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All Tiled Up

Saturday, 22 July 2017 00:10
TEN SHOW-STOPPING FEATURE TILE IDEAS FOR YOUR BATHROOM Step away from the norm and use dazzling tiles to create a bathroom with personality. Not sure how? Here are ten tile styles that will 'wow' in your bathroom, writes Jade Gillan. Step up the style of your bathing zone by forgoing…

The Alfresco Life

Saturday, 22 July 2017 00:03
One of the fastest-growing trends we’re seeing on the home- improvement scene is the addition of an outdoor kitchen. When executed well, an outdoor kitchen can add a dash of luxury to your lifestyle, writes Kate Fitzgerald. No longer solely the domain of television chefs and celebrities, the outdoor kitchen…

Cook Like a Pro

Friday, 21 July 2017 23:54
When talking about the size and efficiency of chef’s kitchens in the home, misconceptions are common. Adrian Lee, head designer of AKL Designer Kitchens, speaks with Bhria Vellnagel about how you can design and construct an authentic chef’s kitchen in your own household. The most admired thing about a chef’s…
A freestanding oven will allow you and your family to enjoy years of delicious meals. However, selecting the perfect fit your kitchen might seem like a daunting task. René Hart speaks with Daniel Bertuccio from ILVE about what to consider when buying a stand-alone unit. Boasting premier performance, efficient energy…

White Space

Wednesday, 10 August 2016 00:00
Versatile and timeless, white is the kitchen colour of choice for many homeowners. While a pared-back palette offers elegant simplicity, however, it can lack visual interest without the right finishing touches. Lara Bailey discovers the ways you can create points of difference in a white space. The benefits of having…

Stone Solutions

Wednesday, 10 August 2016 00:00
If you’re renovating or building and want your kitchen and bathroom to be fitted with the best possible products, there’s a good chance stone flooring, benchtops or even splashbacks will be high on your wish list. When it comes to cementing your selection, however, you will need to decide if…

The Dream Team

Wednesday, 03 February 2016 00:37
As Australian lifestyles get busier, homeowners are beginning to value companies that provide complete, comprehensive services that make undertaking a building or renovation project easier than ever. In the spirit of providing good customer service, April Davis looks at how three of Melbourne’s renovation power houses have joined forces to…

The Sweet Life

Wednesday, 03 February 2016 00:33
While sugar-free baking has become big business in the last couple of years, one enterprising Perth woman was pioneering the movement more than a decade ago. Lara Bailey meets ‘the xylitol lady’ and chats about her exciting new sugar-free recipe collection. If you’ve tried the sugar alternatives du jour, you’ll  …

The Test Of Time

Wednesday, 03 February 2016 00:32
When you’re in your ‘forever home’, it’s only natural to want to decorate in a manner that suits your tastes. If, however, you’re planning on selling, or simply don’t feel like redecorating again down the track, it pays to opt for design features that won’t date, explains Lara Bailey. It’s…

Bath-Time & Beyond

Wednesday, 03 February 2016 00:31
Always a hive of activity, it is said the kitchen is the heart of the home, but with young children around, the bathroom is a strong contender for that title. Hannah Pronesti guides you in designing a bathroom that will fulfil the needs of your growing family – to bath-time…

Knock On Wood

Thursday, 25 June 2015 03:13
One of the hottest trends in contemporary kitchen and bathroom design is timber, but this classic material never really goes out of style. Kate Milton investigates how to incorporate wood into your home. This year’s international design fairs saw timber and natural finishes taking centre stage. While getting back to…
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