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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.


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


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


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


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