Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Home Building and Renovation

Building and Renovation

if its about building and renovation you’ll find it here

Last night on the The Block were the guest bedroom reveals. I usually share the bathrooms and kitchens from The Block on the blog, but three of the teams last night added a guest bedroom ensuite as part of...
If you’re planning to renovate your bathroom next year, you will no doubt be researching bathroom trends for 2019 to help with your selections. Each year when I research and compile this post, I’m amazed at what trends have stuck...
One of the challenges of renovating a small bathroom is designing a layout that won’t feel cramped. This small bathroom renovation I’m sharing with you today may be a tiny space, but you wouldn’t know it due to the...
When we finished Phoebe’s nursery I had good intentions of sharing the photos with you but life has been busy and it’s been one of those posts that have sat in the back of my mind. Until now. All three...
Last year, it was predicted the Japanese style wet room would become a popular bathroom design. The style certainly opens up the bathroom and can work in a small space. With my recent research for bathroom trends, I’ve seen...
On Thursday, Jacob sent me a message about The Home Show being on at the Brisbane Convention Centre this weekend. I’ve been meaning to get to one of these shows since I started this blog, but taking babies and toddlers...
Eight years ago when I started my plumbing apprenticeship I went on the hunt for women's steel cap boots and lady tradie workwear. Unfortunately my search confirmed what I already knew that there was NOTHING for women. I used...
This post has been written in collaboration with City Safes Like most things in life, you don’t realise you need something until you really need it. One of those items that is a necessity, but considered an option in the...
This post has been written in collaboration with ASKO In the last 18 months I’ve seen a real push in home improvement projects to create a livable laundry space. If I’m honest, the last place I want to spend more...
As I have stated before on this blog, plumbing must be done by a licensed plumber. Choosing to use a local handyman or attempt to do plumbing work yourself can cause a number of headaches. I don’t have enough...
Once upon a time, buying a house was part of the big Australian dream. We bought into that dream when we were in our early twenties and despite entering the property market early, it hasn’t been a dream to...
This post has been written in collaboration with Giamar I have to admit, whenever I see some sort of outdoor window covering on the front of a house, I immediately think an older person lives in the home. I’m...
If you're looking for ways to add pink to your bathroom renovation, this post is for you. I've found 20 Pink Bathroom Ideas that modernize retro... well I think they atleast try to modernize it. Utter the words ‘pink bathroom’...
One of the best ways to converse with someone you’d like to know better is over a cup of coffee. And I’m excited to announce Nicole (The Builder’s Wife) and I are going to make ourselves available to meet...
The main bathroom of a home is often the family bathroom. It’s the bathroom which gets the most traffic from most of the family members – generally the children. To keep a family bathroom functional, it needs to be a...
Sponsored Post House Rules is a show you either love or hate. When I watched the renovation of the first home I was really scared about what would be produced, and I have to admit, I didn’t like what I...
This post has been written in collaboration with Templeton Property Jacob and I were blessed to have a bought our first house in our early 20’s. We were engaged at the time and we had spent a good year and...
This post has been written in collaboration with GlobalX Legal Solutions Whether you are in the market to buy your first house, or you’re an empty-nester selling the family home in favour of greener pastures, transactions involving property are generally...
Does your Aurora Inverter have an INT. Error E031 Message? You will need a new inverter as this fault can not be fixed. Each quarter when we receive our electricity bill, we are in credit. This has been the benefit of...
This post has been written in collaboration with West Village If there is one regret I have that I didn’t do more of before I had kids, it would be travel. My husband and I were lucky enough to have travelled...
When I started my plumbing apprenticeship, I knew of only one female plumber and her name was Carlie Wright. She was Queensland’s first licensed female plumber and is Brisbane’s one and only female plumbing inspector.   Carlie has started her own...
This post has been written in collaboration with RateMyAgent This week we received yet another letter in the mail from an unfamiliar real estate agent telling us they had a client who is super keen to buy a house in...