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Getting the best from energy efficient lighting in your kitchen and dining area

In the third part of our blog series on creating attractive effects using energy efficient lighting with designer Graham Festenstein, we move on to the kitchen and dining area. It’s a focal point of many homes, and one where task lighting understandably can take precedence over general

Gardening: 5 of the best garden gloves

We look at 5 of the best garden gloves Gardening gauntlets cream leather and English rose linen, £27.95, www.annabeljames.co.uk Garden in style with these gorgeous, luxurious, lightweight gloves with cuffs crafted in English linen and leather, pictured right. The long, floral linen cuffs are

The World’s Best Interior Designers Hot List

We bring you the world’s best interior designers who’ve been making headlines thanks to their lust-worthy residential designs sure to give you some home décor inspiration. Martyn Lawrence-Bullard Background: Design allowed the 50-year-old British decorator’s dream of living in Los Angeles to come true. His

Smith can be best of modern greats – Ponting

Ricky Ponting believes Australia’s captain Steven Smith has the potential to finish his career as the greatest batsman of the modern era. Smith’s century on the third day at the Gabba was the 21st of his Test career, in his 57th Test, and left him with

The best smart home and kitchen gadgets to give as gifts

Will Lipman/Engadget For the smart home and kitchen gadget section of our holiday gift guide, we skipped past the WiFi-enabled toaster ovens and what-have-you, and narrowed our list down to the stuff that’s actually useful. For starters, yes, we agree that the Instant Pot — a darling in food

Best Deal in Flooring 0% down, 0 % Financing, & 60% Off All Material!

50 Floor has everything from wood, to tile, to carpets. Mention ‘Great Day,’ you’ll get $100 off the job. Plus, this month’s special offer includes FREE INSTALLATION! what a deal! 50 Floor is going to cater to your every need. They are going to

Does this woman have Australia’s best wardrobe? Dior, YSL, Chanel and Gucci… Meet the lady who inherited a couture collection that’s now worth more than $6 million

Every woman has a precious dress that can transport them back to an unforgettable evening when they felt a million dollars. Charlotte Smith – who is originally from America but based in Australia – owns thousands. The curator of the Darnell Fashion Collection inherited a vintage

When is the best time to buy appliances?

Major home appliances are often expensive, but they can be more affordable at certain times of the year — especially around holidays. Before you buy a dishwasher, refrigerator, range, washer or dryer, check if one of these sale seasons is coming up. If you can wait to

The Best Small-Bedroom Ideas to Maximize Your Space

Anyone who has ever lived in a major city has probably had their share of small-bedroomwoes. (Why is it that the room expected to hold the largest piece of furniture is often one of the tiniest?) It may seem like your options are confined to

When to Get the Best Deals on TVs and Kitchen Appliances

You don’t need to be a data scientist to know that holiday sales are great opportunities for bargain shoppers—but to understand precisely when you can snag the best deals, a little bit of big data goes a long way. That’s why Consumer Reports teamed