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Welcome to our collection of tips, hints and tricks to make your home life lovely. Learn how to create spaces you want to spend time in, and live a life you love. 

achieving the great Australian dream

Posted by Lorraine Lea on Jan 18, '18

Buying a family home is a dream shared by many Australians, but with housing prices continuing to sky-rocket, this age-old goal of home-ownership is getting further out of reach for many families. 

Mother-of-5 from NSW, Shellie, discloses how she was able to save house deposit in just 13-months. 

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Topics: home buyer

How to decorate with Pantone’s 2018 Colour of the Year: Ultra Violet

Posted by Lorraine Lea on Jan 12, '18

As polarising as ever, Pantone has announced their pick for the 2018 colour of the year.

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5 tips for stylish summer entertaining

Posted by Lorraine Lea on Jan 9, '18

Long, hot, summer days come with endless opportunities for alfresco entertaining.

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Topics: entertaining, Summer Styling, alfresco

4 ways to rock coastal

Posted by Lorraine Lea on Nov 9, '17

There’s nothing better than a coastal look at home - especially when the weather is warmer. What makes this style even better is how versatile it is. From classic coastal, to nautical, to tropical and beyond; there are so many ways to make this aesthetic go further.

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Topics: coastal, home decor, home decorating, hamptons, nautical

4 ways to win with pattern

Posted by Lorraine Lea on Oct 20, '17

Pattern is a design element that even the most seasoned decorators can encounter trouble with. But it doesn’t have to be so tricky to get right.

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Topics: home decor, home decorating, life-styling tips & advice, decorating tips, pattern

Trend talk: romance

Posted by Lorraine Lea on Sep 28, '17

Hearts are aflutter over one of this year’s most popular home décor trends: Romance.

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Topics: blush, spring, love, romance, florals, romance trend

5 easy ways to Ace Colour

Posted by Chris Carroll - The Life Creative on Sep 21, '17

Interior Stylist and Editor of The Life Creative, Chris Carroll, teaches us how to use colour to take a space from drab to fab!

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Topics: Decorating with Colour

5 simple & cost-effective ways to spruce-up your home for summer

Posted by Lorraine Lea on Sep 1, '17


Slowly but surely, summer is coming. And as you start to bring items from your summer wardrobe into outfit rotation, you should also be thinking about small changes you can make to your home decor to keep things looking and feeling fresh.

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Topics: Summer Styling

4 ways to rock texture

Posted by Chris Carroll - The Life Creative on Aug 25, '17

Interior Stylist and Editor of The Life Creative, Chris Carroll, explains how to use texture to create comfort, balance, impact and mood in the home. 

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Topics: Styling with Texture

how to customise your bedding

Posted by Lorraine Lea on Aug 9, '17

Creature comfort; that's the ultimate goal when selecting bedding products. 

There are many different bedding materials, treatments and technologies on the market that can help create your ideallic sleep-haven. Because everyone is different, you’ll need to do some research to find the products that work best for your body's individual sleeping needs.

It's something of a "Goldilocks Effect". We want to create a bed environment that keeps us cosy and warm throughout the night, without allowing us to get overly hot or too cold.

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Topics: customise bed

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