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, […]
It was in 1967 that the use of Crocidolite Asbestos ( or commonly known as blue Asbestos) was banned in Australia. While the health risks from asbestos where seriously investigated in Australia from the 1980’s, it was not until 2003 that it’s use in Australia was officially banned. From the year 2003, the recycling, importing […]
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
Yellow is probably my least favourite colours to decorate a home with. Mostly because there are just so many different shades and tones, there are cool yellows and warm yellows. There are problems with mixing different temperatures of Yellow (warm and cool). The other problem with yellow is that it tends to only look good […]
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.
Ever wondered why back stage at a music concert is called the Green Room? Actually no one know the answer to that questions – but there are a few rumours going around. One of the tales about why the ‘Green Room’ is called the green room has to do with colour therapy. The colour green […]
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.