April 2018

Little Things That Make a Big Difference When Selling

By |2019-02-12T16:43:02+10:00April 17th, 2018|DIY, Home Improvements, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home|

Selling your home should be easy and as stress free as possible. If you are organised and willing to do some ground work you will see great results from your sale. Here are some little things that will make a huge difference when it comes to selling. Family Photos  To start off with something simple, store away all family and personal photos. You want potential buyers to imagine themselves living in your house, family photos distract from this & are a little too personal. Be sure to remove everything from the fridge as well (the kids drawings included). Behind [...]

Do’s and Don’ts for Feature Walls

By |2019-02-12T16:43:02+10:00April 10th, 2018|Colour Inspiration, DIY, Home Improvements, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home|

Feature walls are an amazing way to add colour, depth and texture to your living room or bedroom. You can use different colours or even patterns to brighten up the room. It’s also a quick, easy and affordable way to make the inside of your home stand out. Do’s - Whatever colour or pattern you are going to use for your feature wall, make sure it’s going to compliment the rest of the room/ home - Use the accent wall as your feature. This generally should be the first wall you see as you walk in the room, [...]

How to get the Perfect Bedroom Layout

By |2019-02-12T16:43:02+10:00April 3rd, 2018|Colour Inspiration, DIY, Furniture Inspiration, Home Improvements, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home|

When it comes to the perfect bedroom layout it can be tricky because not every room is easy to work with. You've got to consider things like windows, wardrobes, entrances and where your power points are. These all play a part in how you would set up your bedroom and can sometimes be tricky to work around. Here are some ideas/ tricks to find the perfect bedroom layout. Size Matters  Measure the size of your room first. You don’t want to get furniture that’s going to make the room look small or even worse, not fit at all. [...]

March 2018

How to Remove Wallpaper

By |2019-02-12T16:43:03+10:00March 20th, 2018|Colour Inspiration, Furniture Inspiration, Home Improvements, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home, Styling Furniture|

Wallpaper always seems like a good idea at the time and although it can look amazing, it’s a pain to remove. Here are some tips and pointers for removing that unwanted wallpaper. You will need:  Bucket  Paint tray  Paint roller  Drop sheet for the floor  Gloves  Scraper  Steamer  Stirrer  Water  Wire brush  Chemical remover Steamer Method Ensure that before you start all the electrical points are covered with tape and you have placed your drop sheet on the floor. Press the steamer paddle against the wall for [...]

How to De Clutter Your Kitchen for Sale

By |2019-02-12T16:43:03+10:00March 13th, 2018|DIY, Home Improvements, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home, The Real Estate Life|

The kitchen seems to be the place where everyone stores things that aren’t particularly meant to be in the kitchen. Whether it’s your handbag, paper work or the kids have just dumped their stuff on the kitchen bench, we are all guilty of this. While you’re living there it can be practical but when selling your house, we need to de clutter.   The Fridge It’s time to take off those fridge magnets, remove photos, calendars and the pictures the kids drew at school. Have the fridge bare with nothing personal on it and give the outside a [...]

Where to buy the best linen at an affordable price

By |2019-02-12T16:43:03+10:00March 6th, 2018|Colour Inspiration, Furniture Inspiration, Home Improvements, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home, Styling Furniture|

Everyone loves the feel of good quality linen, but it can be very difficult to find quality linen that won't cost you an arm and a leg. Here are some of the best places to buy the perfect linen for your bed and your budget.   Adairs The quality of Adairs linen is amazing. They are one of our favourite linen suppliers to use on a job and at home. Try to time your purchase with their 40% off members special which happens every couple of months - membership is around $40 for a year and definitely worth [...]

February 2018

Top 10 Kmart picks for your home

By |2019-02-12T16:43:03+10:00February 27th, 2018|Colour Inspiration, Furniture Inspiration, Home Improvements, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home, Styling Furniture|

Styling and redecorating your home can be expensive but it doesn’t have to be. Kmart have a range of homeware options that will suit your home and your budget. Here are our top 10 Kmart picks for your home. This marble side table is perfect for modernising your home, whether it’s in your living room or used as a bedside table. Dress it up with a vase and flowers, photo frame or some greenery for that extra homely touch. Not only is it the perfect pick for your home but all at an affordable price of $29. Add [...]

January 2018

Interior Design or Property Styling??

By |2019-02-12T16:43:04+10:00January 30th, 2018|Furniture Inspiration, Home Improvements, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home|

A lot of people believe ‘interior designer’ and ‘property stylist’ are similar names for the same profession. Both involve setting up interiors of homes and using beautifying methods, but there are some fundamental differences you should know when you’re thinking about preparing your house for the market. So who should you use and what are the differences between Interior Design and Property Styling? What is Interior Design? Interior design is the art and science of understanding people’s behavioural patterns to create functional spaces for them. Interior designers apply their technical skills to provide an environment that matches a [...]

What is a Deep Clean Anyway?

By |2019-02-12T16:43:04+10:00January 23rd, 2018|DIY, Home Improvements, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home|

As a home owner, you know the importance of a clean house for open homes. One of the first things buyers notice when they walk inside your home are any unappealing odours; the slightest of smells will make them think the house is dirty. So do you know what a deep clean of your home involves? In a nutshell, it means giving every nook and cranny of your home attention. Look, I have two toddlers running around my home and I know it’s not enjoyable or simple task, but if you want to sell your house for maximum dollar, it's [...]

How to Style Your Staircase

By |2019-02-12T16:43:04+10:00January 16th, 2018|DIY, Home Improvements, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home|

If you have stairs in your two-storey house, there is a way to style them with the rest of the home when you’re preparing for a sale. It’s normal to forget the stairs, but you can showcase them as more than just a structural element. Here are some ways to help them define your style and make a statement to potential buyers. Family photos It’s common to have framed family photographs hanging on the walls along your staircase, because after all, they’re your way of reminding everyone of happy moments as you go from floor to [...]

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