How do we DIY?… Tortoise or hare?

I’m an avid home magazine and design blog reader. Which is good for relaxation and inspiration, but not so good for making me feel awesome about our own progress. Reading about home owners bemoaning the fact that their renovation took “more than 6 months!” makes me cringe inside a little. We thought we were being […]

A curtain call

Last week you got a peek of the curtains in the lounge when I got all summery and rearranged it, along with a promise that I’d share the bedroom ones real soon. Is now soon enough?! I’ve done a bit of less than artful cropping, so my apologies for the substandard photos. I’m just really […]

Red, white & blue

In a far off land called the U S of A… They’re celebrating Independence Day! Oh my Dad will be so proud of me for that little ditty! But moving right along… In honour of my readers from the land of the independents I’m all about red, white and blue today. And personally, I’m grateful […]

An organised office nook

I don’t know where to start with this, so maybe I’ll just start at the end? Aaah that’s better! I guess I just didn’t want to start by showing you this: That is what was left of the doorway off the lounge into the kitchen, after we started working things around to create a new bedroom, […]

Pin of the day: Leather strapped shelves

These shelves have been popping up in my world a bit lately, and at first I just admired them and carried on. But I couldn’t sleep last night, and in the process I decided it might be a good idea to replace the shelves in our lounge (just a few short months after buying them… […]

Full of Karakter

Our mid century scouts (aka just us) spotted some Karakter on a Parnell drive by recently. We didn’t have time to stop, but we did loop around the block and have another peep through the shiny windows. There may or may not have been an awe-inspired uttering of “that’s what we want to do!”. Open a mid century […]