Chyka Keebaugh

Successful Businesswoman, Event and Styling Expert

No stranger to TV, Chyka previously spent four years as the homemaking and styling expert on Good Morning Australia, three series on The Real Housewives of Melbourne and The Australian Women’s Weekly 2016 Christmas Special.

Chyka has established herself as a major player in business by leading a group of highly successful event and hospitality companies. She and her husband established The Big Group over 25 years ago, and it is now Australia’s largest privately owned events and catering company. The Big Group has created real magic for private and corporate clients across Australia, Asia and the Middle East.

Chyka studied at Le Corden Bleu in London, a worldwide leader in gastronomy and hospitality management, and at the Constance Spry Floristry School.

With a natural flair for making everything practical and beautiful, Chyka shares practical tips and advice at on all things home, outdoor, travel and food. The online magazine was first launched in January 2015 and has since grown into a must-visit destination to learn Chyka’s insights and solutions for creating a beautiful home life.

As one of Australia’s leading creative forces for imagining, styling and transforming homes and spaces into magical places filled with joy and love, Chyka creates beautiful, uplifting content. With an archive full of posts described as ‘accessible, achievable and fun’. Readers are invited into Chyka’s home to learn tips and tricks, from everything to styling, decorating, entertaining, cleaning, organisation, crafts, DIY, and more. From delicious recipes to quick and easy afternoon snacks, Chyka has you covered. Chyka shares her recipes, exciting new creations she has discovered, family favourites and recipes straight from The Big Group kitchens. Chyka’s flair also extends to the outdoors with creative potting, planting ideas, and inspiring ways to decorate and entertain in your outdoor space.

With two lifestyle books under her belt, Chyka Home & Chyka Celebrate, Chyka is a sought-after public speaker and a creative workshop host. Collaborating with like-minded brands brings all of Chyka’s passions under one roof, from working with fashion labels to creating stylish travel destinations for those who want to ‘travel like chyka’ to her extensive homewares collection available through Harris Scarfe.

With so much experience and talent to share, her online home is a popular weekly destination worldwide.

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