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Five important factors to consider when landscaping a new home
7 August 2018
Five important factors to consider when landscaping a new home

Landscaping your new home can be a satisfying end to your building experience. Not only does effective landscape design add curb appeal and value to your home, it can increase the number of functional areas on your property. With just a bit of planning and know-how, you can create the perfect...

Five ways to create a cosy bedroom sanctuary this winter
3 July 2018
Five ways to create a cosy bedroom sanctuary this winter

Snuggling up with a blanket, reading in bed, sipping on hot chocolate… There’s nothing better than retreating to your bedroom as the temperature drops. Thankfully, it only takes a few key updates to turn your bedroom into a warm cocoon of comfort this winter.  Here are...

Discover new design ideas with our Lookbook
24 June 2018
Discover new design ideas with our Lookbook

Our Generation Homes Lookbook will leave you feeling inspired and ready to create a beautiful home for you and your family. We’ve taken the guesswork out of homebuilding and bring you the latest design ideas to suit every style. At Generation Homes we believe your house is a true...

Seven of the best investments to make in your bathroom
11 June 2018
Seven of the best investments to make in your bathroom

Your bathroom is one of the most hardworking spaces in your home, as well as a relaxing inner sanctuary. Creating your dream bathroom takes time, expert know-how, and the right set of product decisions to best suit you and your family’s needs. In today’s competitive property...

Autumn 2018 interiors trends: The new updates for your home
17 April 2018
Autumn 2018 interiors trends: The new updates for your home

Move over fruit-inspired décor, rose gold accessories and all-white interiors - autumn 2018 brings with it new trends that speak to sophistication and global influences. Whether you’re planning a new build or updating your existing home, here are key looks to help you stay...

Small build movement resonates with savvy buyers
27 February 2018
Small build movement resonates with savvy buyers

Central Canterbury’s burgeoning district of Selwyn, located south of Christchurch, is leading the region’s ‘small build’ movement. Many first home buyers, empty nesters and retirees are choosing to downsize from the traditional 200 plus square metre, four bedroom...

Nine easy ways to maximise your interior wall spaces
25 January 2018
Nine easy ways to maximise your interior wall spaces

There’s definitely an art to planning your home’s interior walls. Interior decorating can cause serious anxiety for new homeowners because there’s nothing more daunting than being surrounded by stark white or blank neutral walls when you’re faced with the decision of...

Trend forecast: What's hot for new homes in 2018
11 January 2018
Trend forecast: What's hot for new homes in 2018

What will you be coveting for your home in the year ahead? Whether you’re planning a new build or simply looking to refresh your interiors with quality décor touches, we’ve uncovered the key colour trends, features and products which design experts say will dominate Kiwi...

Tips for designing the perfect pet-friendly home
25 October 2017
Tips for designing the perfect pet-friendly home

Pet dogs have trumped children and marriage as the main reason millennials are purchasing their first home, according to a recent survey in the United States by Harris Poll for SunTrust Mortgage. Unlike previous generations, millennials are choosing to move out of rentals and buy their own...

Four ways to find balance with colour
9 October 2017
Four ways to find balance with colour

A collection of globally inspired hues, cocooning combinations, breezy neutrals and folklore-inspired shades are the words used to describe Dulux’s latest interior colour trends.   Generation Homes’ national paint supplier, Dulux, has themed its 2018 Colour Trends around...

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