I am on the hunt for a floor lamp for the lounge. With the completion of the major parts of the reno, I can focus on adding bits and pieces here and there to make our house, our home. I’m thinking a floor lamp for the corner of the lounge will add a little depth…Continue Reading
At the very top of my to do list, is start painting the library, so that I can finally style and enjoy. The library was one of the first things that sold me about the house, it’s a dream come true for me. Now that we are coming to the end of the first part…Continue Reading
On the weekend, we had a wonderful morning spent at the Ipswich Plant Expo. Most of the plants at the expo, were the same sort of sub-tropical plants we already have in our backyard. This top tier of our yard, will remain untouched until the time comes for us to put in our pool, however…Continue Reading
As we move forward with the planning of the second stage of our extension, we have been looking at different ways to house our cars. We have three cars and two trailers, we also have a teenage daughter with a car, and are only a few years off the other 4 children getting their licences…Continue Reading
Just about the only thing I miss from our old house, is the pool. We only had the pool for 2 years before we sold up and moved to our Pen Y Llechwedd, and it really was the most used part of our home. Our youngest could barely swim before we put it in, once…Continue Reading
This week, we changed the front garden. You may remember a few months ago, we ripped most of the former plantings out, and opted for a cottage type garden look.
Here is the “before”.
With Summer in it’s last month, we are beginning to consider how we may use our deck in the Winter. Being the typical old Queenslander, there are decks all around the house, so enjoying the Winter sun, should never be a problem. We haven’t done anything to decorate our decks yet, preferring to concentrate on…Continue Reading