Choosing Doors

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14 Beautiful Bright Front Doors

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 […]

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How to choose the best External Doors

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

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Asbesto Removal Gone Wrong

A few nights ago the demolition of homes in Canberra was announced on the news.  These homes are being demolished because of Mr Fluffy, a loose-fill asbestos in the roof cavity, that was installed as insulation during the 1970’s. I had not been following the story at all until last night when the gravity of […]

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The Real Dangers for DIY Renovators

Recently I saw an article about the changing rates of asbestos cancers.  There is a new wave of mesothelioma diagnosis, and the faces of asbestos cancers are now women.  With the number of cases among women rising, people wanted to know why?  Where were these patients coming from? As mesothelioma is mostly a workplace danger, […]

Tips and Ideas for Styling your Home

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Easy Luxury, Darren Palmer

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 […]

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A Guide to Different Types of Paint

Flat Paint Flat Paint may also be known as Matte Finish.  Flat paint had the lowest sheen available in paint types. Once flat paint dries it is almost non-reflective.  This is a great quality if you are wanting to cover imperfections in your wall, sanding or painting ability.  It leaves a smooth matte finish like […]

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Christmas! Don’t fill your home with heaps of ugly crap!

Check these out instead. The Stylish Christmas Tree The Stylish Christmas tree is a lot simpler than you think.  The stylish christmas does not need as many ornaments or lights.  It is about the tree, not being over loaded, remember to look at the tree.     The Amazing Christmas Cushion Instead of tinsil and […]

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Gloss Paint; What is it for?

We have started painting! our walls are in terrible condition.  Scratched and marked and there are huge gaps between the ceiling and the walls.  They have been very badly put together and very badly cared for since.  Because of the condition of our walls, we have decided to paint the whole thing in ceiling paint, […]

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Murals for Grownups

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!

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Kitchen Inspiration; Dark tiles

Oh my god how great do these kitchens look!? I have fallen in love with these dark tile kitchen splash backs.  Now I just need to convince Mark that a dark kitchen is the one thing we need to complete our lives…  Wish me luck.

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The Carpet Cleaning Begins!

My Husband and I have just brought a house!  Yes, thank you we are very excited too.  This blog was started as part of a design project for renovations at Uni.  I am studying architectural design.  However I have since become so interested in the way people use their homes, the things they choose to […]

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5 Unexpected Reasons You Need a Building Inspection

If you’re looking to save money while buying a house, the building inspection is not the place to skimp or cost save.  There are places where you can save money, but a building inspection is not the place. Skimping on the building inspection will end up costing you much more in the long run.  Any […]

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An Article on Tiny Houses

There is this idea at the moment that humans are taking up too much space.  We are living alone, in big houses, taking up too much space on this earth. Small house designs have come a long way.  The technology of tiny living is working wonders.  There are devices and gadgets and things that tuck into […]