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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.


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


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


6 ways to create an entry hall with style

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


July in the garden

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


10 ways to get the Hamptons look

Elegant, coastal, chic and uber wealthy – if this is the style you’re trying to achieve in your home decorating, it’s the Hamptons look...   Read More


15 top tips for families on a budget

Posted by Phyllis Stylianou and Katie Adema.   Money is a great thing. Unless you don’t have enough to pay the bills, buy food and...   Read More


It’s time to take the plunge if you want to be swimming this summer

Rome wasn’t built in a day – and neither was a swimming pool. There are quotes to be sought, choices to be made, contracts...   Read More


5 winning ways with window seats

Above image courtesy of Angus Mackenzie Architect.   Window seats have been around for a long time, but today’s architects (and homeowners) are taking them...   Read More


Let’s do brunch: 5 tips to make hosting a breeze

The art of brunch is as much a state of mind as it is a state of menu. Originally a meal for hungry hunters...   Read More


How to choose the right carpet for your needs

SOFT and warm underfoot — nothing beats carpet when it comes to a touch of luxury. But like most floor coverings, there’s a big...   Read More