The Suite Extension DIY Kitchenette Progress

I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve been a very bad blogger of late. You’d think being stuck at home all day, every day, would open-up a world of spare hours, but I’ve actually found myself more time challenged than usual. I know my seemingly relaxed approach to this blog might come across as...…READ MORE

DIY Shutters for the Suite Extension House

If you’re anything like me, then you probably consume quite a bit of design and decoration content online, either through social media, blogs or other websites. And, like me, in your time you may have come across the odd article or two about exterior shutters and their supposed “right and wrongs” (perhaps with a heated...…READ MORE

DIY Pergola-Style Balcony Millwork

Firstly, thanks so much for all the love on the bathroom reveal post! You guys are just the best. I know it seems like things have been sitting stagnant at my parent’s house for a while, though there’s actually been quite a bit of progress I can’t wait to share! Something that happened a few...…READ MORE

Painting the Suite Extension House Exterior

You were probably expecting to see the suite extension bathroom reveal this week, but sorry, something unexpected happened I needed to share first (the bathroom will be coming up super soon!). With everyone being stuck at home, and thanks to a streak of perfect painting weather, my parents abruptly decided it was time to “render”...…READ MORE

Installing the Suite Extension Flooring

What better thing to do when stuck at home than have a go at laying your very own floor. I mean, what a fun little isolation project to get stuck into? Right? And surely not difficult at all? Right? In all honestly, we decided on the suite extension flooring quite a while back (Arbre Engineered...…READ MORE

DIY Stair Newel Post Update

I touched on this project a few posts back though wanted to re-visit it because now it’s totally done! And looking pretty schmick! If I do say so myself :) If you caught the past post, I shared how this newel-post-meets-half-wall was left in a bit of a mess after my parent’s builders made some...…READ MORE

DIY Book Page Quote Sign…using a Peel & Stick Fabric Poster

Last week one of my daughter’s closest friends celebrated her 9th birthday. She is obsessed with Harry Potter, and her mum is an author, so for something special I decided to make her a custom book page sign. Yeah, I know it’s not the funnest kids’ gift in the world, though I knew she would...…READ MORE

Easy Kmart Stool Hack

Why, hello there! Remember me? I’m sorry I’ve been so absent. Things have been busy, just not in a super productive way. With summer holidays comes lots of family time which means completing projects and writing blog posts isn’t always a priority, or sometimes even a possibility. Still, I have quite a bit of suite...…READ MORE

Easy Upcycled Terracotta Herb Pots

I don’t do a lot of crafts, though every now and again I get a hankering for an easy little project. If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen that I’ve been growing plant babies as per the Woolworths Discovery Garden initiative. Well, those babies got big fast! And after just a few...…READ MORE

Easy DIY Rope Wrapped Headboard Tutorial

It may have taken way longer than I imagined, and used about 200 times more rope than I anticipated, though I’m still glad I did it, and I wouldn’t hesitate recommending it as a great DIY project to try. If you missed the initial reveal post, this is the bed from the ‘guest room‘ at...…READ MORE