Monthly Archives: July 2015

Marble V’s Caesar Stone-Nuts & Bolts with Angela Marks

Marble V’s Caesar Stone-Nuts & Bolts with Angela Marks

Angela from Interior Solutions Brisbane has returned this week to weigh in on the timely question of Marble V Caesar Stone. We were only just discussing this question this week at our house. I love the look of marble, but I do worry about it’s durability with our family of 7. Read below to find outread more →

My Favourite Space-With Min Gillespie from Write of the Middle

My Favourite Space-With Min Gillespie from Write of the Middle

This weeks My Favourite Space is brought to you by the very lovely Min from Write of the Middle. It was her amazing photography that hooked me to her blog. Min is a photographer, and her photographs are stunning. Her recent trip to Tasmania gave her some extraordinary landscape to capture. You can get yourselfread more →

Pen Y Llechwedd-An Update

Pen Y Llechwedd-An Update

The busy week we had planned last week, was not so busy after all. We did manage to put in a few big days in the yard. I will share a little as I believe I’ve discovered that gardens are never finished, but simply a constant work in progress. The apprentice and I, put inread more →

What Happens When Communication Breaks Down

What Happens When Communication Breaks Down

I have said time and time again, that communication is the most important part of any job. What I haven’t explained is how important communication is on an internal level as well. Tradespeople are notorious for letting people down, arriving late, not arriving at all, making mistakes on the job, not completing the job withinread more →

What is a Nail Bag-Toolbox Tuesday

What is a Nail Bag-Toolbox Tuesday

I feel we’ve overlooked the hardest working tool on the job, the ever so humble nail bag. What is a nail bag? Similar to a ladies handbag, it is the keeper of all things. Image Source Originally designed as a pouch, with a hook to hang a hammer and a pocket to hold nails, likeread more →

Choosing A New Dress-Inspired Space

Choosing A New Dress-Inspired Space

A bit of a different inspired space this Monday morning. I have a couple of really exciting events coming up, the first is this Friday when I will be a guest judge in our football clubs “Miss Norths Pageant” and the second is an awards lunch, where I have been named a finalist in theread more →

My Favourite Space-with Adam Cox from Fernbrooke Homes

My Favourite Space-with Adam Cox from Fernbrooke Homes

I thought it about time, I brought you a favourite space from our own family. I am proud to introduce my wonderful husband, Adam. Adam has been a builder for 21 years, and is the sole reason I ever contemplated the construction industry as a possible career choice. He is passionate about helping people build theirread more →

Pen Y Llechwedd-An Update

Pen Y Llechwedd-An Update

I like to play my cards close to my chest, and not reveal anything until it’s finished, or at least at a stage I am happy with. This week is no different, though we have finished painting the entry way, I’d like to find the ‘right’ piece of furniture to go in it, before Iread more →

What is an Air Compressor-Toolbox Tuesday

What is an Air Compressor-Toolbox Tuesday

What is an air compressor? An air compressor is a instrument that turns power into energy in the form of compressed air. This energy is then used to drive tools on the building site. Air compressors, force air into a storage tank, once this tank is full of compressed air, the motor on the air compressorread more →

Entry Styling-Inspired Space

Entry Styling-Inspired Space

With a pause in the football season, Adam has found himself with a paintbrush in hand, each time he has a little down time. Inspired by a recent visit from our wonderful interior designer, Angela, we’re changing things up a bit. Here is a little snippet of our motivation, with the reveal of our newread more →