Monday, June 24, 2019
Home Building and Renovation

Building and Renovation

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This post is sponsored by Chandler Macleod When I was 22 and looking for a new job, I had a few interviews with recruitment agencies in the city. The jobs were for administration and marketing type roles. After going through...
Sponsored Post The best part of building or renovating a house is choosing the materials and colours for your new home. But a lot of design novices get into trouble when it comes to choosing the right textures and colours...
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...
I was wrong in my predictions for who would win The Block last night. Sort of. I did think Jason and Sarah’s house would have had a chance of winning last night,  but I am glad Josh and Elyse...
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...
The Block Triple Threat Bathroom Reveals were on last night and I was very interested to see how each couple would go in producing a renovated bathroom in 72 hours. These time frames honestly give me heart palpitations and I'm...
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...
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...
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...
Working in the rain can be difficult for a plumber. Yeah, we should be used to working in the wet, but rain can put projects on hold and can cause damage to tools and other items that are exposed...
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 Abi Interiors Every bathroom requires a hero feature to add interest to the space. The rule of thumb is to have one design statement in the bathroom to ensure there isn’t a...
Blogging events are very few and far between these days. And the events I do get invited to, I have to decline simply because of work and family commitments. But one event that I had been waiting to arrive in...
Brought to you by Nuffnang and Termidor HE Buying or building your first home is an exciting yet daunting experience. Shelter is a need, so to be able to own your home is a blessing that shouldn’t be taken for...
When you call a plumber for a quote, you expect that there will be no issues with what you require, but occasionally, the odd issue may pop up due to changes in the plumbing standards. One of our clients had...
I have a really awesome before and after renovation to share with you today. It’s what I call a successful cosmetic makeover and it’s amazing what a $1000 bathroom renovation can look like. No matter your budget, you can...
One of the predicted bathroom trends for 2018 was the use of large panels, instead of tiles on the walls, to remove the need for grout. I recently shared a post by Katrina Chambers on groutless showers and it...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Guest Post You may not realise it but a ceiling can make a huge difference to how your room appears. It is the first thing that you notice when you lie down for a nap. So, why not make it...