Author Archives: Eve Dombroski


Mothers Day Gifts For Mums Who Love Home Improvements

Mother's Day is quickly approaching, and many families around the country will be scrambling for Mothers Day gifts and ways to celebrate Mum. Some will go for a much loved traditional ‘breakfast in bed’. Others will choose the classic chocolate and flower combo. Or with winter approaching new slippers and...

Do’s and don’ts of bathroom renovation

There’s so much that goes into a bathroom renovation project that unless you’re a professional who does it every day — or a homeowner who’s been through the process numerous times — then all the details, processes, options and decisions are going to sound like they’re in a foreign language. ...

Decorating colour trends for 2020

Decorating colour trends for don't just come out of nowhere, they’re slowly progressing ideas, evolving bit-by-bit until they become ‘new’ and on trend, yet they are still similar variations of the same general theme. Colours, materials, finishes and concepts build upon one another until they take shape into something better...

Landscape Design: Tips for beginners

If your garden just needs a complete overhaul, reworking the landscape can be overwhelming. We’ve collected seven top tips for beginners wanting to tackle landscape design. Because when it comes to landscape design there are many choices you can make, but it can all be very confusing. But, if you...

How To Stain A Deck –  Beginners Guide

Moved into a new home with a deck? Want to give an old deck a makeover? Built a new deck and it’s weathered for a year or more? If you’re someone who has never stained anything before use these tips to make the job easier and get terrific results. Staining...

Stylish DIY Advent Calendar ideas

The lead-up to Christmas is most of the fun with the festive season! Advent calendars help you count down the days—and typically reward you with a treat—but rather than shopping for a generic, store-bought version each year, attempt one of these DIYs. You might be able to save and recycle several of these concepts for a number of years if you store them well. And you will be stunned at how creative you'll be able to get with them....

Summer Entertaining preparation

Summer is around the corner… the nights are a little longer and temperatures getting warmer. This past Labour weekend prompted a few of the Home Show team to take the plunge and haul the barbecue out of storage in anticipation of summer entertaining & nights at the grill. We expect...

13 Stylish Spooky Halloween Decoration Ideas

Getting into the Halloween spirit doesn't have to mean giving up your sleek design cred—it's possible to get the spooky vibe without giving up your style or taste. That's right, no tacky plastic skeletons and inflatable spiders, here. Check out these Halloween decoration ideas for a more refined ‘All Hallow's...

Smart Home – Beginners Guide

The future is now! And while we’re not quite at Jetsons level, we’re on track for the cartoons predictions of what life will look like in 2062!  We’ve got 42 years up our sleeves to get to the flying cars and robot maids named Rosie but there are a lot...

Trying to find builders? Read this first.

So you want to build a new home? There's a huge assortment of building companies, independent builders, architects, and designers available! How do you choose what? Who's right for you? And how do you find the right builders – the one who you can really rely on to do a...

Basic Five Front Yard Landscaping Focuses

How much time do you spend at the front of your property? We’re guessing it's not much unless you’re out there maintaining the garden, repairing the fence or mowing the lawn. In fact other than maintenance you probably only pay the front yard a cursory glance as you pull into...

Kids bedroom makeover fun!

The Spring School holidays are here! But with the spring weather being unpredictable outdoor activities might be off the cards. You probably don’t want an unproductive few weeks inside on devices (as happy as many kids would be with this option) so how about a fun creative bedroom make-over! As...