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, […]
Faking things in films, has always been a big business; from emotions, locations, houses, streets and the weather. When films were all shot indoors in Hollywood studios, snow was a particularly important one to fake. Until the 1920’s snow in American films was faked by using cotton batting. When Hollywood shot all their films indoors […]
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
Decorating Your Prefect Country Cabin Retreat Although it is heading into Summer down here in Australia, my Facebook feed is still full of Winter warmers from the other side of the globe. I can’t wait to get over to Europe for a White Christmas, but until then I am just loving the country retreat vibe […]
10 little inspirations to help you make the most of your wardrobe space. Ideas for changing and renovating your Wardrobe.
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.
Wondering how to get a professional finish without paying professional painters? Check out these Painting Tips for DIY renovators. For Cutting in and doing detailed work on the walls and doors, this brush and paint holder is a great idea. Cut from a milk bottle, this is a great way to take a small amount […]
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 […]