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Chyka Keebaugh


Warm, kind and classy, Chyka Keebaugh is the star of Foxtel’s The Real Housewives of Melbourne. No stranger to TV, Chyka previously spent four years as the design and style expert for Good Morning Australia on Network TEN. She has also established herself as a major player in the business world by leading a group of highly successful event and hospitality companies with her husband, Bruce. And just recently, Chyka launched her very popular homemaker and style blog 

Often referred to to as the "nice one" on The Real Housewives of Melbourne, it was 25 years ago that Chyka and Bruce established The Big Group, which is now Australia’s largest privately owned events and catering company. Chyka’s eye for design and style then led to the establishing of the couple’s subsidiary business, The Design Depot, a premium special occasion design and styling firm. Together, The Big Group and The Design Depot have created real magic for private and corporate clients across Australia, Asia and The Middle East.

With a natural flair for making everything look beautiful, Chyka shares practical tips and advice at on everything about homemaking, lifestyle, design and entertaining. Fans of her new blog now know that having Chyka’s no fuss, practical advice turns your home and special occasions into something perfectly beautiful that you will be proud to share with family and friends.

Chyka has studied at the prestigious Le Corden Bleu in London, a worldwide leader in gastronomy and hospitality management, and at the Constance Spry Floristry School. The proud mother of Chessie (21) and BJ (18) is now celebrating her biggest year to date, the blog showcases Melbourne’s best restaurants, cafes, lifestyle, travel, street stalls, recipes, fashion, arts and culture. 

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