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27 Sep 2017

Products that will make your home sing this Spring!

Spring is fast approaching and your home refresh should be nearly complete. To help you put the final touches on your new and improved home, we thought we would feature our top 5 products for this season:

Lighting

Beautifully delicate and completely on trend, this James Copper Geometric Pendant from Andrews Light Up is a steal at $149.95.

Outdoor Dining

A simple, clean and modern design, this Sense Picnic Style bench from The Outdoor Furniture Specialists is the perfect family outdoor dining set.

Accent Chairs & Ottomans

Introducing patterns & textures is easy with the fantastic range of furniture from Plush! From Sofas to Ottomans, they beautifully feature
crafted patterns – we especially love this Nova print!

Modern Decor
Freedom has all the spring décor you could dream of! From hanging bowls to textured outdoor rugs, we couldn’t go past this stunning minimalistic
Astra Lantern – a wonderful addition to your outdoor area!

Clean Crisp Bedding
This 500 thread count Cotton Sheet set from BedShed is a must for any Spring refresh – there’s nothing better than walking into a room with glowing white sheets!

And of course the list goes on! For more design tips, be sure to visit Aspley Homemaker City this season, follow our Facebook page or sign up to our online newsletter and enjoy your Spring styling adventure!

13 Sep 2017

The freshest colours of the season


Spring & colour go hand in hand – after all pops of colours and a bit of greenery is all it takes this season.

When introducing colours to your home, remember that they should be an extension of your style. This will create a seamless refresh throughout your house. Focus on key pieces that you have and love, then work out what colours will work well with those pieces before you introduce them.

Key colour trends this season are:

Minimalist pastels

Think mint greens & sandy pinks – simple yet modern design. Pillow Talk is right on it with their fantastic new range!

Serene shades of blue

Making you feel at peace, casual and calm blues are channelling the coastal theme. Sheridan features these shades perfectly with their stunning bed sets.

Metallics

They are back and here to stay! No longer a dramatic colour choice, the metallic is the new neutral, adding breaths of freshness and glimmer. Check out Andrews Light Up, they have a range of pendant lights that are right up this trends alley!

Featuring these pops of colours can be as dramatic or minimal as you like, just remember to start small and then build as your style becomes more apparent.  

06 Sep 2017

Spring into style!

    

Bright, bold and most importantly stylish Spring refreshes are easy to achieve at Aspley Homemaker City. This season we are giving you everything you need to Spring into style! From tips and trends to products, and even the chance to win – this season you can count on Aspley Homemaker City to help you achieve the look you love with just a little inspiration! 

Spring is all about the warmer weather, especially when it means we can spend more time outside. So to start off, why not update your outdoor living space for those perfect sunny afternoon lunches with friends. We love Rice Furniture’s range of sun lounges while Pillow Talk’s outdoor cushions are giving us the perfect resort style vibe! Plus, this month we are giving you the chance to win a stunning setting from the Outdoor Furniture Specialists – the perfect prize! 

While it’s important to make sure your outdoor retreat is refreshed, inside your home should also give you that feeling of revitalisation. That doesn’t mean you need to do a complete home overhaul, but just a few simple tasks that will have your house feeling like Spring has sprung. To kick you off, follow these quick tips: 


Declutter! 

It’s time to clean out those shelves, organise that pantry and style that bookshelf you always use as a storage unit. Howards Storage World has a great range of products that will help you find the right storage solution for your home.

Farewell Winter

Put away anything that alludes to a winter vibe – that means all the heavy fabric, faux fur pillows, throw blankets and rugs. It’s time to make room for your fresh spring décor! Freedom has a great selection of affordable homewares and fabric flowers that will have your house looking and feeling lighter.

Add pops of colour!

Reflect the bright shades of Spring with vibrant colours or powdery tones. This can be in the form of larger pieces of furniture like sofas and lounges, or smaller items such as woven rugs that will introduce texture to your layout. Visit Nick Scali for their fantastic furniture options.

By all means don’t try to do this all at once, just knock it over bit by bit and over the next few weeks we will continue to help you get your home ready for Spring.

29 Aug 2017

Win a stunning outdoor setting from The Outdoor Furniture Specialists!

 


Spring is finally here! To celebrate the warmer weather, Aspley Homemaker City is giving away this beautiful setting, or one of equal or lesser value from the Outdoor Furniture Specialists to one lucky Facebook fan. Set your outdoor living space apart and entertain your friends and family in style!

To enter, simply spend $50 at any retailer at Aspley Homemaker City, fill in an entry form and place it in the entry boxes located on each retailer's counter.

Don’t miss your chance to create the Spring refresh of your dreams and enter today!

Promotion ends at 5pm on Monday October 2, 2017.

For full terms and conditions click here.

 

08 Aug 2017

3 things to think about before buying a rug

Choosing the perfect rug can be the cherry on top of your home – it can uplift the space and help define certain areas in the room.

But how do you know what size rug you should get? What colour should it be and how do you choose something that’s both child-friendly and stylish? Here’s how to get it right.


1. Size

Of course, the shape and size of your rug will depend on where it will be placed in your home. If you live in a small space, small rugs will make your place look cramped.

If your rug is going to be placed under a seated space, it should fit the entire seating area, so that when you sit on your sofa, your feet are on the rug, not the floor. If your rug is under a dining table, your chairs should be able to pull back and still be sitting on the rug.

Another thing to think about is the shape of your rug. Round rugs are a great contrast in square rooms and square and rectangular rugs are perfect for defining a certain space, like a dining room.

2. Colour

By all means, if you love colour, go forth. If you’ve chosen a fabulous rug, it can really take your home to the next level. If you do want a patterned rug with great colours, if you can, it’s easier to buy it first so you can coordinate your furniture around it. Freedom, Carpet Call and Decorug have great ranges of prints and patterns to choose from.

But realistically, you’ll get more wear out of your rug if you stick with neutral tones. Whether your home has a sophisticated coastal vibe this season or if it moves towards a boho feel later down the track, neutral shades are flexible for all styles and tastes.

And if you’re worried about neutrals being boring, don’t – there are some fabulous rugs out there with interesting weaves, textures and prints.

Whatever colour your rug is, be aware that a dark rug will make a space feel more intimate, so if you have a small apartment, it might be something you want to avoid. In comparison, a pale rug won’t look as heavy.


3. Texture

Think about where your rug will be placed in your home before choosing what materials you’d like. If you’ve got kids, you’ll need a rug that will go the distance, maybe something with synthetic fibre in it. Alternatively, a wool blend is another great option.

Don’t forget to Scotchguard your rug so those inevitable messes can be cleaned up easily.

If your rug is going to be placed somewhere there’s heavy foot traffic, again, consider choosing something more durable like natural fibres or wool blends. If you want something more luxurious, consider choosing a longer, plusher pile. Just check out Rugs a Million for some great options.

 

19 Jul 2017

This Month's Top Deals at Aspley Homemaker City

Orange Theory Fitness

Visit Orange Theory Fitness at Aspley Homemaker Centre this month and receive your 1st week for FREE!

Pillow Talk

Warm up this winter at Pillow Talk!

Keeping cosy during the cooler months has never been easier thanks to the stunning range on sale now at Pillow Talk!

Whether you’re looking to give your décor a wintery update or need a few extra layers on the bed to stay warm, you’ll find the best quality at the best price in their July Sale! Who can resist stylish quilt cover sets from only $29, up to 30% off bath towels and huge savings on pillows, quilts, mattress toppers! Sale continues until 23/07. Plush Think Sofas

Head into Plush and receive 50% off when you purchases two or more pieces of furniture. (Offer ends Sunday 13th August)

Forty Winks

Head into Forty Winks at Aspley Homemaker City and get ANY SIZE mattress across selected leading brands and best selling mattresses for the price of a Single mattress.

This offer is available across Serta, King Koil, Sealy, Silent Partner and Tempur brands.


 

 

 

 

03 Jul 2017

5 ways to style your home this winter

Autumn is now well and truly over and there’s a chill in the air as the wintry season sets in. It’s time to bring out the blankets, get the fireplace up and running and put on the ugg boots at home. 

Now is also a great time to change up your interiors this season and add some stylish warmth to your space. Here are five easy ways to get started.


Experiment with layering and texture

Not only will layering different textures keep you warm and cosy this season, it also brings visual interest to your home – think of overlapping a couple of textured rugs on the floor from Rugs-a-Million or mixing a chunky knitted blanket with a faux fur cushion or two. It’s a really simple way to add style to your space.

And obviously, don’t forget to switch to warmer bedding too, like gorgeous flannel and jersey. Bedshed, Sheridan and the Bedding Furniture Outlet has some fabulous options to check out.

Play with jewel colours

Glamorous and moody, deep jewel tones are a big hit this season, like emerald greens, sapphire blues and dark plums. Metallics continue to be on-trend too, and they make great accents for dark colour palettes, like a gold picture frame or a rose gold vase.

A velvet crush

Rich, sumptuous velvet is one of the latest trends this season and it instantly injects some hollywood glamour into the home.

However, is key not to overdo it, or you’ll run the risk of your home looking over-the-top and gaudy rather than chic. To start, you may want to just invest in a couple of different cushion to throw on the couch or even some bedding, before you start investing in larger pieces like a bedhead, curtains or a sofa.

Note: It makes sense to keep velvet in the bedroom or lounge room, rather than the bathroom or kitchen, as it’s not an easy fabric to clean.

Embrace natural timbers

The minimalist Scandi look is still going strong this season and introducing beautiful natural timbers into the home is a look that will last for years to come. Think oak and ash wood, mixed with marble and granite. 

The scent of winter

Imagine relaxing at home at the end of a long day with the delicious, comforting fragrance of a woody or spicy oil burner or candle.

Now’s the time to switch your summery, fruity scents for something warmer like a beautiful vanilla candle or pear and ginger diffuser from Freedom.

 

30 May 2017

June Sale Notice

 

June Sales are now on at Aspley Homemaker City.  In the June catalogue on page 4, the wrong ad for Recline Furniture was published. We apologise for the inconvenience.

 

02 May 2017

Winner will be announced soon!

Stay tuned as the winner of the major Autumn refresh promotion will be announced next week.  Imagine what you could do with a $10,000 spending spree at Aspley Homemaker CIty - a new lounge, bed, outdoor setting - the list is endless! 

18 Apr 2017

Win over $20,000 for an Autumn Home Refresh

 

Imagine what you could do with a $10,000 Aspley Homemaker City Gift Card! A new lounge, bed, outdoor setting - the list is endless!

 

Simply shop at Aspley from 27 March until the end of April and every $100 you spend in-centre gets you an entry into the draw to win the $10,000
Aspley Homemaker City Gift Card! The more you spend, the more entries you receive!

 

*Terms and conditions apply. Promotion commences 9am 27 March 2017 and concludes 5pm 30 April 2017. Combined spends do not qualify for an entry. The total prize pool is valued at $20,215. View terms and conditions here.

 


 


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