People will be seriously impressed when you serve THIS at your next backyard barbecue! (And as for how easy it actually was to make? Well, your secret is safe with me.) ;-)

Are stubborn food spills marring the sleek and shiny surface of your glass stovetop? Find out how to clean your glass stovetop quickly and easily here!

Sure, you probably already own a roll of tin foil and consider it to be quite useful. But you can't understand how TRULY useful it is until you've checked out this list!

From seasonal produce to fireworks, there are plenty of things to stock up on this month! Find out what you shouldn’t miss out on here.

This is the best addition I've made to our backyard setup in years! Spending quality time around a campfire has never been so good.

Tired of dealing with teary eyes while chopping onions for dinner? Enough is enough! I'm sharing 9 of the best, most foolproof ways to cut onions without crying.

By the end of today's post, you'll be able to make over a month's worth of fabric softener in less than 30 seconds. (Oh, and did I mention that it's affordable and natural too?)

Bathroom flooring has to work extra hard. It needs to handle moisture, be kind to bare feet and be easy to clean, all while looking effortlessly gorgeous. So which material should you choose?
Start by considering who will be using the bathroom, and therefore how robust the flooring needs to be....

When most homeowners embark on a kitchen renovation, they spend endless hours collecting inspiring images of kitchens. But this doesn’t necessarily help a person figure out what they want, and it can even cause confusion. The tough part of the process is learning to narrow down the options and home in...

Moving house can be a huge drain mentally and physically, not to mention financially. Professional removalist Damian Ryan of John Ryan Removals gives an insider’s view on what you can do to minimise the pain of moving and keep...

This home stands spirited in a row of predictability. Denim-blue windows framed in bright red spark playfully with the surrounding panels in aqua. In contrast, the construction of this home is pragmatic – affordable ply cladding, maintenance-free double-glazed aluminium windows, and stilts that lift...

For some, a romantic bedroom is one with pink accents, lace trims and a billowing canopy bed. For others, romance is defined by sumptuous velvets, a rich colour scheme, and a strong splash of dark hues. We’ve perused the Houzz archives and put together a collection of bedrooms from around the world that...

Do you want to know what style of rooms current and future renovators, builders and home-improvement fans are looking for right now? We used our data analytics to find which photos were most saved by our 1.5 million unique monthly users (excluding photos featured in editorial stories, so as not to skew...

Just like the homes that Michelle Hart of Bask Interiors transforms, this decorator and stylist’s professional trajectory has undergone a dramatic transformation. The ‘before’ image of Hart’s career saw her earning a degree in accounting and working in business; the ‘after’ reveals her as a sole business...

Small and perfectly formed apartments are the stuff of dreams. Here are 18 examples of these living situations done right, around the world.
And remember, you can get more details of a project and see more of a professional’s work by clicking on a photo.

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

Designers Pavel Gerasimov and Aleksey Ivanov managed to fit two double beds – one full-sized double and one sofa bed – into a 19-square-metre room, all without overcrowding the space. On top of that, they even managed to pull off the Scandinavian look the owners loved so much. Read on to see how they...

Where will architecture take us in the coming years? Which trends will influence the housing construction sector? We posed these questions to Gonzalo Pardo of Spain-based Gon Architects, an associate professor of architectural...

When married architects Lee Liting and Chow Khoon Toong of Nitton Architects decided to create their own home, they chose to redesign a typical five-room, public-housing apartment to create a space that feels more like a freestanding house than a unit. Here’s how...

In this practical series, we ask experts to answer your burning questions. Here, Elke Keeley, co-founder of cleaning company UrbanYou, shares strategies for giving your home a top-to-toe clean in record time.

Veganism – a lifestyle that excludes all forms of animal exploitation – is a growing industry. Last December, The Economist dubbed 2019 The Year of the Vegan: according to the magazine, a quarter of people in the USA aged 25 to 34 consider themselves vegan or vegetarian. According to Roy...

Your front door can make a huge difference to how the exterior of your property looks, but it also needs to be functional: secure, weatherproof, properly fitted and, ideally, long-lasting. So if you’re thinking of updating yours, read this expert advice on how to go about choosing the best one for you....

Ask a cross-section of parents if it’s possible to have a picture-perfect home and children too, and your question might be answered with snorts of laughter. Impossible, many will claim after they’ve collected themselves. Improbable, say others. But in the wake of hilarity there are always a few stalwart...

In this Q&A series, we turn the spotlight on one thought-provoking renovation or extension each week. Here, architect Andrew Chapman at Andrew Chapman Architecture and builder Liam Flood of To The Mil reveal...

A milky plum, a sage green, a chalky blue, and a trio of red, yellow and green… your kitchen simply does not have to be plain white or bold black to look good. Here are 24 kitchens that show how colour can maketh the space. Enjoy.
And remember, you can get more details of a project and...

When renovating, an interesting roofline may be your last concern. But there’s no question that they add immense aesthetic and practical value to a home whether they’re pitched, skillion, flat, or curved. Here, we tip our hat to 22 outstanding rooflines in the hope they inspire you as you imagine your...

An open-plan room can create a feeling of space and connection within your home, but it can be tricky to visualise how best to plan the layout. Check out these completed projects to see how the architects and interior designers made smart choices to utilise each space effectively.

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

With many of us moving to smaller homes with compact gardens, the ancient gardening art of espalier is making a comeback. And it’s easy to see the appeal; training plants to grow flat against a wall or fence is a great way to save space, plus it can bring structural elegance to a modern garden. It’s...

In this practical series, we ask experts to answer your burning home and design questions. Here, David Gilmore, managing director at Glem Gas Australasia, gives the lowdown on choosing the right fuel type to suit your cooking needs.