Sunday, February 24, 2019
Home Building and Renovation

Building and Renovation

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

I hope you’re enjoying this new series of before and afters on my blog. It’s going to be a regular feature because I want to share renovations from every day people. Today's evolving renovation has been done by a...
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...
If you’re a fan of black in the kitchen, but don’t want to have it in cabinetry, why not consider a black kitchen sink? I’ve been seeing a number of white kitchens embracing the black sink, which gives 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...
Weekends are always the worst and most common times when you come across a water leak or blocked drain at your house. It’s always a pain in the butt to try and find a plumber that will firstly want...
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...
Copper has been a huge trend in interiors for the past year so it’s not surprising that tapware manufacturers have followed the trend. Copper tapware is a big trend that is making a big statement in kitchens and bathrooms...
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...
This post has been written in collaboration with Australian Outdoor Living One of my favourite times of the year is towards the end of August when (in QLD) we experience bright sunny days with mild cool temperatures. If you came...
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...
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...
I love bathroom reveals on The Block. To be honest, I love all the reveals on The Block, but I love seeing bathrooms because there are so many decisions involved when it comes to choosing the materials and fixtures....

Bedroom Make Over

This post has been written in collaboration with Super Amart If you’ve read my blog for a while, you would know I’m a huge fan of The Block. My favourite part of the show is the reveals on a Sunday...
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 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...
Late last Friday afternoon, I received a call from a number I didn’t recognise. Usually I would have let the call go to message bank, but I decided to answer it. In case someone was calling to tell me I had...
I don’t want to alarm you, but Christmas is 9 weeks away. Kind of crazy huh? Didn’t we just start the New Year? Around this time of year, families delegate who will host Christmas Day. If you are the lucky...
Sponsored Post I’ve mentioned before that I don’t do heights very well. I’m not sure how this came to be because when my dad would take me to work with him on school holidays, I’d love nothing more than to...
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...
Sponsored Post In order for a house renovation to go smoothly, it’s important for the trades onsite to have a good clearway so they don’t have to work around barriers and to prevent them damaging your furniture. If you are looking...
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...
This post has been written in collaboration with Altec When you purchase a property, you can be naïve in thinking it will increase in value as the years go by. In our experience, we’ve bought in a buyer’s market and...