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THE CUT • NOT YOUR REGULAR ROUND-UP JUST A FEW OF THE LOVELY AND UNUSUAL THINGS WE’VE DISCOVERED THIS MONTH…
What to drink this summer... • A few new wines and some special bottles top our suggestions for getting into the spirit this season
into the fold • Snowflakes are the go this Christmas — the DIY paper kind. They’re simple to make and guaranteed not to melt!
100+ GREAT GIFTS • IT’S EVERYTHING WE WANT FOR CHRISTMAS — AS WELL AS THE CHANCE TO WIN A BRILLIANT SELECTION OF MERRY-MAKING PRIZES
HOW TO ENTER • CHRISTMAS MAY COME EARLY FOR SOME!
lucas wearne • Chunks of limestone are transformed into wondrous works of art at the hand of this talented, self-taught Melbourne sculptor
A new build is centred around family life at its festive finest
life in colour • The quaint heritage exterior of this Victorian home belies a contemporary fit-out that’s perfect for everyday bliss and easily adapted for Christmas
built to blast • Conceived from the rooftop of the block’s previous home, this unusual new build on the Gold Coast is a dramatic study in doing things differently
NORTHERN EXPOSURE • In the hills behind Victoria’s Surf Coast, an artist and her family found a plot of land that gives them a sunny outlook all year round
ALL CHANGE • Every December, this Danish design blogger gives her house in Copenhagen a fresh new look to see the year out
the long view • This space gives you the full picture of a unique house
breeze way • A covered deck linking every part of this coastal home has kept a Sydney family close
the best bits
BEST OF THE BLOCK • The ’rona threw up a few obstacles this year, but the teams still managed to pull off big design wins all round. Our very own Blockspert, Shannon Vos, takes us through the detail
clean start • Fresh finds and purposeful pieces you’ll want to own
3 OF A KIND
rest up • Delightful discoveries for comfort and beauty
ask an expert • Stylish solutions for all your design dilemmas
swell times • An outdoor shower keeps salt and sand from the surf at bay
I’VE ALWAYS WANTED... a servery • Improve the connection between your kitchen and alfresco zone with a new opening to the outside world
home for Christmas • The secret to being in the moment and savouring a relaxed Christmas Day with your family is a smart strategy of crack pre-planning and clever prep ideas from the pros. Oh, and a superstar glazed ham!
laura dalrymple • One half of Feather and Bone pastured products, this biodiversity advocate and educator is leading the charge for a sustainable future
burn for you • This raw-yet-refined candlelit bowl does double duty in style