A 200-Year Old Home Brought to Life

Looking to breathe new life into an old home with modern updates? Meet James and Christine, the talented design duo who embarked on a transformative journey to revitalize this beloved family residence. With a shared vision, they undertook this 200 year old home’s renovation with the goal to preserve the irreplaceable character, all while ensuring […]

How to be braver with colour in your home: learn from hospitality

2024 Dulux Colour Awards jury member Nick Travers, is the co-founding director at Melbourne and Albury based Technē Architecture + Interior Design. Here, he shares three insights into the transformative power of paint, the case for colour and embracing it on the walls of homes. Warm peach tones in Nick’s own home Hospitality design takeaways […]

This gorgeous resort-style pool became the star of the home

When Melbourne content creator Sarita Holland, together with her husband and three teenage children, moved into their Aberfeldie home almost two years ago, the only thing missing was a pool. “We promised our children that our next house would have a pool and it really was a non-negotiable for us,” says Sarita, who engaged the […]

What makes a great new build? A builder shares tips

A high-end architectural new build, Scarborough, by Tass Construction Group, is a two-storey family home in the sought-after NSW seaside town of the same name. It recently won the 2023 NSW Housing Industry Association’s (HIA) ‘Custom New Build $1.2m to $1.5m award. So today, we’re taking a look at what makes it so special. Delivering […]

Spring Refresh: On My List

So we’re just going to brush right past the fact that it snowed on the first day of Spring last week. I mean, getting into “spring refresh” mode is a mindset more than anything else anyway. Because despite the lingering chill (and mini snow piles still dotting our yard) I can’t help but feel that […]

14 apps to help you build your dream home

Get our FREE eBook: 10 tips to fall back in love with your home Building a home from the ground up can be fun and rewarding, but it can also be anxiety provoking. There is good news though with iPhones, iPads and Androids offering homeowners a tool that isn’t already in their toolbox, but is […]

Dulux Colour Awards 2024: Beige, candy colours and biophilia

It’s that time of year again when our interiors-obsessed eyes are drawn to the iconic Dulux Colour Awards. Currently in its 38th year, this year’s finalists have just been announced with an incredible 83 projects chosen from a record 527 entries. And while the awards recognise the exceptional and innovative use of colour across multiple categories, […]

Steph Pase on how to take your home from chaos to order

Organisation queen Steph Pase is the woman behind Steph Pase Planners and the podcast Stephing Up. She says for most of her life she was “a hot mess and struggling with undiagnosed ADHD,” and just a few years ago, didn’t know the meaning of the word organisation let alone what it actually meant to practice […]

American style dream home in Brisbane is now unrecognisable

Today’s fabulous before and after comes courtesy of Brisbane’s Rachael Turner of Front Porch Properties. A renovation that was initially undertaken in 2017 and again in 2023 you can really see Rachael’s signature design ethos shining through in what is a spectacular overhaul. “It was your classic Australian build but it’s now an American-inspired beauty,” […]