At the moment we are looking at painting our house. This paint job will include our brand new front door. Who knew there were so many shades of white? And yet, exterior outdoor durable paints come in hundreds of colour. I am starting to think we should go a little crazy. So these are the […]
When it comes to external doors, for most people, the first thing that comes to mind is security, followed by weather resistance and then style. These days, exterior doors are manufactured in a wide variety of styles that provide all these three things to varying degrees. There are so ,many different types of exterior doors, […]
Asbestos removal from houses in Melbourne and Sydney have become commonplace. I started reading a little on the Western Australian Town of Wittenoom. What a sad story. What was once a pastoral town in the Pilbera soon became a health crisis. In the 1950’s and 1960’s, Wittenoom was known to be the only Australian supplier of […]
Identifying Asbestos is hard; and people who are currently partaking in DIY Renovations in their homes are the most at risk. Asbestos looks like a lot of other things. Many manufacturers of asbestos cladding also made similar products using a different material. So lets have a look at where you might find Asbestos and how one might […]
Tips and Ideas for Styling your Home
There aren’t enough murals in this world. Murals are gorgeous! They fill your home with art, life colour and fun. Murals can change a pokey boring place into a vibrant magical area. Have a look at the wonderful murals below! Inspiration!
If there is one thing I have learnt from my years in Interior design, it’s that every stylish house is full of ‘Throws’. A Throw is like a blanket, but you never use it. It is a decorative piece of material that seems to always be tossed about in the most perfect way. Throws must be […]
Creating a room that captures the feeling of the real Mexico can be difficult. Mexican inspired homes can quickly become over the top and out of control. So here are some ideas of how to incorporate the flavour of Mexican design and living without feeling like you are living in a taco commercial.
DESIGN WITH COLOUR AND STYLE by Shaynna Blaze The BLOCK has been running now in Australia for 11 Seasons. Never before have I ever even thought to watch it, until we brought our very own home. Now that we are knee-deep in renovations ourselves, I am hooked! Now I love watching the Block. All I […]
Peope seem to think that beach house means bowls of shells and a whole lot of thick rope. Here is a better and far more subtle apporach to the classic beach house and holiday hide away.
Hanging Table Decorations for Christmas – Sometimes just simple touches for the Christmas table can be the most effective. I love this hanging decorative garland as it adds a wonderful touch of the festive season without taking up room on the table that would be better used displaying food and drinks. A Couple of […]