Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Building and renovation

Urinal in home bathroom

What to Consider if You Put a Urinal in Your Home Bathroom

Over the years I’ve had some interesting conversations about plumbing in the home. One conversation has been on what to consider if you put a urinal in your home...
bathroom trends for 2020

Bathroom Trends for 2020

If you’re renovating or building a new bathroom this year, you’re going to be interested in reading what the bathroom trends for 2020 are. I wrote a presentation about this...
the pros and cons of brass tapware

The Pros and Cons of Brass Tapware

Brass tapware is not as highly sought as chrome or matte black, however for those who like to go against the trends, brass tapware can certainly make a statement...
what you need to know about shower diverters

What You Need to Know About Shower Diverters

Shower diverters are a must have when combining your bath and shower together. There are 3 types of diverters available and it is often an oversight for many new-to-the-scene...
grout free bathroom wall panels

The 3 Best Grout Free Bathroom Wall Panels

Written in collaboration with Mr Wet Wall Grout free bathroom wall panels are a much sought after solution for wall and ceiling finishes in the bathroom. Less grout lines offer...
Bathroom colour schemes that won't date

Bathroom Colour Schemes That Won’t Date

When considering bathroom colour schemes, there is always an underlying concern on whether it will date quickly. You want to get it right the first time because 1. It’s usually a...
No One Asks for a Natural Disaster to Come to Their House Importance of house insurance

No One Asks for a Natural Disaster to Come to Their House

I’ve been on holidays from my job for two weeks now. But I’ve been thinking about people affected this week by the horrifying bushfires. It hits home when you...

Plumbing

Styling

bath mats to hide bland bathroom floors Hop Out Sage and Clare

Bath Mats to Camouflage a Bland Bathroom Floor

Even if your bathroom floor isn’t ugly, it's easy to update with a bath mat. While...
Bright Australian Native Flower Artwork

Bright Australian Native Flower Artwork

I’ve been on the hunt for Bright Australian Native Flower Artwork for our playroom. While I’ve...
colourful print hand towels for the bathroom

Colourful Print Hand Towels Add Colour to Your Bathroom

Adding colourful print hand towels to the powder room, bathroom or laundry is an easy...
bathroom storage shelving in bamboo

I Upgraded the Bathroom Storage in my Ensuite

Lack of bathroom storage is often a pain point in the family home. While we love...
kitchen styling how to organise your kitchen bench

Kitchen Styling: How To Organise Your Kitchen Bench

Kitchen styling is something I admire, but am not always good at upkeeping. At present,...
tween girl bedroom update

A Tween Girl Bedroom Update

This tween girl bedroom update is a project we tackled last year in October, but...
desk into a gingerbread house work at home

I Turned My Work-At-Home Desk Into A Gingerbread House

I turned my work-at-home desk into a gingerbread house and I CAN NOT wait to...
christmas tree up in November

I put my Christmas Tree up in November and I’ve got no Regrets

We’ve gone against tradition and have had our Christmas Tree up for over week now....
colourful planter pouches for the home

Planter Pouches for Storage and Indoor Plants

I love my planter pouches around the house. They add colour and pattern to the...

Life lessons

Motherhood

Cork Board Craft Display: Journal the Crafts Made With Your Kids in Self-Isolation

Cork Board Craft Display: Journal Crafts Made With Your Kids at Home

Create a visual journal of crafts made with your kids at home in isolation. The cork board craft display will be a tangible visual...

What I Got Up To At Cape Schanck

Last week I headed to Cape Schanck for a work trip and you can bet I’m counting my lucky stars that the trip was...
three in school

Three in School

Time can often feel like it stands still when you have a baby, a toddler and a kid not yet old enough for Kindergarten. School...
A big december, grateful

It’s Been a Big December, In The Middle Of December

Has it been a big December for you? It has for me. So much so, I’ve had to make some tough decisions about the...
30 family friendly activities in Wanaka

30 Family Friendly Activities in Wanaka and Surrounds

Wanaka is a must visit for families when heading to New Zealand. Here are 30 family friendly activities in Wanaka, of which we did...
24 hours in Queenstown for families

24 Hours in Queenstown for Families

Queenstown is usually on the itinerary of every New Zealand holiday when visiting the South Island. We spent 24 hours in Queenstown before heading...

Tradies lunchbox