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4 Ways To Instantly Improve The Look & Feel Of Your Home

4 Ways To Instantly Improve The Look & Feel Of Your Home

Instantly improve your home with four top tips. Because your home is your sanctuary. When you come through the front door you should feel relaxed and happy. Here’s how to achieve the calm and relaxed home you deserve. Your home should be considered your “happy place” and somewhere that puts a smile on your face. Right now you may look around and realise that your house could use some updates and enhancements. So how can you instantly improve your home? You may not know where to start or what will have the greatest impact. What you choose to do depends…

Baby Nursery Decorating For A Calm + Beautiful Room

Baby Nursery Decorating For A Calm + Beautiful Room

Baby nursery decorating is fun and heart-warming. How wonderful is it to be able to plan and decorate a nursery for a new baby? It’s one of the most exciting changes you will make to your house in your lifetime (yes, above the rainfall shower in the bathroom!). Being creative with your baby nursery decorating is the aim of the game. Remember that your nursery won’t be used for a few months yet. So you don’t have to try to get it 100% finished by the due date! It’s okay if you wait for delivery from www.nevernever.shop for beautiful wall…

How To Create A Cozy and Lavish Nursery

How To Create A Cozy and Lavish Nursery

With a baby on the way, few of us have time to design and prepare a lavish nursery from scratch. Luckily, many have done this before, so you can lean on the advice of experienced moms to help you with creating the best home nursery that’s cozy AND lavish. First of all, you need to keep in mind that babies need A LOT of stuff, and they will only need more as months pass. Make a list of all the necessary stuff your lavish nursery needs and plan the space according to this list. Also, make sure you keep in…

New Baby Home Preparation Advice

New Baby Home Preparation Advice

Bringing home a new baby can be one of the most satisfying and wonderful feelings you will ever have in your life.But is your home prepared for this delightful new addition? You are welcoming a new baby into your home. Congratulations. Of course, like anything absolutely incredible, there are bittersweet elements. For example, your excitement, deep love and absolute gratitude for this healthy, bouncing bundle of joy will often be met with the slight insecurity of wanting to do the best possible thing. Every new mother hopes they are going to become a great mother, and it does take a…

Designing A Child’s Bedroom… Easily

Designing A Child’s Bedroom… Easily

Designing a child’s bedroom is a huge amount of fun. Gone are the days when a bedroom was merely a place to rest. Now a child’s bedroom is for play, study, rest, entertaining and fun. So how can you get it right? Designing a child’s bedroom can be the easiest or the toughest room in the house to get right. I am designing nurseries and bedrooms for small children up to teenagers that all have one common factor; PERSONALITY! But is that enough? Not necessarily. A child’s bedroom must also be functional as well as fun. That’s where interior designers…

Timeless Bedroom Design for Children

Timeless Bedroom Design for Children

When it comes to bedroom design for children, there are two schools of thought – age-appropriate and colourful OR timeless and elegant. If it’s timeless bedroom design for children that you want, then you’ll love these tips. We know that when you have children, the idea of decorating and staging their room can be quite exciting.You could go cray-cray with bedroom design ideas. But the problem many parents face is the fact their child’s mind can change quite quickly and often does when it comes to new trends. This can mean you’re being guilted into changing designs much more frequently….

Creating Unique Homes: Goodbye Cookie Cutter House

Creating Unique Homes: Goodbye Cookie Cutter House

Creating unique homes is a goal to which we should all strive. Our homes reflect our personalities, lives and loves. Your life is unique to you so your home should be as unique as you are. And the good news? When creating unique homes only a few rules apply. Creating unique homes is easy… and not easy. It’s easy to craft a home that is a little, well, boring. Sure, it can be well put-together and look aesthetically pleasing, but there’s little that makes it stand it from all the other homes on the street. The tough bit is that…

Child-Friendly Home Tips For Non-Parent Homes

Child-Friendly Home Tips For Non-Parent Homes

You might think that it’s only parents who need to make sure that they have a child-friendly home and safe places for youngsters. But that isn’t actually the case. In fact, it’s worth non-parents trying to create safe havens for young children as well. If you are an auntie or uncle and regularly look after your nieces and nephews, then a child-friendly home is a must. Even if you aren’t related to any young children, you might have close friends who often come around for a visit. Not too sure what you need to do to make a child-friendly home…

Multi-Generational Homes Distinguished With Paint + Colour

Multi-Generational Homes Distinguished With Paint + Colour

Multi-generational homes are becoming more the norm as more families choose to live together either due to the economy or just true love. Modern families need modern design solutions. Which is fine if you’re a couple with kids. But what if you are an older couple with kids in their 20’s living at home? That’s the reality for many families living in multi-generational homes. The over-65’s is the fastest growing age bracket in Australia. In addition, home ownership is beyond the reach of many young people due to barriers of entry – high median house prices. In fact, 60% of…

House Cleaning Ideas for Inside and Outside Your Home

House Cleaning Ideas for Inside and Outside Your Home

There are house cleaning ideas for every room and every occasion, so how do you keep up with it all? Of course, anyone who is house proud wants their home to be perfect for residents and guests alike. But let’s face it; House & Garden won’t pop around with a photographer without telling you, right? Nevertheless, keeping a clean and tidy home makes life more pleasant. The difficulty is all life’s dirt and grime being traipsed through your home and the endless level of rubbish and garbage from living, and even from cleaning. Every time you use something for your…

DIY: Painted Shapes To Flatter Any Home, with Shaynna Blaze

DIY: Painted Shapes To Flatter Any Home, with Shaynna Blaze

Painted shapes have been evolving for some years with stencils really leading the charge. From a single feature wall to trailing scenery over two or three walls, this relatively simple interior decorating trend can achieve dynamic results. However, if you don’t fancy stencils and your inner artist finds murals challenging, then you’ll love these three creative paint ideas. Interior Designer, television presenter, ‘The Block’ judge, and Taubmans Brand Ambassador, Shaynna Blaze, explains where and how to best use painted shapes. Scroll down for the DIY videos for each of these projects. “Any room can take shapes and patterns, but you…

Fun Quirky Kids Bedrooms And The 7 Ways To Create Them

Fun Quirky Kids Bedrooms And The 7 Ways To Create Them

Fun quirky kids bedrooms help develop the creativity and curiosity of children. These days there is no end to the cool, quirky and fun style parents can inject into their kids’ rooms. It doesn’t matter if you are a designer, a DIY aficionado, or even an absolute beginner. If you want to add magic to the spaces of your little ones then these expert tips and hot trends are sure to inspire.To stay on-trend with fun quirky kids bedrooms, Director of Vault Interiors Justine Wilson shares her easy tips. Fun Quirky Kids Bedrooms 1. Neon Colour Pops – who doesn’t…

Want To Make Bath Time More Fun?

Want To Make Bath Time More Fun?

Make bath time more fun with gorgeous fluffy towels, divinely scented candles, a good book, and some bubbles; both in the tub and in the champagne flute, of course. Now that bathrooms have been elevated to places of supreme divinity…for many women anyway…savvy businesses have responded with wonderful accessories to make bath time more fun. Generously sized fluffy towels are one bathroom imperative of which there are plenty of choices. Scented candles are an absolute necessity, especially those encased in glass, ceramic, or decorated tin.

Pete Cromer Kid’s Bedroom Art Is Fabulously Australian

Pete Cromer Kid’s Bedroom Art Is Fabulously Australian

Pete Cromer is an Australian artist with a colourful and quirky way to pay tribute to the beautiful animals we have in Australia. I live in the rural hills and am surrounded by many of the creatures depicted in the art of Pete Cromer. Typically Australian animals such as the kangaroo, koala, magpie, kookaburra, and galahs are joined by rosellas, fairy blue wrens, rainbow lorikeets, and cockatoos; all of which we have in abundance in our large valley garden. We even have pardalotes, also depicted in Pete’s work, and we once did have an azure kingfisher (very rare).

Clever Bedroom Storage for Kids

Clever Bedroom Storage for Kids

Bedroom storage for kids may be the single most important component of a family home. If your house is anything like mine, there is never enough storage. And then when you want your kids to clean up after themselves too…well, good luck with that! Kids can be taught to clean up and put toys back after use, it just takes some patience…and some really clever bedroom storage for kids that you’ll love to have and they’ll love to use.