Home & Decorating

Tue 7 Aug 2018

Ikea reveals its best-selling Aussie product

Ikea reveals its best-selling Aussie product

A QUIRK in Australian homes means the best-selling product in Ikea’s stores Down Under is very different to the rest of the world.

Mon 6 Aug 2018

Genius way couple saved $40k

Genius way couple saved $40k

TRACEY O’Malley has already saved tens of thousands of dollars with the click of a few buttons — and she says anyone can do it.

How low can your de-tox go?

How low can your de-tox go?

Convert to low-tox living and make your home healthier and safer.

How much ‘insta-famous’ families pay for parties

premium_icon How much ‘insta-famous’ families pay for parties

HERE are some of the ways the rich and famous are celebrating the humble kid’s party.

Sun 5 Aug 2018

Meet the woman who made ‘daggy’ Kmart cool

Meet the woman who made ‘daggy’ Kmart cool

RIGHT before she went for a job at the discount giant, Kate’s friends tried to talk her out of it. She laughed all the way to the bank.

Sat 4 Aug 2018

Stars’ humble property beginnings

Stars’ humble property beginnings

THEY are some of Queensland’s most influential and recognisable faces but even they started their property journey from humble beginnings.

Why equity can help you buy again

Why equity can help you buy again

REFINANCING can of course help you get a better deal — but leveraging your home’s value could also help you buy another. See what experts say about equity.

My landlords suck, and they’re not the only ones

premium_icon My landlords suck, and they’re not the only ones

I’VE had a string of bad landlords, but my current ones have leapfrogged to the top of the list, writes Jill Poulsen.

Fri 3 Aug 2018

Bank cuts loan rates in shock move

premium_icon Bank cuts loan rates in shock move

EXCLUSIVE: One of the nation’s biggest banks has dropped variable rate loans in a shock move - but there’s a catch, of course.

Wed 1 Aug 2018

Top 10 suburbs for upgraders

Top 10 suburbs for upgraders

DOWNSIZING? That’s so 2017. Now is the time to step up the southeast Queensland property ladder and get that bigger and better home you’ve always wanted.

Tue 31 Jul 2018

'Wouldn't want to live any other way': Life off the grid

'Wouldn't want to live any other way': Life off the grid

Ever wondered what it would be like living "off the grid"? Take a look inside this Bancroft property to see what self-sufficient living is all about.

Treehouse eviction as Energex clears green corridor

premium_icon Treehouse eviction as Energex clears green corridor

THE King family are refusing to surrender their castle – a three-storey treehouse – after being ordered out by Energex.

Mon 30 Jul 2018

Don't be afraid of change in your interiors

Don't be afraid of change in your interiors

There is nothing more dating for a home than being stuck in one era.

Sat 28 Jul 2018

The bathroom bigger than your apartment

The bathroom bigger than your apartment

This is the hottest home going under the hammer in Queensland this weekend.

South Gladstone mansion hits market for shattering $1.35M

South Gladstone mansion hits market for shattering $1.35M

Step inside one of Gladstone's most prestigious homes

Queensland breaks renovation record

Queensland breaks renovation record

QUEENSLANDERS are officially the best renovators in the country, notching record reno spending in the past year and scooping top national awards Friday night.

Mon 23 Jul 2018

We’re using this $4 Kmart bowl wrong

We’re using this $4 Kmart bowl wrong

AUSTRALIANS can’t get enough of this cheap fruit bowl from Kmart. But they’re not using it for food.

Follow the old adage 'less is more'

Follow the old adage 'less is more'

Pare back your possessions to those you love and use.

Is this household chore worse than smoking?

Is this household chore worse than smoking?

BAD news for all those household cleaners out there. With ingredient labels amiss, we might be doing more harm than good.

Fri 20 Jul 2018

The $49 chair that designers love

The $49 chair that designers love

WHEN Target first released this $49 chair, it sold out around the country. Now they have been relaunched and people are declaring they are going to “hunt, hunt,...

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