Many of us suspected that the pandemic would put the majority of homewares stores out of business. We thought that most of them would sink without trace like The Titanic

Retail has been struggling for some time, and over the past few years my own local furniture...

While the world endeavours to stay safe from COVID-19 this year, staying safe with colour is definitely out.

We like neutrals in Australia. They compliment our beach life perfectly to create a relaxing vibe indoors that melds perfectly with our outdoor lifestyle. But s...

No trend has surprised me more than the popularity of pink in our interiors, but I think that COVID-19 will have a lot to do with its longevity.

April 28, 2020

Social distancing has been hard for some, while for others it has been the perfect opportunity to re-evaluate their lives. Some of us will emerge from the relaxation of restrictions determined to set a different pace to our lives, others will completely revamp them....

April 10, 2020

The Swedish word for coziness is "Hygge", and while I suspect that few of us are thinking about styling and home decor right now, here in Australia we are preparing for winter.

We're preparing for the season during this crazy COVID-19 era,...

Unfortunately, every home I've ever owned or rented in Australia has come with a west-facing back yard or deck.

When when you live in a country with the highest risk of skin cancer and in which the summers are unforgiving, you have to think about shade in the same...

I've always loved the idea of lazy Mediterranean-style lunches with family and friends. I'm a foodie, but I prefer a relaxed vibe when I'm eating at home, and I try to recreate that ambiance when I style my properties.

For most families or couples se...

April 29, 2019

The conditions of employment have changed. Where once employees were expected to work set hours in an office environment, they are now demanding a better work/life balance. And with improvements in technology and the increasing cost of commercial rents, it can be benef...

April 15, 2019

If your home is what estate agents like to describe as "classic" - such as a traditional red brick homes, Californian Bungalows or Fibro cottages - it may be worth investing in some simple renovations to maximize the return when you sell it.

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If you are in the enviable position of being able to afford a complete makeover for your home or investment property prior to its sale, you have the pick of modern finishes to ensure that it will stand out from the rest of the market.

But w...

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