homes-to-love
Be inspired by the Mediterranean with these 11 homewares

Be inspired by the Mediterranean with these 11 homewares

Combine old-world seaside elegance with strong natural hues The Mediterranean provides some fabulous inspiration when it comes to home decor. Bring beautiful blue accents in which pair beautifully with neutral tones – we’ve round up some of our...
decoration - 2022-07-02 22:03:26
8 indoor gardening ideas to try this winter

8 indoor gardening ideas to try this winter

Bring the outdoors in this winterwith these easy indoor gardening ideas. Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you would know that indoor plants are one of the hottest trends in lifestyle and gardening right now. But how do you look after them...
decoration - 2022-07-02 22:03:26
7 essentials for an entertainer?s kitchen

7 essentials for an entertainer?s kitchen

The kitchen is the heart of the home and the centre of the party. Here?s how to design a space that?s made for food, friends and fun. Whether you’re channelling Nigella Lawson or serving a few steaks and sausages off the barbeque, the kitchen is...
decoration - 2022-07-01 21:58:15


See inside this beautifully renovated state house in Auckland

See inside this beautifully renovated state house in Auckland

From the outside, new meets old at this ?60s state house in Auckland, but it?s an entirely different matter on the inside Meet & greet Matt (brand and creative consultant and co-founder of RAAD) and Rebecca Saunders (marketing contractor and...
decoration - 2022-06-30 21:55:50
How to keep your home efficiently warm this winter

How to keep your home efficiently warm this winter

Gas, electricity, solar, wood or bio fuel" Your guide to staying warm at home when the big chill sets in When it comes to heating a home there is no one-size-fits-all solution. What suits a big family who like to socialise together in an open-plan...
decoration - 2022-06-27 22:01:59
Shop these 11 winter warmers

Shop these 11 winter warmers

Keep cosy with these soft and snug necessities It’s safe to say that New Zealanders have definitely felt the winter chill creep in over the last few days, so it’s perfect timing to cosy up at home with soft and snug homewares. A range of soft...
decoration - 2022-06-23 21:58:53
Meet the Auckland-based designer inspired by the great outdoors

Meet the Auckland-based designer inspired by the great outdoors

From painterly strokes to graphic lines, Emma Hayes? work is inspired by nature Living in the city, Auckland-based designer Emma Hayes is in her element. Her commute to work is a few steps downstairs to her studio, where she designs painterly...
decoration - 2022-06-23 21:58:53
Top five interior trends for winter

Top five interior trends for winter

All the latest looks and styles to perfect the art of hunkering down during the winter season Statement shades As the days grow darker, a few lamps will add warmth and light to the cosy nooks of your home. It?s only right that these interior...
decoration - 2022-06-21 21:57:12


Everything you need to know about refurbishing your rental

Everything you need to know about refurbishing your rental

Easy ways to give your rental a new lease on life As the housing market spirals to near unattainable heights for many Kiwis, renting is fast becoming the new way of life. While renting has its perks, such as being able to live in beautiful, old...
decoration - 2022-06-21 21:57:12
Haier laundry giveaway

Haier laundry giveaway

Full terms and conditions for the Haier x Your Home & Garden laundry giveaway T [Haier x Your Home & Garden laundry giveaway) Terms and Conditions Information on how to enter and prizes forms part of these terms and conditions. By participating in...
decoration - 2022-06-19 22:01:55
Inside Neale Whitaker’s idyllic country cottage he now calls home

Inside Neale Whitaker’s idyllic country cottage he now calls home

Television personality and style aficionado Neale Whitaker and his partner David Novak-Piper have created a home filled with art, stories and bonhomie on the NSW south coast. For 10 years, television personality Neale Whitaker and his partner David...
decoration - 2022-06-15 22:00:11
Enter the 2022 Resene Small Room Awards and you could win $1000

Enter the 2022 Resene Small Room Awards and you could win $1000

Do you have a small room in your home that is big on impact" Have you done something bold or interesting with paint or wallpaper in a small room in your house" It could be an office, nursery, laundry or powder room ? the only criteria is it?s...
decoration - 2022-06-08 21:56:17
How to prepare your home for a holiday break

How to prepare your home for a holiday break

Escaping the winter chill" Her’s what to do around the house before you go away Nothing beats jumping on a plane, knowing you’re heading to a holiday destination that’s a few degrees warmer. Or, if you’re embracing winter, heading to the...
decoration - 2022-06-03 21:59:38


How to create a bedhead with moveable shelving

How to create a bedhead with moveable shelving

Short on space" Why not make a slatted headboard and incorporate shelves that can be moved into position as a side table between the slats You will need: ? Measuring tape ? Pencil ? 30mm x 30mm timber for the slats. I used dressed pine ? 40mm x...
decoration - 2022-06-03 21:59:38
This historic Wellington apartment’s eclectic style brings it to life

This historic Wellington apartment’s eclectic style brings it to life

A passion for the beautiful and eclectic reflects the occupants of this historic Wellington apartment Meet & greet Andre Afamasaga (human rights advocate) and flatmate Paul Whiting (Ministry of Education lead). The old Aulsebrooks factory in the...
decoration - 2022-06-01 21:56:09
Innovative kitchen and laundry appliances give this Auckland renovation a contemporary look

Innovative kitchen and laundry appliances give this Auckland renovation a contemporary look

Serial renovators Alice and Caleb Pearson updated a former state house by selecting high-performance Haier appliances When Alice and Caleb Pearson won season two of The Block NZ in 2013, renovating went from being a passion project to business...
decoration - 2022-05-31 21:57:15
How your fridge can blend with your kitchen or make a stand-out statement

How your fridge can blend with your kitchen or make a stand-out statement

Samsung?s new bespoke French Door Fridge gives you creative control over the colour and finish to suit your kitchen You?ve got your kitchen to the point of perfection, having created the ideal interior after spending hours contemplating every design...
decoration - 2022-05-30 21:57:55
See how these homeowners created their dream home in Kaukapakapa

See how these homeowners created their dream home in Kaukapakapa

An artist plus a builder equals a perfect creative partnership to construct this cosmopolitan-meets-rural retreat from scratch Meet & greet Rae (artist) and Nick Prentis (builder) and their dogs, Dougal, Huckleberry and Beauregard. When people wax...
decoration - 2022-05-27 21:54:52
Take a look inside this new build inspired by a mid-century family home

Take a look inside this new build inspired by a mid-century family home

An architecturally significant post-war home was the design inspiration and sentimental impetus behind this coastal abode Meet & greet Sally (town planner and project manager) and Matt McGarry (electrician and solar power installation company...
decoration - 2022-05-26 21:57:39
See inside this stunning black-clad home with seamless indoor-outdoor flow

See inside this stunning black-clad home with seamless indoor-outdoor flow

A couple finds the joy in indoor-outdoor living with a new build framed amongst rolling farm hills Meet & greet Greta Martin and Andrew Morgan (co-owners of Cafe Coffee & Bakery Systems) and their four cats and dogs. 1 The Design With the kids all...
decoration - 2022-05-25 21:58:59
Life looks rosy in this blush-toned city apartment

Life looks rosy in this blush-toned city apartment

Life is looking rosy for an apartment-dwelling couple who have an eye for colour and design Meet & greet Chantal Assinck (location agency owner) and Tom Klomberg (HR consultancy owner). Chantal Assinck and her partner Tom Klomberg live on the third...
decoration - 2022-05-25 21:58:59
11 enchanting forest themed homewares for the fairy-tale lovers

11 enchanting forest themed homewares for the fairy-tale lovers

Cast a spell of enchantment with some fairy-tale forest magic Fairytales don’t just have to be the inspiration for children’s bedroom. Bring a bit of whimsy to your home with beautiful cushions and lanterns – or if you’re after a sweet nod...
decoration - 2022-05-21 22:00:07
See inside this light and airy renovated North Shore home

See inside this light and airy renovated North Shore home

When the homeowners first viewed this North Shore property together, one of them loved it ? the other not so much Meet & greet Alex (film editor) and Melissa O?Shaughnessy (stay-at-home mum), Emma, 17, Jordan, 16, Nathan, 12, Bailey the Labrador...
decoration - 2022-05-20 21:54:27
See inside John Legend and Chrissy Teigen’s former New York penthouse

See inside John Legend and Chrissy Teigen’s former New York penthouse

The couple have sold their unique Big Apple apartment to spend more time in LA Grammy winner John Legend and his wife, model Chrissy Teigen, are bidding farewell to not one, but two adjoining New York properties. Located in lower Manhattan, the...
decoration - 2022-05-17 22:00:20
The dreamiest bedroom trends for 2022 that you need to know about

The dreamiest bedroom trends for 2022 that you need to know about

Of all the rooms in the house, the bedroom should be the dreamiest and most expressive of your personality. We flesh out 2022?s hottest trends in these soothing spaces that will look great and leave you feeling even better Sometimes there?s only one...
decoration - 2022-05-12 21:54:11
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