From bouclé & velvet to leather & linen, we're spilling the tea on textiles to help you choose the best sofa material for your home.
View your sofa virtually in your home before you buy with augmented reality (AR). Find out how to easily access it via your phone or iPad.
We’ve put together a list of the most commonly asked questions all about rugs to help you care for your investment and keep it looking its best.
From wool to cotton, jute or easy-care synthetics, we’ve created a guide to finding the right rug material for your home.
Whether hand-loomed, hemp, pure wool or printed, you’ll find what you’re looking for with our glossary of rug terms.
Rugs have the power to transform a room and add warmth and comfort. Our easy guide will show you how to choose the perfect rug for your space.
The timeless art of bone inlay originated in the palaces of India. Our beautiful bone inlay range is made from ethically-sourced materials.
We’ve got an easy visual guide to selecting the right size rug for every room in the house.
Early Settler's extensive range of premium rugs has been carefully selected, most of which are handmade with wool by artisans in India.
Sean and Ella from House Rules visited our Hobart store. Check out the top 4 picks from this style-savvy duo (and young family).
Gina Ciancio, interior designer & editor of Style Curator, shows us 5 simple ways to achieve a Hamptons style outdoor area.
We’ve got cosy book nook ideas for armchair travellers, from a fireside sanctuary to a happy hangout.
Create stylish & soothing spaces with this limited-edition 'Calming Neutrals' homewares range coupling tactile textures & tranquil tones.
From brand-new mums to gorgeous grans, make Mother's Day amazing with these ideas to spoil her on the 8th of May.
We’ve got cosy book nook ideas for armchair travellers, from a fireside sanctuary to a happy hangout.
We have a very special way to spoil mum this Mother’s Day with a handmade faux flower bouquet.
We have a very special way to spoil mum this Mother’s Day with a handmade faux flower bouquet.
Dreaming of the perfect sofa? MyStyle Select it easy to tailor your sofa in 3 easy steps. Select the style, layout & fabric of your choice.
We’ve got 5 ways to get the Hamptons look in your home with texture, palette and accessories.
Whether you’re building, renovating or simply updating, we've got tips on how to choose the right hardware for your home.
A bedhead is a wonderful way to add a luxurious element to your bedroom. Get tips on how to select a bedhead for your room.
With Peter Cottontail on his way and the Easter holidays ahead, we've got 5 ideas for Easter fun to keep little people busy and make your holidays a little sweeter.
Hayley Little of @mumlittleloves has a great activity to keep the little people busy over the Easter holidays: DIY Easter wreaths! It's time to get the house ready for Easter Bunny.
You can create your own pendant light shade with your existing fixture, your favourite light shade & our 50cm DIY pendant suspension set.
We've got 3 Easter activities the kids will love so you can make the most of the school holidays and the arrival of Peter Cottontail.
Craving a little bathroom bliss? Transform your bathroom from blah to spa ...
Make the most of your alfresco areas with tips from Heather Nette King. She has 7 outdoor zoning ideas for entertaining.
Salvaged from the frames of old buildings, bridges & wharves, recycled timber is exceptionally strong, eco-friendly & beautifully unique.
Selecting the right sofa for your living room or mancave can be daunting. We’ve got tips on how to choose the right sofa for your space.
A clean and well-organised home feels fresh and inviting. We’ve got 6 savvy storage solutions to get your home sorted.
Coffee, kids, red wine, pets… life can be messy. We've got an easy guide on how to care for your sofa so you can keep it looking snazzy.
A clever coupling of glamorous modern features with raw elements is at the heart of the rustic luxe interior design aesthetic.
A beautiful home can be both elegant and eco-friendly. Here are 5 benefits of bamboo and rattan and the reasons why we love them so.
There’s nothing quite like relaxing before a toasty fire. We’ve got an easy guide to help you find the perfect fireplace for your home.
Bathroom renos are often put on hold due to expense. We’ve got 3 essential bathroom updates that will add style and equity to your home.
From breaky to board games, the dining room is the heart of the home. We’ve got handy tips on selecting the right dining set for your space.
We’ve got some romantic ideas for Valentine’s Day to sweep your sweetie off their feet on the 14th of February.
Eco-friendly, easy to care for & durable in outdoor conditions, here are 5 benefits of reclaimed teak timber & why we love it so.
Connection with nature, warm woods, home office spaces and earthy hues are among the top interior design trends for 2022.
It’s the perfect time to give your study an update with these back-to-work home office ideas to start 2022 fresh & inspired.
Renovating your kitchen is super exciting, but it can also get overwhelming. We've got 7 steps to planning your dream kitchen.
Get your framed prints, canvases & decorative hangings up on the walls in a cinch with these 9 easy ways to hang wall art.
This year, the Pantone Institute formulated a brand-new shade for the Colour of the Year to reflect the times and cultural moment.
Get 3 simple tips for styling your coffee table to create an Insta-worthy centrepiece for your living room.
The perfect coffee table pairs function & form, anchoring your space with style. We've got a few tips on how to choose the right coffee table for your home.
Whether you’re refreshing your lounge or updating the deck, we’ve got 5 things to consider when mixing your coffee tables & side tables.
Craving a spa-like escape to relax & unwind? We’ve got 5 tips for creating a blissful bathroom retreat to lose yourself in a little 'me time'.
From DIY bunting to piña colada mocktails, we've got loads of free Christmas printables to help make your holidays amazing.
From seafood lunches to backyard cricket, we’ve compiled some awesome Aussie Christmas traditions to get your festive plans underway.
Your outdoor area should be a luxe extension of your interior. We've got handy tips for buying the best outdoor rug for your space.
A gallery wall is a wonderful way to transform your space. We've got 7 simple steps to help you create a gallery wall that wows.
But while some things are easy to purchase online, buying art can be tricky. From style to size, we've got a guide on how to buy art online to get a look you love in ...
There are no set rules on how to choose the right rug for your home, but there are plenty of worthwhile things to consider in terms of finding the right shapes for your spaces.
Don’t let the festive season leave you frazzled. We’ve got 5 tips for a stylish and stress-free Chrissy day the whole family will love.
The sleigh has landed! From friends to furbabies, we’ve got gifting all wrapped up this season with our 2021 Christmas gift guide!
From timeless timbers to fresh linens, we’ve got some great coastal Christmas styling inspiration to create a breezy backdrop for your holiday hosting.
If you're tired of the traditional red and white décor, Heather Nette King has a fresh take on decorating with contemporary Christmas colours.
There are lots of ways to add your own style to holiday entertaining. Check out Heather Nette King's 6 festive styling tips for Christmas.
Hosting needn’t be a hassle. We’ve got 4 tips to help make your house guests feel at home so you can all relax over Christmas.
We’ve got tips on hosting Christmas outdoors for a stress-free and stylish festive celebration with family and friends.
With travel off the agenda for so many of us again this summer, Heather Nette King has some easy tips for creating your best holiday at home.
Looking to bypass the pine cones and big red bows of the tradition Christmas wreath this year? Go floral!
Are your shindig skills a little rusty? We’ve got 5 tips on how to host a post-lockdown dinner party to help you find your mojo.
Black Group Landscape & Construction has selected their top 5 fragrant plants for your garden to create a perfumed paradise.
Brendan Pang has a melt-in-your-mouth charred prawns, brown butter, tamari & fried capers recipe that's perfect for your summer entertaining.
The 31st of October is the spookiest night of the year! We've got 7 spooooky ways to celebrate Halloween with the kids.
Create a luxurious alfresco space to relax & unwind with these outdoor room ideas by writer & stylist Heather Nette King.
Styling tiny patios, terraces & balconies can be tricky. Heather Nette King has some great ideas for making the most of small outdoor spaces.
Whether you have a big deck, tiny terrace or inner-city balcony, you can create an Insta-worthy alfresco space with a hanging outdoor chair.
Want to add a little spice to your alfresco entertaining? Chef Laura Sharrad shares her zesty Fried Prawn Tacos recipe.
Stylist & magazine writer Heather Nette King has 6 summer styling trends we'll be seeing this year — from alfresco cooking to fire pits.
Leather, linen, marble & timber offer a timeless appeal. With some modern accents, it’s easy to put a contemporary twist on a classic look.
A black-and-white colour scheme is a timeless choice for the dining room. Get 6 tips for creating a monochrome dining zone that dazzles.
We’ve got 3 eclectic bedroom decorating ideas to help you create a space that’s cleverly curated (not chaotic!).
As the weather warms up, we’ve got some great ideas for creating an outdoor zone for every occasion, from alfresco dining to quiet escapes.
Gazing out across the Adelaide CBD, a luxury inner-city penthouse was given a high-end fitout by stylist Heidi Cardelli with furniture from Early Settler.
We’re excited to have chef Laura Sharrad share some of her favourite recipes. Check out her dreamy Green Orecchiette Pasta Salad. Nom nom.
You won't believe chef Laura Sharrad's delectable Crème Brûlée Doughnuts with custard filling. They're like sweet little balls of heaven.
Is your home feeling musty? Tired? Dusty? We’ve got 10 ways to clean the air at home and freshen every room in the house for spring.
We’re excited to have chef Laura Sharrad share some of her favourite recipes. Check out her alcohol-free Piña Colada Mocktails.
There’s nothing more charming than a classic French garden. We’ve compiled 5 easy ways to turn your terrace into a French courtyard.
Beyond keeping you cool, outdoor ceiling fans come with a swag of benefits. Here are the top 5 reasons you need an outdoor ceiling fan.
This mouthwatering Honey & Soy Pork Skewer Bao Buns recipe was created by celebrity chef Laura Sharrad. The entire family will love it.
Celebrity chef Laura Sharrad shares her Campari Shakerato recipe… it’s the perfect sunset cocktail!
Amazing both hot and cold, chef Laura Sharrad's Spiced Chargrilled Chicken, Flatbread & Pomegranate Herb Salad recipe is a summer sensation for alfresco dining or picnics.
Crafted from sustainably sourced hardwood timber, the Reclaimed Teak Cross Leg Dining Table is one of our favourite outdoor pieces.
The summer 21/22 outdoor furniture collection takes alfresco living to the next level with comfortable pieces that blur the line between indoors and out.
The summer 2021/21 outdoor cushion collection pairs vintage charm & vibrant colour in 6 stylish new themes to create paradise on the patio.
Stylist and magazine writer Heather Nette King outlines the 2021 spring outdoor furniture trends and how to find your outdoor style.
Our summer 2021/22 outdoor furniture collection is here! Check out Heather Nette King's favourite outdoor furniture from the new collection.
The outdoor furniture 2021/22 collection is all about creating paradise on the patio. Our head buyer shares her favourite pieces from the range.
Effortlessly elegant & classic with its calming creams & blues, the ‘Hamptons Haven’ range brings a modern twist to this timeless style.
Black Group Landscape & Construction has 6 failsafe potted fruits and vegetables for your edible summer garden.
Ceiling fans not only keep you cool on balmy summer days, they also work wonders in winter.
Black Group Landscape & Construction shares its top 3 low-maintenance plants for your garden to get the lush look in your landscaping.
Black Group Landscape & Construction has outlined the perfect plants for poolside landscaping that are easy to grow & low maintenance.
It's the perfect time of year to get the fire pit blazing. We've got some handy tips for creating a safe & stylish fire pit zone... plus plenty s'more 😉
The Slouch Sofa has long been one of our most popular couches. We've expanded the range to include velvet options & earthy colours.
From cottagecore to biophilic design, journalist–stylist Amy Collins-Walker has 5 winter trends that we simply can’t get enough of.
Take your beauty sleep to the next level with this simple guide to choosing the perfect bed for your aesthetic, budget and lifestyle needs.
Feeling stagnant? We’ve got 7 simple steps to elevate the energy and spruce up your spaces with a feng shui room refresh.
No more sad socks & day-of-the-week jocks for dad this Father’s Day. We’ve got 5 groovy gifts he’ll love… plus cringey dad jokes you’ll hate!
Defined by natural materials and muted colours, the Slow Life homewares range offers an antidote to the high-tech and frenzied pace of life.
Keep your PJs on & leave the laundry alone… we’re giving you permission to enjoy the perfect lazy Sunday to hibernate a home!
Winter's a wonderful time to get toasty at home. From rugs to reading lamps, we've got 5 ways to warm up your winter style.
Katrina Chambers from 'The Block' created a multipurpose work-from-home-to-dining-room zone complete with a few adorable accessories.
Different lighting can have a distinct impact on our emotions & well-being. Get the light just right in every room with this simple guide.
Choosing the right dining table for your home and lifestyle can be a daunting task. We've outlined the pros and cons of marble and timber to help you decide.
Every room in your home should balance function and form. We’ve got 7 simple styling rules to create perfectly-Pinterested interiors.
A full kitchen reno is expensive, but it’s easy to update your kitchen without renovating with these 7 stylish ideas.
When it comes to deciding between real leather vs faux leather, the choice can be tricky. We’ve outlined the differences to help you decide.
Deb Saunders from 'The Block' transformed her dining room into a luxurious lounge that's warm for winter. Check out her styling steps and video diary.
Learn how to keep your real leather or faux leather furniture looking its best with our simple cleaning and care guides.
If you’re dreaming of white sandy beaches and turquoise water, the Vintage Vacation homewares range is for you. Check out this luscious look.
Maddi Wright from 'House Rules' created a work-from-home/study space a luxe velvet office chair in our first style challenge. Check out her 5 tips for achieving a fun and functional home office.
We’ve outlined Early Settler’s most popular furniture collections to help you make the right choices for your home.
A deep natural brown reminiscent of dark wood & rich soil, burnt umber is the ultimate earthy tone & a beloved choice in interior design.
Marble is a gorgeous natural stone that can add an instant sense of luxury to any room & even add value to your home.
From burnt umber and terracotta to mustard yellow and olive, here are the elegant earth tones the world of design is embracing.
The beauty of owning timeless furniture is that you can style them any way you choose. Writer and stylist Kylie Jackes shows us how.
Connection with nature, comfort & multifunction are among the top 2021 design trends, along with an exciting revival of vintage décor.
Eucalyptus wood is fast-growing hardwood that’s stunning, sustainable & less expensive than traditional hardwoods.
Cushions are an easy & affordable way to give your home an instant update. We’ve got tips on how to style your cushions like a pro to make your rooms pop.
A gallery wall can add so much character and depth to your rooms, while also displaying your life, personality and style. We've got 3 simple steps to getting the balance right.
This Perfect Roast Pork & Golden Fried Potatoes was created by chef Laura Sharrad. It's a flavour sensation the entire family will love.
Celebrity chef Laura Sharrad shares her incredible Fruit Mince Tart with Mascarpone. This sweet sensation offers the perfect finish to Sunday dinner.
An Aussie tradition, chef Laura Sharrad takes the pavlova to the next level with this sweet treat!
Add instant warmth and charm to your home with an electric fireplace. Get DIY instructions on how to install a fireplace in your home.
The Whimsical collection offers a stunning new range of playful homewares and boho chic rattan furniture for the young at heart.
Evoking soothing images of a summer sky or crystal waters lapping on the sand, indigo blue has long been a favourite in interior design.
Retro Romance offers a stunning new range of Art Deco inspired homewares to complement your curvaceous velvet sofas, armchairs & ottomans.
Inspired by natural materials, tones & textures, the 2021 Rug Collection is all about comfort & quality. Check out a few of our faves.
Colourful & exotic, India has an undeniable energy. It’s this vibrant spirit that is at the heart of our new Indian homewares collections.
To help you create the bathroom style of your dreams, we’ve got plenty of stunning styling ideas — from mid-century to Hamptons.
Among our new bathroom items, we’ve introduced two stunning new vanities to offers more choice in tailoring your bathroom to your style.
We’ve got some autumn decorating ideas to harness the hygge in your home with warm furnishings and this season’s earthy colours.
If you’re lucky enough to own a Victorian home & are looking to update it, we've got 6 tips for styling your spaces to marry old & new.
Stylist Heidi Cardelli recently decked out an 1890s Victorian home to bring it into the modern age while retaining its timeless charm.
Crisp, cool & contemporary, the Scandi interior design style is all about minimalist décor with warm timber, light tones & cosy accessories.
Our furry friends have lived beside us 24/7 over the past year... how do you tell your pets you’re going back to work?
Also known as French farmhouse or shabby chic, the French provincial design style is timeless. We've got 5 tips for creating the look.
Whether you’re a sassy single, cuddly couple or single parent of little sweeties, we’ve got 5 ideas for Valentine's Day that you'll adore.
Set the mood for entertaining friends and family outdoors all year round with tips from stylist Heather Nette King.
The Indonesian teak day beds & benches from Early Settler are hand-carved, exceptionally strong and made from eco-friendly reclaimed timber.
We’ve got some great ideas for a kids bedroom makeover to transform their spaces from "blah" to "ta-dah!" with handy tips from our buyer.
Yellow has long been recognised in design for its cheerful impact on spaces & for 2021 it pairs with grey as the Pantone Colour of the Year.
The shift to working from home is a trend that’s here to stay, which is the perfect excuse to give your home office a luxe little makeover.
One of the most enchanting styles of all time, French provincial design pairs rustic farmhouse furnishings with luxe accessories.
The top interior design trends for 2021 are all about making homes fresher, multifunctional and more environmentally friendly.
So you’re hosting Christmas lunch this year and want it to be perfect? We have Christmas entertaining tips and recipes from the experts.
Three Birds Renovations approached Early Settler with a very special styling project for a NSW family in need of some festive cheer.
What's your style? From Hamptons chic to sleek and Scandi, we’ve got some delicious dining room styling inspiration you’ll adore.
Outdoor furniture trends of 2021 reflect the new era of social distancing, staying at home more & bringing the plush comforts of indoors outside.
From pretty in pink to deep cobalt blue, Julia Green of Greenhouse Interiors explains how to use colour to best effect in interior design.
Stylist Heather Nette King has some ambient ideas for relaxed outdoor entertaining, from scents & sounds to mood lighting & creature comforts.
Christmas is on the way! Get ready for the silly season with our downloadable Christmas checklist and printable DIY Christmas bunting.
We’re delighted to have chef Laura Sharrad share some of her scrumptious summer recipes — from Paccheri Pasta to Raw Salted Caramel Slice!
Whether buying for your gorgeous granny or your notoriously picky in-laws, finding the perfect Christmas gift can be daunting. Fear not! We’ve got 5 tips for finding the perfect gift.
Interior designer Chris Carroll shares the 10 mistakes you’re making when styling your outdoor space… and, most importantly, how to fix them.
Whether you prefer a classic roast lunch or BBQ on the deck, we've got some Christmas table inspiration for creating the perfect setting.
Forget the boring baubles and tired tinsel. Hayley Little of @mumlittleloves shows us how to trim your tree with faux flowers.
This Halloween falls on a Saturday full moon! We’ve got some family-friendly ideas for Halloween at home on 31 October.
Blue skies, rustling trees & trickling water have a subconscious impact on lifting mood. Create a great outdoor space for good mental health.
Butter up the popcorn and pick a flick! It’s movie night and we’ve got an easy step-by-step guide to creating a DIY outdoor cinema.
We’re delighted to have celebrity chef Laura Sharrad share her Dragon Fruit, Raspberry & Cocoa Crunch Smoothie Bowls recipe.
Hayley Little of @mumlittleloves shows us how to style a Pinterest-worthy shelf.
Most of us dream of a little space in the sun... we've got 10 beautiful balcony decorating ideas to make the most of your outdoor space.
The 2020 Outdoor Furniture Collection is all about bringing the vacay vibes to your own backyard for the ultimate staycation.
Our 2020 Outdoor Collection is here! Heather Nette King styled the photoshoot for the glossy new lookbook... check out her favourite pieces.
Celebrity chef Laura Sharrad share some scrumptious summer recipes. You won't be able to resist this raw salted caramel slice.
We’re privileged to have celebrity chef Laura Sharrad share her Paccheri Pasta with Eggplant, Tomato & Burrata. It's an absolute crowdpleaser!
We’re delighted to have chef Laura Sharrad share some of her scrumptious summer recipes. Check out her BBQ Grilled Peach, Prosciutto & Burrata Salad.
We’re oh so excited to have celebrity chef Laura Sharrad share her fruity summer mocktail recipe (gin and Prosecco optional!).
Stylist Yvette Wilson got her hands on our Dominique Drinks Trolleys to show us it's the perfect cocktail cart for every occasion.
Has the cooler weather got you feeling down? We’ve got 7 ways to embrace the outdoors to beat the winter blues.
We all love the warm, natural appeal of timber furniture. Our easy guide will help you keep your pieces looking their best for years to come.
The simple rule that stylists follow to help their rooms come together more beautifully.
The 2020 Rug Collection is all about superior comfort & quality to meet changing household needs.
After 5 years, the Tamworth Early Settler store has packed up shop and relocated to a glamorous new location.
Spending more time indoors, winter is the perfect season to update your space. We've got budget-friendly ways to refresh your home that are big on impact.
Talented interior design duo, Heather and Susan of Oak & Orange, took time out of their busy schedule to share their secrets to creating a dream home.
We’ve got plenty of boredom-busting activities to keep kids busy these school holidays... best of all, they’re screen free!
We’ve got a guilt-free dinner menu so delicious, the family won’t even realise it's packed full of veggies!
The tears flowed freely in the emotional grand final of House Rules as loveable Lionel got a second chance with a spectacular tiny house.
Ask the experts: Our in-house design expert and Visual Merchandising Manager shares her savvy styling solution to which armchair pairs with the Slouch
In honour of Elizabeth's birthday, we’ve got some fun facts about the Queen. Spoiler alert: it isn’t even her birthday!
Set against a backdrop of tall palm trees on 10 acres, a recent renovation saw a palatial Queenslander transformed into a spectacular rainforest retreat.
Ask the experts: Our in-house design expert shares her savvy styling solution to how to furnish an entryway.
The House Rules teams harnessed the Hamptons look in Lenore's home to create a refreshed and inspiring space for the family to enjoy and Bradley to visit.
Ask the experts: Our in-house design expert shares her savvy styling solution to furnishing an awkward shaped room.
Our National Visual Merchandising Manager has shared her savvy styling solutions to your interior design questions.
With isolation restrictions keeping us housebound, we've got great tips on flattening the curve on your rising energy costs.
The House Rules teams transformed the "monster" into a natural coastal haven for the family.
We've got plenty of Mother's Day gifts that mum will love!