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A pet-owner's guide to choosing carpet

Here in Australia, we love our furry friends. Almost 40 per cent of households have dogs, while cats can be found in just under 30 per cent of homes according to Animal Medicines Australia. With so many pets playing a big role in our daily lives, one of the biggest considerations for pet-owners is finding… read more

What to consider when choosing blinds for your bathroom

Bathrooms often present a challenge in terms of creating a space that is highly durable in the face of constantly humid and damp conditions. However, one of the last considerations for many people when fitting out their bathroom is the choice of window furnishings. Blinds are a natural fit for the bathroom, but what should… read more

What is the best type of flooring for high traffic areas?

When choosing flooring for your home, one of the first things you should consider is the amount of activity the room sees. Is it the main thoroughfare through your house, connecting the entrance to your living spaces or bedrooms? Is it a space where family and friends like to congregate, like the kitchen or lounge?… read more

What to consider when choosing blinds for your bathroom

Bathrooms often present a challenge in terms of creating a space that is highly durable in the face of constantly humid and damp conditions. However, one of the last considerations for many people when fitting out their bathroom is the choice of window furnishings. Blinds are a natural fit for the bathroom, but what should… read more

Carpet Cleaning

THE MOST COMMON CARPET CLEANING MISTAKES TO AVOID

The carpet in your home puts up with a lot during its lifetime. With good maintenance, it can handle general wear and tear throughout the years, however, there comes a time when it'll face substances that can't be banished with a quick vacuum. While none of us can avoid accidental spills and stains forever, you… read more

Interior design tricks to make your large space feel cosy

Many people dream of living in a home with ample space, where they don't have to feel cramped or closed in by their furniture and belongings. However, more room doesn't necessarily guarantee more comfortable living. Whether you have an expansive floor plan, or you're dealing with a large open space such as a loft, sometimes… read more

How do I know when it's time to replace my carpet?

They're a part of your home, witnessing everything from the pitter patter of tiny feet to wine spills, or mud tracked in from soccer practice. However, sooner or later, you have to decide when it's time for your residential carpet to be replaced. As you are seeing your carpet every day, it can be hard… read more

How do blinds help to keep your home warm in winter?

The colder months usually bring a spike in energy usage and, inevitably, a hit to your back pocket, but it doesn't have to always be this way. With the proper window furnishings, you can not only spruce up your space, but you can also help to insulate your windows and keep your home warm. Here's… read more

4 Tips to Incorporating Pantone's Colour of the Year Into Your Home

Every year the Pantone Colour Institute announces their colour of the year, and this year we are happily surprised with the introduction of Marsala. Here are some simple tips below on how to easily incorporate the warm moroccan tones of Marsala. 1. Make Marsala an accent colour You don't need to spend ten's of thousands… read more

5 Ways to Make your Room Appear Larger

1. Finding your stripes Vertical stripes on clothing are great because they can give the illusion of height or width. The same can be said for rugs. Long lines allow the eye to follow along the line and seek the edges of the rooms. When placing your striped rug, try not to surround it with… read more

Upcycling Inspiration for your leftover flooring

You’ve just laid your brand new timber or laminate floors and have a whole bunch of offcuts or even a few surplus lengths that you don’t need? Don’t throw them away. Upcycle! Upcycling is the next step, taking leftover or discarded materials, or objects, and reusing them in such a way that turns them into… read more

Colour Trends for a Warming Winter at Home

As the chilly weather starts to hit, it’s the perfect time to think about making your home cosy and inviting with good heating, warm lighting and soft textiles in rich colours. To update your lounge or bedroom this season, consider cushions, rugs and throws in some of these gorgeous on-trend hues. Burgundy Burgundy is definitely… read more

How to Choose the Perfect Size Rug for Your Space

Plenty of designers will tell you that a rug is the perfect place to start when decorating a room. A rug can provide a central focus and help set just the tone you’re after. When looking for the perfect rug, you need to think about more than just colour and style however. Here’s what you… read more

Transform a Room Simply by Changing The Rug

If you are thinking of freshening up your room with a rug, take a look at how different rugs can make the same space look so different. A room can be transformed simply by choosing a new rug to reflect your individual style, and how you want the space to make you feel. You can… read more

11 Inspiring Images for Your Child's Room

Children spend a lot of time in their rooms, whether they’re playing with their toys, doing their homework, having some quiet time, listening to music or just sleeping. Naturally, each child’s room should reflect their personality, so that they’re comfortable, happy and productive in their private space. Decorating kids’ room can be great fun, and… read more

10 Inspiring Home Design Images

If you’re looking for some design inspiration to freshen up your home or if you’re planning a room makeover, take a look at these pics in our Lifestyle Inspiration Series. The way your home is styled is a representation of yourself. Your style, your taste, your fashion and your personality is illuminated and reflected by… read more

8 Colour Meanings to Help You Choose the Perfect Rug

There’s a lot more to choosing a new rug for your home than you might think. Not only should it seamlessly fit in with your existing décor and tie all the elements of the room together, but it should also express your own individual style and give some meaning to its surroundings. Colour is a… read more

5 Tips to Help You Choose the Perfect Colour Rug for Your Home

  If it’s time to brighten up your home with a new rug, take a look at our top 5 tips to help you choose the colour that will work perfectly with your existing décor while also expressing your unique individual style. 1. Know how colour can make you feel Colours can influence our emotions,… read more

2 Essential Things You Need to Know About Colour Schemes

Colour selection can be a difficult process when choosing to buy a new rug online or a carpet to add to your home. Too many colours can overwhelm a room and make it feel very busy and cluttered, while not enough colour variation can leave a room looking stark and boring. Colour can be your most… read more