Materials & Finishes: Caesarstone Calacatta Nuvo™ 5131

We recently discussed the pros and cons of composite stone benchtops in the home; If you haven't already, click here to have a read!  In response to the popularity of Caesarstone's latest colour, Calacatta Nuvo, we've put together a quick guide to this exciting new addition in Caesarstone's catalogue to help you with your selection process! After…

7 Top Kitchen Design Trends

Marble Forever feared in the kitchen due to its porous nature and constant maintenance, marble is now making a long overdue comeback in the world of kitchen design in the form of composite stone. As an engineered stone made to simulate the look of marble, composite stones require no sealing, are easy to keep clean…

Materials & Finishes: Synthetic Solid Surfaces

What is a Synthetic Solid Surface? Synthetic solid surfaces consist of a blend of natural materials and pure acrylic polymer, which creates a smooth and seamless surface. Solid surfaces can be used in an incredible variety of different ways such as: kitchen benchtops, vanity tops, custom built furniture, wall claddings (both internal and external), and…

Materials & Finishes: Composite Stone

What is Composite Stone? The term composite stone, or engineered stone refers to a stone surface commonly used throughout the home (most commonly as a kitchen benchtop). This type of stone has been manufactured by man as a more durable substitute to natural stone. Composite stones are commonly manufactured using a ratio of up to 93%…

11 Top Bathroom Planning Mistakes

There's absolutely nothing like a relaxing bathroom experience. For such an important place in our homes, the bathroom is, unfortunately, an absolute mine of planning and construction disasters! Read on to find out more about solving our favorite pet peeves in the bathroom! 1. Not Following the Design Process: There is a lot of thought,…

Guest Post: Decorating Tips for a Modern Victorian Home by: Dean Ronnie of The Coventry Demolition Company UK

Diamond Interiors would like to welcome our Guest Blogger: Dean Ronnie of The Coventry Demolition Company, UK. Dean has put together a very informative and inspiring piece on creating the right look in a modern Victorian home. How should I decorate my Modern Victorian property? Are you struggling with decorating your Victorian terrace? Don’t worry,…

The Sweet Swap: Rich Mocha Fudge

This year, Diamond Interiors participated in the first ever Sweet Swap: an online event for Australian food & lifestyle bloggers with all proceeds donated to Childfund Australia. Registered bloggers were matched up with three other bloggers and posted out a sampler of a delicious new recipe to each. The event has been organised by: Sara McCleary of Belly…

Fabulous Chocolate Brownies

My sister called my brownies "un-photogenic"... But let me tell you, these brownies are FABULOUS!! They taste exactly how I always imagined Williy Wonka's chocolate river would taste like and better - I present to you dear readers, my ultimate chocolate brownie recipe! Super fudgy, moist and loaded with chocolate! The best thing about this…