Archive for September, 2017

5 Quick and Easy Ways to Unlock Your Home for Spring

Blow off the cobwebs of winter and breathe new life into your interiors with these simple styling ideas

1. Rearrange your furniture
Moving furniture into new positions is a quick, no-cost way to overhaul a tired living room.

Small changes can often yield the biggest results. Try moving the sofas into a new position or placing your coffee table at a different angle; swap a second sofa for a pair of armchairs you … Read the full post »

Top 5 Things to do in the Garden in September

As the spring weather unfolds our gardens gradually come back to life. And a good action plan will allow you to maximise all the lovely new growth that’s happening in the garden. September is a good time to feed lawns and plants, trim shrubs, divide perennials, re-pot container plants, clean out ponds and plant flower seedlings.

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Prestige property buyers eye Tasmania as Sydney and Melbourne prices skyrocket

Blending culture, pristine nature, cuisine and accessibility, Tasmania is attracting plenty of visitors. Figures show more first-timers are jetting in for gourmet weekends on the 68,000-square-kilometre island than ever before.

And, it seems, a few more days in Tasmania are just not enough.

About 31 per cent of visitors in 2016 were on their maiden trip to the state, according to Tourism Tasmania and Australian Bureau of Statistics figures show net overseas … Read the full post »