You don't need caustic chemicals to clean up sticky messes! Learn how to use just three natural ingredients to cut through stickers, sap, and more!

Want to keep your house smelling fresh while avoiding synthetic fragrances? Whip up a batch of this simple spray to freshen the air, fabrics, clothing, and more!

From canned soup to kids’ clothes, there are plenty of things to stock up on this month! Find out which seasonal sales you don’t want to miss here.

Is a juicy secret about steak twice as juicy? Either way, I'm sharing a deliciously juicy steak secret in today's post, and it really is a must-try for steak lovers!

Brightly colored fruit stains may seem impossible to remove, but it's actually easy once you learn this brilliantly simple trick!

With all due respect to Rachel Ray, sometimes even a "30-minute meal" just isn't in the cards! Luckily for us, these 7 easy meals can be on the table in a tight 15 minutes!

Learn how to remove those stubborn "ring around the collar" stains here, and learn how to prevent them from coming back in the future!

Having a good sense of your favourite style can be a great help, whether you’re working with an interior designer or decorator or shopping for decor. If you love a casually elegant, earthy look inspired by the sun...

In this practical series, we ask experts to answer your burning home and design questions. Here, Dean Booker, national buyer for Beaumont Tiles, explains the nuts and bolts of the different tile ratings...

In this Q&A series, we turn the spotlight on one thought-provoking renovation or extension each week. Here, Dr Clare Le Roy, director at interior design firm The Little Design Corner, and Stacey...

There are many factors to consider when planning your ideal laundry, from choosing the right materials and your storage requirements to selecting a practical layout. So where do you start? And how can you be sure the layout and design will meet your needs? Here, three laundry and design experts share...

Expensive, fiddly and often filled with unexpected surprises – restoring a heritage property is not for the faint-hearted. But the rewards are worth it. After all, who wouldn’t want to live in their own little piece of history? If you intend to renovate your heritage home any time soon, look no further...

Some treasured pieces of family furniture should remain exactly that. Others, however, could do with a new lease on life to bring them into the 21st century. Whether you want to freshen up your brother’s old bedside table or add a contemporary twist to your cousin’s console, these professional finishes...

Around the world, soft blue is celebrated as one of the new neutrals on the block, injecting cool colour into homes without drastically rocking the boat. Meet this colour in its myriad shades, from grey-based hues and the palest of pure baby blues to tones with a toe in the teal family. Which of these...

In a Q&A format, we talk to the designers – and examine the creative thinking – behind some of Houzz’s most loveable rooms.

If you’re looking for a quiet spot to relax or entertain a few friends, a private garden nook can provide the perfect escape in your own backyard. In small gardens, nooks serve as focal points and inviting destinations; while in large gardens, they function as a second seating area – perfect for having...

Federation architecture (homes built between 1890 and 1915) is an enduring favourite in Australia and it’s easy to see why – homes from this period are packed with rich character and period charm. Whether...

Let us be the first to acknowledge the biting irony of exploring avenues to attain screen-free time at home in a story published online. Unless someone is reading this to you aloud, you are one of millions of Australians who are currently staring into the glassy depths of a screen, either in the palm...

In this Q&A series, we turn the spotlight on one thought-provoking renovation or extension each week. Here, Kitty Lee, principal at Kitty Lee Architecture, reveals how she maximised space and light in a dark...

Whether you’re knitting, scrap booking, stamping, sewing or painting, crafting requires lots of supplies and equipment. Here’s how to keep everything you need together...

If you’re putting in a new kitchen, chances are that a generous preparation area nears the top of your wish list. Looking for design ideas? We have you covered: here are 29 stunning kitchen islands and peninsula benches from the Houzz archives to get your creative juices flowing.
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In this Q&A interview, Houzz goes behind the scenes with three notable builders to hear about their greatest business challenges, breakthroughs and the best professional advice they have received. This month, we talk to Anthony Pillinger at Swell...

Some of the best things come in small packages, and with the shrinking size of many contemporary homes, this couldn’t be more true. Thanks to paperless offices and wireless technology, many a home office has been compressed into a humble study nook. So if a dedicated home office is not an option – or...

Colonel Mustard, Miss Scarlet and their fellow suspects will soon have a freshly renovated room for their misdeeds and, for the first time ever, you can help choose what that new room will look like. Houzz is teaming up with Hasbro, the toy and board game company, to update the classic Cluedo murder-mystery...

In a Q&A format, we talk to the designers – and examine the creative thinking – behind some of Houzz’s most loveable rooms.

Concrete is a common material used for many types of construction due to its strength, durability, water resistance and thermal mass. It can be used to form the structure...

French architect and interior designer Laura Gonzalez never stops taking on projects. In Paris alone, she’s created designs for the iconic Lapérouse restaurant, the Relais Christine hotel, the 86Champs concept store, and Noto restaurant in the Salle Pleyel, as well as the Cartier boutiques in Paris,...

At the 2019 Oslo Design Fair, Danish furniture and interiors were on display as far as the eye could see: classic sofas from Fredericia Furniture stood next to iconic chairs and candlesticks from By...

As a child playing in the hayloft of his parents’ dusty 82-year-old barn in Medina, Ohio, USA-based Andrew Towne never imagined that one day he would convert the space into a stunning modern home for himself and his then primary-school friend, Crystal Madrilejos. But decades later, that’s...

Even if you live close to a park or green space, chances are you and your pup will still rely on your garden, whether it’s for a between-walkies scamper, a post-park laze or to answer the call of nature at bedtime. However, turning your green patch into a place both you and your canine can enjoy can...