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100 little things series: Top 5 tips for decorating your home for Christmas

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Decorating your house for Christmas can be easily overlooked with all the other things to organise, but adorning your home with the season’s aesthetic gems ensures that it will truly be the most wonderful time of the year. Below are some tips to decorate in style this year.

1. Consult the colour wheel Choose a colour spectrum and carry it from your Christmas tree throughout your entire home. By selecting either contrasting or complementary colours and textures, you will create a sophisticated aesthetic. Don’t be bound by the traditional Christmas colours either – choose hues that resonate with you.

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The Art Of Feng Shui: Positively Impacting Design

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Feng Shui has been practised in China for well over 6,000 years, and played a significant role in shaping the country’s architecture. Despite attempts to supress it during the Cultural Revolution of the 1960’s, Feng Shui has done more than just remain a prominent method of design. It has broken the borders of its country and become well known throughout the Western world too.

Feng Shui was developed over 4,000 years, and during that time practitioners developed a map-like device known as a Bagua. It has eight sections, each relating to a point on a traditional compass and are connected to specific areas of life, as follows:

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Better by design: less energy usage through clever design

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A new design method within the housing industry aims to enable you to live comfortably with minimal use of air-conditioning throughout the summer months, or heating in winter.

These smart designs could save home-owners a lot of money on electricity bills, as the design method combines and harnesses the natural elements with total-home insulation. This means you can greatly reduce use of air-conditioners and heaters.

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Better connected: Gregory Hills Drive opens

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Catherine Park Estate will become even better connected with the opening of the remaining five kilometres of Gregory Hills Drive today - providing direct access from Camden Valley Way at Gregory Hills to Eagle Vale Drive and Badgally Road in Campbelltown.

Not only will this mean a more direct route, but the new $45 million dual-carriageway will also provide an alternative route to the heavily congested Narellan Road. The first phase will see one lane open each way, with the entire road set to open early in the new year. Motorists and public transport users alike will reap the benefits, with bus routes to be reconsidered to make use of the new arterial road.

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The benefits of well-designed dog parks for communities

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Pets play an important part in our lives. Research shows that pets can help improve a person’s mental and physical health, reduce the effects of stress, facilitate social interaction between people and build a sense of community.[1]

Catherine Park’s latest land release, the Kensington release, features an off-leash dog park for residents and the community.

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