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7 Expert Tips For Selling Your Property
 Selling your house this spring? In this blog, styling expert Justine Stedman shares her top tips and tricks for preparing homes for sale.  Just a few simple tweaks can be the difference between a mediocre result and a record-breaking sale.   Here a...
The Best Plants For Indoors
The best plants to use indoors are hardy, versatile and do not require regular watering. In this infographic, we give you a run down of the top plants to use in the home.  Choose plants based on room size, light exposure and the amount of care you ar...
How to increase the curb appeal of your home in a weekend
This is a guest post by Dale Vine, former Block contestant and White Knight Ambassador.  Whether your goal is to add value to your home to sell, or you’re just looking to get your home entertainment-ready for summer, there are three DIY projects you...
3 DIY Projects Made Using Rope
Make over homewares with just rope and a bit of hot glue.  The trick to getting bright and breezy beach-house style year round in any location is to add colours that evoke coastal living.  Light blue and sand tones are key elements of the look...
Make Old New Again With These 5 Creative Projects - Flickr
You'd be surprised what you can make out of the junk in your garage. Get creative with one of these clever repurposed projects to keep your bank balance healthy and to be kind to the planet, preventing excess waste.
10 Gardening Tips, Handyman Magazine, Blog
Spring is around the corner and most of us will soon be spending a lot more time in the garden.   To celebrate the onset of the gardening season we’ve compiled this list of ten gardening tips that will help you get the job done quickly and effectivel...
Prepare the garden for autumn
Sponsored article As summer temperatures soar, autumn may be the last thing on your mind. But it’s time to start thinking a few months down the track and planning for autumn to get the best out of your garden. In this guest post, the garden experts a...
Vertical pallet gardens, Handyman Magazine, blog
This month we are going crazy for timber pallets! Much like our beloved PVC piping, timber pallets are extremely versatile when it comes to DIY. Yes, they are great for moving things around but timber pallets are so much more than transport devices....
11 genius at-home hacks that make life a little easier
Check out these 11 domestic tweaks you can make today to make your life a little easier tomorrow.
15 thrifty last-minute Christmas decorating ideas
Christmas is right around the corner. You have guests coming over and would like to give the house some added flair but cannot justify the expense or be asked to brave the shops again. Plus the kids are now on holidays and you need to find ways to oc...
12 ultimate DIY ideas for the year ahead
Make 2019 the year of DIY by making a commitment to complete jobs you have been putting off, and then some. Now we know it's all well and good to resolve to do more DIY but that doesn't mean the workshop will be actually be seeing more action than us...
20 Fun And Easy Outdoor And Garden Projects
Spruce up your outdoor areas with these fun and easy DIY projects. Each of these 20 projects can be completed in less than a day and require only a small investment. You'll be surprised at what a big difference small changes like painting a timber f...
Gallery: Plants In The Bathroom
An easy way to liven up the bathroom is to add indoor plants. Popular bathroom plants include ferns, bamboo, snake plants and spider plants. When choosing plants consider the size of your bathroom, how moisture-rich the room is (how many people showe...
4 DIY Projects Using Turf
Long gone are the days when fake grass was that plastic stuff in the window at the butcher’s, or that lurid green stuff used for tennis courts and playgrounds. Now artificial turf is a lifestyle choice rather than a cheap alternative to lawn, and it’...
How To Grow Plants Over A Fence
Growing plants over a fence can conceal an ugly structure or make a decorative fence look even better. Ensure your fence can support the weight of the plants, as certain climbers like passionfruit vine grow quickly and can become very heavy. Once pla...
Ultimate Father's Day Gift Guide
Give Dad a Father’s Day he won’t forget and a DIY gift to take care of your home for the rest of the year!
30 of your best energy-saving tips
When we asked our readers for their best ever energy-saving tips, you did not disappoint! Some of them are devious, some of them are clever – and a few of them are downright hilarious. But what they all have in common is that they can definitely help...
30 top tips for saving space at home
Looking for ways to simplify, recycle, sort, declutter and save space in your everyday life? Here are the Top 30 handy space-saving tips kindly sent in by our readers. How many do you do already, and how many will you be doing from now on?!
Why it’s a good idea to give your daughter a hammer
Give a girl a hammer and she might just build you a house! Looking for something constructive for your kids for the next school holidays? Here’s something practical that could lead to bigger and better things…
How to Turn Your Backyard Into an Outdoor Room
Create additional space in your home without a full-scale renovation simply by turning your backyard into an outdoor room. In this blog, styling expert Justine Stedman shares her expert tips on how to turn your backyard into an outdoor room. Justin...
10 Of The Strangest Houses
Who says a home has to be conventional? We've scoured the web and found 10 novel homes that prove when it comes to home design, getting weird is an option. You may love the design of some of these homes, find some outright hilarious, and consider ot...
Spray fast and easy with JFLEX Spray Shelters
Sponsored Article Using a dedicated spray booth or spray shelter can turn any simple domestic spray job into one that gets professional results. A spray booth is one of those garage must-haves that pays for itself in results, time and again. A spray...
14 Last-Minute Mother's Day Gift Ideas
Mother's Day is fast approaching and while some of you will already have your gifts wrapped and ready, others will not have even begun contemplating gift ideas. This blog is for the latter group, the last-minute gift buyers. Here are 14 great gift id...
Garage Sale Makeovers And Op Shop Hacks
Turn tatty and outdated eyesores into terrific one-of-a-kind pieces. Blogger Melissa Darr turned her hand to restoring a telephone table, a vintage desk and chair and a Queen Anne-style seat.
12 Painting Hacks Every DIYer Should Know
Many logistical issues can present themselves during a DIY paint project. Keeping paint rollers wet between coats, unclogging spray can nozzles and storing left over paint correctly are tasks that can become challenges if you don't have the right kno...
11 DIYers Who Thought They Were Electricians Until They Failed
Most of the time, DIY electrical work is no joke…but sometimes it is. These handymen made some pretty big mistakes involving electricity, but luckily they all lived to tell the tale.
28 Ways To Reuse Glass Jars
How to prepare glass jars for reuse Don’t let sticky labels and stubborn food remnants deter you from reusing glass jars. Put them in a bowl of boiling water and let them soak for a few hours or even overnight. Once done soaking, labels will be easy...
5 Ways To Cook Chicken Breast
Chicken breast is a versatile, easy-to-cook ingredient that features in dishes the world over. If you buy chicken breast regularly but find yourself cooking the same dishes over and over then keep reading. In this blog we list five different ways you...
6 Expert Space Saving Ideas
This is a guest blog by Justine Stedman, Director and Principal Stylist at Vault Interiors. With more and more of us compromising space for a vibrant inner city lifestyle, it’s hard to imagine that with a few small changes to our living quarters we c...
How To Remove 12 Common Stains
Removing stains from clothing is easy if you know what you are doing. To assist you in your laundry we created the below graphic with advice on how to remove 12 common stains using everyday household items.  Print it out and stick it up in your lau...

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