At home

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


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


How to choose an architect

Building a house or an extension can be daunting – and if you get it wrong you will have to live with the consequences...   Read More


The latest in bathroom design

Above image courtesy of Just Bathroom Renovations   If you think the trendiest bathrooms would be filled with shiny surfaces, ornate décor and the...   Read More


The battle of the solar batteries hots up

Homeowners keen to become independent of energy providers were excited by recent news that US group Tesla, an automotive and energy storage company, would...   Read More