IKEA transforms Sydney Ferry and the result looks amazing

IKEA has kitted out a Sydney Ferry with its furniture and in the place of the lino-clad plastic chairs they've built one of the world's comfiest cruisers.

How the great Aussie fashion fail's been fixed

Brad Munro shows off his invention which have quickly gained the endorsement of NRL stars like Johnathan Thurston.

Is this an end to a seemingly insurmountable fashion fail?

How she's reclaiming her femininity after losing breasts

INSPIRATION: Gladstone cancer survivor Lana Rhodes has taken part in the So Brave Project's 2017 calendar.

COURAGEOUS MUM'S heartwarming journey to reclaiming her femininity.

Can't get to Motorclassica? Here's your ticket

The automotive stars have come out to play at the 2016 Motorclassica motor show.

Check out modern and the classics featured at Motorclassica.

Baby born 16 weeks early weighing just 510gm

Gladstone mum Sophie Saul is in Brisbane with her premature baby Madison, who can now breathe on her own.

GLADSTONE mum overwhelmed with relief.

Better burgers could soon be just a beep away

BETTER: Better brekkies might be only a beep away.

E-tag technology to hit Hungry Jack's

Boy asked mum to pack two lunches to feed friend

Josette Duran... acts of kindness.

Initially she thought he was just hungry and eating them himself

Should you shower in the morning or at night?

It's a conundrum that's as old as the shower itself

Fat or thin: How gut bacteria affects our eating

Gut microbiota can manipulate your eating behaviour. This may lead to cravings, akin to your system being “hijacked” by your microbiota.

Taste the meat that cost Gina Rinehart millions to buy

Mount Pleasant Meat Specialists owner Craig Stewart.

IT has a taste that is worth a million dollars

Kingaroy a vegan friendly small town

DELISH: The Giving Tree Cafe, in Kingaroy, has made PETA's list for it's facon and cheese pies.

Kingaroy has been named a vegan friendly small town.

Rum lovers drain supplies ahead of Spirit of Bundy Festival

FESTIVAL FUN: Hard-to-find rums will be available at next weekend's Spirit of Bundaberg Festival.

Bundy Rum specialis sell out online within 48 hours

Sugar is not poison, says myth-busting surfing scientist

SWEET AS: Ruben Meerman wants to dispel the "extremism” around sugar.

Surfing Scientist in Bundy for WriteFest

You're pronouncing these foods wrong

Here are some of the most common food names that can be tricky to get your mouth around, and how to pronounce them correctly.

No more missing out on food because you can't say it

How this woman turned hobby into a dream job

ALLI'S CAKES: Alli Ward puts the finishing touches on a wedding   cake in her newly opened Alli's cakes.

Cake decorator expands business to fulfil dream

Styling your home: Little things with big impact

ASIDE from loving the word bespoke (long before everyone else discovered it, I might add) I love embellishing, reworking and bespoke-finishing my interior.

Can you help solve the mystery of this WWI photograph?

MYSTERY: This old photograph, discovered in a frame bought at a garage sale, has local history buffs curious about the family's identity.

Photograph accidentally bought in garage sale

DARREN PALMER: How to make a house a home

At home with interior designer Darren Palmer.

A home should be personal, says influential interior designer

How to turn your Pinterest addiction into cash

Pinterest is a fun and free app that's easy to use.

Six ways to make money pinning

Epic backyard caters for golf, bowling, handball, basketball

SINGLE parent Bec Mortensen has created an epic backyard at her Stenner St home to give her children the best playtime possible.

How to get edible treats in your backyard

It's time to find a spot for a blueberry bush.

The middle of spring is yet another wonderful time for gardeners

How to get your garden glowing for spring

Daisy May grows about 25cm tall and produces large white daisy flowers.

How to pick the right plants to get your garden perfect for spring

Flower farming perfect retirement plan for family

Lyn Palmer had wanted to be a commercial flower producer since visiting other farms near Mission Beach.

Never did Lyn Palmer imagine becoming a flower farmer.

The healing power of community gardens

RAY OF SUNSHINE: Working at the permaculture garden at Yandina has helped Michelle Parry to reconnect with the community.

How a grieving mother-to-be found healing in the garden

Gardening: Scents of spring for the subtropical gardener

Daphne Eternal Fragrance.

Introducing a fragrant plant that can withstand the Aussie climate

REVIEW: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

THIS is London theatre at its finest, but all will not be revealed.

Extra summer flights for Sunshine Coast

Sunshine Coast Airport

It's hoped the new flights will boost local tourism

Sunshine Beach apartment voted best value holiday home

The one bedroom apartment is the perfect couple's retreat

The Mackay woman getting 28 million hits online

Sonia Carroll's web series Aussie Periscope Girl has attracted 28.7 million hits on Periscope.

Former Mackay girl showcases Australia to the world

Touring an international city: in 12 hours

A heritage street lamp and hanging basket next to the steam clock in the heart of Vancouver's historic Gastown. British Columbia, Canada.

How to squeeze the most out of your visit Vancouver, in 12 hours

Rwandan gorillas in our midst

One the mountain gorilla family, known as Susa, in Rwanda.

Gorilla encounter worth the hike

Ain't no mountain high enough, not even Everest

AIN'T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH: Chinchilla's Brendan Beasley successfully made it to Everest Base Camp last month.

Chinchilla chiropractor conquers Everest.

In Flames are super 'proud' of new album

In Flames explore Call of Duty, why they are lazy, and why they love riffs.

Selma Blair blames flight outburst on 'psychotic blackout'

Selma Blair

"I am someone who should never drink, and I rarely do"

Bob Dylan acknowledges Nobel Prize win

Bob Dylan has finally acknowledged his Nobel Prize win

WATCH: Trailer for Jackman's final Wolverine film released

First trailer for the last Wolverine film with Hugh Jackman.

Thrilling trailer promises a dark, dystopian finale for Wolverine

CCTV footage surfaces of Kim Kardashian West's robbers

The blurry footage shows three men on bikes and two on foot

Cathriona White's mother claims to have Jim Carrey's results

Jim Carrey and late ex-girlfriend Cathriona White

SHE claims Carrey exposed White to herpes, chlamydia, Hepatitis A

The Koi Boys are back with more covers and original songs

Former Voice contestants The Koi Boys have signed with Universal Music.

THE Voice favourites release their debut album today.

New model management seeks 'black sheep' beauties

This model management is looking for people who defy society's idea of conventional beauty whether it's in age, shape or size.

Gladstone teen models chase contracts at Trump's agency

FASHIONABLE: Taleisha Purdy and Madisyn Ninness are in the Miss Teen Australia finals.

Teens strut runway to hook a flight to New York fashion.

Sisters launch new activewear range for female athletes

FAMILY AFFAIR: Peta Rogerson, Queensland Broncos coach and husband Lucas Feldman and Hayley Rogerson.

A Coast touch football star and her sister launch Fettle activewear.

Get fit for summer fit with Sally Fitzgibbons: Week 6

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A whole new set of exercises to help you get fit for summer

Kingaroy model mingles with the stars

STARS ALIGN: Former Kingaroy woman Kellie Anne Lincoln dons a designer gown and diamonds for last month's Emmy Awards.

Kellie-Anne Lincoln was lucky enough to attend the Emmy Awards.

What matters when getting wed: What it was like in 1939

DO you want someone to love, or someone to depend on?

Tattooist's cover-up competition goes viral

Many of the tattoos were home jobs by untrained artists.

Local tattooist overwhelmed by response

How single mum saved more than $30k in a year

A SINGLE mum and finance guru from Sydney is on a mission to teach people how easy it is to save a grand.

10 terrible fashion knock-offs bought online

Fashion knock off

High fashion fails featured on page

Four ways to ensure your Christmas is stress free

Beautiful funny woman holding a pile of wrapped Christmas gifts

Because it's never too early to plan on making your life easier

FACEBOOK: This will change the way you shop forever

Online shopping is about to take a whole new direction.

This is the future of online shopping.

New CQ retail website is all about women's business

Woman using a laptop computerPhoto: Brett Wortman/Sunshine Coast Daily

CQ women launch new retail website

Samsung Family Hub: The end of fridge notes?

Nutritionist Jacqueline Alwill, of Brown Paper Bag fame, talks about some of her favourite features of the Samsung Family Hub smart fridge.

Samsung's latest fridge comes with a $7499 price tag

iPhone 7 Plus: Are two cameras really better than one?

The Sydney Opera House, taken with an iPhone 7 Plus.

A single photo can involve a staggering 100 billion operations

Junior fat-busting program ending as funding dries up

Expert says results from Parenting, Eating and Activity for Child Health program overall results may influence State Government's future plan to lower obesity.

Gladstone kids fat-busting program ending as funds dry up

QUT Senior Research Fellow Dr Helen Vidgen from QUT's School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences is looking at the diet of children and what a healthy lunch box should look like.

Program helping our kids fight the bulge ends on December 31

The surprising reason why women may be saying no to sex

Is self-consciousness turning you off? You're not alone

Missing fingers haven't stopped this guitarist

COOL HAND: Michael Shanks, of Buderim, has mastered the guitar despite having only a thumb and no fingers on his left hand.

Guitarist overcomes challenge to play

Antibiotics failing against common infections

Dr Mason Stevenson.

Antibiotic resistance being seen in fight against common infections

High-tech trampoline has kids leaping into the future

AIR TIME: Lewis Fretwell tests out the new 'Smart Trampoline'.

The classic backyard trampoline gets a high-tech twist.

MY SAY: Marijuana green light good, but just a start

GROWING: Medicinal cannabis growing at a US facility.

Let's be blunt, more can still be done with medical weed

Is the 'bank of mum and dad' just a myth?

New research suggests young people actually see their money decisions (as well as their mistakes) as their responsibility.

IVF may reduce risk of birth defects in mums over 40

WOMAN who are over 40 may have healthier babies if they use IVF

Parents take the steps their lost little ones never could

Adam Mathieson, his wife Karen Russo and their daughter Georgina Mathieson attend a Sands Australia walk in memory of children lost to stillbirth, miscarriage and neonatal death.

Parents, families and supporters gather for Sands Australia walk.

OPINION: Teenage children bleeding me dry

DRAIN YOU: Darren's Piggy Bank is feeling the pain.

Dazza dishes the dirt on his kids

Teething tablets linked to deaths available in Australia

"Stop using these products and dispose of any in your possession".

How to praise children: When 'well done' isn't enough

How do you react when you hear expressions like “well done" or “great work”?

Miracle baby thriving after being born at 25 weeks

Billie Ava Stevens came into the world at just 25 weeks and weighed just 510 grams.

Brissie mum celebrates early birth of baby girl.

Is the school gate the place to catch an (unavailable) mate?

A SHOCKING new survey has revealed Back to School is a prime time for parents to cheat on their partners.

Ten-year-old's hilarious rules for boy who has crush on her

A ten-year-old is schooling everyone on unrequited crushes

Suicide of sex video woman sparks calls for change

Titziana Cantone had killed herself after the video emerged online and became the subject of internet parodies and jokes Facebook.

Images and videos began to appear on porn sites and spread virally

TV Insider: Married at First Sight's diversity applauded

Craig and Andy at their wedding in New Zealand in a scene from Married At First Sight.

Sydneysiders Andy and Craig faced more scrutiny than anyone else