Sunday, August 18, 2019
Home Building and Renovation

Building and Renovation

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Sponsored Post There is so much to consider when building or renovating a home. It can be overwhelming thinking about the timing and sequence of measures to ensure a hassle free installation. That’s why it pays to have a good...
I love a good before and after reveal when it comes to home renovations. It’s why I enjoy watching the reveals on shows like House Rules, The Block and Fixer Upper. The end result is always my favourite part....
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...
Our Kmart Styling Challenge has gone off with a start. We’ve had four entries…from the one person. Which is ok as the challenge goes for a month. If you’re looking to get involved, head to our Kmart Style Challenge...
I always look forward to a bathroom week on The Block. It's always interesting to see how the couples design their space and keep it in line with their style aesthetic in their apartment. This week was The Block...
This post has been written in collaboration with AdaptIt We all know renovating a home or giving a room a facelift can do wonders for the house in terms of style and value. With Google at your fingertips, it’s not...
Just after I had Phoebe last year, my hair was in desperate need of a colour and my fringe needed a trim. My usual hairdresser lives a good 15 minutes away and I was feeding Phoebe every couple of...
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...
The heat was on on The Block Triple Threat Kitchen Reveals last night. It would have to have been the most highly anticipated reveals this week due to all the drama around teams changing the location of their kitchens from the...
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...
This post has been written in collaboration with Additions Building The She Shed is the female equivalent of the man cave. It’s an area just for the woman of the household to escape and enjoy the serenity of quiet, doing...
This is a Sponsored Post for Action Inspections I remember when Jacob and I were getting our first house ready to put on sale. I read up on what needed to be done to make sure our house was visually...
When designing a bathroom, there can be many items to consider from the layout to material and fixture selections. For most, the aim of the bathroom is to have a minimalist look that’s easy to clean, however a focal...
Last week I received a call from a client to unblock a shower waste. I thought it would be a simple job for a drain machine but unfortunately it wasn’t. The plumber I organized to unblock the shower waste couldn’t...
This post has been written in collaboration with People's Choice Credit Union It was on a fairly cold winter’s morning in August when I went to put our ducted heat on to warm the house. I pressed the button and...
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...
This post has been written in collaboration with Mastertint I can’t live without the air conditioner on during summer. Which is probably strange to admit when you write a post about 7 ways to keep your house cool WITHOUT relying...
On Tuesday I shared a news report that showed a video of two Australian tradesmen attacking a building site with chainsaws over unpaid invoices. The video was shared on Snapchat and was reposted to Facebook where Channel Nine news...
Last night The Block Triple Threat main bathroom reveals were shown and I had mixed feelings as I saw each reveal. My favourite bathroom was Dee & Daz's and I thought they were once again worthy winners. I wasn't...
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...
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...
Houzz is my Pinterest. I could happily scroll through bathroom and kitchen images on Houzz for all sorts of interior inspiration. Through my ‘research’, I’ve noticed there are some key features of a contemporary bathroom in 2017. While I’m...