• Decorating a child’s room

  • Western home decor

  • Paint the exterior

  • Tickled pink

Loft design ideas

Loft conversions can be as simple as adding Velux windows and a pull-down ladder (although a temporary staircase means it won’t count as an extra room when you sell), or as dramatic as extending out of the original roof, effectively providing an extra floor. Start by getting acquainted with the area – if your loft […]

Inexpensive furniture: overstock & online purchase

Sometimes you just might not be able to afford to buy expensive and brand new furniture. In such cases, there is always the option of choosing to buy overstock furniture. Buying overstock furniture means that you will get top quality furniture for your home, office, or dorm without having to spend too much money on […]

Have barbecue – will travel

Barbecues have come a long way in the past decade – and portable ones are the latest trend. Alfresco dining, outdoor kitchens and even wood ovens have become the norm in countless backyards, with many Aussies cooking several meals outside each week. Likewise, barbecues themselves — and what we cook on them — have changed […]

Western home decor

Western style can be confused with the country. Unlike the latter, home decor western implies less heat and more coarse details and special romance in the style of the wild west. If you think that now the room will desperate cowboy with a gun or a fat sheriff, it is not a country. Modern western […]

French home decor with fireplace

Classic french style and even a fireplace feature are brought up to date with contemporary materials and clean lines. Kelvin Teo of Space Sense Studio is known For his graphic monochromatic interiors, yet when tasked with designing a modern French-inspired home, he nailed it on the head. Louis and Ellane Kwang initially envisioned their four-room […]

Wall decoration ideas

Confluence Elite shows you how to kick it up a notch with I these amazing and personalised home decor DIY’s… There is nothing more satisfying than completing a home decor project all on your own! And Confluence Elite – The Concept Store, in a bid to encourage people to get their hands dirty, has come […]

Bright ideas

A little rock family enlists the architectural expertise of taggart design group to give their champed kitchen new cottage style Two years ago when Patty Joffiff Lanford moved into the Hillcrest bungalow of her new husband Stephen and his two sons, the couple was introduced to a common problem among blended families: an influx of […]

Erich Fichtner

Erich’s career as a woodworker began over 30 years ago and has established him as a designer/maker of bespoke furniture whose work is shown all over the world. After a stint teaching at secondary level where Erich was allowed to use the school’s woodworking facilities after hours, he found himself in Philadelphia in the 70s, […]

Winterproof your home

Plan ahead and get your property into good shape before the cold weather begins. Low temperatures, high winds and incessant rain can cause problems for the structure of your home and make minor issues worse. Take time now to look at all the outside areas of your home and make repairs before you hit trouble […]

Light control

Finding the ultimate window treatment for your bedroom is much more than making a purely decorative decision Function and practicality are important. In these times of sky high energy costs, fitting blinds and shutters that can help regulate and conserve heat as well as control the light is a major plus. In urban environments they […]