Home & Decorating

Mon 16 Jul 2018

Brush up on your skills

Brush up on your skills

Did you know that you could change the colour, indeed, the whole look of upholstered furniture by painting it?

Sat 14 Jul 2018

‘For me, and others, it will be a disaster’

premium_icon ‘For me, and others, it will be a disaster’

When Tom Shew retired, he found a home site overlooking a picturesque Darling Downs valley. But his view is about to be blotted out by 250,000 solar panels.

Fri 13 Jul 2018

CommBank’s new home loan checklist

premium_icon CommBank’s new home loan checklist

AUSTRALIA’S biggest bank is demanding home-loan customers reveal intricate details of their daily expenses like takeaway meals and beauty products.

Wed 11 Jul 2018

Millionaire surfer's eco-friendly dream home hits market

premium_icon Millionaire surfer's eco-friendly dream home hits market

A SUNSHINE Coast millionaire surfer, who made his millions in a deal with Billabong, has put his dream home on the market.

Mon 9 Jul 2018

Hottest tips I've gleaned to make your space delightful

Hottest tips I've gleaned to make your space delightful

Here are a few of my favourite tips to help you create a memorable, unique and stylish home.

Thu 5 Jul 2018

Common household item is set to vanish

Common household item is set to vanish

We use them every day — but according to the legendary Sir James Dyson, these common features will soon disappear from our homes.

Mon 2 Jul 2018

How to finance the perfect renovation

How to finance the perfect renovation

AUSTRALIANS love renovating, but the right preparations need to be made to make sure you don’t do a demolition job on your bank account.

Fri 29 Jun 2018

What it costs to run your appliances

premium_icon What it costs to run your appliances

AIRCONDITIONERS can be an expensive luxury when the weather warms up, but other appliances are just as costly to run.

Wed 27 Jun 2018

Aldi’s insane $199 chair is back

Aldi’s insane $199 chair is back

AN ALDI Special Buys day never fails to create chaos, and it could go to a whole new level this time as one of the customers’ favourite products returns.

Mon 25 Jun 2018

Mum's incredible Kmart bedroom hacks go viral

Mum's incredible Kmart bedroom hacks go viral

THIS whole bedroom is styled with Kmart products that cost less than $300. There are six easy hacks in this picture alone.

Shine a light on ambience

Shine a light on ambience

Practical and mood lighting can live together happily in your home.

Fri 22 Jun 2018

Clever hack for amazing $60 ‘designer’ chair

Clever hack for amazing $60 ‘designer’ chair

COWHIDE armchairs often retail for over $1000. But one Queensland woman has found a bizarre way to escape that huge price.

Thu 21 Jun 2018

Vacuum that could dethrone Dyson

Vacuum that could dethrone Dyson

PEOPLE are claiming LG’s newest vacuum is better than one of those fancy Dysons everybody raves about. So we put it to the test.

Wed 20 Jun 2018

New trick to get cheap Ikea furniture

New trick to get cheap Ikea furniture

PRICES will be slashed on some of the iconic chain’s most popular items. Here’s how you can get yourself a bargain.

Tue 19 Jun 2018

How to live without plastic bags

How to live without plastic bags

WE’VE become so used to the convenience of using plastic bags, but switching to alternatives doesn’t have to be difficult.

Mon 18 Jun 2018

Toowoomba mum's DIY hack to brighten up kids' room

Toowoomba mum's DIY hack to brighten up kids' room

A TOOWOOMBA local has created a Kmart hack that is sure to brighten up any room it is placed in.

What's hot as we head into cooler months?

What's hot as we head into cooler months?

As we move into winter 2018, it's time to look at what trends will be dominating this coming season.

Sat 16 Jun 2018

How to style your home for winter

How to style your home for winter

TAKE the chill off the season and get ready to cosy up for winter with some hot new home decorating inspiration that’s warm and comforting.

I’m the angry note lady

I’m the angry note lady

KRISTEN Henry has had enough. People in her apartment building are leaving too much (literal) rubbish in the hallway.

Tue 12 Jun 2018

The ugly side to your household tea towel

The ugly side to your household tea towel

A NEW study has found that the humble tea towel may be harbouring a lot more than just dish water.

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