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Pen Y Llechwedd An Update

Pen Y Llechwedd An Update

Can you believe that we are in the middle of February already!! Valentines Day is a little different here at The Builder’s Wife this year we are celebrating all things Pen Y Llechwedd, after all we love this house! It’s almost 4 years now since we began on this journey, when after looking for 3…Continue Reading

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Where I Find My Home Decorating Inspiration

Where I Find My Home Decorating Inspiration

Decorating my home is something I find to be exciting and challenging. I really enjoy having the opportunity to create my own unique sense of style within our family home. I don’t have as style as such, and love to experiment with what I put together. Finding my home decorating inspiration comes to me in…Continue Reading

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How To Paint VJ Boards

How To Paint VJ Boards

The second most common question we are asked both here and on social media, is how to paint VJ boards. Now I don’t claim to be a professional, but we have picked up some great tips over the years and can save you a bunch of time with a few of these hints we are…Continue Reading

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Planning My Day

Planning My Day

Work life balance is really important to our family. It’s one of the reasons I work for myself rather than for someone else. I prefer to have the opportunity to get up and work at 4am in order to be able to be there when the kids need me. Planning my day can be tricky,…Continue Reading

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Summer Table Setting Ideas

Summer Table Setting Ideas

We adore Summer here at Pen Y Llechwedd and we entertain often during the warmer months so we can sit outside and enjoy the late afternoon breeze. I love to ‘dress’ the table not only for entertaining but also to make the everyday a little nicer. Searching the web for table setting ideas, I have…Continue Reading

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Our Classic Queenslander House Colours

Our Classic Queenslander House Colours

Just about every time I post a picture on Instagram of our home, I am asked about our house colours. It can be difficult make decisions about paint colours, much easier if you spy a combination already together that you love. Today I am sharing our classic Queenslander house colours, for anyone that likes our…Continue Reading

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Stereotypes In The Construction Industry

Stereotypes In The Construction Industry

The construction industry has a very firm stereotype, and while people like myself might be working very hard to dispel those stereotypes, others are doing little about it. In fact over my break, while playing on my favourite social media, I found many to be actively encouraging it. This of course brings…Continue Reading

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