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Kids will try just about anything to get out of bed time. Getting your child into sleep mode can be challenging, but there are things you can do to create a sleep-friendly bedroom interior that encourages your child to stop fighting the Z’s. Remove clutter They say a tidy space equals a tidy mind and […]

Full of light and fresh air, a coastal home has a calming feel like no other. Having a beautiful home on the coast, however, doesn’t mean you have to pack it full of seashells and blue wallpaper. A minimalist approach to coastal design is more likely to leave you with that seaside feeling than any […]

Picture this: you’re designing your dream home and you think you’ve got it all figured out: the master bedroom will be placed on the ground floor next to the living room, the kids bedrooms will be upstairs along with a family room. It all sounds perfect – but what if it’s not? What if it […]

Summer means more daylight hours to enjoy, endless fresh fruit on platters, and long conversations that go well into the night. But everyone knows the secret to a great summer party is the beautiful alfresco space you have to celebrate in, with family and friends. When you’re building your new dream home, you want to […]

The New Year is here, and that means it’s time to start thinking about leaving behind old traditions and trends. This is especially true when it comes to our interiors. We have it on good authority that 2022 will bring an avalanche of exciting trends that are sure to breathe new life into your home. […]

Read a book a month. Learn a new language. Drink more water. Sure, these are all noble New Year’s Resolutions, but at Hotondo Homes, we’re thinking much bigger. Let’s face it: 2021 was a year full of unexpected challenges. After spending more time in our homes than we’d liked, there’s no doubt that we noticed […]

It really is the most wonderful time of the year: family and friends get together to exchange gifts, enjoy a cup of hot chocolate and reminisce about the year that has just passed. The star of the show, of course, is the Christmas tree. Come December 1, almost every home in Australia puts up their […]

Goodbye electric blankets, Ugg boots and woollen socks: summer is officially here! And with that, there are more daylight hours and the temperatures are warming up. While it might be tempting to lather on sunscreen and relax in the sun all day, we’re going to be productive with our time and create a summer-style aesthetic […]

With the holiday season quickly approaching, this means a house full of guests. There are many ways you can make your family and friends feel more welcome as they enter your home: have drinks ready when they arrive, give a warm and heartfelt hello as you open the door, and make an entrance in your […]

Converting a garage into a bedroom is a great way to add additional space to your home, provide space for a teenager or elderly relative or create additional income by renting it to a tenant. Converting a garage is typically cheaper than taking on a full-blown extension, but the downside is you will lose your […]

They say the kitchen is the heart of any home, so it makes sense that the layout, location and functionality should be taken into careful consideration when building your new home. When it comes to kitchen layouts, it’s important to design one that suits your family and lifestyle.   What is an open-plan kitchen? An […]

With the end of 2021 nearing, we’ve started looking ahead at styles to keep an eye out for in the new year, and our friends at Laminex had some exciting news about key trends you can expect to see in 2022. Human connection is at the forefront of design, and there’s a strong focus on […]

Interior Design

With the new decade starting this year, interior style is at an exciting turning point. While there are many styles from the past ten years that will remain timeless classics, 2020 is ushering in a variety of bold and exciting new trends in the home, and we’ve got all the details for you here! Modern […]

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