More


The beach can be as close as your bathroom

Above image courtesy of Kohler   No fantasy of a luxury holiday is complete without visions of an appropriately luxurious bathroom. The trouble with...   Read More


How to get the French Provincial look on a budget

Mention the words style and elegance and all things French immediately spring to mind. So if it’s the French Provincial look you’re after, then...   Read More


Indoor and outdoor gardening jobs

There’s plenty of plants to repot, veggies to sow and odds jobs to do around the garden as we head into the second week...   Read More


Top tips to spring into spring cleaning

It’s spring, which means the countdown is on to the Christmas entertaining season. Before we know it, hordes of visitors will start to descend...   Read More