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Interior Projects

7 Easy DIY Projects to Update Your Home with Paint

Paint is one of the most versatile tools in your DIY toolkit, capable of transforming the look and feel of your home in a cost-effective way...

How to Paint a Floor to Give It a New Look

If your tired-looking floor is in need of a makeover, painting it can be a cost-effective and creative solution...

5 Ways to Make a Small Room Look Larger with Paint

Small rooms can feel cosy and charming, but they often come with a challenge: how to make the space appear more spacious and open...

Unlocking Emotions: The Power of Colour Psychology in Home Design

Colour psychology plays a vital role in shaping our emotions, moods, and overall well-being.

5 Trending Colour Combinations for a Stylish Living Room

Your living room is the heart of your home—a place to relax, entertain, and express your personal style.

Add Value to your Home with Fixtures

There are a variety of fixtures and upgrades that can add real estate value to a home in Australia.

Get the Look: Boho (Interior Design) Styling

Boho interior design is a popular and timeless style that continues to evolve and offer a free-spirited and eclectic approach to home decor.

Interior Design Trends: Calm Nature

Calm Nature Interior Design is a trend that continues to grow in popularity in 2023, as more and more people seek to bring a sense of nature into their homes.

Get the Look: Transitional (Interior Design) Styling

Transitional interior design is a style that seamlessly blends traditional and contemporary design elements to create a cohesive and timeless look.

Get the Look: Japandi (Interior Design) Styling

One of the key features of Japandi Interior Design is the use of natural materials, such as wood, bamboo, and linen.

Interior Design Trends: Luxury Monochromatic

By using different shades, textures, and patterns of the same colour, a monochromatic colour scheme can be made interesting and dynamic.

Get the Look: Art Moderne (Interior Design) Styling

One of the key features of Art Moderne interior design is its use of bold, graphic elements.

Get the Look: French Country (Interior Design) Styling

This style is characterised by its warm and inviting atmosphere, as well as its use of natural materials, elegant furnishings, and soft, muted colour palettes.

Interior Design Trends: Instagrammable Lounge

One of the key features of Instagrammable lounge interior design is the use of statement pieces, such as unique and eye-catching furniture, stylish lighting fixtures, and bold accent walls.

Get the Look: Mid-Century (Interior Design) Styling

Mid-century interior design is a style that continues to be popular in 2023, offering a sleek and stylish look to any space.

Get the Look: Shabby Chic (Interior Design) Styling

If you're looking for a design style that is both romantic and practical, shabby chic interior design is the perfect choice for you.

Get the Look: Industrial (Interior Design) Styling

This style is inspired by the raw, industrial aesthetic of factories and warehouses, and it features a mix of metal, concrete, and wood elements.

Creative Wall Designs - Murals and Wallpaper

Murals and wallpapers can transform a room with minimal effort, covering up imperfections while adding colour, texture, and personality

Get the Look: Art Deco (Interior Design) Styling

This style emerged in the 1920s and 1930s, and it is characterised by its use of bold geometric shapes, rich colours, and luxurious materials.

Interior Design Trends: Digital Realism (Cyberpunk) Styling

Cyberpunk, also known as digital realism, is an interior design style that has been growing in popularity in 2023. This style is characterised by a futuristic, technology-driven aesthetic...

Get the Look: Hollywood Glam (Interior Design) Styling

Whether you're looking to create a chic and sophisticated living room or a luxurious bedroom, Hollywood glam interior design is the perfect style to bring a touch of glamour and sophistication to your home.

Get the Look: Contemporary (Interior Design) Styling

Contemporary is a modern, ever-evolving style that incorporates clean lines, simple forms, and minimal embellishments.

Interior Design Trends - Arches

The use of arches in interior design has become a trend in 2023 because they add a touch of elegance and sophistication to any space, making it look more beautiful and refined.

Get the Look: Mediterranean (Interior Design) Styling

Mediterranean-style interior design generally refers to the aesthetics of Southern European countries that border the Mediterranean Sea, and originated in the 1920’s when people were a little more consumed with wealth and leisure.

Get the Look: French Provincial (Interior Design) Styling

French Provincial styling began over 320 years ago...

Get the Look: Retro (Interior Design) Styling

When it comes to Retro – we’re commonly talking 50s, 60s and 70s styles. This era embraced a kaleidoscope of contrasting colours and design features...

LED Lighting

LED Lights are taking over - and you can create some jaw-dropping spaces with just a bit of creativity and an LED lighting strip...

Get the Look: Farmhouse Styling

Farmhouse sounds self-explanatory - however, it’s not all barn doors and browns - Farmhouse has gone modern...

Get the Look: Beach-house Styling

Beach-House Style or Coastal Design - however you describe it, you’re going to want to do a mix of wood finishes, some curtains and blinds, natural elements and whites...

Get the Look: Modern Styling

Modern design style is cross between German Bauhaus and Scandinavian, it’s made up of a crisp and bright, monochromatic colour palette and clean lines...

Lighting Fixtures

If the new generation has taught us anything - it’s all about lighting. Lighting makes a massive difference to your space...

Cool or Warm Whites

When deciding between cool or warm whites, think about the lighting in your room and the vibe you want to create within your space...

Incorporating Stonemasonry into your Home

Geologically, there are hundreds of natural stones; commercially, there are 10: granite, limestone, marble, onyx, quartzite, sandstone, serpentine, slate, soapstone, and travertine...

Watermelon & Avocado - Fruit Colour Inspo

This colour inspiration will have you feeling far from meloncholy! And we know what you're thinking, "you've guac to be joking!"...

Peach & Banana - Fruit Colour Inspo

We’re head-over-peels for these peel-good colours that can instantly lift your mood and bring vibrancy to any space.

Get the Look: Cottage Styling

Cottage style is all about comfortable furnishings, fresh colours and natural elements...

Orange & Lemon - Fruit Colour Inspo

#SqueezeTheDay with this awesome Orange and Lemon Colour Inspiration! #SimplyTheZest

Get The Look: Scandinavian Styling

If you're after a minimalist and functional design movement, then the Scandinavian Style may be for you. Let's take a look at some inspiration to bring this trendy, yet traditional style into your home.

Warm-Up For Winter

As the temperatures begin to drop, it’s important to make sure your home is the perfect cosy retreat from the winter chill. If you’re in need of some inspiration, here are a few tricks and tips to turning your home into the perfect winter paradise!

Find Space in Your Place

Are your four walls feeling a little smaller than they used to be? With everyone spending some extra time at home right now, it can feel like you’re beginning to run out of space in your home. Let's take a look at some awesome storage hacks to help you de

Finding the 5th Wall

Are you wanting to transform your room from dull and boring to instantly eye-catching? Why not consider the 5th wall; the ceiling! Let us inspire you with some tips, tricks and stunning examples.

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...