News/Blog - Interior Design

How to complete your home with the perfect artwork

October 2018 In Interior Design

Trying to select the ideal artwork that will add the perfect finishing touch to a space in your home can seem intimidating, particularly if you’re decorating for the first time and don’t know where to begin—but it shouldn’t be.  That’s why we’ve pulled together some of our top tips to help you select and hang…

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How to raise the luxe-level with a perfectly styled bed

September 2018 In Interior Design

If you want to add a little more luxe to your life, a perfectly styled bed is a great place to start. Whether your bed is on display when guests visit your home or you just want to create a sumptuous private sanctuary where you can escape the chaos of daily life, few things compare…

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How to style the ultimate entertainers table setting

September 2018 In Interior Design

Whether you’re an experienced host or a complete novice to the dinner party scene, if it’s your turn to host the next catch-up, knowing how to create a beautifully curated table setting is a great way to add a touch of ‘wow’ to the occasion. To help you on your way, we’ve pulled together some…

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Let your true colours shine through

August 2018 In Interior Design

Colour has always been one of the easiest ways to update your home to suit the latest design trends. While we’ve seen millennial pink, navy blues, tropical green and metallics like brass and copper dominate the world of interior design colour trends in recent years, it’s time to get ready to welcome the next big…

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Our top 5 flooring picks

July 2018 In Interior Design

When it comes to selecting the best flooring for your home, there are plenty of options to choose from. If you’re struggling to decide which is the best flooring option for you, here are our top 5 flooring picks we’re loving right now that may help you narrow down the options. Ceramic tiles As one…

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What we’re loving right now: Wallpaper

June 2018 In DIY & Home Improvements

As a staple on the interior design landscape for as long as we can remember, it’s not hard to work out why so many of us have a long-held love affair with wallpaper. An effective way to add some warmth, interest and character to a space, whether you use it to create a single feature…

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Top 5 design features to make your house a home

June 2018 In Interior Design

It takes a lot more than just bricks and mortar to make your house a home. A home should not only be comfortable, welcoming and functional, but it should also represent our unique sense of taste and style—and this starts by adding some great design features. Here are some of our top design feature picks…

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Bathroom bliss: designing the perfect bathroom

May 2018 In Interior Design

A well-designed bathroom that is spacious, practical and inspiring is something that rarely goes unnoticed. After all, as the saying goes, ‘kitchens and bathrooms sell houses’. We all know the value of a stylish bathroom which not only provides ample space to get ready in a hurry on a busy morning, but also adopts a…

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Top 5 things to make a perfect study or home office

April 2018 In Interior Design

Want to set the perfect study or home office? Here are the top five must-haves to help you create a workspace that is both practical and stylish. 1.   A comfortable desk  A functional workspace starts with a good desk. When selecting a desk, think about the size and shape of the room and the amount…

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How to organise your pantry

April 2018 In Interior Design

It’s quite possibly the most common source of frustration for families—storage. While most of us like to keep a neat and tidy home, if you don’t have sufficient storage or you don’t know how to make the most of the storage you do have, your home can quickly start to feel cluttered and chaotic. With…

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Top 5 must have house accessories

April 2018 In Interior Design

Setting up a new home is an incredibly exciting time and it’s very tempting to race out and buy everything all at once.   Too often, buying something in a rush can result in a design decision you will regret.  You may end up with a ‘matchy matchy’ interior that lacks personality, or even worse,…

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Top interior design trends for 2018

March 2018 In Interior Design

As we usher in the new year, we’re also getting ready to welcome a wealth of new interior design trends with it. With the world of design and style in a constant state of evolution, there are many schools of thought out there about what the biggest interior design trends will be in 2018, so…

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What makes the perfect kitchen?

March 2018 In Interior Design

The kitchen has long been cherished as the ‘heart of the home’ and it’s not hard to work out why. It’s not just a place to prepare food—it’s much more. It’s a central hub for the whole family to come together to eat, share and enjoy each others’ company. It’s a place used to chat…

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Personalise your new home with clever style inclusions

February 2018 In Interior Design

Dennis Family Homes has recently opened two stunning new displays in Melbourne’s south-east that are sure to appeal to families hunting for their perfect home design. Visitors to the Dennis Family Homes display centre at Marriott Waters estate in Lyndhurst are invited to inspect the 2-storey Marsden 363 Resort and the sprawling, single-level Macedon 333…

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What goes into creating the perfect façade?

February 2018 In Interior Design

When you decide to build a new home, one important element of the home that deserves some careful consideration is the façade. Forming what is essentially the ‘face’ of your home, the façade plays an important role setting the overall tone for the style and personality of the home that will further reveal itself once…

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What does a Residential Interior Designer do?

January 2018 In Interior Design

A career as a Residential Interior Designer is incredibly rewarding as it is all about creating functional and beautiful interior spaces that people will love to live in.  It is a multi-faceted job that may involves functions as diverse as the preparation of layouts for interior spaces, cabinetry design and product specification. As a specialist…

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Choosing a colour scheme for your new home

December 2017 In Interior Design

You may think when you purchase a house and land package there isn’t much room to inject your own sense of style and personality into the home. But when you build with Dennis Family Homes, that couldn’t be further from the truth. We know how much our customers value having the flexibility to create a…

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Create your sanctuary with a luxurious master suite

October 2017 In Interior Design

A bedroom is far more than just a bedroom. It’s a sanctuary. A place for some well-deserved time-out from your busy schedule to help you relax, rest and recharge your batteries so you can continue to take on the challenges of day-to-day life. At Dennis Family Homes, we understand the importance of having your own…

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In need of some space? Stylish home designs for large families

October 2017 In Interior Design

There’s rarely a shortage of fun, laughter and good times to treasure when you have a big family, but sometimes it can feel like you’re living on top of one another and in desperate need of some extra space. At Dennis Family Homes, we’re a family building homes for families and we understand what larger…

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3 steps to creating a beautiful bathroom

July 2017 In Interior Design

There’s a lot more to bathrooms than just taps and tiles. Whether you want your bathroom to be a place for pampering, a sanctuary for relaxation or a statement of your personal style, here are three steps to help you create a truly beautiful bathroom when building a home. 1.   Define your style Do you…

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Imagine living in the Hartley

January 2017 In Interior Design

The new Hartley 333 display from Dennis Family Homes at Imagine estate in Strathfieldsaye introduces Bendigo home buyers to the full range of Premium inclusions from the 2016 Inspirations Series. “We are very excited to have our first Premium display here in Bendigo and it’s a real pleasure to welcome visitors through one of the…

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Textile Accessories for Winter

November 2016 In Interior Design

The top goal for any winter home is to achieve a feeling of warmth and comfort. You want a room that will make you question your desire to do anything but curl up on the couch with a warm cup of something, a dog, and the infinite abyss of Netflix. Achieving this isn’t as hard…

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The Ultimate Guide To Some Of The Hottest Home Design Trends Of 2016

May 2016 In Interior Design

If you’re looking to build a new home, chances are you’re scouring the internet looking for inspiration, finding up to date trends, exploring new tech, and admiring your dream furniture. Designing your new living room, kitchen, bathroom, and bedroom can be an exciting time, but it can also be a daunting endeavour. So in order…

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10 Stylish Ways To Stay Organised In A Busy Family Home

December 2015 In Interior Design

In a busy family household, it’s almost impossible to keep things in their rightful place. Car keys go AWOL, your left shoe is by the door but not the right, that 32 piece cutlery set has somehow been whittled down to 29 and on it goes. It’s no secret that the key to having a…

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6 Creative Bookshelf Ideas For Your New Home

October 2015 In DIY & Home Improvements

man putting his head in a bookshelf

Whether packed away in boxes, dotted around the house, propped up on dedicated shelves or neatly arranged in a bookcase, it’s safe to say you probably own a collection of books. You might be a regular reader or perhaps only read occasionally and built up a collection of books over time that you just can’t…

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Nordic Design: All you need to know

August 2015 In Interior Design

photo of the living area inside the Macedon Boardwalk home design

When it comes to Nordic Design, then there is a variety of styles which are influenced by the existing trends in countries like Norway, Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Iceland. With people like to add a new look to their homes and the modern chic styles are preferred to make the house beautiful. The five most…

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