Monday, December 10, 2018

Building and Renovation

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

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...
I love a clever DIY project and when my friend Yolandi shared what she and her husband were creating for their third daughter as a Birthday gift, I wanted to share it with you. This removable timber sandbox with...
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...
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...
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...
My hairdresser, Hayley and her husband Mark, recently renovated their main bathroom. I shared their kitchen renovation last year, and after that was completed, they decided the bathroom was due a renovation as well. You don’t realise how desperately...
I’m excited to share this before and after reveal with you of a modern black and white kitchen renovation, for three reasons: 1. It’s another friend’s home. 2. I know the builder, Paul and Kristie from Alps Constructions, because dad and I used to...
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...
When Wright Renovations started following me on Instagram, I re-followed them back and was delighted to find out it was Emma and Luke, who were friends of friends at my church. Emma had looked after my girls at church...
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....
Guest Post Simple actions around your home can make a big difference to your overall impact on the environment. Sometimes, the thought of ‘being green’ sounds difficult, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are a few simple ways you...
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...
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...
It’s an exciting time when you have finance approval for a bathroom renovation. Whether you’ve saved or organised a loan, making the decision to renovate and modernize a room in your home is exciting. But there can be delays...
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...
Why Plumbers Should Know Interior Trends Starting this week I’m going to give a weekly post about interior trends and styles for all areas of the home that relate to plumbing. While most residential clients have a firm idea of what...
This post has been written in collaboration with Thomsons Outdoor Pine When Jacob and I were looking at houses, we wanted a built in outdoor entertaining area. It didn’t have to be big, but it had to be large enough...
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...
Some parts of Australia have experienced sweltering heat over the past few weeks. Brisbane has had a few sticky days and I haven’t hesitated putting on our air conditioner. We recently had to replace our ducted unit after our last...
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 went to get my hair done for Problogger Conference back in September, my hairdresser, Hayley told me she was having demolishers in that day to remove her old kitchen. It's always an exciting day when the demolishers rock up....
The kitchen reveals on The Block last night were fantastic. I can’t remember the last time I was super impressed with a room reveal. After researching and writing about the predicted kitchen trends for 2017 last week, I felt a...