Monthly Archives: October 2015

Queenslander Style-Inspired Space

Queenslander Style-Inspired Space

Confession time, in my spare time I love to stalk real estate, especially Queenslander’s. We are spoilt for choice here in Brisbane with so many older suburbs located around the CBD. I though I would share this gem I found on Real Estate.com.au. Located in one of my very favourite suburbs, Sherwood, this Queenslander isread more →

What is a Builders Margin-Nuts & Bolts with Builder Adam

What is a Builders Margin-Nuts & Bolts with Builder Adam

There is a lot of discussion at the moment about the value of a project builder over a customer builder in our Facebook Group Ask The Builder. One of the questions asked this week, was about the value of organising your own fixtures and fittings where you are able and does that really save money.read more →

My Favourite Space with Kathy from Yinyang Mother

My Favourite Space with Kathy from Yinyang Mother

Have you ever spent hours on the internet looking for ways to find some balance in your life? Well, that was me a few weeks ago. I was so lucky to come across Kathy’s blog Yinyang Mother. Kathy has an inspirational story about infertility and adopting her gorgeous children from China that she shares onread more →

Kmart Styling and Home Improvement Thursday #HIT

Kmart Styling and Home Improvement Thursday #HIT

We have spent a lot of time over the last few weeks showing you beautiful rooms styled using items found at Kmart, but there are a few tricks that can be used to make the styling look right. Would you like to know my 3 tips? Well read on. Don’t use too many items fromread more →

Pen Y Llechwedd-An Update

Pen Y Llechwedd-An Update

The library is just about finished. One of the very last rooms on the list of rooms to be done, we didn’t realise until nearly done just what a difference it would make to our day to day lives. Everything now has it’s place. Somewhere to live and to be found when needed again. Thisread more →

Love Your Home-My First Live Presentation

Love Your Home-My First Live Presentation

If you follow along on Facebook, you will have noticed this very exciting flyer last week. Do you like shopping? Are you a fan of DIY? Love the opportunity to talk to an interior designer? Then this FREE evening is just for you! Join myself as I take you on a shopping tour through Mastersread more →

Nuts & Bolts with The Undercover Architect Amelia Lee

Nuts & Bolts with The Undercover Architect Amelia Lee

This week we welcome back The Undercover Architect Amelia to continue with her answer to our Ask The Builder Facebook Group question of “What is the role of an architect compared to a draftsman? And do I need one when contemplating a new build?” Last time Amelia touched on what roles an architect, a draftsmanread more →

My Favourite Space-The Holiday Edition

My Favourite Space-The Holiday Edition

It’s really rare that Adam and I manage to find time to get away without the kids, but when we do we like to stay somewhere away from technology, people and the hustle bustle of every day life. The very first place we ever stayed at together, was Ocean View Cottages at Montville. Only aread more →

Where do Builders Shop-Home Improvement Thursday #HIT

Where do Builders Shop-Home Improvement Thursday #HIT

When starting to work along side The Builder, I was always really intriqued by where he and other builders bought their suppliers from. What I found once looking into it further was, that we as DIYers, renovators and home improvers can benefit from this information as much as anyone else. So today I am sharingread more →

Pen Y Llechwedd-An Update Master 14’s Bedroom

Pen Y Llechwedd-An Update Master 14’s Bedroom

Finally, Master 14’s bedroom is complete. This room took quite some planing to get it right. Master 14 is already 6ft and so we needed to make sure we made the right bed choice for him. The room could allow for a double or queen bed, but there would be little room for anything else.read more →