Monthly Archives: February 2016

Building or Renovating? So Where Do You Start? with The Undercover Architect

Building or Renovating? So Where Do You Start? with The Undercover Architect

A few weeks ago we shared the first installment of this story, Building or renovating, so where do you start? We are taking a break from our new My Trade Story, to share the second installment of this great answer. Building or renovating? So where do you start? In my last guest post on Theread more →

My Favourite Space – Tracey from The Tradies Wife

My Favourite Space – Tracey from The Tradies Wife

This week we have the opportunity to see the favourite space of Tracey from The Tradies Wife. Tracey has a very similar story to my own. Naturally I love her blog, and her perspective with which she writes. Tracey’s blog is aimed at all tradies wives or partners, however there often great and valid adviceread more →

5 Apps for The Home Handyperson – Home Improvement Thursday

5 Apps for The Home Handyperson – Home Improvement Thursday

The world of apps is a new frontier for the likes of The Builder who is a little technologically behind, however recently he needed a quick answer and decided to find an app to help. This led to a discussion on what sort of apps would be most beneficial for the home handyperson. Today Iread more →

Where Do You Start When Building A House?

Where Do You Start When Building A House?

This post is written in collaboration with Wolf Architects You’ve made the big decision and you’re ready to build a custom home. But where do you start when building a house? Today I will share my top three tips that are essential to building the best house you can. Where Do You Start When Buildingread more →

Women In Construction – Where Could You Fit?

Women In Construction – Where Could You Fit?

On Saturday I shared my trade story of how I came to hold the position in our company that I do. I really just fell into construction, even though I had essentially been around it all my life. I had never really considered that I could make a profession out of the construction industry, especiallyread more →

Contemporary Ensuite – Inspired Space

Contemporary Ensuite – Inspired Space

It’s ensuite month this month on the blog, we started the month off with looking at designing an ensuite, and now we get to the pretty part, where we explore some inspirational images of contemporary ensuites. If you are planning on building or renovating your ensuite, I cannot recommend Pinterest highly enough as a sourceread more →

In The Press – The Builder’s Wife

In The Press – The Builder’s Wife

Something exciting happened this week among all the chaos of a child a with broken arm and work back in full swing. I was contacted by the very lovely Amanda from the Courier Mail to be interviewed about what it is I do with our building company, our home and this very blog. A photoread more →

My Trade Story – Nicole Cox The Builder’s Wife

My Trade Story – Nicole Cox The Builder’s Wife

While I don’t have a trade story as such, like we previously shared from Rebecca Senyard, Bec Sparky or Amelia Lee, I still do have a story to tell as to how I became a business manager for our construction company Fernbrooke Homes. My Trade Story – Nicole Cox The Builder’s Wife My story beganread more →

My Favourite Space with Sasha From the Left Field

My Favourite Space with Sasha From the Left Field

I have a bit of a love affair with Sasha’s blog From the Left Field, though I suspect my love affair is actually with the awesome information and perspective that Sasha gives. Honest and sassy, with a side of good advice, I really enjoy what she shares. Sarah’s bio describes her as a head-shrinker, musicread more →

Designing An Ensuite-Home Improvement Thursday

Designing An Ensuite-Home Improvement Thursday

Over the last few months, we have been slowly focusing on different rooms throughout the house with design tips and inspiration, from the kitchen to the laundry. This month we are going to have a closer look at the ensuite. I have my fingers crossed it wont be long until we are renovating our ownread more →