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Bathroom decor ideas: How to decorate a bathroom


Looking for bathroom decor ideas? It’s not all about the cabinets, hardware and finishes – bathroom accessories can totally transform the look and feel of the room.Plus, they’re easily rotated and swapped out as new trends come in (and they don’t cost as much – win!).If you’re wondering how to decorate a bathroom without spending a fortune, look no further than bathroom decorative accessories. We’ve rounded up six savvy bathroom ideas for a bathroom freshen up that won’t bust the budget.Dark tonesBathrooms with darker tones are a hot trend. But changing the whole bathroom can be expensive. Adding some black bathroom accessories is a great way to try out the trend without going all in.Greenery is here to stayIf you’re looking for fresh bathroom accessory ideas, then greenery is your go-to. Whether you opt for low-maintenance indoor plants or no-maintenance artificial plants, adding a touch of greenery will instantly elevate the space...


5 ways to save a deposit for your first home


The number of first home buyers in Australia is growing, partly due to the slower market conditions in Sydney and Melbourne and less competition from investors.In fact, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the number of first home buyer commitments as a percentage of total owner-occupied housing finance commitments rose to 17.6 per cent in April 2018 from 17.4 per cent in March.But more than 80 per cent of those first-time property owners didn’t have a 20 deposit, according to the Mortgage Choice 2017 First Home Buyer Survey. The thing is saving a deposit for your first home has always been tough and today is no different, especially considering the strong price growth in some capital cities over the past few years.The latest data, however, proves that it can be done and that the dream of home ownership is alive and well in Australia.To help your dream become a reality, here are five ways that'll help you save a deposit.1. Budget Most people have to learn how to bu...