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Interior Projects

DIY Projects to Tackle While Spending Time at Home

Okay, so things are a little hectic right now. With everything that’s going on, the ability to build and create things can provide some much-needed positivity. If you’re spending a little more time at home at the moment, here are some nice and easy DIY pr

Colour for Conservatives

Are you looking to add a splash of colour to your home, without going over the top? Today we’re going to be looking at a few easy ways to bring bold colours into your home, without going to the extreme of painting an entire room.

Texture Techniques: Sponging

It’s texture time! In this edition of Texture Techniques, we’re going to be looking at sponging. One of the easiest and most rewarding decorative painting techniques, sponging allows for complete creative freedom and produces some truly amazing results. I

Texture Techniques: Strie

It’s time to dive back into the world of textured painting. Today we're looking at Strie, a French technique designed to mimic the look of aged paint, or even linen!

Easy Ways To Add Character To Your Home

Generally, modern homes are clean cut and simple, giving a spacious feel to even the smallest of rooms but often lacking character. Here are a few tips, for both the beginner designers and the hardcore renovators, for adding a little more character to you

Pantone Colour of the Year 2020: Classic Blue

New Year, New Colour of the Year! Here are a few tips to using Classic Blue – and a blue palette in general – in your home, whether you want to go all out or keep it a little more subtle.

Budget Bathroom Makeovers

Is your bathroom in need of a revamp? While the grand claw-foot bathtub or the luxurious modern wet room might be a while away yet, here are a few tips to giving your bathroom a makeover on a budget.

Texture Techniques: Colour Washing

Textured painting techniques have become increasingly popular of late as a way to add warmth and depth to your rooms. In this edition of Texture Techniques, we’re going to be looking at Colour Washing, a technique developed to mimic the look of aged walls

Eliminate Your Energy Bills with these Eco-Renovations

With climate change accelerating and energy bills rising, “Green Architecture” has become an increasingly important field. Here are some eco-renovations you can do right now to make your home more energy efficient.

Enhancing the Value of Your Property

Maybe you’re thinking of selling your house. Maybe you’ve just bought an investment property. Here are 10 tips, big and small, to maximizing your property’s value.

Getting Rid of Your Wallpaper Woes

You’ve just bought a new house and it’s a bit of a fixer-upper. Here are some tips for getting rid of your wallpaper woes!

Freshen Up with a Feature Wall

Off-white, cream, ivory, beige, eggshell… five words that all mean the same thing; boring! Here are 6 styles of feature walls to inspire you to let your creative side out.

Man Cave Must-Haves

One way or another, you’ve always dreamed of it. Whether it be a place for you to escape with your mates to watch footy, drink beer and relax or you’re looking for somewhere to dump your man-child husband for a while and enjoy some quiet time yourself...

Spring Home Revitalising

It’s been a long, cold winter but it’s time to come out of hibernation! Spring is just around the corner and it’s time to rejuvenate your home as the flowers outside begin to bloom. Here are a few tips, big and small to make your home feel youthful and re

Interior Problem Solver

Most paint problems and painting mistakes are correctable. We've compiled solutions for the most common interior paint problems.

5 Ways to Elevate Your Bathroom

Bathrooms tend to be one of the most expensive rooms in your house to renovate but you don't need to gut it to make your bathroom feel more luxurious.

Kitchen Makeover (Minus the Large-Scale Renovation)

If you're looking to sell your home or you just think it needs a bit of a refresh, hearty renovations may be top of mind. While sometimes a major overhaul is necessary, usually you can get away with small upgrades that are budget friendly but have big...

Use Colour to Improve the Look and Feel of Your Home!

With hundreds of paint colours and shades available it is understandable why people choose to give up altogether, or end up choosing a colour that is unflattering and diminishes the spaces' value.

Cold Season Painting

Finally decided to repaint the house, patio or kids’ cubby house but you’ve missed the summer train? Don’t fret, you can still do so in the chilly season if you follow some important guidelines!

5 Ways to Refresh Your Bedroom This Winter

As the days get shorter and the temperature cooler, it can often bring on an itch to redecorate.

Make Something Old Feel New Again

Adding a fresh coat of paint to any room can make it feel like a brand-new space. The options are endless from painting your bathroom tiles, kitchen cupboards, bedroom doors and lounge room.......

School Holiday Bedroom Makeover

The kids are at home begging to do something fun, you've already been to every school holiday event in town, seen every movie at the cinemas and visited the in-laws, now what?

Decorating with Pantone's Colour of the Year!

Have you incorporated Living Coral into your home yet?

Garage Floor Makeover!

Garage floors take a battering from constant vehicle and foot traffic, spills and stains, dust, grease...

Feature Walls

Add some new life to your room by adding a feature wall! A feature wall is a simple and quick way to add a colourful pop to your home...

Tile Paint

Does your bathroom feel tired and outdated? Although this may be the case bathroom renovations are often expensive and take time....

Strip & Restore

Upcycling and re purposing old furniture is one of the hottest trends right now! More and more DIY enthusiasts are discovering the fun in transforming junk and old furniture into something new and stylish for the home!....

Coastal chic or casual luxe? The latest timber colour trends from Haymes

Take a look around any home design magazine, and you’ll see that timber, once simply a material used in construction, is now very much a stand-alone feature in contemporary architecture and design, both indoors and outdoors...

The Importance of Undercoat

It is a common misconception that many projects can be completed without an undercoat, 2 coats of low sheen will do just fine right? No! So let’s get a few basic rules out of the way to help you along on your next project...

Poppy Lane, Scott Gibson & Family

I’ve been ITCHING to share today’s beautiful story with you. Finally, today is the day!...

Jo Twaddell, Toby McIntyre & Family

Today we visit the Elwood home of optometrist Jo Twaddell (of WINK Optometry), her husband Toby McIntyre (a physiotherapist) and their three young boys, Fred, George and Angus...