HOME & DECOR

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Picking the Right Carpet for your Home

Picking permanent fittings for your home is hard. Decisions like that make me want to hide under my doona and never come out. Paint colours, wallpaper and furnishings are easy enough to replace, but more expensive decor investments like flooring and carpets are not something you can change on a whim. I still haven’t decided on my bathroom tiles (more…

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Succulent planting ideas

11 Clever Succulent Planting Ideas – No Pots Required

In an effort to add some more life to my outdoor space recently, I’ve been trying my hand at growing some succulents in containers. I’m pretty lucky that I have a ready supply on hand from my parents’ garden. My dad is a pretty lazy gardener so years ago he replaced all his high maintenance plants with drought tolerant succulents…

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How to make a floral arrangement in a bowl

How to Make a Pretty Floral Arrangement in a Bowl

Flowers add such a cheerful touch to your home, a floral table centerpiece can make an ordinary meal feel like a special occasion. Buying pre-made arrangements from the florist can get very expensive so I like to pick up my flowers from vendors at Camberwell or Oakleigh Sunday Markets for only a few dollars per bunch. Flowers in vases look…

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Easter Decor & Homewares you can enjoy All Year Round

Do you decorate your home for seasonally? I’d love to do it more, but the reality is that some years my Christmas decorations are still up as late as February! With Easter coming up, I think I’ve found the perfect solution – Easter decor that you can enjoy all year round. I’ve scoured Etsy for gorgeous handmade and vintage home…

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Cacti lovers etsy gift guide

Indie Shopping Guide: The Perfect gifts for Cacti Lovers

Cactus motifs are popping up all over home decor items this season, turns out these prickly plants have a softer side when they are used as print designs on art and soft furnishings. I’ve scoured Etsy for colourful cacti that would make ideal Christmas gifts with the added bonus that they are even lower maintenance than the real thing –…

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6 Affordable ways to Brighten Up Your Kitchen

6 Affordable ways to Brighten Up Your Kitchen

Kitchens are often designed with functionality in mind, workspace, storage and ease of cleaning are usually top of the list, but an element that’s often forgotten is personality. “Brought to you by Nuffnang and Spotlight” I love a bit of colour so when we renovated our kitchen I incorporated some bold design elements to make the space feel more ‘me’….

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