Amart Blog

4 reasons we love mismatched dining chairs

Mixing and matching furniture is a fun, low-effort way to bring your dining room to life.

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Shop by style – the hamptons look

Renowned as a haven for the rich and famous, the Hamptons comprise a collection of seaside communities located on the eastern end of Long Island. Mixing nautical ornaments with minimalist sophistication, Hamptons style is synonymous with elegant interior décor.

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Buying guide: Desks

Whether you’re updating your current computer desk or creating a whole new study space from scratch, it’s essential to choose a desk that meets your needs so you can get things done efficiently.

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Why you need a home office

Working from home can make you more productive and give you more time with the family. Discover more advantages of having a home office here.

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Your guide to memory foam mattresses

The verdict is in – sleep is important! It’s fairly common knowledge that a good night’s sleep is beneficial for your physical and mental health. A night of lying awake listening to the neighbour’s dog bark is all the evidence you need to back that one up!

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How to measure your room for furniture

If you want to get a stylish look for your home, imagine you are a designer. In their toolbox, besides the website or address of a furniture store that delivers good looks for a good price, is a very simple tool – a measuring tape.

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Childproofing checklist

Whether you live in a cosy apartment or a sprawling mansion, childproofing your home is essential to the safety of your little ones. If you’re not sure where to start, don’t stress – creating a safe home environment isn’t as complicated as you might think.

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4 Festive Ideas for your Christmas Table

Whether youbring the family together with a traditional roast lunch or a more Aussiecontemporary lunch of ham and seafood, nothing sets the scene for Christmas Daydining like a festive table setting. Get inspired with these four festive decorating ideas.

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6 Tips to Start the New Year Fresh

Get off to a great start and start the New Year fresh! Read our 6 tips to help you achieve your New Year’s resolutions.

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Why We Should Stop Asking Our Kids to Tidy Up

What if a bit of clutter was actually a good thing? Maybe it’s time to stop telling our kids to tidy up.

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20 Inspiring Home & Interior Bloggers You Need in Your Feed

Trawling social media and Pinterest for design ideas you cantransfer into your own home can be super fun and rewarding, but sometimes youjust need a few go-to accounts that really showcase the best of the best.

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Keep it Cosy: 5 Affordable Ways to Decorate your Living Room for Winter

Winter is the time of year when we swap our swimsuits for sweaters, our sandals for socks and retreat to the warmth and comfort of our home from the chilly weather outside. With a shift in season, there’s no better time to change up your home decor as well and create a warm, inviting space for you, your family and guests to enjoy.

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At home with - @addicted_to_bargains

Samantha Tolley runs a very popular bargain hunting account across both Instagram and Facebook, @addicted_to_bargains. Samantha finds all the best deals (so you don't have to) and hunts high and low to find something for everyone, weather you're a chocolate aficionado, looking for a new outfit that won't break the bank or a homewares addict (like myself).

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At home with - @joshandjenna

Don’t be fooled by the small size of a courtyard – take a leaf out of Josh and Jenna's book to transform a small outdoor space into a comfortable retreat that you won’t want to leave! With a Melbourne-based interior design practice, Bicker Design, and having founded Design School which offers classes in Geelong, there’s no question that the couple live and breathe home design.

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At home with - @lucasgirlslove

Creating not one, but two study nooks for 2 little girls sounds like a fun challenge! A challenge that Casey Lucas from @lucasgirlslove has recently undertaken to transform her daughter's bedrooms into multifunctional spaces.

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At home with - @meet_themillars

Furniture shopping with a large family in mind can be a daunting process with many considerations…size, durability, quality and comfort. Ticking all the right boxes as well as being stylish, now that’s a tall order!

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​Bedroom decorating ideas

Your bedroom should be a relaxing retreat. But it should also reflect your personal style. The internet is swamped with bedroom ideas, and it can be tricky deciding how to decorate your bedroom.

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10 creative cube storage ideas

Cube storage units are full of endless creative potential. Their dynamic form can give shape to a thousand functions – some that sound bizarre at first, but actually work incredibly well. So if you’re looking to change up your cube storage, think outside the box with these 10 creative ideas.

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Why your next sofa should be a modular lounge

Looking for a new sofa? Versatile and stylish, find out how the modular lounge will meet all your needs.

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Colour story - the evolution of pink in interiors

Think pink is just for little girls’ bedrooms and women’s wardrobes? We’ve delved deep into the archives to bring you the evolution of pink in furniture and interior design, and how the colour has broken down boundaries in interior design and fashion; food and film, art and architecture.

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​Flat-pack furniture: tips, tools & techniques

Flat-Pack furniture is a beautiful thing. It’s affordable, it’s easy to transport, and it gives you the chance to hone your inner Bob the Builder.

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Ultimate guide to the scandi look

What is Scandinavian style, and how can you make it work in your home? Find out in this ultimate guide to the simple and minimalist Scandinavian design.

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​Feature piece or functional – how to style your storage – shop by style

When it comes to storage, you’ll want furniture that has practical space for all your storing needs, but you’ll also want it to have a nice style that isn’t detached from the rest of your home. Thankfully, there are many ways to style your storage.

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How to style a bedroom

Choosing a neutral bedroom suite, like Amart Furniture's Chanelle range will allow you to bring colour into the space through cushions, quilts and art and is also an affordable way to mix things up as your style evolves.

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Outdoor living for small spaces

Don’t let a small outdoor area stop you from enjoying outdoor living. Make the most of your space with the right outdoor furniture from Amart Furniture.

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8 ways to style your sofa bed or futon

Add functionality and style to your home with these 8 looks for your sofa bed or futon. Shop our range of modern sofa beds and futons today.

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Leather, fabric, or something else: which is right for me?

Need a new couch? From leather and leather-look to linen and faux suede, Amart Furniture can help you find the perfect upholstery material for your sofa.

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How often should you replace your mattress?

Your mattress is the single most used item in your home. Over the course of its life, it’s responsible for accommodating thousands of nights of sleep, and will likely be one of your favourite things to come home to. But no matter how much you love your mattress, it does has a finite lifespan, and will need to be replaced at some point.

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Shop the look - the Signature edit

'The Signature Edit' is a mix of timber tones, metal elements and lux linens that takes inspiration from a natural colour palette and earthy textures, perfect for casual weeknight dining.

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How to buy: the right mattress

We spend a third of our lives in bed, yet only tend to change our mattresses once a decade. That means the average mattress spends almost 30,000 hours in the line of duty.

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How to care for your outdoor furniture

As indoor and outdoor living continue to merge, we’re spending even more time on our balcony or deck relaxing, dining and entertaining friends.

To keep your outdoor furniture looking guest-worthy, or just Insta-worthy, it’s important to give it some regular care.

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Colour story - Ahoy! Navy blue

Suitable for every season, every gender, every age and every home décor theme, Navy Blue is seriously one of the most versatile colours to use to decorate your home!

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​Back to school – kids desk/study ideas – shop by style

With a new school year bringing bigger ideas to growing minds, making the right study and learning spaces for your kids is an important thing to consider. Separate spaces for work and creation is important for both adults and kids, and they can give your home a lot practical charm.

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10 ways to style your modular lounge

Looking for some fresh ways to style your modular lounge? Check out these décor ideas from pros around the web and prepare to be inspired!

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Window treatments: curtains or blinds?

It’s the age-old question “what are better, curtains or blinds?”. When it comes to choosing the best window treatment to suit your home and your family’s needs, it can get a little overwhelming when you start hearing jargon like ‘outside mount’, ‘blockout’ and ‘ball chains’. But there is nothing to worry about; the expert team here at Amart Furniture has you covered.

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Shop the look - classic leather accents

Australian House & Garden Magazine curates a Classic Leather look with Amart Furniture's new Signature Collection Dubois sofa range. This premium leather sofa puts a contemporary spin on a classic Chesterfield style and is complemented perfectly by the Signature Collection Argento living range.

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​Shop by style – accent chairs

Accent chairs can transform any room in an instant. From luxuriously soft fabric pieces to colourful crowd pleasers, statement seating comes in a wide range of styles – but choosing a chair that commands attention without overpowering the rest of your décor is key to making this trend work.

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Moodboard Monday - the DIY decorator - living space

Creating a moodboard, whether it be a digital collage, Pinterest board or a magazine clipping filled scrap book, is a great way to see a room design come to life when decorating any new space. You can layer colours, textures and furniture items to visually map out not only the composition of the room, but also how the elements work together to create a cohesive design.

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Moodboard Monday - the DIY decorator - bedroom

In our second edition of @thediydecorator's Moodboard Monday series, Zoe Gilpin shares her selection from the Amart Furniture range to create a perfectly textured Scandinavian bedroom.

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What is a fiddle-leaf fig and why is it so popular?

It seems you can’t open a magazine or scroll through your socials without catching a glimpse of this plant and its large, glossy leaves. Yes, the fiddle-leaf fig has truly taken over, becoming the new décor must-have for on-trend interior aficionados.

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Shop the look - Signature style

Inside Out Magazine shops our Signature Collection for their February 2019 issue to create a bold, yet earthy living space using our Alessandra leather corner lounge and Nero living range.

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Kids’ room ideas for small spaces

Even if you have don’t have much space in your home, it’s easy to create an inviting, functional and stylish kid’s room. Whether you choose to do it with cleverly selected furniture or with space-efficient styling, there are countless ways to re-work a smaller room to give it the feeling (and usefulness) of a larger one.

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How to choose the right mattress for back pain

Do you suffer from back pain? Amart Furniture’s new Orthokinetic range of mattresses provides support and comfort for bad backs. Learn more here.

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7 kitchens any foodie would die for

There’s a reason the kitchen is known as the heart of any home; amazing food will always taste great, but when a kitchen has just the right mix of atmosphere and appliances, it becomes the most welcoming room in the home – whether or not you’re preparing or eating a meal.

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Bohemian décor ideas

Fancy yourself a free spirit when it comes to style? Bohemian décor embraces freedom of expression with a relaxed ‘anything goes’ feel, inviting you to experiment with all your favourite colours, patterns, textures and trinkets.

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​7 styling mistakes that make small spaces feel even smaller

Whether you live in a cosy apartment or an airy, open-plan house, at some point it may start to feel cluttered or crowded. It’s perfectly normal – as we accumulate new things, we naturally run out of space to put it all.

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How your bed could be the answer to all your storage needs

Beds are often the visual “feature piece” of a bedroom, but with our homes shrinking and space coming at a higher premium, they’re increasingly playing a couple of other roles too.

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8 colourful kid’s playroom ideas

A playroom is one of the funnest rooms in the home to design and set up - and the best part is, there are no rules to how you put it together.

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8 genius home ideas for pet owners

Pets are very important members of the family, and they should be treated as such. To accommodate for their fur babies’ needs, more and more people are looking for ways to make their homes extra pet-friendly. And rightly so!

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How to clean blinds - a step-by-step guide

Aside from the occasional dusting, when was the last time that you cleaned your blinds? For something that is such a big part of our home, not many of us actually know how to give our blinds a thorough cleaning. Besides from that feel-good feeling you get from having a clean home, clean blinds mean that there are fewer marks, less dust build-up and cleaner air for you and your family. No matter what type of blind you have we can show you what the dos and don’ts are!

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Turquoise island winter homewares - shop by style

Inspired by wild seas, and the romantic hue of glowing embers our Turquoise Island Winter Homewares Collection is designed to bring luxurious ambiance to your living space.

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Bedrooms of the rich and famous

Ah, the lifestyles of the rich and famous. They might have to live under constant media scrutiny, but there’s no denying they do so in some of the most lavish and extravagant houses money can afford.

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The ultimate bed style guide

The right bed can transform a bedroom from a modest sleeping space to a stylish oasis. From elegant upholstered bed frames to rustic wooden ones, your bed can be the perfect way to set the scene for the overall style of your bedroom.

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How to clean curtains - a step-by-step guide

Curtains have this way of framing the perfect view – but when was the last time that you took a closer look at them? Knowing how to clean curtains can be a bit of a mystery and even a little daunting. Can I machine wash them? Can I use detergent? Where do I hang them? It can seem like a David vs Goliath task. But fear not; we have put together your “Cleaning Curtains 101” guide – everything from how to clean what type of curtain to making sure you don’t have to do this too often!

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Simple desk solutions

Simple desk solutions to create a space where you will feel organised, inspired and productive.

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8 things only homewares addicts will understand

Some people collect stamps. Others have a thing for vintage coins. But you? You find joy in the tiny details that give each room in your home a heartbeat… all those final touches that transform a space, bringing it to life with style and a story.

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Country charm - shop by style

Featuring distressed wooden finishes, floral accessories, and plenty of wicker, Country Charm décor is inviting, relaxing, and laid-back. In order to modernise this look, it’s important to not go overboard with furniture and homewares – keep spaces clutter-free and spacious.

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What to do with outdoor furniture after summer's over

During the hotter days of the year, your outdoor furniture gets put to good use – with morning sunbaking, afternoon barbecues, and twilight dinners. But what happens to your outdoor table and chairs when the summer sun sets and the colder months rise?

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Create an outdoor living room

The ingredients for a stylish and functional outdoor space.

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Caring for your upholstery

Life happens, so how do you keep your furniture looking like new?

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Table styling inspiration

Creating beautiful table vignettes is a great way to add flair to your home. Get some ideas from our favourite table styling inspo from around the web.

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8 on-trend ideas for decorating your rental

Just because you don’t own your house doesn’t mean you can’t make it look and feel like it’s truly yours. There are endless ways to add a personal touch and make your rental feel like home – without picking up a paintbrush or putting holes in the wall.

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How to make the most of a small wardrobe

Some of us just don’t have the luxury of an expansive, walk-in wardrobe. If your closet space is leaning on the smaller side, you don’t have to fret: there are plenty of clever and creative ways to take advantage of the wardrobe space you have.

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3 clever ways to make use of all the space in your home

Want to make the most of the space in your place? Whether you live in a cosy apartment or you simply need more storage space for your stuff, these clever storage hacks are sure to come in handy.

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Insulation to energy efficiency: how curtains and blinds protect your home

Blinds and curtains add so much to a home; they bring personality and style to a room, they make you feel safer with some extra privacy and, most importantly, they help with a lazy Sunday morning sleep-in by keeping the sun at bay. But, do you know how blinds and curtains can keep you feeling snug in Winter, cool in Summer and your bank account happy all year-round? If not, then keep reading on! We’ve looked into everything from protecting your home and furniture, while saving money on energy bills along the way.

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8 ways to style your computer desk

We love to give our bedrooms and living areas a stylih makeover, but do you feel your study area or home office is always left out? That maybe there isn’t much to do with a desk and a computer? Hold that thought.

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Buying guide: kids' tables and chairs

From colouring books and playdough to homework and afternoon tea, the little tables and chairs in a kid’s play space see a lot of action.

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Space saving ideas for small outdoor spaces

Big ideas, small space? Don’t let a compact outdoor area cramp your style.

The best outdoor furniture is designed cleverly enough to turn your small outdoor space into a backyard sanctuary that everyone will want to enjoy.

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30 minute seasonal makeover

As the seasons change, chances are your style will too. Here's how you can update your space without investing time and money every new season.

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​Shop by style – minimalist modernity

Sick of living among clutter and mess? Maybe it’s time to take the “less is more” approach to interior décor. From Scandinavian-inspired style to simple yet elegant homewares, our range has everything you need to embrace the minimalist trend.

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Stylist spotlight - Zoe Gilpin {The DIY Decorator}

Zoe Gilpin is a Perth based, qualified interior decorator who over the years has worked as a visual merchandiser and property stylist. These days as a mother of two, she owns and operates The DIY Decorator, an e-design decorating studio which means all of her work is carried out via online consultations and mood boards.

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Bedding & manchester buying guide

Create a relaxing oasis in your bedroom with the right bedding and manchester. Choose the right sheets, quilt, and pillow with our guide.

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Easy ways to save energy when you’re renting

You don’t have to be a homeowner if you want to practice a bit of green living. There might be some limitations, but if you’re renting and eager to save some money on energy (and save the planet while you’re doing it), there are plenty of simple changes you can make in your household.

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