Author: Kylie Davis

10 packing tips for your move

Moving home can be an expensive undertaking, so it’s no surprise why many folks decide to take on this task themselves. You should plan your move like a military operation, making an inventory of your contents and how they should be packed and loaded onto the van. Depending on the size of the task, you…
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How to declutter your home in 30 minutes

You don’t have to be Marie Kondo to keep your home free of clutter. Find 30 minutes every week and you’ll quickly get on top of the situation.   Making decluttering a regular habit also has the psychological benefits of feeling lighter and less weighed down. It’s as easy as assessing the value of every item…
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5 reasons green is a go-to colour

Green is back thanks to interior designers who are embracing eco-fashion. New house designs and renovations are being dominated by a philosophy of embracing the environment and stepping lightly on the planet. Judicious use of indoor plants is blurring the lines between lounge rooms and outdoor entertaining. Soft furnishings of natural fibre are replacing man-made…
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9 tips for stress-free moving with pets and kids

There’s no denying that moving home is stressful.  Boxes disappear inside the removal van at one end and reappear at the other in random locations around your new house. The anxiety of not being able to find anything can be amplified by screaming children wanting their toys or something to eat.  So, if you’re juggling…
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5 reasons to style your home for sale

When it comes time to sell your home, usually you have two goals. The first is to get as much as possible money for it; the second is to get the sale done as quickly as possible.  Having your property professionally staged can help you achieve both these goals – delivering a higher price and…
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12 ways to make your balcony beautiful

Living in an apartment or condo doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a garden. With a little thought and careful planning, you can turn your balcony into a feast of flowers or a wonderful source of herbs, fruit and vegetables. A well-planned balcony garden makes a huge impact on buyers. It provides an additional facet to…
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Boxes to tick when you upgrade

Climbing the property ladder can build your wealth and simultaneously meet the needs of a changing lifestyle. Starting a family, growing your family or just looking for a lifestyle improvement are all great reasons to upgrade. But a new property will often come with a bigger mortgage and more responsibilities, which makes your choice of…
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Remodelling tips for a family-friendly bathroom

It may be the smallest room in the house, but the bathroom makes a big impact, especially with so many stunning options now available in tiling, baths and vanities. A bathroom remodeling project can add thousands of dollars to a property and, at the same time, enhance family life. But some of the new luxury…
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The beauty of minimalist Bauhaus design

The interior design style known as Bauhaus is guided by the belief that materials should not be hidden behind upholstery but exposed to show the honesty of each piece. This sparse, austere style can be recognised by its steel tubing designs of chairs, sofas and tables. It still looks incredible in modern houses and apartments,…
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Top trends for living rooms

New trends in living room styles are all about healthy living and wellbeing, with a focus on nature, family connection, and light and space to counter-balance our synthetic and digital world.  While binge-watching Netflix and talking to Google or Alexa may be our favorite pastimes, we want to do it in spaces that make us…
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