Month: November 2015

Pins of the Week: Tropical Inspired Spaces

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With all this hot weather it’s hard not to dream of a tropical holiday! It’s also a good excuse to make some changes at home, remove some layers, use lighter colours and fabrics and create a Summer feel in your home. All these spaces have a feel of the tropics, a relaxed vibe, lots of […] Read more…

Summer Entertaining: Easy Table Decor

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With the festive season upon us it is the time of year to think about entertaining friends and family in your home. We are lucky enough in Australia to have our festive season during summer, which means long hot days and outdoor entertaining! Entertaining outdoors is a great excuse to use what’s around you, in […] Read more…

10 Inviting Black Bedrooms

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Choosing a colour for bedroom walls is a big decision and white seems to be the most popular choice.  However, there have been more and more rooms popping up that are a dark, moody colour. Black is a bold choice for a bedroom!.  Yes, it is a risk, but these rooms prove that if you […] Read more…

3 Totally Different Takes on Christmas Décor!

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Christmas is just around the corner and it really is a special time of year. I love the time leading up to Christmas when the kids are excited, presents are being wrapped and you finally get to put up the Christmas décor! Decorating the house for Christmas can be a fun way to change things […] Read more…

10 Amazing Movie Houses!

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Does anyone else watch a movie for the amazing house in it? I have to admit, sometimes I love a movie just for the houses in it. So I thought I would put a fun blog together for Sunday reading and list my favourite movie houses! Often the house or setting in a movie will […] Read more…

Easy Ways to Update Your Rental!

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Renting is usually part of the journey to owning your own home, or inbetween owning homes. It is usually part of life and comes with the good and the bad! I have walked into rental homes and wondered how I was going to make it feel a little more inviting, from bad lighting, no window […] Read more…

Our 10 Favourite Picks from ZIZO

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Sofas and lounges

Our favourite picks from Zizo AND our Zizo Giveaway competition Winners – scroll to the bottom to congratulate them. ZIZO has such a large range, offering so much more than homewares alone.  It is where I will be shopping first for my next renovation project.  At last, ONE place to source renovation items for the kitchen and […] Read more…

Amazing Attic Spaces!

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There is just something about an attic. The sense of a hidden space, a secret place where you can escape the rest of the house. They aren’t as common in Australia as yet, but a roof cavity is a versatile space which in most cases, can be converted. A cosy space that can be used […] Read more…

Do You Know Much About Your Energy Usage???

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    We all think we’re being efficient in our daily energy use, but are we really? If you asked a group of people ‘what’s the most efficient way to boil a kettle’, we’d probably get a load of different answers. Is it with solar power because it’s a renewable energy source? On the cook […] Read more…

Shop the Room: Boho Luxe on a Budget!

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I have been drooling over this living room ever since I laid my eyes on it months ago! I love this boho luxe look, a combination of relaxed styling, raw and natural materials and soft tones. The white walls, mixed with the woods, neutral tones and textures in this room make it warm and inviting […] Read more…

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