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There’s nothing better than freshening up the home, whether it be a lick of paint, a new sofa or flooring. But when the purse strings are tight, it can feel completely out of reach to replace...

  Here are 5 rugs that will transform your home with a small investment and little effort! Everest This is the textural hit that your home is calling out for! If your home is all smooth...

Like in any industry, Interior Design trends come and go- some hanging around for longer than others! It can be hard to decipher what trends are worth following and what to include in your home...

Textured Wool Carpets from Flooring Xtra provide the height of luxury for discerning homeowners. From paddock to the floor, these 100% wool styles take inspiration from the raw elements of nature....

Rugs are an excellent way to complete an interior particularly those with hard flooring. They add colour, texture, warmth or pattern to the room depending on what sort of style your room is. With our...

A yearly visit by the UK-based trend forecaster Victoria Redshaw from Scarlet Opus is always an eye-opening experience at Melbourne’s Décor & Design Show.  Learning about what we’re all...

Interior Designers and Decorators have always been the professionals at hand for us to draw advice, solutions and inspiration from. Even though this is still the case, the tides are shifting slightly...

Rugs are an excellent way to update a tired space, add warmth and texture to a room. Thinking outside the square, there are many options to utilise rugs in ways you may not have imagined. We’ve...

  Each year the colour giant, Pantone, release their predictions for the year ahead. They consider current world events, such as politics, cultural and environmental hot topics which inform...

You’ve decided on the colour, the style and pattern- but what about the rug size? How do you work out the perfect dimensions for the space? Getting this part of the selection wrong seems to be the...

Wallpaper is showing no signs of going out of fashion anytime soon which is good news for those who love pattern, texture and the drama that wallpaper can bring to a room. While trends are not...

Our current Northern Lights holiday competition has got us all inspired by the Norwegian interiors. There is an effortlessness to their style which is to be admired but also an intelligence in their...

Pulling together a look for your new home or undertaking a renovation can certainly feel like a daunting task. Where do you start? What colours work well together? Do you want a cool or dark scheme?...

Designing, renovating or building your own home requires a very different approach to that of an investment property. If you’re hoping to rent out your property, there are certain design tips to...

Each year, interior design trends come and go, some long lasting while others are fleeting and temporary. Any professional will tell you what’s worth investing in and what trends to consider as...

One of the most popular choices for flooring in Australia is timber flooring. Synonymous with Aussie design, boards are found across a broad spectrum of interiors, from period style homes through to...

As the days and nights get colder and colder, there is nothing better than coming home to sink your feet into a soft, cosy rug. Not only do rugs feel great, but they can also become a real feature to...

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