Author Archives for Chuck Kolyvas

About Chuck Kolyvas

Chuck Kolyvas is an Australian writer and photographer. Drawing on broad world experience gained from living and working in Australia, Japan, the UK, the Netherlands and New Zealand, Chuck particularly enjoys investigating technology, design and lifestyle and how they impact our lives.

No-nonsense money-saving tips for moving day

Moving house can be loaded with costs – removalists, transport, boxes and bubble wrap. Follow our moving house tips and with a bit of easy preparation and planning you won't break your budget.

No sewing machine required! Interior projects to save you money

It’s time to get ingenious with your home furnishings and embellishments. Try these three practical ideas that can help jazz up a room for next to nothing.

Be a DIY da Vinci: 12 tips to take the pain out of a perfect paint job

Painting is fun, therapeutic and cost effective to do it yourself. But nothing says amateur like a sloppy paint job, so here is some house painting tips to save you money and years of embarrassment.