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Top tips to make your home a “complete lifestyle hub”

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Australians now see their home as a “complete lifestyle hub”, where they can exercise, dine in, socialise, work, learn and play.
To reflect this shift, interiors expert Jen Bishop has revealed few ways Australians can create a “home hub” to improve how we work, entertain and exercise – without breaking the bank.
Here are her top tips:
1. Think big
While it’s hard to create more space in a finite area, Ms Bishop said you can make better use of what you’ve got.
“Try and get out of the mindset that you need separate rooms for your different activities and think multipurpose,” she offered.

2. Streamline your connectivity
Fast internet is crucial for work, socialising and streaming entertainment at home.
Ms Bishop recommends keeping WI-FI stations in a central location for better connectivity around the house.
And if you don’t want them in plain sight, they are easily tucked away on shelves using books, photos and indoor plants.
3. Ambiance is key
Outdoor lighting and a patio heater are great ways to turn a balcony or backyard into year-round entertaining areas, according to the interiors expert.

4. Work out your workout
Many people have avoided going back to the gym as restrictions have eased, opting instead to continue their home habits.
“Avoid your living room looking like a gym by having [a] good-looking storage zone for your rolled-up exercise mat, dumbbells and resistance bands,” Ms Bishop has advised.

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