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From the style of the season right through to what to expect when you are building, we cover a range of topics in this blog, updated weekly. Keep up to date with the latest news, views and happenings at New Living Homes.

What does New Living Mean

What does New Living Mean?

Life has been happening for a while. Billions of years in fact. Humans have been living for tens of thousands of years, on this continent and globally, and it might be a stretch to try to imagine how life is fundamentally any different to what it has been all along....
reate a Sanctuary in your Home

Create a Sanctuary in your Home

Building sanctuaries in the home is important. Indeed, we should aim to make our entire homes sanctuaries and safe places for us to rest, relax and recuperate. But home life can be busy too, and with so many people choosing to work from home and  with that space also being...
Interior Design School for Your Home

Interior Design School for Your Home

Most of us know what we like but don’t know what it’s called. It’s a tricky catch 22 of design school being something that only designers have been to. All of us are able to walk into a space and know whether or not it appeals to our sense of...
Guide to Selecting the Right Home Loan

Guide to Selecting the Right Home Loan

Home loans are an important part of buying a house. Some people might even say that getting the right home loan is even more important than getting the right property! Unless you are one of the tiny proportion of people who can afford to buy a house outright, you are...
Building a Home Versus Buying an Existing Home

Building a Home Versus Buying an Existing Home

It’s an argument that seems to go around without any end in sight. It can be easy to think buying an existing house is the easier option, but there are numerous downsides to this approach. Building a house also has its drawbacks, but many substantial advantages  - here’s why. Location...
What does your home say about you

What does your home say about you?

It’s a question many home owners find themselves asking. Given all of the personal choices that go into making a house a home, what does your home say about you? Cleanliness is Next to Godliness A better way to understand this age old quote is that a clean house is...
Have a Blueprint for your New Home

Have a Blueprint for your New Home

Whether you are thinking about buying an old house or a new house, it helps to have a picture of the house you want to live in first. Because every human is unique it isn’t unreasonable to assume that we’re all going to have our own ideas about what we...
Security Essentials for your Home

Security Essentials for your Home

The threat of break-ins and home invasions is enough to keep anyone up at night. Thankfully, in Australia the reality of the likelihood of these kinds of occurrences is extremely low and falling but nonetheless it is advisable to make your home secure. Realistically, if someone is skilled and desperate...
7 Creative and Fun DIY Projects for your Home

7 Creative and Fun DIY Projects for your Home

There is no better way to inject some personality into your home than by putting your hands to work building craft projects. Everyone can make art and it is a great to learn and practice new skills in collaboration with friends and family. In this article we will discuss 7...
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Home Design Ideas to Keep You Cool

The world keeps getting warmer and, with sustainability more important than ever, simply building bigger air conditioning units isn’t a good solution. Luckily, there are many ways you can keep your home cool by making smart decisions during the design or renovation process. What's Your Home's Orientation? If you’re building...
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Taking Your Kitchen Design to the Next Level

The kitchen is the centre of most homes, whether you’re cooking your family dinner, entertaining friends with drinks and snacks, or enjoying testing a new recipe on your own. The modern kitchen, when well-designed, serves the same function that the hearth or campfire did in ancient times. It is a...
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Create the Luxury Bathroom of Your Dreams

These days, many Australians feel stretched thin when dealing with the stresses of life. The importance of relaxation is increasingly recognised as an important aspect of physical and mental wellness, rather than simple self-indulgence. With that in mind, now you can justify creating a luxurious bathroom in your home to...
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