Category: Home & Garden

Designing the Ultimate Bedroom

  Isabella Ross A Tropical Oasis With summer sunshine comes tropical fever! Bringing the outside indoors is always a great way to implement a tropical-style design. With lively pops of citrus and cerulean blue ocean hues it is one of the easier design trends to adopt in the home. All it takes is an accent metallic pineapple, some ferns in weave baskets, coastal-coloured cushions and a source of natural light to create a space that you and your partner are sure to envy. Having white and sandy-toned furnishings and wall colours and then accessorising with colour is definitely fitting...

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UPCYCLING: REVAMP YOUR HOME DECOR

Isabella Ross Being the simple act of taking an old object and turning it into something new, upcycling has become the perfect way to add unique design throughout the home. With numerous benefits such as saving money and being environmentally friendly, repurposing also allows your creativity to be unleashed. By upcycling out-dated items into quality décor pieces, it ultimately rings true that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure!   Repurposed Outdoor Mirrors Purchasing a standard, inexpensive mirror and then adding your own creative touch is the perfect way to create a masterpiece that doesn’t break the bank. For...

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TIPS FOR THE ULTIMATE HOME OFFICE

Isabella Ross Working from home has numerous advantages, including flexible hours, no commute labour and more time to spend with the family. Yet, by not having a dedicated office to work from, the boundaries between home and work life can blur, impacting significantly on your performance ability. Here are some tips and tricks to create a more comfortable space that encourages productivity, focus and your creative juices to flow! Let there be light Studies have shown that a well-illuminated workspace can impact on creativity and learning, so capitalise on the benefits of natural light in your home office. If...

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COST EFFECTIVE KITCHEN RENOVATION

To receive 5% discount on your order of painted kitchen and/or wardrobe doors, present the following discount code: 5SYDOFF at the time of quotation. Minimum order value is $500 (excluding GST). Offer is valid until midnight AEST (30/6/18), after this date refer to Sydney Doors for updated pricing. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or promotion. Every care is taken that correct details are printed however, Sydney Doors will not be held responsible for any informative errors or omissions. Renovating your kitchen can sometimes be a daunting, expensive and lengthy process. The kitchen is...

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Mackenzie Architects

At Last – An Architect Who Knows How to Get DA’s Through Councils Quickly! When going through the motions of building a new home, one of the most frustrating experiences is the long and tedious process of getting one’s DA (Development Application) through the Council. When it comes to red tape, nothing compares to the hoops one needs to jump through when getting a DA approval for home designs. And if one’s house design is a little outside the norm, the nightmare of Council approval becomes an even bigger speed hump. So it’s comforting to know that there is...

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