Home & Decorating

Wed 10 Oct 2018

Saving the world one bag at a time

Saving the world one bag at a time

YOU don't need to be able to sew, you don't even have to attend a workshop but you can help Sharyn Honey make Maryborough a little more plastic-free.

Tue 9 Oct 2018

Borrowers brush banks and save

Borrowers brush banks and save

BANKS are getting tougher on loan applications, so borrowers are looking elsewhere to be accepted and to save money.

Mon 8 Oct 2018

Displays can show your true character

Displays can show your true character

If you are going to have a collection, show it at its best.

Inside Beckhams’ lavish $46m mansion

Inside Beckhams’ lavish $46m mansion

DAVID and Victoria Beckham’s incredible longtime Beverly Hills pad has just been sold — and it means we can finally take a good look inside.

Sat 6 Oct 2018

Are you the kind of neighbour you'd like to have next door?

Are you the kind of neighbour you'd like to have next door?

If you notice something that doesn't seem right, do you report it, or just go inside and tell someone "that was weird"?

Scams catching out home buyers

Scams catching out home buyers

THE tricks and scams that are catching out people desperately trying to get a mortgage have finally been exposed.

Fri 5 Oct 2018

Drunken cleaner trashes house and blacks out

Drunken cleaner trashes house and blacks out

A WOMAN returned home to find her cleaner blackout drunk and her apartment trashed after the workers got midmorning rowdy.

Thu 4 Oct 2018

Saved $50K but can't crack the housing market

Saved $50K but can't crack the housing market

PRICES might be cooling in Sydney and Melbourne, but they continue to climb in this Aussie city. Locals say they can’t get a look-in.

10 three bedroom, pet friendly rentals under $300

10 three bedroom, pet friendly rentals under $300

10 three bedroom, pet friendly rentals under $300 on the Fraser Coast that you can apply for now

Stay at Home Mum tackles unique new DIY project

Stay at Home Mum tackles unique new DIY project

"Impossible" just another challenge for popular Gympie couple, who have already built a house and hugely trafficked website.

Wed 3 Oct 2018

Five things you must know before refinancing

premium_icon Five things you must know before refinancing

WITH the Reserve Bank keeping the cash rate on hold again this month, here are the key things you should consider before you switch lenders.

Tue 2 Oct 2018

Aldi furniture set to become hot property

Aldi furniture set to become hot property

A NEW range of affordable furniture will go on sale tomorrow as part of the Special Buys range at Aldi. These are the key pieces set to be hot-ticket items.

Design fails too clever for their own good

Design fails too clever for their own good

Extreme minimalism won't pass ultimate test of practicality, especially in a bathroom.

Wed 26 Sep 2018

‘Kamikaze’ plan could ‘kill’ property market

‘Kamikaze’ plan could ‘kill’ property market

IT’S been touted as the solution to our crashing housing market — but critics say it could be “an economic disaster in the making”.

Thu 20 Sep 2018

Suburbs at risk in housing crash

Suburbs at risk in housing crash

IN THE event of a housing market crash, which even the PM concedes is a possibility, the effects won’t be felt equally across the nation.

Pink-up your scrapbooking

Pink-up your scrapbooking

MARYBOROUGH'S Happy Scrappers Group will hold its annual Girls Nite In to raise funds for breast cancer research.

Wed 19 Sep 2018

Tip to cut your laundry time in half

Tip to cut your laundry time in half

A CLEANING guru has revealed the simple tips and tricks for cutting laundry time in half and achieving better results.

Tue 18 Sep 2018

Making our houses into a home

premium_icon Making our houses into a home

For many home owners, renovation money is well spent

Mon 17 Sep 2018

Reclaim your sense of style with rustic twist

Reclaim your sense of style with rustic twist

Give a nod to sustainable living and find a second life for once-used materials.

Why is The Block obsessed with butler’s pantries?

premium_icon Why is The Block obsessed with butler’s pantries?

WHAT would have been a dream kitchen to most Australian home buyers has been ruined thanks to a bunch of useless space that no one will ever use, writes Anna Brain....

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