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    Hotondo Homes latest display home encompasses everything a lover of a coastal region could ask for. From the stunning polished concrete floors to the beautiful blue, white and wooden accents, it’s the perfect beach home that is truly reminiscent of the sea. Starting in the kitchen, the beautiful lightwood benchtop teamed with white cabinetry instantly […]

    autumn colours

    As we move into the autumn months, our colour palette becomes inspired by earthy browns, multi-coloured leaves and beautiful oranges and pinks. Volume 8 of Haymes Colour Library, ‘The Colour Forecast’ highlights these autumn colours, and can help guide us towards creating the ultimate autumn-inspired look for our homes. The Colour Forecast is broken into […]

    bathrooms

    Bathrooms are the sanctuary of the home. A place to relax and be at peace. Check out our top 13 favourite bathrooms right now!   The Feature Tile If you like to stand out from the crowd, this is the bathroom for you! The beautiful feature tile offers just enough uniqueness to make a statement […]

    small rooms

    Small rooms can be cosy and inviting. They can be spacious too – if you know how to make the most of what you have! Just because you have less space to work with does not mean your small room cannot look as amazing as a larger counterpart. Many small room ideas involve tricking the […]

    must-have feature

    What is your must-have feature for a modern home? We asked the question to nine of our builders from right across the country, and here are their responses! Aaron Anstis – Ocean Grove, VIC A must-have feature of a modern home is a well-considered kitchen and pantry. We spend so much time in and around […]

    makeover your living room

    Makeover your living room without breaking the bank with these top tips. With open-plan living at the height of popularity, the living room – along with the kitchen and dining space – can often become the focal point of the home. Changing just a few small aspects of this space can help breathe new life […]

    decor styles

    Creating your own interior design is often the most enjoyable part of building a new home. However, with so many decor styles on offer, it can be confusing when it comes to choosing the colours and style for your home. The most important thing to remember is to choose a style and theme that complements […]

    modern design

    Home design has come a long way over the past few years, with many modern design elements now incorporated into floor plans. Across Hotondo Homes’ range of designs there are some consistent elements that many of our clients request when building their new home. We have rounded up the most popular modern design elements for […]

    improve your home

    A new year invites the opportunity for a fresh start to improve your home. Take on a few of these quick makeover ideas to lift and improve your home in a matter of hours! First impressions – an inviting entry Stand out from the crowd with a beautiful new front door. If you are more […]

    2017 home trends

    In the busy and time-precious world we currently live in, our homes have truly become our sanctuaries. Being able to choose appliances, colours and the interior design of your home is a fun and exciting way to help achieve this and make the home really yours. From style tips to modern conveniences, we asked several […]

    kitchen makeover

    Most of us assume that renovating our kitchens will cost us the earth. That doesn’t have to be true. It’s highly possible to give your kitchen a fresh new look on a smaller budget. Hotondo Homes knows how We were delighted recently to be asked to contribute to a blog post about ways to renovate […]

    dream kitchen

    The kitchen truly is the heart of the home. We often say this, however it doesn’t make it any less genuine. It is true both metaphorically – family members spend a lot of time in the kitchen with many memories made here – and literally – a kitchen is more often than not located at […]

    modern interior

    Modern interior design is defined by simple, uncluttered and clean spaces. Traditional ornaments, curves and complex shapes are replaced with straight, defined lines, a neutral palette and a blend of indoor and outdoor living. We have pulled together five simple ways to create a modern interior design. Be inspired by some of our favourite styles […]