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 […]
Asbestos removal from houses in Melbourne and Sydney have become commonplace. I started reading a little on the Western Australian Town of Wittenoom. What a sad story. What was once a pastoral town in the Pilbera soon became a health crisis. In the 1950’s and 1960’s, Wittenoom was known to be the only Australian supplier of […]
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Feature image from THE FORCE So our new bathroom is unimaginably ugly. We recently bought a new house, and are planning to renovate the whole thing over a few years. At the moment, Our bathroom features 8 different tile designs in various textures and shades of blue. It is horrible and I hate being in there. […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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!
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.