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Hydrangea Lane Home – Small Business Spotlight

Hydrangea Lane Home – Small Business Spotlight

I get really excited when I find a business that I love, even more excited when that business is owned by someone I call my friend. Hydrangea Lane Home is the brainchild of Kylie a Brisbane based interior designer who really understand the needs of homeowners. Through her experience, she’s founded a business to help…Continue Reading

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Why You Should Hire A Licensed Tradie

Why You Should Hire A Licensed Tradie

I observed a thread in a Facebook group recently, in which a homeowner was complaining about the high price a licensed tradie was quoting and how this person could have their friend do the job for a lot less. Obviously, I chimed in with my 2 cents worth and explained why you should hire a…Continue Reading

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Furniture Upcycling – The Challenge Has Been Set

Furniture Upcycling – The Challenge Has Been Set

A challenge has been set in our home, to purchase and upcycle an item from Gumtree or eBay and see who can sell it for the best profit. (insert excited rubbing hands together emoji)  The Builder and I have been looking for a project that will keep us entertained in our…Continue Reading

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How To Make Your Rental Feel Like Home – 11 Easy Tips To Follow

How To Make Your Rental Feel Like Home – 11 Easy Tips To Follow

Very often I hear the same concerns shared time and time again. One of the most common concerns comes from rental tenants, with worries about how to make their house feel like home. In fact, the principals are the same for decorating even when the home you are in is not owned by you. It…Continue Reading

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7 Throw Rugs To Get You Autumn Ready

7 Throw Rugs To Get You Autumn Ready

We get about 5 minutes of Autumn here in Brisbane and yet it is still my favourite season of the year! I’ve shared many times, the way I change up my home to suit the seasons, and throw rugs are nearly always the top of that list. Throws can so easily change the look and…Continue Reading

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Architects – Do Your Research

Architects – Do Your Research

I recently heard a story that shocked me to my core. At first, I wasn’t going to share the story on a public forum for two reasons, it’s not my story and I didn’t want to contribute to the old age argument between builders and architects. That all changed when I…Continue Reading

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Who Is Who On A Building Site

Who Is Who On A Building Site

When you are building or renovating a home, you’ll see lots of different people on your site at various times, so much so you might begin to wonder who is who. It is a common question with an easy answer. Let’s take a look at all the different professionals you may see on your building…Continue Reading

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