The cooler winter weather might signal nature’s annual break, but in fact it’s the best time to do those garden jobs you’ve been putting off all year – and more besides.
As sustainability increasingly becomes a byword in our homes, the idea of owning less is also gaining traction. But how do regular families embrace the minimalist lifestyle?
Masonry blocks have never been so popular for backyard builds thanks to their bold look, structural heft and useful versatility.
Pantone describes its Classic Blue as a timeless, enduring shade that instills calm and creates connection. Here, ideas for adding a little blue hue to your life. After 2018’s bold Ultra Violet and 2019’s vivid Living Coral, Pantone, one of the world’s great authorities on colour, has chosen a perennial blue shade as its 2020
WHAT ARE THE BIGGEST INTERIORS TRENDS OF 2020? Home Beautiful’s Katrina O’Brien gives her verdict Every day a new batch of gorgeous houses, amazing new products and fabulous ideas from overseas crosses the desk of Katrina O’Brien, managing editor of best-selling interiors magazine Home Beautiful. But what did she really love over the past 12 months?
Colour is an integral part of our lives – but do we really understand how it impacts us? Here, a colour expert shares her knowledge.
Landscape designer Matt Leacy gives his six top tips on how to make the most out of your pocket-size garden.
The natural world, bouclé and green… welcome to the biggest interiors trends of 2020 The dominant interior trends of 2020 are in and they all have something in common: satisfying our need to get closer to nature. Here are five of the biggest trends to keep an eye on in the new year. Go naturalAs
Creating a level backyard and installing a retaining wall in a Sydney home, hit complications when engineers hit rock. Here, how they found a solution. The hard reality of striking rock while constructing a retaining wall will be familiar to many an engineer and builder. Just when you think the ground will yield and the
Exposed brickwork is popping up on living room walls everywhere – and a new brick facing product means you can create the look easily and economically. Exposed brickwork is very on-trend, not only in the kitchen but increasingly in living spaces too. There’s a particular earthy warmth an exposed brick wall adds to a living