How to: add a room

What do the experts say you should pay to add a room to your home's existing footprint?

Your dream home could be right on your very own doorstep.

The Botanist's plant paradise

Not surprisingly, plants are a key feature in the home The Botanist's Eden Kersten shares with husband Jason and their ...

This New Windsor home has an impressive plant collection and cool vintage style.

How to choose a perfect sofa

Picking your perfect sofa match depends on factors other than just how it looks.

Choosing a new couch can be trickier than it seems.

A jungle-inspired nursery

Jade Leigh Kelly put her creative skills to work in son Arrow's nursery.

Vintage finds, cute animals and custom wallpaper make this space really special.

A subdivision home with style

This family have put their own style stamp on their Christchurch new build.

Moody hues, metallic accents and thoughtful design make for an intimate and elegant atmosphere.

This home's wallpaper wow factor

This family moved from a modern home in the country to a villa-style home in town.

Quality materials, heritage bones and personality-plus make this a stand-out family home.

Veges to plant and harvest in March

Your vege garden guide for March.

It's time to harvest the last of the summer produce and start preparing for autumn.

The latest in autumn homeware

The weather has taken a turn, here's what is in store for your home this autumn.

A drop in temperature doesn't just call for a change in wardrobe, it's time to start prepping your home for autumn.

A Kiwi artist to know about

Artist Sam Michelle has been painting since she was 14.

Kiwi artist Sam Michelle paints vivid still lifes from her home studio south of Melbourne.

How to create a Lego station

This easy project looks great and solves a storage problem.

Put an end to those painful underfoot Lego pieces.

10 questions to ask a builder

Here's the answers to questions you've always wanted to ask a builder.

Do you need a contract and how should you structure payment?

How to save on a reno

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We show you where to save and where to splurge in your big project.

8 former churches for sale

Renovating a church isn't for the faint-hearted, but it can be rewarding.

With hard work and vision, something really special awaits the new owners of these special places.

Get crafty with this DIY cushion

An old scarf can breathe new life into tired sofas.

Rather than tucking it in a drawer, turn a favourite scarf into a vibrant cushion.

Taupō home's quirky spaces gallery

Architect John Wilson recalls being enamoured with the idea of basing his design on the local vernacular; referencing ...

Architect John Wilson sheds light on the complex treetop home he designed for his brother in the '70s.

A beautiful, stressful renovation

It cost $350,000 but this family's renovation got them the home they wanted.

This family's whole-hog renovation was a rocky road but resulted in a beautiful home.

Get the vintage bathroom feel

Everything that's old is new again - the vintage look continues to be in favour.

Retro bathrooms are a special breed. They can be so wrong, but aspects of them can be so good.

Compact home's clever design gallery

This Waiheke Island home is small – but doesn’t look it. Packing a lot into its 90 square metres, it’s a perfect example ...

See how clever design can provide a blueprint for better living.

10 tools every home needs

Here's a breakdown on the tools you really need at home.

These are the top 10 tools to have in your arsenal – whether you're a budding builder or DIY dab hand.

A new kitchen for $12k

A fabulous new kitchen doesn't have to cost a fortune.

Find out how this couple found a fresh look on a modest budget.

70s bungalow reimagined

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The interior of this home has a restful, beachy feel to her interior.

A big family's chic apartment gallery video

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Apartment living has never looked as chic as this large family's colourful city home.

$20,000 art deco makeover

After leaving their busy Auckland life behind, this family found a special art deco bungalow to call their own.

A $20,000 makeover of an art deco bungalow in Gisborne offered a fresh start for this family.

7 renovate-to-sell tips

Abbie Herniman of The Home Maker shares what she learned from her first reno-for-resale experience.

Leave your emotions at the door and use your head, not your heart, when purchasing.

Tauranga reno convinced family to stay gallery

Returning to Tauranga after a spell in the city wasn't in this homeowner's plan. But now, after a fresh renovation, ...

Returning to Tauranga after a spell in the city wasn't in this homeowner's plan, until a reno changed everything.

My Food Bag founder's garden

Cecilia and James Robinson, co-founders of My Food Bag and Au Pair Link,love family time in their modern garden.

When you're a high-powered entrepreneurial couple, quality leisure time is priceless.

Home transformed by makeover

Castor Bay renovation

Peachy 70s tones have been replaced by a sleek, white and open plan space.

How to build quickly

Stackbrae uses a new development model.

They have a novel process for getting houses built fast, without compromising design.

State house's remarkable reno

This state house has had a thoughtful renovation.

 A former Auckland state house has been given stylish new lease of life.

Four ways with chopping boards

BAUER CONTENT - One of the four ways with chopping boards.

If you thought chopping boards were just for cutting vegetables, you thought wrong.

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