Deborah Hutton is so much more than a well-known media personality. She's also a TV presenter, former mag editor and designer of her own homewares range. Oh, and let me not forget to mention her hugely popular website, Balance by Deborah Hutton.Who better to turn to for advice on making entertaining at home a breeze than this lovely lady?
Every year I search high and low for Christmas gift wrapping ideas. Then I hit the stores and search high and low for wrap and cards that fit in with the theme I've chosen. Sometimes, things don't always go according to plan, or I can't find the exact ones I want.
When I hosted last month's Tile & Style workshop with The Block's Kyal and Kara, one of the things I discovered was just how many things you can do with tiles.Not that it should really come as a surprise, of course, but feature tiles really can transform a space like no other material can. I filmed a recent video on feature tiles if you'd like to check it out here, but this post it not all about me - it's about these amazing new tiles from stylist Tim Neve.
I'm a firm believer in being inspired by the everyday. I think if you look hard enough, you can pretty much use anything in your everyday life (even the seemingly mundane) to inspire an interior design scheme.It could be a tree you pass on the way to work, a piece of jewellery you wear all the time, an old bowl you have at home, or in my case - random moments I see when I'm out running. And sometimes you're not sure why these moments appeal to you, or why they move you, but they do.
If you’re a bit addicted to home reno and makeover shows like I am, you’d have watched the stack of UK series’ they play on Foxtel. Grand Designs, Property Ladder, Double Your Home and Location, Location, Location (just to name a few, of course).
The one thing I notice the homes have in these shows time and time again is the wall-mounted heating systems in living areas and heated towel rails in bathrooms. And I always wondered why we didn’t have these in Australia. Turns out, thanks to Bosch, we do.
There was only one room on The Blocktagon this week that made me literally gasp, and that was Shay and Dean's.You'll see the killer photo further down, but it truly gave me an out-loud OMG moment. I think they were robbed of the win and totally deserved every bit of the ten grand.