Creative Corner

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DIY CHRISTMAS WREATH

Christmas in Australia is its own special blend of heat, surfside and feasting. Get Crafty! Give an old hula hoop an epic update with these simple steps.

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BEACHCOMBER PAINT ON SHOW

Andrew Munn was born with paint running in his veins. Now he and his wife have turned their Fleurieu Peninsula home into a showcase for his work

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A NEW CREATIVE FOCUS ON GARDENING

For artist Nicola Chatham, a move to Queensland’s sunshine coast has brought a healthier lifestyle and a whole new creative focus.

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A SANCTUARY FOR RUINED PIANOS

Olive growers Kim Hack and Penny Mossop have transformed their simple olive farm into the perfect sanctuary for old, ruined pianos.

MIA PENNS THE RAISIN DID IT

MIA PENN’S THE RAISIN DID IT

Repurposing and reinventing seem only natural to self-confessed opportunist Mia Penn, who has revitalised a tired cottage in Sydney’s Marrickville into a bright and colourful home

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TEACHING HOMESTEAD SKILLS

Anna and John Mahy took a bottle of wine, a world atlas and a pin and somehow ended up teaching homestead skills on New Zealand’s south island.

FOR FOOD, FASHION AND TRAVEL

FOR FOOD, FASHION AND TRAVEL

Combine your passion for food, fashion and travel collide in the creative and stylish melting pot of the Treloar-Cornish household.

AN ARTISTIC MUSE

AN ARTISTIC MUSE

Ina Atkins made the move from the hustle of Sydney to a remote, sprawling property located in the New South Wales Southern Tablelands.

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TURNING TRASH TO TREASURE

Kristine Franklin says anybody can do what she has done to transform her outer Melbourne home into a design showcase. But not everyone has her eye for detail

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OUTBACK JEWELLER

The tyranny of distance holds real meaning for outback jeweller Jill Dyer, who lives hundreds of kilometres from the nearest gallery and art suppliers.

Rachael Treasure

RACHAEL TREASURE

Tasmanian author Rachael Treasure loves her kids more than life itself, but a deep commitment to the land comes a pretty close second.

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THE PERFECT HARP HARMONIES

There are many strings to craftsman and wood turner Geoff’s bow, though in most cases they come in groups of 26 to 36 − the number of strings to make a Celtic harp.

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