Relaxing Summer Refreshments

If fruity pops and a glass of pimms doesn’t sound like your thing in summer, wait just a minute.. Cucumber is known for being super refreshing.  We’ve all heard the phrase before – ‘cool as a cucumber’, and women the world over have layered their eyes with little discs of this crisp, watery vegetable, hoping…

Indoor Lighting Guide

With so many brands and designs available to the consumer these days it can get overwhelming quite fast. So in light of this issue (no pun intended) we’ve listed what we believe our top 5 tips to help you obtain that professionally designed look in your next project. 1. Understand the space you’re working with.…

Outdoor Lighting

When lighting professionals think of design, they think of creating an evening outdoor room, one filled with just the right amount of effective lighting, afterall it has the ability to enhance the design of your garden, or to make an alfresco dining space look even more appealing. With the warmer weather and Summer months fast approaching, it’s…

RBA Cuts Cash Rate to Record-Low 1.50%

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has further reduced its cash rate by 0.25% – What does this mean for you? It’s plastered all over the media “record low interest rates”, “time to refinance”, “are you paying too much”. Whilst it can make for great news headlines, what does it actually mean for you? 26…

First Impressions

From time to time I get asked by my clients what they should do to their home prior to me selling their home. I am going to share with you my advice. It astounds me to this day, the number of times I witness buyer’s reactions to the simplest of oversights sellers fail to make good…

Glam Your Pad

Preparing to sell your home? When you want to get maximum bang for your buck, you need to concentrate your efforts, and budget on any residential ‘nips and tucks’ before you go to market. Here’s our Top Five improvements to glam your pad for less than a grand. The last thing you want to do…

Coastal Homeware Hotspots

Welcome to our first Monthly Spotlight post! This week the Spotlight is on Benn + Penna Architecture and one of their recent projects, the Surry Hills House. These architects transformed a compact inner-city terrace in the highly sought after Surry Hills area in Sydney into a Scandinavian style modern property. Significant alterations and additions were…

The Effect of Smell

1. No cooking or baking smells. Some sellers bake muffins the morning before an inspection to entice buyers and other sellers have just finished cooking curry for lunch or have a corned beef on the cook top when their open homes are booked in. It’s a nice thought to make the house seem more “homey”…

How to Add Colour to your Home

How to Add Colour to Your Home Discover the tricks to adding chic splashes of color to your home like a pro. Colour, it’s the perfect way to set a cheerful vibe in your home and inject some personality. While standout feature walls are great, not everyone is DIY savvy or has the luxury of making…

Coastal Homeware Hotspots

Looking for something new for your home? Whether it be a hardwood kitchen table, a reading lamp for your desk or simply a new cushion to brighten up your living room, here’s our pick of the best local homewares stores. 1. Salt Living, Coolangatta – This delightful little store, located in The Strand Coolangatta, epitomises…