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The Weekend Series: pimp out your pad with these five household furnishings for $50 or less

With the advent of renovation and redecorating-focused reality television, we’re more conscious of interior aesthetics than ever. Home is where the heart is, and if your living space isn’t up to snuff then it becomes a real mood dampener. Overhauling your entertaining space can cause a bit of a sting on your finances, but redecorating on a budget is easily achievable if you know where to look. If you’ve got $50 you can spare, jump in the car and get a closer look at these five pieces that’ll fit right into your interior scheme without you having to take out a second mortgage. more

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The Weekend Series: help save the environment with these plastic-free essentials
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The Weekend Series: help save the environment with these plastic-free essentials

Look, we’re going to level with you. The planet is in a bad way, and it’s our fault. Non-biodegradable materials are clogging waterways and landfill in record amounts, which is playing havoc with our ecosystems and the environment at large. The high use of plastic is partially to blame, but it’s not all doom and gloom. Loads of companies across Australia and the world are fighting the good fight by creating plastic-free variants of regular household items. These reusable goods are functional and stylish, while also reducing the amount of plastic waste we produce. We’ve made a quick hit list of plastic-free essentials you should own to help do your part in saving the environment. more

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Treasure chest – Exclaimed Kate brings a timeless touch to your Valentine’s Day gifting
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Treasure chest – Exclaimed Kate brings a timeless touch to your Valentine’s Day gifting

When you think about some of your most treasured possessions, it makes sense that they deserve to be stored somewhere that is both safe and beautiful. Whether it’s an heirloom ring that was handed down, a little shell you brought home from a beautiful holiday or your favourite necklace, the sentimental pieces that we collect throughout our lives really should be kept with care – but that’s no reason to lock them away in a vault. Exclaimed Kate is a Brisbane-based brand that has just launched a stunning range of unique jewellery boxes designed to store your trinkets and treasures while looking damn good doing it. more

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Illuminate your dark side with cruelty free Nocturna candles
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Illuminate your dark side with cruelty free Nocturna candles

Let’s be honest – there’s something pretty damn seductive about the dark side. From the chic aesthetic to the mysterious aura that surrounds darkness, it is often its contrast to the light that makes it even more beautiful – it’s all about balance, right? Brisbane-based brand Nocturna has channelled this energy into its range of stunning luxury candles, using the beauty of nature and the mystery of night as its muse. more

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My neck, my back – C-Rest is the affordable solution to your tension woes
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My neck, my back – C-Rest is the affordable solution to your tension woes

As card-carrying members of the desk-bound generation, most of us have at least mild neck and back issues – hey, it comes with the territory of office life. If you’re the sort of person who is putting your physio’s kids through uni due to your frequent visits, we’ve found something that might ease the strain (literally). The C-Rest is a quick, painless and effective tool designed to loosen up the areas that suffer the most from living la vida desk-a. more

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Turner + Turner's stunning sustainable homewares showcase the natural beauty of timber
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Turner + Turner’s stunning sustainable homewares showcase the natural beauty of timber

When you look at a perfectly crafted piece of woodwork, it can be easy to forget what it started out as. Odds are you’ve eaten a delicious piece of cheese off a wooden serving platter without giving much thought to its origins, but it’s Turner + Turner’s business to know these things. The West Australian homewares company is shining a light of the natural beauty of its source material, all while paying the utmost respect to the environment from which it comes. more


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Suck it up – the convenient reusable straw that can help save the planet
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Suck it up – the convenient reusable straw that can help save the planet

When it comes to the war on waste, most of us are aware that plastic straws aren’t exactly doing the environment any favours. What you may not realise is just how bad it is – around 500 million plastic straws are used and thrown away every single day around the world, doomed to landfill where they take at least 450 years to even begin breaking down. Those are some pretty damning statistics, folks. Nabbing a reusable straw is one of the ways you can reduce your own impact, and we’ve found one that ticks all the boxes – get your lips around FinalStraw. more

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Doveton Fletcher knives are a cut above the rest
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Doveton Fletcher knives are a cut above the rest

Food and design are two things that go remarkably well together. Each discipline leans against the other and they coexist as fundamental to one another. As the son of a shoemaker and a restaurant owner, former animator and current professional knifemaker Todd Neale was raised to respect both of the passions that fuelled his parents’ careers – and now kitchens across the country are reaping the benefits in the form of Doveton Fletcher knives. more

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Holy sheet! more than ever makes bedtime even better
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Holy sheet! more than ever makes bedtime even better

The beginning of a new year is a great time to reflect and make changes big and small that can improve your quality of life. While many of us are signing up to the gym and picking up a few new cookbooks, changing up our bedding situation is a resolution most people never consider. Bed linen label more than ever is a Queensland-based brand that is giving us the chance to ensure we sleep soundly all year with a range of bedding to match your personality. more

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Make your wanderlust more fabulous with The Seek Society's eco camping gear
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Make your wanderlust more fabulous with The Seek Society’s eco camping gear

Look, we understand that camping is a highly practical activity but does that mean we have to sacrifice aesthetics? Those fluorescent plastic dome tents might be perfect for mountaineers hoofing it up Everest but for us laypeople they leave little to be desired. Camping gear has gotten an eco-conscious makeover courtesy of The Seek Society, a Sydney-based company putting a sense of style back into a pastime typically associated with roughing it. more

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Join the war on waste with a handmade Planet Cup from Renton Bishopric Ceramics
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Join the war on waste with a handmade Planet Cup from Renton Bishopric Ceramics

Hoo boy, we’ve really done a number on old Mother Nature with our highly unsustainable habits here on earth. We could depress you with a number of alarming statistics that you may or may not be aware of, or we could tell you something easy you could do to make a tangible difference – we choose the latter. Cutting down on single-use stuff is a breeze, and one of the biggest culprits is the holder of our daily java hit. Swap out your disposable cup for a Planet Cup and you’re already a hero. more

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Ken Done and Sheridan collaborate once more to hit you right in your childhood feelings
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Ken Done and Sheridan collaborate once more to hit you right in your childhood feelings

Anyone who lived through the 1980s would undoubtedly have fond memories of the work of Ken Done. Even if it wasn’t in your own house, odds are you would instantly recognise his vibrant, abstract art splashed over doonas and cushions across the country at the time. This was the result of an iconic partnership with beloved textiles company Sheridan, capturing the essence of Ken’s amazing work and giving his art a new life as something even more accessible and relatable. Ken has picked up the paintbrushes once more for a second collaboration with the textile giant, marking 50 years of Sheridan making some of the country’s favourite products for the home. more

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Sip stylishly from memobottle’s new slimline vessels
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Sip stylishly from memobottle’s new slimline vessels

Staying hydrated is of crucial importance. No matter how active you are, you need to ensure that you are getting your fill of that sweet, sweet H20. Perhaps one way to remember to sip regularly is by choosing a bottle that is both stylish and functional so you can't help but want to drink deep. The vessels created by Melbourne's memobottle fit the bill perfectly, and the brand is in the middle of a new Kickstarter campaign for two new bottle sizes and a range of killer accessories. more

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Nood Co brings a concrete solution to home decoration
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Nood Co brings a concrete solution to home decoration

Furnishing your home can be a difficult process, especially when it comes to making a statement that is both stylish and functional. Nood Co is a furniture and homewares company that manufactures covetable products from concrete that evoke a fusion of Scandinavian and Australian aesthetics. more