Stuck inside for months on end, our home lives have altered forever… but how exactly will life as we know it change after COVID-19?
We’ve got an easy visual guide to selecting the right size rug for every room in the house.
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 7 simple styling rules designers always follow to create perfectly-Pinterested interiors.
We’ve got a guilt-free dinner menu so delicious, the family won’t even realise it's packed full of veggies!
Affordable and sustainable with a smaller global footprint, the tiny house movement offers a stylish solution to modern-day stresses.
The tears flowed freely in the emotional grand final of House Rules as loveable Lionel got a second chance with a spectacular tiny house.
Our furry friends have lived beside us 24/7 over iso... But with restrictions lifting, the inevitable looms: How to tell your pets you’re going back to work!
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!
Colourful, kitschy and eclectic, the vintage cool retro style is the groovy twin of mid-century modern.
Set against a backdrop of tall palm trees on 10 acres, a recent renovation saw a palatial Queenslander transformed into a spectacular rainforest retreat.
Once only available to the rich, today’s velvet is affordable and easy to clean yet just as luxe as ever, making it one of the best choices for furniture.
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.
An easy, breezy coastal style brimming with old-world charm, casual beach vibes meet classic sophistication in the elegant Hamptons haven.
Dreaming of a tropical escape? From reclaimed timbers to rustic rattans, we’ve got plenty ideas for bringing paradise to you.
Ask the experts: Our in-house design expert shares her savvy styling solution to furnishing an awkward shaped room.
Choose the perfect rug to add style, warmth and comfort to your spaces.
Elegant, graceful and a little bit luxe, floral decor is timeless.
With isolation restrictions keeping us housebound, we've got great tips on flattening the curve on your rising energy costs.
Creating a sleek modern minimalism home is more than just a design trend — it’s a lifestyle.
Mid-century modern design is so effortlessly chic, it's one of the most iconic styles in history.
The House Rules teams transformed the "monster" into a natural coastal haven for the family.
The contemporary coastal interior design style is all about transporting you to the beach.
We've got plenty of Mother's Day gifts that mum will love!
With a nod towards the romantic lifestyle of hippies, travellers, writers and artists, we've got 7 simple beachy boho design ideas you'll love.
Homeschooling, home-baked bread and collecting eggs from the chooks... from quarantine to cottagecore, wholesome living has never been so appealing.
House Rules' loveable lads were delighted by the transformation of Laith’s dismal digs into a luxurious bachelor pad.
We've got plenty of ideas for making Mother's Day amazing... even in isolation.
We've got tips on creating a luxe lad's lair that everyone will lust over.
Travelling to Melbourne’s Cranbourne, the House Rules’ teams rebirthed a “brick bunker” into a light-filled, modern eco ranch.
Buying a new sofa is one of the biggest investments you'll make in your home — we can help you find the right look, size and feel for your space.
Natural materials and upcycled furnishings are rapidly becoming a design trend as we look to a more eco-friendly future.
Bust the iso blues with these great dinner party ideas — from throwing a fancy feast for the kids to pizza and puzzles in your PJs.
In the first challenge for this year’s House Rules, the teams were tasked with transforming a Gold Coast penthouse into a Miami-style sanctuary.
Turn your bedroom into a sanctuary with our budget-friendly ideas that you can achieve over the weekend.
Art Deco design with a tropical twist, the South Miami style is full of sultry sophistication & bright gelato colours.
Easter activities the kids will love to make the most of the holiday staycation.
Keep spirits high and little people busy by decorating Easter wreaths!
Come Easter Sunday, kiddies across the country will be gnawing the ears off chocolate bunnies. Wacky or wonderful?
Sarah Todd took time out of her busy schedule to talk to us about India and entertaining... and share her Chickpea Curry recipe!
Discover a world of virtual adventures for curious kids to keep them busy during isolation.
Travel the world from the safety of the sofa with this list of awesome things to do this weekend.
Work-from-home survival guide from a filmmaker & bestselling novelist who've mastered the balance.
Get the luxe look in your home with shades of black and blue.
There's never been a better time to get comfy at home. We’ve got tips to how to choose the right sofa for your space.
From mint to moss and pistachio to pear, we've got some gorgeous ways to incorporate more greens into your interior design.
Updating the bathroom can get expensive. Check out the 5 classic trends for a timeless bathroom to future-proof your investment.
Getting a good night's sleep has surprising health benefits... what better excuse to sleep in?
Millions of people across the world are afraid of Friday the 13th. But is this day really unlucky?
From 'Crap Shack' to top blog — Maya Anderson of House Nerd created one of the most successful interior design blogs in the country.
We're celebrating International Women's Day by acknowledging some of the most inspiring women we’ve worked with over the past year.
Is it blue? Is it green? Is it something in between? Well, yes. And it's very much on-trend.
Hayley Little of @mumlittleloves joined Instagram to spy on her teenage daughters… she’s now one of the most popular influencers in the country.
In honour of 'Pooch Perfect' and pampering pups, we found out the surprising health perks of owning a pupper.
Flush out the bad vibes and draw in the good feels.
We’ve got some landlord-approved ways to make your rental a retreat without losing your bond.
Sarah Todd's recent backyard makeover & pikelet picnic gave us some delicious ideas for Pancake Day.
Simple ways to make your home more eco-friendly to help save the environment and money on bills.
Ceiling fans not only keep you cool on balmy summer days, they also work wonders in winter.
Situated in the heart of wine country, this talented stylist is transforming her home into a haven.
The Pantone Color Institute recently announced the colour of the year — it’s a classic.
We've got your pretty in pink essentials! More pink than you’d think. Here are a few of our prettiest pieces to incorporate into your home.
Before you start your next styling project, create a digital mood board with Style Sourcebook to see what works best.
Create your spaces digitally before purchasing your big-ticket items with these free interior design apps.
Be a rebel! This interior design trend counters the quiet palettes of minimalism to create a visual feast.
Give the kids a back-to-school room refresh so they'll be feeling snazzy and organised for online learning.
We’ve got some romantic ideas for sweeping your sweetie off their feet this Valentine's Day.
Style your holiday home to up the appeal for the rental market while also providing a relaxing space to escape.
Ditch the fold-out lawn chairs and sausages in bread. We’ve got a list of essentials for throwing a stylish soiree for Australia Day.
A dedicated space that inspires productivity is essential to work-from-home success. We’ve got tips to help you make your home office a haven.
Having a dedicated space to work or pay bills is essential. For those with limited space, we’ve got some simple study nook solutions.
The Style Curator transformed a crumbling courtyard into a contemporary oasis.
Gina Ciancio of Style Curator takes time out to share with us her tips and inspirations for creating dreamy interior spaces.
You don’t need a big deck to create a lovely space in the sun.
The interior design world’s gone troppo for indoor plants — get the lush look with artificial plants.
The tropical trend is all the rage in furniture and homewares and we can’t get enough of it.
From our hottest homewares to furnishing faves, we've compiled a list of what you most loved in 2019.
Brendan Pang’s backyard makeover transformed his outdoor space into an oasis just in time for summer.
Transform your barn or bungalow into a Christmas guest house or Airbnb rental with inspired ideas from Three Birds Renovations.
Stunning inspiration from a recent Three Birds Renovations' beach house barn project to fuel your interior decorating.
A DIY decorator with a huge Instagram following, the Hectic Eclectic’s maximalist style is turning heads across the country.
Is 'puppy' on the wish list? There are thousands of fur-babies in shelters across Australia looking for someone to love.
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 and writer Julia Green of Greenhouse Interiors has tips and tricks for creating the perfect Christmas table setting.
Get ready for endless summer entertaining with tips from the Early Settler buying team.
Don't let bored kids hijack the household serenity. We’ve got an arsenal of activities to keep them entertained over the holidays.
With the messy little munchkins home for the holidays, we've got 20 time-saving housework hacks to spend less time cleaning and more time playing.
From cool platters to hot playlists, throw a BBQ that’s more chill than a blender of frozen margaritas.
We asked celebrity New Zealand chef, Alison Lambert, to create some amazing summer recipes to pair with this season’s outdoor furniture.
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.
Fire pits are a wonderful way to add warmth, light and atmosphere. Our easy guide will help you pick the perfect fire pit for your backyard.
Create a stylish space for your growing teen so they’ll have somewhere comfy to sulk, Snapchat and sleep ’til noon.
A talented DIY decorator shows us her breathtaking modern farmhouse in the mountains.
Create a resort-style backyard retreat to enjoy ‘staycations’ every weekend.
Your precious keepsakes are a reflection of your personality. Learn how to style your shelf like a stylist.
One of the greatest joys of spring is getting outside to bask in the balmy weather. We’ve compiled some easy tips to make your alfresco a bug-free zone.
Fresh herbs are so delicious, but they can also be expensive. Learn how to grow your own greens in a pallet garden. It's easy and can even be done in limited space.
Early Settler’s head buyer has identified the major trends for the season to compile a list of her top outdoor furniture buyer’s picks for 2019/20.