Inground vs Above ground pool tips & inspiration

Thinking of splashing out and getting a pool installed for summer?  If you can’t decide between an inground or above ground pool, here’s some tips and inspiration. Image credit: Annette O’Brien via the The Design Files Pool cost The cost is usually the reason people choose an above ground over an inground pool; they’re generally a [Read More]

Pool Maintenance Tips You Should Know

One of our favourite pass times at this time of year is hanging out by the pool.  Make sure it’s in top nick by following these handy pool maintenance tips. Source:  Pexels Regular pool maintenance and cleaning The key to keeping your pool healthy, in good condition and enjoyable is to keep it clean.  Having a [Read More]

Lunch food delivery in Sydney CBD

Already in holiday mode and forgot your lunch this week?  Airtasker can do lunch delivery in the Sydney CBD.  We’ve got some great lunch food delivery options for you right here! Source: foodie crush Organising lunch food delivery with Airtasker The beauty of hiring an Airtasker for lunch food delivery is you choose your delivery [Read More]

Apartment balcony inspiration

Taking in the city skyline from your apartment balcony is an enjoyable way to pass the time.  Whether your balcony is open or closed, small or large, you can style it and make it functional for many different pass times.  Here’s some apartment balcony inspiration. Source: Pinterest Beautiful apartment balcony gardens Having some greenery on [Read More]

Personalise your big day with unique wedding ideas

Personalising your wedding is not just about stamping your name everywhere or ‘doing it yourself’.  It’s about sentiment and celebrating yourselves as a couple in the most ‘you’ way there is.  Some inspiration for unique wedding ideas never goes astray. Source: The Budget Savvy Bride  Personalised vows If you’re not feeling the stock standard “to [Read More]

New parent’s guide to cleaning

If you’re coming into or recently inducted into parenthood, you already know that you’re in for an amazing time and a hell of a ride.  You’ll settle into your new baby cleaning routine soon enough, but in the meantime, we’ve got a guide to cover some essential ‘new parent cleaning’ tips. Deoderiser for nappy bins [Read More]

Summer gardening tips

Summer is practically here!  Your lawn is probably growing like crazy already, and staying on top of maintenance at this time of year can be time consuming. Here are some tips to help make Summer gardening a breeze. Source: Home Bunch Water your garden efficiently In most regions of Australia, our Summers are a little [Read More]

Summer outdoor entertaining ideas

Summer is the perfect time of year for outdoor entertaining.  Whether you’re hosting a Friday night dinner party with friends, having a lazy Sunday afternoon lunch with the family, or having an intimate dinner for two, these summer outdoor entertaining ideas are sure to inspire you. Image credit: Kevin Chin Photography + Cinema via Style Me [Read More]

Tape measure tricks for amateur Handymen

Consider yourself an amateur handyman (or woman)? How are your tape measure skills?  Surprisingly, a tape measure is one of the most practical inventions ever, full of hidden features you probably never knew existed that will make the odd DIY home improvement job so much easier! Leah from See Jane Drill has enlightened us with [Read More]

What you need to pack for a picnic in the park

Planning a picnic?  There’s a tonne of fun to be had, but it won’t be much fun if you forget something.  Here’s a great checklist of what you need to pack. Source: Pinterest Picnic blanket Unless your park has a spare recreational table and bench chair when you arrive, you might be sitting on the [Read More]

How to plan a DIY Wedding – from photography to favours

Weddings should be fun, not financially crippling.  Having a DIY wedding is a great way to save money and still have a wonderful wedding.  Here are some ideas on how to have a DIY wedding. Source:  Brit + Co Planning your DIY wedding One of the easiest ways to save cash on your wedding is [Read More]

Your guide to house maintenance

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If you want to keep your home in good condition, a diligent house maintenance routine is essential.  Investing time, money and effort in regular maintenance and odd jobs is a much better option than having to deal with costly, unexpected repairs.  To help you stay on track, we’ve put together a guide to house maintenance. Image [Read More]

Studio apartment inspiration

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Studio apartments are no longer a trade-off of ‘space for city’.  Photography is a wonderful source of interior design inspiration for a studio apartment.  Here’s some visual inspiration to lust over. Source: Brit + Co Industrial studio apartment inspiration Exposed brick, concrete, pipes, tiles, or any kind of material that is structural or functional is begging you [Read More]

DIY wedding decorations for every theme

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Planning a wedding on a budget? DIY wedding decorations are your answer; DIY is a delightful excuse to get crafty and exercise extreme Pinterest addiction!  If you’re looking for ideas on fun, creative, affordable, DIY wedding decorations, you’ll love what we’ve rounded up below!  Get inspired and imaginative; you could try these DIY ideas for [Read More]

How to make an outdoor playground at home

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Growing up with a spacious backyard to play in is a glorious memory from the childhood of many lucky Australians.  If you had a sandpit, cubby house (DIY with help from Dad, of course) or trampoline, you were probably one of the most popular kids in the neighbourhood every afternoon after school.  Thanks to the internet, technology [Read More]

Beginner’s guide to: Gardening

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If you’re embarking on your first gardening project and you’re not sure where to start, our beginner gardening tips will help you succeed.  Knowing where to start, planning and understanding your garden design will be the key to your success. Before you get down to the local landscaping store, there are a few considerations you need [Read More]

Wall shelving ideas

If you don’t have spare cupboards or a lot of space, utilising shelves becomes important for decorating and storage. There are so many different styles of shelves that will fit within your decor. So, we’ve put together an inspiring collection of wall shelving ideas, using different materials that can be used to construct wall shelving [Read More]

Beautiful bathroom shelving ideas

Looking for inspiration to solve a storage issue and enhance your bathroom design?  In addition to some great ideas we have on how to plan your bathroom design and small bathroom design, we’ve collated some beautiful bathroom shelving ideas for you to enjoy. Source: Bodie and Fou Mounted bathroom shelving Create a great looking storage [Read More]

How to prepare your home for selling and moving

If you’re putting your home on the market, there are a number of things other than paperwork that you’ll need to do in preparation for selling and moving. Source: The Everygirl Focus areas The front door Great first impressions matter.  Make sure the entrance to your home is clean, tidy and looks nice.  Gurnie the [Read More]

Laundry organisation and storage tips

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The laundry is usually one of the smallest spaces in your home, so to optimise it’s functionality, it pays to be super smart with how you set it up.  Here are some clever laundry organisation and storage tips. Source: Decorating Your Small Space Floating shelves DIY floating shelves are an easy and inexpensive way to [Read More]

Top renovation mistakes to avoid

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It doesn’t matter if you’re going down the DIY path or hiring an expert – no amount of experience is going to guarantee a completely seamless, stress-free renovation. If you’re considering renovating, whether be to ‘flip’ a place, or enjoy it for yourself, here’s a list of top renovation mistakes to avoid. Renovating on impulse [Read More]

Small bathroom design ideas

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The bathroom is one of the most versatile rooms to design in a home, but it can be a challenging task when space is a hot commodity. In addition to some great ideas we have on how to plan your bathroom design, we’ve pulled a few small bathroom design ideas together to help you make the most out of [Read More]