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habitat magazine, issue 28

Thinking of building, renovating or redecorating? Sit back, relax and enjoy all the projects and inspiration from habitat magazine!

Habitat magazine, issue 28 - autumn/winter 2018
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Welcome

Welcome

The growth of our habitat family reflects an appetite for accessibility to inspiration from many forms of media... more

Purple reigns

Purple reigns

Deep, rich, luscious purple is a colour to watch for this year... more

Take notice

Take notice

The rising popularity of portable devices doesn’t do away with the need for a home office... more

Make a sea change

Make a sea change

An easy-to-make feature wall created with painted ‘planks’ of plywood... more

Off the shelf

Off the shelf

New products and ideas for the home... more

A happy alliance

Although the owners of this Wellington house aren’t afraid of colour, when architect John Mills first showed them a proposed scheme for their renovated Roseneath home, there was a sharp intake of breath... more

The 8-step colour scheme

The 8-step colour scheme

Avoid paint choice paralysis with our handy 8-step colour guide... more

Small but smart

Small but smart

It only takes a bit of paint and a clever idea to make an impact... more

Natural-born style

Natural-born style

Nature is wise. It gives us abundant inspiration for the right colours and combinations to use in our home... more

Rocking on

Rocking on

Looking for a colourful, fun, community-minded, slightly retro alternative to screen time?... more

Wallpaper hack

Wallpaper hack

If you like the pattern on a particular wallpaper but it’s not the right colour or scale, why not use it as inspiration... more

Harmony in blue

Harmony in blue

One room in this elegant two-storey villa missed a colour conversion... more

Colour courage

Colour courage

It takes a skilled design hand and an adventurous client to include a provocative cerulean blue kitchen into a house... more

Mellow masterpiece

Mellow masterpiece

When designer Shane George was faced with the renewal of a large kitchen in a home in rural south Auckland, he fully embraced the existing Italianate style of the house... more

Elegance in grey

Elegance in grey

It’s a challenge when renovating any older home to seamlessly include modern amenities... more

Shared style

Shared style

When designer Natalie Du Bois was asked to convert an ensuite into a shared bathroom for a brother and sister... more

Where’s the fire?

Where’s the fire?

Try out these three bright ideas for kids – firetruck drawers, a galaxy wall and a triangle shelfie... more

Bedded bliss

Bedded bliss

There’s no room like a bedroom to accentuate the power of colour. Much has been written about how colour can affect our state of mind, and there’s no better example than bedrooms... more

Cycle of life

Cycle of life

Giving old items a new life, and helping raise money for charity, is all in a day’s work for Sarah Herring... more

Make this cube-style cat tree

Make this cube-style cat tree

Your cat will love this easy-to-make contemporary cat tree... more

It’s an illusion

It’s a widely held assumption that courtyard gardens have to be minimalist... more

Our favourite colours

Three’s The Block NZ winners Andy Murdie and Nate Ross aren’t afraid of a bit of pink... more

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habitat is printed on environmentally responsible paper using environmentally responsible ink.

From issue 8 onwards, copies flow wrapped and sent to Resene Cardholders are flow wrapped in environmentally responsible material from epi-global. This product when discarded in soil in the presence of microorganisms, moisture and oxygen will biodegrade decomposing into simple materials found in nature, as described in ASTM D6954-04.

 

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