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, […]
What are the Australian laws around asbestos removal? Asbestos Removal…This is what I have been researching for the last three days. Our whole renovation plans depend on what is going to happen to the interior walls and part of our roof. How much will it cost? How much has to be removed? How far will […]
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
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.
The colour pink often gets a bad name, wether it is the baby pink associated with young girls bedrooms, or the hot pink that took over the 80’s, it is probably a colour you are trying to steer clear of. However colour in your home, any colour, when used properly and sparingly can have such […]
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.
The Most important thing to remember about decorating and going to a white palate in the home is how to keep it from coming across as cold. This can be done with the use of fabrics and lots of natural materials. A wooden floor and pale wooden furniture will bring warmth into the home while […]
EASY LUXURY, Darren Palmer So it is no secret. I have become a big fan of THE BLOCK. It’s an Australian reality television series where couples compete to renovate the best apartment/house. There are a number of design challenges along the way, but mostly it comes down to style, taste, hard work and managing a […]