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lighting ideas for your home

You’ve got the perfect alfresco area, a beautiful outdoor dining table, and a top-of-the-range barbecue. But have you thought about how you’ll keep your guests lingering for longer after the sun has set? Don’t forget the lighting when you’re sprucing up your outdoor spaces for summer entertaining. While moonlight does set the scene for a […]

Mackay Kirkby entryway

The entryway is the first impression friends and family have of your home, so it’s worth taking a little extra time to create a space that is instantly welcoming to all who visit, as well as making it an area of the home that gives you a little burst of pride to see as you’re […]

Client home: Kitchen photo Tooborac VIC

Melburnians Liam and Adam knew they wanted to build their own home one day, and with a preference for wide open spaces and being close to nature, plus a Victorian First Home Owner’s Grant that was doubled for regional areas, the time was right to start the search for the perfect block of land, and […]

Inverloch Somerset 233 living room

Feeling the winter freeze at the moment? There’s nothing cosier than a fireplace in your new home, a place the whole family can relax around to stay toasty and warm during the colder months, and we’ve got some tips on where to include them in your new home, the benefits of a fireplace, and how […]

Master bedroom with white walls

If you’ve lived in your home for a while and you’ve noticed the interiors need a bit of freshening up but you don’t want to undertake huge DIY projects there are a few ways you can update your home’s décor without spending a fortune, and we’ve got some tips to help you get started! Soft […]

Jamieson facade

If you’re building a new home and looking for the perfect interior style that creates a welcoming atmosphere and also has a contemporary feel to it, modern country style is the perfect aesthetic for your family’s home, particularly if you’re building in a rural area. We’ve got some tips and tricks below on how you […]

Marcoola 269 display home

We’re already halfway through the year and we’ve been as busy as ever at Hotondo Homes opening five new display homes across Queensland and New South Wales! With a focus on designs that are perfect for a variety of different family sizes and lifestyles, these homes are cleverly designed and beautifully styled to appeal to […]

bedroom

The master bedroom is more than just a place to sleep. It’s a space to make totally your own and the chance to create a true sanctuary separate to the rest of your home. While it’s good to make the space a cohesive extension of your home’s interior style, you can also take the opportunity […]

Style

Are you building a new home and you’re curious about what the colour selections process entails and what role an interior design plays in the look and feel of your home? We spoke to Interior Designer and Colour Consultant Cory from Hotondo Homes Ocean Grove to gain a little insight into the whole process! Tell […]

Fixtures

Part of the selections process on your home building journey will be choosing the fixtures and finishes for your new home, and it’s often an exciting time for clients as they begin to envisage what their finished home’s exterior and interior style will look like. But there’s a lot to consider as you make these […]

new home

Part of the process of building your new home will be completing your colour selections which will give your home it’s colour palette. Once that’s complete it’s a great time to start thinking about the overall style of your home. With a range of different interior styles to choose from, you’re sure to find something […]

child

When your family begins to grow and you have a new baby on the way, one of the most exciting parts of the process is decorating a nursery as you wait for the baby to arrive. It’s so tempting to create a space that focuses on the newborn, baby and toddler years with soft pastel […]

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 […]

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