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Real Living Australia
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INTO THE BLUE • Summer means spending every free moment outside, but if you don’t have the space for a swag of new outdoor accessories, why not repurpose some of your inside wares?
fave finds • A whole bunch of things we love…
fave finds • … and some more!
summer reads • A great book is this season’s must-have accessory. Here’s what’s on our list…
beauty spot • Your fuss-free summer routine starts with hydrated skin and salt-sprayed hair
Space crush • This laidback retail space echoes the brand’s down-to-earth design ethos
HOMES • STYLISH/INSPIRATIONAL/CLEVER
LOVE & LIGHT • With its sunny studio and free-spirited style, this Western Australian abode is a beautiful reflection of the family who live and work here
my island home • Surrounded by lush tropical gardens, this light-filled sanctuary in Bali provides the ultimate family hideaway for its Aussie owners
FOOD FOR THE SOUL • This sunny home on the Gold Coast is the very definition of Instagram-worthy, playing an integral role in its owner’s health and lifestyle business
the simple life • The perfect plot on Victoria’s Great Ocean Road inspired a husband-and-wife design duo to create the ultimate family beach home
SHOP • SEE IT/LOVE IT/BUY IT
the 2020 vision • While some interior trends turn out to be one-season wonders, real living has identified the new style evolutions that you’ll happily hang onto forever
DECORAT • ROOMS/TRENDS/IDEAS
CLEAR WHITE LIGHT • For this homeowner, living with white is a breeze. Here she shares her design secrets on how to make it work
ADVICE • UPDATES/MONEY/IDEAS
PASSION PROJECT NEW LIFE • A derelict dwelling in the middle of Melbourne, abandoned for more than half a century, finds new purpose as a much-loved family home
CLUB MED NEW BUILD • Holiday memories were the inspiration behind this combined home and office space
k&b updates • Bright ideas for your kitchen, bathroom and laundry…
money moves to make • These five fiscal apps – recommended by Financially Fit Females ambassador Effie Zahos – will set you on the path to a better monetary year for 2020
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OUTSIDE • PLAN/STYLE/RELAX
laps of luxury • This summer, we’re serving seriously stylish pool inspo with a splash of water-wise advice for pool owners
let's get summer sorted • From keeping plants alive, to making your windows sparkle and entertaining outdoors, your seasonal agenda is here!
EAT • PREPARE/SAVOUR/SHARE
NONNA KNOWS BEST • These authentic Italian dishes have been lovingly prepared for generations, and are now being passed down to us, to carry on the tradition
TRAVEL • EXPLORE/DISCOVER/WANDER
A NEW AGE • With the opening of a new design-focused hotel, the Greek island of Paros cements its status as a luxury holiday destination
full stop. • Let’s play a game with Shelley Simpson, founder and creative director of Mud Australia. A few words from real living and she fills in the rest…