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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Tips and Ideas for Styling your Home
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 […]
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.
QLD Red Ironbark Red Ironbark has long been the preferred Australian Timber when it comes to building structures that are exposed to the elements, due to it’s long term performance and weather resistance. QLD Red Ironbark is extremely hardwearing and highly durable, allowing for wide range of external applications. A great choice for indoor and […]
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.
We are in love with concrete houses at the moment. Be warned, there is a lot more concrete design ideas coming your way, from walls and floors to home made concrete furniture and fixtures. Watch this space. We love love love it!
Scandinavian homes are taking off all over Sydney and Melbourne. And I have to say I have been bitten by the bug. Scandinavian homes are all about light, air and clean lines. This means big windows and not many curtains. Keeping it simple and natural is best. Light wood and clean white walls. Get inspired […]