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Stone Creek Cottage by BullerRoo: An absolute bliss!

Stone Creek Cottage by BullerRoo: An absolute bliss!

Stone Creek Cottage by BullerRoo Farm Stay is a quaint cottage nestled in the arms of Mansfield, Victoria. The cottage…
Templeton Architecture - Crafting dreams in stone

Templeton Architecture - Crafting dreams in stone

Matilda by Templeton Architecture is a cottage located in the granite hills of the northeast of Victoria. The cottage features…
Electric fireplaces - The modern alternative

Electric fireplaces - The modern alternative

Electric fireplaces are a great alternative to traditional wood or gas models that have a lot of maintenance and installation…
Electrifying Fireplace Trends for 2024

Electrifying Fireplace Trends for 2024

From eco-friendly fires that align with the environment to minimalist masterpieces, these are the most electrifying fireplace trends for 2024.
Christmas at the Auburn - Hawthorn East

Christmas at the Auburn - Hawthorn East

Get ready to celebrate Christmas at the Auburn Hotel which offers fireside dining with our Cheminées Philippe 1200 DF fireplace.…
Shining the light on the Lopi 6015

Shining the light on the Lopi 6015

Located in the beautiful town of North Perth, Western Australia, there’s a stunning adobe that illustrates a contemporary style by…
Fire for Life by Escea won gold at the NZ Best Design Awards

Fire for Life by Escea won gold at the NZ Best Design Awards

Escea Fireplace’s not-for-profit initiative ‘Fire for Life’ recently won two gold awards and the prestigious purple award at the NZ…
Bower Architecture & Interiors – Crafting living experiences

Bower Architecture & Interiors – Crafting living experiences

Bower Architecture stands out tall as a leading Melbourne-based architectural and interior design firm. They consistently use Cheminées Philippe fireplaces…
Slow-combustion fireplaces vs. open fireplaces: Let's compare!

Slow-combustion fireplaces vs. open fireplaces: Let's compare!

Open fireplaces or slow-combustion fireplaces? Which one is best for your home and why? Let’s find out the answer through…
Inside Out Home of the Year 2023

Inside Out Home of the Year 2023

Join us as we explore the Inside Out Home of the Year Awards 2022 and discuss what makes this year’s…
Introducing a new Lopi double-sided gas fireplace!

Introducing a new Lopi double-sided gas fireplace!

Double-sided gas fireplaces are increasingly trending among Aussies. Learn how the new double-sided fireplace by Lopi can help you heat…
Cheminées Philippe - Operating instructions for the Radiante 700 insert

Cheminées Philippe - Operating instructions for the Radiante 700 insert

One of the most popular models of Cheminées Philippe is the French-styled Radiante 700. Continue reading to learn about the…