Home & Decorating

Mon 6 May 2019

Are you being served? Online support key for customers

premium_icon Are you being served? Online support key for customers

Stores need to back up their web site's offerings with genuine, human customer service.

Tue 30 Apr 2019

RENTAL CRISIS: Why we can't afford to live here anymore

premium_icon RENTAL CRISIS: Why we can't afford to live here anymore

COSTS of rentals on the Northern Rivers are increasing, but wages remain fixed. Now the chance of finding an affordable home is "fast approaching zero".

Mon 29 Apr 2019

Finding the right balance is a design basic

premium_icon Finding the right balance is a design basic

We subtly know when something is off-centre, with symmetry an important element in most traditional interiors.

Fri 26 Apr 2019

Learn how to build a beautiful home for less than $10k

premium_icon Learn how to build a beautiful home for less than $10k

FANCY no morgage and a rent-free home? Learn the ins and outs of building a revolutionary tiny house at a workshop this weekend.

Mon 22 Apr 2019

Get in the 'mum zone' to wind down at home

premium_icon Get in the 'mum zone' to wind down at home

The man cave is a commonly accepted concept for men, but what about an equivalent for women?

Mon 15 Apr 2019

Keeping men in mind for home design

premium_icon Keeping men in mind for home design

For a bachelor's pad or a more macho aesthetic, there's plenty to draw inspiration from.

Wed 10 Apr 2019

‘Feral’ Kmart hack causes uproar

‘Feral’ Kmart hack causes uproar

An Aussie mum proudly showed off her 'perfect' pantry — only for people to get angry over a tiny detail you could very easily miss.

Tue 9 Apr 2019

Samsung’s secret weapon: is this the Dyson killer?

premium_icon Samsung’s secret weapon: is this the Dyson killer?

The stick vac market is a big one for time-poor Aussies who want to get cleaning out of the way quickly and without using cumbersome machines.

Mon 8 Apr 2019

Starting with white makes home a blank canvas

premium_icon Starting with white makes home a blank canvas

The colour as a backdrop allows you to take a room in just about any direction.

Mon 1 Apr 2019

How to make your bed and sleep in it

premium_icon How to make your bed and sleep in it

The right bed and linen can have a big impact on your health and wellbeing, so choose wisely.

Thu 28 Mar 2019

SNEAK PEEK: Retirement development moves into final stages

premium_icon SNEAK PEEK: Retirement development moves into final stages

CONSTRUCTION will soon begin on the seventh and final stage of development in this highly sought-after retirement village

Tue 26 Mar 2019

For your viewing pleasure: Samsung unveils mega 8K TV

For your viewing pleasure: Samsung unveils mega 8K TV

IF you don’t know your HDs from your 4Ks then 8K TV technology isn’t going to mean much to you - yet.

Mon 25 Mar 2019

De-cluttering needs a more realistic approach

premium_icon De-cluttering needs a more realistic approach

I blame Marie Kondo for the hysterical levels of de-cluttering we are currently witnessing.

Mon 18 Mar 2019

Laundry list of changes to make best use of space

premium_icon Laundry list of changes to make best use of space

A well-planned laundry will make your washing chores a little easier.

Thu 14 Mar 2019

‘Unbelievable’ cheap reno transforms home

‘Unbelievable’ cheap reno transforms home

A surprisingly simple makeover transformed this unsellable home from a dated “mess” to a gorgeous space — and it sold for a pretty profit.

Tue 12 Mar 2019

Mum uses genius $3 stationery hack to transform kitchen

Mum uses genius $3 stationery hack to transform kitchen

AN AUSSIE mum has found an ingenious way of updating her tired, vinyl kitchen bench in her rental home — without upsetting her landlord.

Mon 11 Mar 2019

Ditch digital devices in at least one space in home

premium_icon Ditch digital devices in at least one space in home

One of the fastest growing interior trends is all about creating dedicated, intimate technology-free rooms.

Sat 9 Mar 2019

Genius hack promises wrinkle-free clothes

Genius hack promises wrinkle-free clothes

If you hate ironing, you’re not alone. But by stocking up on one budget item, not only will the task be made twice as easy, but at least twice as fast.

Mon 4 Mar 2019

Living Coral a natural choice for Pantone Color of the Year

premium_icon Living Coral a natural choice for Pantone Color of the Year

Warm tones of our precious coral reef can also liven up our home designs.

Fri 1 Mar 2019

Business owner puts herself on the frame

premium_icon Business owner puts herself on the frame

Penny Newman now owns the bespoke framing business she loved working in.

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