For interior designer Christie Blizzard, purchasing a run-down warehouse in North Perth meant the chance finally to indulge her creativity rather than designing with resale value in mind.February 28, 2013, 8:49 am
There are many more facets to being sustainable than being water-savvy and growing your own food, according to local garden expert Josh Byrne, who has released a new book that tackles the ins and outs of creating a resource-efficient backyard even where space is limited.February 20, 2013, 7:30 am
The demand for organically grown produce shows no sign of waning, and an increasing number of people are going one step further and raising their own organic crops at home.February 19, 2013, 5:00 pm
It seems that dogs aren't really man's best friend - at least when it comes to Aussies who are apparently a nation of cat people.February 15, 2013, 9:41 am
A consumer watchdog has warned about the dangers of laundry detergent capsules after nearly 100 cases of children being poisoned.February 6, 2013, 3:00 pm
So you think you don't know how to decorate your home.February 5, 2013, 1:00 pm
Just as children need to know that milk doesn't come from the carton, they also need to understand the life cycle of a vegetable.February 1, 2013, 12:23 pm
A backyard stone trough used by a British couple to grow flowers for more 30 years has been identified as an ancient Roman sarcophagus with a six-figure value.January 31, 2013, 8:10 am
If ever there was a plant you could place in your garden with a view to it being an investment, it is without doubt the cycad family, one of the most ancient of all plant groups on the planet.January 29, 2013, 1:52 pm
The Australian International Furniture Fair is on in Sydney next month and one of the most closely watched events is The Edge, the prestigious design competition known for unearthing the best new and emerging talents. Cy Clayton meets three of the WA finalists.January 29, 2013, 12:00 am
The kids might be running around the house in school holiday-induced excitement, and friends and relatives popping round with all the gossip - but chances are you'll hear nothing as you single-handedly fight your way through the clutter in the spare room.January 3, 2013, 7:40 am
Leaving home for the summer? If so, here's how to prepare and protect your place so you can enjoy your travels and rest peacefully all summer without worrying that something went wrong at home.December 26, 2012, 3:00 pm
Pet owners must take care their cats and dogs don't over-indulge in rich and fatty foods this festive season and end up in hospital, the RSPCA warns.December 24, 2012, 11:33 am
If you fancy taking on a Jay Gatsby look, a warehouse in Sydney is selling props from the highly anticipated Baz Luhrmann film.December 14, 2012, 11:10 am
With the weather heating up, your garden will grow much faster now. Trevor Cochrane provides some tips to keep your garden growing strongly and looking great.December 7, 2012, 1:18 pm
Simple DIY ideas add a personal touch to Christmas decorations.December 7, 2012, 12:28 pm
With Christmas coming soon, it's time to start thinking about getting your garden and entertaining areas looking great.November 30, 2012, 11:28 am
Whether you're building, renovating or simply looking to update, Amanda Lewis asks the experts for their top tips for a fashionable and functional space.November 30, 2012, 11:11 am
From appliances to fittings, Brooke Evans-Butler takes a look at what’s hot in kitchen design.November 30, 2012, 10:42 am
They saw chairs into pieces, glue wallpaper to brand new dressers and create lamps from kitchen equipment: Ikea-Hackers are big fans of Ikea, but they do not share the idea of living like everybody else. They take Ikea’s globally identical mass production furniture and turn it into something unique in looks and even function.November 23, 2012, 1:40 pm
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