Thursday, July 9, 2020

Building and Renovation

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

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...
Builders aren't designers and designers aren't builders. Let's discuss why both occupations are necessary to your new build and/or renovation. Am I the only one who thinks Channel 9 is trying to cash in on traffic from House Rules? It...
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...
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...
This post has been written in collaboration with Local Agent Finder Five years ago Jacob and I sold our first home. We had lived in our first house for over 3 years and we made good money on the sale...
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...
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...
It was a big week on The Block for all four teams last week. The Block Triple Threat powder room, laundry and cellar reveals were again a mixed bag of good style choices and interesting design ideas. Let's look at...
This post has been written in collaboration with Gumtree The decision to renovate a bathroom needs to be a timely and well thought out process. It comes down to having the right amount of money put aside to pay for...
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...
Wooden benchtops are a popular choice in the kitchen and bathroom. It’s not a look for everyone, nor is it one that will suit every home. They can look amazing when just installed, but after time their look can deteriorate...

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...
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...
Collaborative Post I remember back in December 2011, I opened up our electricity bill and nearly died in shock at the amount. I knew it was going to be a big bill after having the air conditioning on throughout the start...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Sponsored Post Workplace injuries are a major concern for many Australians working in industries where physical and manual operations are performed. The trade industry sees its fair share of workplace accidents that cause injury to personnel onsite. Property Owners and Building...
Sponsored Post I loved watching The Block House reveals last week with much interest. The room that gets my most attention is the bathroom. Renovating an existing bathroom can be a daunting task, especially when you are working within the...
Sponsored Post Purchasing a property to live in is one of the biggest decisions a person can make. There are so many factors to consider. Starting a family is often the main reason many enter the property market and there...