27-29 September 2024
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

12 Tips for nailing your long weekend renovation

12 Tips for nailing your long weekend Renovation Embarking on a long weekend home renovation project can be an exciting yet daunting task. Whether you’re transforming a spare room into a nursery or revamping your kitchen for a fresh new look, effective planning and strategic execution are fundamental to achieving the desired outcome in just […]

Carmel Carmichael’s Ultimate Guide to Essential Cooking Tools

In the heart of home cooking, there exists an arsenal of tools that are essential to every cook. Whether you’re just starting on your culinary journey or looking to upgrade your kitchen, the right set of cooking tools can make the difference between a struggle and a seamless meal preparation. Join Brisbanes Cooking Stage Host […]

How to Enhance Your Outdoor Lighting

A Step-by-Step Guide to enhancing your outdoor living spaces Outdoor lighting is more than just a functional necessity – it’s an essential element that can transform your home’s exterior, increase security, and create magical ambiances. Assessing your space Before you can illuminate your outdoor areas effectively, you need to determine what you’re working with. Evaluate […]

Save Money While Beating the Heat

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We’re looking for new ways to save this summer! As homeowners, we often find ourselves in a perpetual battle against the heat, especially during the blistering summer months. The relentless quest to keep our homes cool can lead to hefty energy bills, which add financial strain to our lives. However, with strategic planning and practical […]

Refresh your home in 2024

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Revitalise Your Space: Budget-Friendly Summer Renovation Ideas Summer is the perfect time to breathe new life into your home, and you don’t need a hefty budget to make a big impact. Explore simple yet effective renovation ideas that will modernise your space. Modernise on a budget Fresh Paint Palette: Give your home a modern makeover […]

Mushroom Risotto

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Carmel Carmichael’s Mushroom Risotto This indulgent Italian classic is a comfort dish that speaks to rich flavours and a creamy texture. Between the earthy mushrooms with Arborio rice and Parmesan cheese, this recipe is sure to impress! Ingredients Olive oil 2 tablespoons unsalted butter or 1 tablespoon olive oil 250g button mushrooms, sliced 200g Swiss brown […]

Italian Herbed Lamb Cutlets

We Can’t Stop Making These Italian Inspired Herbed Lamb Cutlets The succulent lamb, infused with zesty lemon and aromatic herbs, offers a burst of flavours perfect for a summer night. Ingredients 8 lamb cutlets or lamb chops 6 tablespoons of olive oil 1 tablespoon of dried oregano 1 tablespoon of fresh rosemary, chopped Fresh thyme […]

Home Made Focaccia

This Classic Focaccia Is a Test of Italy Savour Carmel Carmichael’s focaccia to be transported to the quaint towns of Italy, where every bite carries the charm of a traditional Italian kitchen. Ingredients 4 cups all-purpose flour 1 ½ cups warm water 1 packet dry active yeast 1 tsp sugar 1 tsp salt ¼ cup […]

Setting Up Your Home Office in 2024

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Discover expert tips and trends for setting up your home office in 2024, creating the perfect remote work haven. From ergonomic furniture to tech-savvy setups, explore how to optimize productivity and comfort in the modern work-from-home landscape. Embrace the ultimate remote work haven with our comprehensive guide

Colour Psychology

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Choosing the Right Palette for Your Kitchen Renovation Project The kitchen is more than just a place to whip up delicious meals. It’s the heart of the home, a central hub for social gatherings, creative culinary escapades, and, for many of us, a personal haven. Your kitchen’s design has a significant impact on the ambiance […]