Make your rental property a comfy family home

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Tue 15 September 2015

16 mins

In Australia it’s pretty common to have a dream to own your own home, but these days that dream can be out of reach for many families.

But you can make a rental property feel more like home, even if you’re can’t renovate, or hammer stuff in to walls.

Hear some great practical tips on decorating your floors, walls, bedrooms and hall wayswith expert interior designer, James Treble. He spends most of his days changing rooms into liveable, lovely spaces.

GUEST: James Treble, Interior Designer and Presenter on Channel 10’s, The Living Room

WEBSITE: James Treble 

Listen to more Food & Home segments

Thinking of renovating? Listen to this first

Effie Zahos, the editor of Money Magazine, has walked the walk when it comes to renovating. Now she's ready to talk the talk with her tips on things to…
10 mins

How to make your house greener (without the kids destroying your plants)

Georgina Reid from The Plant Hunter drops in to explain how even the most inept gardener can turn their home into a paradise of plants. She also introduces a new…
14 mins

What to do with a fussy eater?

Paediatrician Dr Deb Levy takes us through a parent's major worry; fussy eaters Why are fussy eaters on the rise and what's a poor parent to do? Make sure you
11 mins

How to make sure your Easter treats are great for kids and your conscience

The avalanche of chocolate is about to descend upon us, but Kate Browne from CHOICE Australia explains how easy it is to make sure they are ethically produced  For more…
8 mins

Why it's important to be financially independent (even when you have a loving partner)

Fairfax financial writer Georgie Dent says that financial independence is the best insurance policy you can have on a safe and happy life. Even if you are in a loving…
13 mins

The best autumnal fruit and vegetables that won't cost the earth

Alex Elliot-Howery is the co-founder of Cornersmith and an expert pickler. She believes in ethical food production, and buying seasonal fruit and veg is one of the…
7 mins