Guess Who's Coming to Dinner: The Rise of Supper Clubs (21 photos)

People around the world are more interested than ever in sharing experiences, spaces and objects for everyday use. They’re staying in strangers’ homes instead of hotel rooms when travelling, renting bicycles in the city instead of buying them, and sharing wardrobes and tools. A growing number of people…


Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner: The Rise of Supper Clubs (21 photos)
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner: The Rise of Supper Clubs (21 photos)
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10 Fresh Ideas and Tidy-Up Tasks for August (10 photos)

Winter’s dragging on, and you may feel like you’ve been holed up inside for far too long. But August is the perfect month to get some indoor jobs done before the warmer weather comes, so use your time indoors during one of the coldest months of the year to get creative. Here are 10 tasks you can undertake…


10 Fresh Ideas and Tidy-Up Tasks for August (10 photos)
10 Fresh Ideas and Tidy-Up Tasks for August (10 photos)
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Meet My Houzz: Cris Bucknall's Eco-Friendly Home in Queensland (26 photos)

Cris Bucknall is the creator of Eco Chic – an eco-friendly online business offering sustainable furniture and homewares that are kind to the environment, without compromising on style. Bucknall started out as a set designer in Hollywood, California,…


Meet My Houzz: Cris Bucknall’s Eco-Friendly Home in Queensland (26 photos)
Meet My Houzz: Cris Bucknall’s Eco-Friendly Home in Queensland (26 photos)
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Step Aside Beige and Grey, Eau de Nil is Here to Stay (10 photos)

Grey might be the favoured neutral of many homeowners, but unassuming eau de nil has an allure all of its own. While the colour green is known for its calming qualities, this barely-there blend of blue, green and grey is positively mesmeric.
French for ‘water of the Nile’, eau de nil slots easily…


Step Aside Beige and Grey, Eau de Nil is Here to Stay (10 photos)
Step Aside Beige and Grey, Eau de Nil is Here to Stay (10 photos)
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101 Ways to Love Your Home More (27 photos)

From little things, big things grow so don’t dismiss the details if your home is looking a little lacklustre and you’re feeling the same way. Use these tips to tweak your way to a more joyful home; even if you adopt just one or two of these ideas as your own, you might be surprised at what a difference…


101 Ways to Love Your Home More (27 photos)
101 Ways to Love Your Home More (27 photos)
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13 Ways to Decorate a Narrow Room (13 photos)

When you find yourself with a room in your home where you can easily touch the walls on either side while standing in the middle, decorating the slender space can seem something of a challenge. But a narrow room is nothing to fear. In fact, it can be an opportunity to explore your creative side, and…


13 Ways to Decorate a Narrow Room (13 photos)
13 Ways to Decorate a Narrow Room (13 photos)
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The Moveable Movie Theatre (10 photos)

Just imagine getting cosy in your tracksuit and slippers, screening a movie marathon with friends, pausing the film whenever you like, and best of all never having to wait in long queues at the local cinema for movie tickets and overpriced snacks again. If this appeals to you, read on to find out how…


The Moveable Movie Theatre (10 photos)
The Moveable Movie Theatre (10 photos)
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Picture Perfect: 26 New Zealand Fireplaces to Warm Up Beside (25 photos)

The wood-burning fireplace is something of a disappearing feature in many New Zealand houses: around the country, air-quality regulations in most urban areas have outlawed open fireplaces in favour of heat pumps, underfloor heating and gas heaters. Many people have even eschewed wood burners – which…


Picture Perfect: 26 New Zealand Fireplaces to Warm Up Beside (25 photos)
Picture Perfect: 26 New Zealand Fireplaces to Warm Up Beside (25 photos)
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Plush Stuff: The Tufted Bedhead (10 photos)

Originating in the 17th century, the tufted bedhead has traditional appeal and can be revitalised into a more contemporary look. Whether you’re going for formal, old-world style or a modern, glamorous take, the good news is that the design is always going to be striking. A tufted bedhead adds colour,


Plush Stuff: The Tufted Bedhead (10 photos)
Plush Stuff: The Tufted Bedhead (10 photos)
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Houzz Tour: New Hillside Home Delivers an Earthquake Silver Lining (15 photos)

In 2011 when the devastating earthquake hit Christchurch, this family’s almost-new home in Sumner was ‘red-zoned’ – which sadly meant it was deemed unsafe for rebuilding and had to be demolished. After nearly three years of uncertainty, the couple’s insurance was finally paid out and they were ready…


Houzz Tour: New Hillside Home Delivers an Earthquake Silver Lining (15 photos)
Houzz Tour: New Hillside Home Delivers an Earthquake Silver Lining (15 photos)
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