Stickybeak of the Week: An All-Black Kitchen Reno (10 photos)

After thorough analysis, interior designer Catlin Stothers knew the best option for this kitchen renovation was unexpected: almost all-black. But she was nervous about selling the idea to her clients. In fact, she’d even mocked up a grey option among her 3D models as a backup alternative for her presentation….


Stickybeak of the Week: An All-Black Kitchen Reno (10 photos)
Stickybeak of the Week: An All-Black Kitchen Reno (10 photos)
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Plant Profile: Magical Rain Lilies (4 photos)

One of the cutest little flowering plants to pop up in Australian and New Zealand gardens these days is the rain lily, so named for its delightful habit of bursting into bloom en masse after rainfall. It’s also known as the white fairy lily, but whatever moniker you care to use, there’s no doubt that…


Plant Profile: Magical Rain Lilies (4 photos)
Plant Profile: Magical Rain Lilies (4 photos)
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6 Scene-Setting Solutions for Your Outdoor Spa (11 photos)

Spas come in all shapes and sizes, but without a little work to blend them into their surrounds they’re rarely pretty. Relaxation doesn’t just come about by submerging yourself in hot water, it’s also about what you can see, hear and smell when you’re in there, so it pays to consider each of these senses….


6 Scene-Setting Solutions for Your Outdoor Spa (11 photos)
6 Scene-Setting Solutions for Your Outdoor Spa (11 photos)
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Houzz Tour: A Beach House Built for Family Togetherness (22 photos)

The problem with living at a popular beach resort year round is balancing everyday needs with the barefoot bach informality of summer holidays. Add in a couple of generations of family visitors and a lively social life, and it takes some smart planning to pull off a home that works for every need. The…


Houzz Tour: A Beach House Built for Family Togetherness (22 photos)
Houzz Tour: A Beach House Built for Family Togetherness (22 photos)
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