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8 Unmissable Home Show Features

From Street of Houses to Eco Town and Ask a Designer, check out these interactive experiences – found only at the Home Show over the last few years. Baahouse Smart tiny home & speaker series  Anyone who attended Brisbane Home Show this year will remember the mesmerising open plan...

Getting Dirty with Landscaper Matthew Daly

Multi-award-winning Perth landscaper, Matthew Daly, shared no-nonsense DIY pointers at the Home Show. Matthew’s landscaping firm MJD Landscapes & Design has been around for over fifteen years and won scores of accolades. Trophy Cabinet ✉️ Invitation to International Melbourne Garden Show x 2 🥇Gold, Silver medal & Peoples choice Perth...

Don’t Sell Your Home Before Doing This First [GUIDE]

Research shows 'staging' your home increases sale price by 10%; property stylist Dean Davis tells us how.   If you are selling a $500,000 property, you could see an extra $50,000 in your back pocket simply by presenting (staging) it at its best. While the extra cash is always handy, staging...

Keeping up with the New Joneses

The New Joneses showcased their tiny home at the Home Show to champion their lifestyle ‘big life, little footprint'. The story begins with Tamara DiMattina, a powerful PR and communications magnate for fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG). Blunt and to the point, she said, "My job was to get people to...

Make Your Garden a Castle with Inge Jabara

Just off the back of her award-winning display at the Melbourne Garden Show, 'lady tradie' Inge Jabara shone some light at the Home Show. Inge is no stranger to getting her hands dirty. At five-years-old, just a little seedling, she would work beside her grandfather on the family garden. With...

The Secret Strife of Pets

62% of Australians have furry pals in the home, but how do we protect our newly renovated homes? Unconditional love - that's why we put up with hair, tracks of mud from outside and their various smells. Our furry friends are like children in so many ways - we take...

Buying or Renovating by the Coast

Many people dream of living on the coast, envisioning long bare-foot walks on white sands, magnificent sunsets (or Renovating Decking by the Coastsunrises) glistening over the ocean, swimming and surfing the waves, luxuriating in those glorious summer evening breezes… and, of course, beach parties! If you’re considering coastal living, your...

Dress Up Your Outdoor Space

Open green spaces for your home are important, more so today than ever. With lives getting increasingly stressful, surrounded by traffic, buildings and a sea of people, outdoor living spaces offer the essential calm and balance to our existence. The outdoor living area, however, is often the most neglected; or...

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint with Garden Trees

While Queensland faces a land clearing catastrophe, people across Australia are taking matters in their own hands by planting millions of trees in their back yards. The Ugly 👹 Anyone watching David Attenborough’s series, Our Planet, will know Australia is facing a land clearing catastrophe. So bad in fact, WWE...

5 NASA Plants to Keep Your Home Healthy

Have you ever felt unwell for no apparent reason? You may be suffering from sick building syndrome (SBS), the result of poor indoor air quality. The World Health Organisation reports 30% of buildings worldwide produce SBS. An alarming statistic made worse by the symptoms of headache; eye, nose and throat...

Real or Astro Grass?

It's an age-old argument of waging tribes, from the timeless classic of nature's grass vs high-tech poly synthetic astroturf. So, which is better? Join the Home Show Club and you'll be the very first to receive more stories like this, free tickets, special offers, inspiration and more! Brisbane      Melbourne   ...

How to Create a Design Brief for Your Pool

“Design Brief” is basically a fancy term for what you do and don’t want. It can be as specific or general as you like. Creating a design brief will give you and your pool designer a great head start when it comes to your initial design concept. When starting on...