The Block 2022 Week 1 Bathroom Reveal

The Block 2022 Week 1 Bathroom Reveal

For its 18th season, The Block 2022 Tree Change heads to Gisborne South in Victoria’s beautiful Macedon Ranges, where five couples will each build a 500-square metre house, tennis courts and even a winery on 10 acres of prime Aussie heartland.  For the first time in Block history, not only will the contestants build a.. Read more

Renovated 1930s Australian beach house

1930s renovated beach house

When you see a renovated 1930s Australian beach house that has been produced by the talented Lucy Glade Wright, founder of Hunting for George, and her husband Jonno, you know that it is going to be a treat.  This house is everything it should be.  Beautifully renovated with a simple approach that sits nicely into.. Read more

How high should a tiled kitchen spashback be?

How high should my tiled splashback be?

A tiled kitchen splashback used to be easy.  We picked a height that ran around to the base of our kitchen wall cabinets and stuck on the tiles to this height.  But have you seen lately that designers are coming up with so many alternatives? With different designs of tiles and interesting layouts for kitchens.. Read more

How to work with a dark colour palette

How to work with a dark colour palette

People tend to either love or hate a dark colour palette.  Those of us who do like them though are often too afraid to use them and the alternative of a light white or neutral scheme just seems an easier option.  Certainly, this can be true but often it isn’t the case of selecting either a.. Read more

How to use black accents in interiors

How to use black accents in interiors

What do you conjure up with the word black?  For me it signifies elegance and sophistication.  I wouldn’t be without a little black dress in my wardrobe and the same is true for me with interiors.  I would generally choose a black lampshade over a white one or a black picture frame before a timber.. Read more

Why indoor plants are good for your health

Why indoor plants are good for your health

Indoor plants are good for your health.  This is a fact and one of many good reasons you should be scooting off to your local garden centre to include these in your home styling. I have a list of reasons why you should introduce these into your home and lots of inspiration and ideas to.. Read more

How to choose kitchen pendants

How to choose kitchen pendants

Which kitchen pendants should I choose is one of the questions that I am most often asked.  I think that the issue that people have is that there are so many on the market to choose from and a wide range of styles.  Then there is the question of how many pendants they should have. .. Read more

Studio living at The Shack

The Shack garden studio

Who wouldn’t love a trendy bolt hole at the end of their garden?  A perfect white studio to use as an office, guest accommodation or even just as a quiet escape.  This story is about studio living at The Shack and if you have the space, I hope that you are as inspired by this.. Read more

What is Campaign Furniture

What is Campaign Furniture

Have you heard the term Campaign furniture lately and wondered what on earth it is?  Often referred to as exploration furniture, these pieces are becoming integral to many of our much loved styles.  from Plantation and Caribbean style, a Hamptons look and even through to an Industrial vibe.  I have some favourites of mine to.. Read more

How to use Colorbond Basalt

How to use Colorbond Basalt

Equally at home on a sleek contemporary building, a classic Hamptons home or a country cottage, Colorbond Basalt is one of the most classic and easiest of the range to work with.  This is also a colour that I specify regularly.  I have all the tips to show you if you are interested in knowing.. Read more