Life's too short for bacon that's anything other than perfectly crisp. And in order to achieve that, all you have to do is avoid these common bacon pitfalls!

Whether you reach for the little blue tub or prefer to use the DIY version, there's no denying that vaseline is one of the more useful things you can keep in your cabinet!

Don't let Christmas clutter take over your home this month! Here are 10 simple and effective solutions you can use to keep your gift wrap supplies organized.

Don't get stressed out by holiday shopping! Let our By Jillee Shop Gift Guide do the work for you! We've rounded up ideas for everyone on your list, including a few you just might want to keep for yourself!

If your vacuum isn't working quite as well as it used to, it may just need a good cleaning! I'll show you exactly how to deep clean your vacuum in today's post.

Looking for more ways to save money at the grocery store? Check out these clever hacks that will help you get the best price and the freshest food possible!

Take your holiday baking to the next level with this recipe for my all-time favorite cookies. They're a guaranteed win as a gift (if you can manage to save any!)

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

The year 2020 might see the end of the ‘offical’ kitchen area and the rise of cheeky leftover spaces. It’s certain to see terrazzo move from an accessory to a foundational material in a home. And metal will definitely clothe the most fashion-forward homes. Read on to see what else we’re betting will...

Do you want to know what style of rooms current and future renovators, people building homes and those gathering ideas for revamps are looking for right now? We used our data analytics to find which photos were most saved by our community (excluding photos featured in editorial stories, so as not...

A lush lawn is beautiful to look upon, but it requires constant care and attention. And if your backyard is tiny, shady or steep, grass might not even be an option. If that’s the case for you, don’t despair – here, three experts reveal how to create a stunning and usable backyard without a blade of grass...

“When we first saw this small room at the beginning of the project, it was just a shell, a completely unfurnished house that the customer wanted to turn into a mix of office [space], product showroom and retreat,” says Daniel Wolgast, project manager at interior design firm Studio...

Holiday and party guests may never see your bedroom or home office, but they’ll likely make a trip to your powder room. With a little extra care, you can make this small but hardworking space welcoming, whether it’s for a special occasion or drop-in visitors. Here are 10 touches to help dress up your...

There’s something supremely satisfying about good storage – not only does it contribute to the smooth running of your home, it also gives you the sense (even if it’s only for a moment) that you have things well and truly under control. If you’re looking to up your storage game, here are 23 impressive...

The owners of this beautiful farmhouse in Bath, UK, called in Matt Higgins of Sustainable Kitchens to design a cooking area to complement the rest of the large, open-plan space. The classic yet contemporary cabinets and...

In today’s architectural world, every square centimetre of space counts, particularly in small inner-city homes. But it’s not only floor area and storage space that’s worth counting, a pocket of greenery or some alfresco breathing space incorporated into your home’s floor plan counts for a lot, too....

Your home’s facade is the first thing people see when they visit, and it gives a hint into the decorative delights that lie beyond the threshold. If you’re on the hunt for ideas, look no further; here are eight enchanting exterior looks, along with tips on the colours and materials you’ll need to choose...

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

Trees are vital to our landscape, providing beauty and welcome shade. They also offer environmental benefits, such as cleaning the air, attracting wildlife and reducing energy costs when planted near our homes. Many trees have other bonuses, such as colourful flowers, delicious fruit and nuts, and in...

If designing your compact bathroom has you stumped, don’t despair. We’ve rounded up four inspiring bathrooms that are small on space but big on functionality and flair – and we’ve asked the designers behind them to reveal exactly how they made the areas work.

In this practical series, we ask experts to answer your burning home and garden questions. Here, Matt Leacy, a landscape designer, co-founder of Landart Landscapes, and landscape expert for Network 10’s TV series The Living...

As anyone who has untangled a snarled string of lights or come up one metre short on the roofline can attest, the process of hanging fairy lights is more complicated than it looks. A satisfying result depends both on proper installation as well as having the right products on hand. Let us help take the...

Do you love the idea of open-plan or loft-style living but worry about privacy, noise, separating your living, working and sleeping zones, or finding space to display art when you lack dividing walls? These eight tips – and the accompanying images, which nail open-plan design – show you how to live easily...

In this Q&A series, we turn the spotlight on one thought-provoking renovation or redesign each week. Here, Peter Knights, co-director at Taylor Knights, takes us through the intricate reworking of a neglected...

Dark paint can be a great choice for a bedroom, especially if you want to create a cosy space, but have you considered going for a really bold look with black walls? Browse through these 22 rooms for inspiration and see whether this look could work for you.

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If you’d like to show the Houzz community how committed your business is to service and design, a Best of Houzz award is a great way to do it. Check out this guide to find out what these awards mean and how you can be in with a chance of winning one.

In this monthly story series, Houzz goes behind the scenes with three companies that have carved out a niche for themselves in their field. This month, we caught up with Claudia Nevell, director of Garden Expressions; Julia...

It may be the smallest room in the home, but a powder room can still be big on drama. Rather than trying to make the space feel larger, embrace its tiny proportions and create a cosy room with bold, dark tones on the walls. Take a look at these stylish, moody spaces from the UK and see which powder room...

In this practical series, we ask experts to answer your burning home and design questions. Here, Flower Power horticulturalist Octavia Jones reveals eight water-wise ways to maintain your garden during the big dry.

A striking new home in Sydney’s Castle Cove, NSW, has won the Best Completed Buildings – House award at the 2019 World Architecture Festival in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, beating 14 other shortlisted completed houses – six of which came from Australia.
Castle Cove House, by architectural firm...