Soft coastal colours, relaxed styling and light, airy rooms – these are the hallmarks of a Hamptons style home, reminiscent of glamorous summer houses and lazy days by the beach. Hamptons style may be inspired by an exclusive, seaside community on New York’s Long Island, but it’s also a perfect fit for the our way of life. The Hamptons look has a comfortable, laid-back, beachy vibe – perfect for South East Queensland’s relaxed lifestyle. This popular style brings a timeless elegance to your home, both inside and out.
The modern kitchen really is the heartbeat of contemporary living. The latest kitchen trends indicate that more than ever before, we are using the kitchen as a space for entertaining. Rather than being hidden away behind closed doors, the kitchen has experienced a huge shift, becoming an integral part of the living, dining and alfresco areas. Here are a few things to include in your kitchen lahyout that just make sense. Which ideas will you entertain?
Not surprisingly, the pandemic has influenced colour trends greatly, with emphasis on creating cosy, calm and comforting spaces – a happy place to feel safe and secure. The outside world has been a pretty grey and gloomy place over the past couple of years, so our homes really have become our sanctuaries. Here, we look at the trending colours of 2022 including the ‘Pantone Colour of the Year’, the psychology of colour and how it can affect your mood.
It’s no secret that there has been a massive construction boom in Australia since the pandemic. Property prices have increased, and so has the demand for new builds. While there are some challenges when it comes to building a new home in 2022, the positives definitely outweigh the negatives, and Brisbane’s property market is forecast for strong growth in 2022 and beyond. Here, we take a closer look at the pros and cons of building a new home in Brisbane this year.
Attitudes towards narrow lot living have changed significantly in recent years. More people than ever are now embracing the benefits of building and living on a narrow lot. And the good news is that you don’t have to compromise on your home design or lifestyle. Narrow doesn’t mean small or cramped. In fact, quite the opposite!
Building a new home provides a golden opportunity to create the garden of your dreams. With a blank canvas to work with, you are really only limited by your imagination – and your budget, of course. However, creating a beautiful garden doesn’t have to cost a fortune.
If you’re considering a new home build, you probably have your heart set on certain features – a gourmet kitchen, a large master suite with a luxurious ensuite, or perhaps you’re dreaming of spacious, family-friendly living areas. While all of these are highly sought-after features, there’s one that can really take your home to the next level – and that’s high ceilings.