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House painting mistakes almost everyone makes     by   Jason Cini

07 September 2018

Whether you are planning to paint by yourself or engage help from outside, mistakes are bound to happen, especially for beginners. But by keeping a few simple tips in mind, the process can run a lot smoother, saving you time and energy...

Dulux Colour Forecast 2019     by   Adelle King

07 September 2018

Dulux has released its 2019 colour palettes, which have been devised through a prism of wellness, rejuvenation and environmental consciousness. The four palettes each celebrate the individual, acknowledge our past and embrace the natural world, and set the colour spectrums for the coming year...

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Lost American buildings brought to life     by   Adelle King

06 September 2018

America is dotted with breathtaking architecture. From the iconic Metro Centre in D.C. to the jaw-dropping Central Library in Seattle, these buildings help tell the story of the cities that surround them. But what about the buildings that have been lost to history?...

The Cape will open its doors to help celebrate National Sustainable House Day      by   Adelle King

05 September 2018

One of Australia’s leading sustainable housing communities, The Cape , located on Victoria’s Bass Coast, will be celebrating National Sustainable House Day on Sunday 16 September, with events open to the public including talks from a range of sustainability experts, open homes and family activities...

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Grand entrance versatility     by    (not verified)

04 September 2018

Front doors are where people make their first impression of a home so you want yours to really make an entrance. Below, Sally Caroline interior designer Sally Klopper outlines her favourite looks that can be achieved using Corinthian Door’s new Blonde Oak collection styles...

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Inspiring fictional architecture      by   Adelle King

03 September 2018

From Game of Throne to Harry Potter, fictional architecture can be pretty inspiring and has even been behind the creativity of buildings around the world, including a Star Wars-inspired house in South Korea...

Affordable Ways to Give the Feel of Luxury to Your Home      by   Derek Lotts

29 August 2018

We all want our home decor to mirror the fantastic grand homes we see in magazines and on television. Of course, in most occasions this is not financially achievable. So we have come up with some affordable ways you can add a bit of luxury into your home without draining out your bank account...

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Paint themes: How to create the perfect bedroom for your child     by   Jason Cini

29 August 2018

When you think of a child’s bedroom, you think colour and lots of it. Of course, not all paint themes for kids’ bedrooms are overly colourful and vibrant. At the end of the day, it’s the theme as a whole that matters over bright, showy hues...

Three innovative ways to create textures and patterns when painting walls     by   Jason Cini

29 August 2018

The addition of patterns and textures make regular painted walls spring to life. They catch your eye the second you walk into a room and add character to your home...

Louvre: A Multipurpose Design Useful for Interior Décor!     by   Sarah Williams

29 August 2018

When you hear the name Louvre, you may be transported to the mesmerizing museum in Paris, France. But, the louvre we are talking about is a design used for interiors of a property. The design is as mesmerizing as the museum itself. It has the power to uplift the look of the whole home...

Furry Problems: How to Clean Pet Hair and Keep Shedding to a Minimum     by   Adriana Aziz

29 August 2018

Unless you have a hairless cat for a pet, chances are that your furry little friends are leaving trails of pet hair around your home! Yes, when you have a pet cat or dog (or both), shedding of fur is inevitable...

Get Rid of Pesky Carpet Beetles Once and for All!     by   Adriana Aziz

29 August 2018

Not a lot of homeowners realise how much damage a little carpet beetle can do! These little critters actually eat into the fibres and fabric of carpets and rugs, leaving the material come apart over time...

Choosing the Best Garage Option for Your Home     by   Derek Lotts

29 August 2018

When it comes to home design, it’s safe to say that people have a couple of pretty huge blind spots. How else would you explain that we so meticulously plan every detail of our living rooms and pay so little attention to our garages?...

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Four steps to creating the ultimate BBQ area     by    (not verified)

29 August 2018

Spring is in the air, which means we’re fast approaching summer and barbeque season. As the weather warms up, there’s no better time to make the most of your backyard with an outdoor kitchen...

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The dangers of DIY home renovations – How safe is your home?      by   Adelle King

29 August 2018

Millions of Australians could be unaware of the potential risks that lie in their home, according to a leading structural engineer. Yenem Engineering Services director Dave Meney says most Australian home owners take for granted the fact their home is safe and considered structurally sound...

A Simple Guide to Paint Your House Exterior     by   Emma Sneddon

27 August 2018

One of the cost-effective ways to both protect your home from the elements and spruce up your property is to paint the house exterior...

Tiny frame, big potential      by   Adelle King

27 August 2018

Historically, Australia has some of the largest houses in the world but this could be set to change, with a 2017 CommSec report showing the country’s properties are now the smallest in two decades...

Perfecting plant style in your home     by   Adelle King

27 August 2018

Plants give a home’s interior a feeling of freshness and calmness and are an ideal decorating solution for that added personal touch and panache. However it can be difficult deciding what plant is best for what space, which is why Henley has created the below guide...

Home Design Ideas That Make Comfort a Priority     by   Derek Lotts

25 August 2018

If we had to define home in one sentence that would probably be: “The place we feel comfortable in”. This comfort is made of various factors, including the people you are living with, the neighborhood you’re in, but especially the interior design...

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3 Reasons Why Your Vinyl Wrap Kitchen Doors Have Turned Yellow     by   Adam Smith

22 August 2018

Vinyl wrap kitchen cabinet doors have become very popular in recent years. The glossy finish can make even neutral shades look more sophisticated. Unfortunately, if you opted for white, you may have noticed that your vinyl wrap kitchen doors have started to turn yellow...

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