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Shiplap…..What, Where and Why?

I don’t know about you but I am a huge fan of Chip and Joanna Gaines’ show “Fixer Upper”. If you watch the show…

Tips For Where To Use Wall Lights

Ahhhh…..is it too late to wish everyone a Happy New Year? I know it has been a while between blogposts (thanks so much to…

Tips For Designing An Organised Home

Apologies for the lack of blog posting lately, it sounds so cliched but I don’t know where the time goes! I can’t believe we…

A Coastal Dream Home

Happy (belated!) New Year everyone. I hope you had a relaxing and enjoyable festive season. I spent a great summer at the beach, spending quality…

‘Tis The Season

It’s hard to believe that Christmas is almost here again. In saying that though, it couldn’t come quick enough. I have been really excited…

My 10 Tips For Building or Renovating

I have undertaken several small reno’s in the past but nothing is like building your own home from scratch. Call me crazy but I likened…

Friday’s Favourites

Last week I shared the start of the stone work on our chimney. What a difference a week has made. The ‘jigsaw puzzle’ is almost…

Friday’s Favourites

Here is just a quick peek of the latest progress with our new build. The cornicing has been completed and things are really taking shape….

Friday’s Favourites

I hope all the mums had a wonderful day last Sunday. My Mother’s Day gift came in the form of some fabric (chosen by…

Friday’s Favourites

I am happy to report that progress is going well with our new build. Our mantlepieces arrived and I can’t wait to see them…

Friday’s Favourites

How was your Easter? We have had a relaxing week down at the beach, although I have eaten what feels like a year’s supply of…

Friday’s Favourites

Here is a sneak peek of our house update this week. The exterior of the first floor is complete and scaffolding has been removed….

Friday’s Favourites and Happy 2016!

Happy 2016 everyone and welcome back to the first Friday’s Favourites for the year. I hope you had an enjoyable and relaxing Christmas and New…

Friday’s Favourites

There has been a bit of action with our new build this week! The slab for the garage has been poured and the stumps…

Friday’s Favourites

Well my girls have been on school holidays for a week now. Although it is much harder to juggle the work/mum balance, it is…

Friday’s Favourites

This week I announced the winner of my Instagram #gallerieblovescolour competition. The winning entry below belongs to Rachel. Painted furniture is a true commitment…

Lowdown on a Vaulted Ceiling

I have noticed that rooms with a Vaulted or Cathedral ceiling are appearing in many of my recent Pinterest images. This design feature definitely has…

Out and About: Country Road Sorrento

I have heard so much about the new Country Road Sorrento store. Last weekend I finally got the opportunity to check it out. It…

Friday’s Favourites

How has your week been? I had a marathon design session with our draftsperson last weekend. All my cabinetry ideas for our house were…

World of Style: Porter Davis

Last week I paid a visit to the new World of Style showroom by Porter Davis. This is the largest interiors and exteriors showroom…

Friday’s Favourites

Looking for houses when you are in the market to buy can be a stressful experience.  Looking at houses when you are not in…

Friday’s Favourites

I can’t believe the kids are back at school today. In some ways it feels as though the holidays were long but then we…

Friday’s Favourites: Colours of Christmas

I love this time of year for so many reasons as I’m sure most of you do. I really enjoy the colours of Christmas,…

Out and About: Red Hill Epicurean

On the weekend, we celebrated my in-laws 40th wedding anniversary at the Red Hill Epicurean. This is one of my favourites restaurants on the…

Fireplace Dreaming

There is something special about a fireplace in winter that draws me in.  As someone who feels the cold, it’s like a magnet!  Unfortunately…

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