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Kids

With many of us spending a lot more time at home with our families, it can be challenging to keep the kids entertained every day, particularly when they tire of the toys they already have. Here at Hotondo Homes we’ve done a bit of brainstorming and drawn on our own personal experiences to come up […]

Beaumont Tiles

Beaumont Tiles has long been leading the way in Australian bathroom design as well as being one of Hotondo Homes’ preferred suppliers. As part of its 60 year anniversary celebration the nation’s largest tile retailer has announced the six must-watch bathroom trends of 2020. We chatted to our friends at Beaumont Tiles about this trend […]

Facade

First impressions matter, so choosing the perfect façade for your new home is important. An appealing façade sets the tone for the entire feel of the home while also blending in to the surrounding landscape and the streetscape itself. If you need some help selecting a façade we’ve got some great tips to help you […]

Autumn

Autumn is officially here and if you’re getting ready to choose the colour selections in your new home, or you just want to refresh things around the house, now is a great time to think about changing your interiors up to create a cosy, inviting atmosphere as the warm weather subsides and the crisp mornings […]

Laminex Trend Forecast

Our friends at Laminex have released their annual trend forecast for 2020 with a beautiful palette of colours and textures that promise to bring us closer to nature. Their Beneath The Surface forecast features four collections of colours and textures that celebrate the energising spirit of nature, bringing the look and feel of our planet’s […]

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 […]

Christmas

Are you ready to host Christmas Day in your beautiful new Hotondo Home? We’ve got some great quick and easy recipes to help you out so you can impress your family and friends with your cooking as well as wowing them as they gather in your stunning new kitchen with some tried and true Hotondo […]

Outdoor kitchen

With many new home designs including an alfresco area that’s perfect for family meals and entertaining, there’s often space to bring elements of your kitchen outside. Designing an outdoor kitchen will allow you to make the most of the warmer weather and encourage your family and friends to spend more time together outside. We’ve got […]

Now that your new home is built and you’re all settled with your family, it’s the perfect time to focus on the landscape design! With the warmer weather fast approaching, spending time ensuring your home’s garden is beautifully styled for use by the whole family is something you’ll reap the benefits of all year round. […]

Spring

Springtime is always enthusiastically welcomed after months of cold weather, and the mild weather and bright sunshine make it the perfect time to inject some warmth and light into your home to create an atmosphere that’s uplifting and welcoming. We’ve got some great tips to get you started! Entryway Style Dress up your entryway to […]

White

One of the most common interior paint colours for new homes is white. It works in so many ways throughout the home, and complements every other colour in the spectrum, but finding the perfect shade can be tricky. With so many beautiful shades to choose from it’s easy to spend hours looking at sample colours […]

As your family grows and kids get older, sometimes space inside the home can feel like it’s full to overflowing, especially when friends come over and add to the number of people inside. One way to add additional liveable space to your home without undertaking a costly extension is to convert your garage! It’s a […]

Colour

Are you ready to start choosing the colours for your new home? With so many colour combinations and palettes to choose from, you’re spoiled for choice when it comes to the range of colours and tones you can include in your home’s overall interior look! We chatted to our friends at Haymes about current colour […]

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