Category: Home & Family

Wood detailing: choosing between varnish and lacquer

One of my favourite guitars of all time is the classic Fender Stratocaster and there's this one particular reissue that…

What you need to know about current backyard design trends

Nowadays people spend most of their time closed in offices, staring at their computers, talking on their phones, scrolling through…

Aesthetic homes: tell-tale signs your home needs a makeover update

Hazrat Inayat Khan was once quoted to say that some people look for a beautiful place, while others make a…

Have you considered building a house from shipping containers?

The Australian dream might have been eroded over the years that came after the second world war but its core…

How to be a better partner in your relationship

Human relationships, especially romantic ones, are incredibly complex and never go completely smoothly from start to finish. Many couples will…

A look at cinema’s best father-son movies

The strength of a relationship between father and son is something that few things can compare to. Indeed, this dynamic…

Simple chic – a guide to cohesive minimalist decor

In today’s chaotic world, where we have to juggle school, work, children, bills and a social life, it is no…

How can you improve waste management at Australian construction sites?

In the Australian construction industry, one of the main concerns relating to the construction activities is that of construction waste…

Cool paints: how heat-reflective coating can help you in summer

No matter where your political opinions lie, rising heat levels is probably one of the biggest issues affecting humanity right…

How to repair your relationship after cheating

For most people in a monogamous relationship, there are few worse feelings than the breaking of trust that comes from…

How to transform your outdoor space on a budget

Us Aussies love to be outdoors; we enjoy long walks, relaxing on the beach, playing sport in the park, and…

6 Tips for helping children build resilience

There has been a strong focus over the last few years by both educators and parents on building “resilience” in…

House inspection checklist: 6 things you should check annually

Problems like loose tiles or damp may not seem like a big issue at the time but they can cause…

Building a house from scratch? Here’s what you need to know

Building a house from scratch is no easy task. Though, nothing beats the satisfaction you’ll have later when you’re sitting…

Tips on how to take care of your bed sheets

There is a variety of bed linens in the market today, namely different colours, patterns, fabrics and prices. Essentially, this…

10 ways to improve the efficiency of your air conditioner

An air conditioning unit that isn’t efficient in cooling a room isn’t only a pain but also increases your electricity…

How to negotiate a housing rental price

Today rent can become a real burden for a lot of people. It’s hard to believe, but 17% of people…

How to handle 7 common plumbing emergencies

Plumbing emergencies are some of a homeowners’ worst nightmares. Whatever the cause of your plumbing issue may be, calling a…

The top 10 ways to make your apartment seem larger

There are some ways to make a small area feel spacious. Here are ten style tips to help create a…

How using a parental control app can benefit your family

In today’s interconnected world of smartphone and tablet devices; there’s as much opportunity as there is danger. While we love…

The decor darling – What is romantic decorating?

Often times, people confuse a romantic style of decorating for a feminine style of decorating. Whilst romantic decorating can indeed…

How to store your valuable photographs and paintings like a Pro

Have you ever wondered how to store your photos and paintings like a pro? It is necessary that your precious…

How to promote mindfulness with your home design

If there’s one place you want to be able to collect yourself after a long day, it should be your…

How you can deal with wasp nests

With summer not too far away from us, the time has come for all creatures great and small to come…

How to personalise your home space

Shows like The Block have had huge success because we all yearn to re-invent a space by renovating and styling…