Where to Put The Fireplace

Winter Warmers: Where to Put the Fireplace The word hearth, meaning the fireplace floor, has also come to mean home itself. We think of the hearth as the centre of the home and its heart. But that doesn’t mean the fireplace always has to be centrally located. If you’re thinking about installing a fireplace, or […]

Modern Fireplace Ideas To Try

Modern fireplace ideas that will transform your home Dial up the snug factor with these modern fireplace ideas that deliver efficient heat and style in spades. When it’s chilly outside, there’s nothing more appealing than a cosy fire. Choose it well and the right fireplace can also add focus and atmosphere to a space. To […]

Best Energy Efficient Fireplaces

Homes To Love interiors editor, Kate Nixon, shares her top tips for smart, energy-efficient fireplaces this Winter. Energy efficient fireplaces and bioethanol …. There’s nothing quite like an open fireplace in winter, but installing one isn’t always straightforward. With strengthened emissions standards for new wood-burning stoves, gas and bioethanol-fuelled designs are quickly becoming the most […]

Penguin Paradise: Tasmania’s Private Island Escape

By Julia D’Orazio – Mar 29, 2019 Who said all gate-crashers were bad? Imagine having your very own private island getaway with your mates only for it to be gatecrashed by an army of cuteness – penguins. Luckily for us, this peer and penguin unison happily exists at Tasmania’s island private retreat, Picnic Island. Situated less […]

The Block judge Neale Whitaker installs a ‘UFO fireplace’ in his own home

By Candice Jackson For Daily Mail Australia Published: 14:53 AEDT, 17 October 2018 | Updated: 17:46 AEDT, 17 October 2018 The Block contestants usually seek guidance from the show’s experts, not the other way around. But Norm Hogan and Jess Eva impressed judge Neale Whitaker so much this season that he chose to copy one of their […]

Living and Dining Room Reveal: Shannon Voss Spills The Goss!

The Block 2018 living and dining reveal: Shannon Vos’s fast five SHANNON VOSS SEP 09, 2018 8:14PM There was no lounging around in living and dining week on The Block, and Shannon Vos is here to spill the goss. Moving on from last week’s master bedrooms, our teams fought tooth and nail to create the ultimate […]

The Block Judges Give Aurora Suspended Fires Full Points

The Block 2018 – Jess & Norm: Domain judge Alice Stolz’s inside word on week five, living and dining week ALICE STOLZSEP 5, 2018  With some apartments having a monster living and dining space, it’s a good example of why, often, size isn’t everything. Filling them and zoning them can be thirsty work. And incredibly […]

Destination Watch: Picnic Island

MAGGIE SCARDIFIEL Gourmet Traveller May 2017 A new lodge shares the rugged beauty of Picnic Island with a bird sanctuary Clem Newton-Brown launched the first water taxi on the Yarra in Melbourne in the early 1990s. He’s still messing about in boats, but these days he’s usually en route to Picnic Island off Tasmania’s Freycinet Peninsula. Newton-Brown […]

Excellence in small business – NSWBC Winners!

Northern Rivers Business Magazine Celebrating Excellence In Small Business Elements of Byron was the venue for the 2017 NSW Business Chamber Northern Rivers Awards. It was a night of celebrating business from the region and acknowledging and rewarding those businesses that have gone the extra mile – like excellence in small business winners, Aurora Suspended Fires. […]