Home Office Cabinet Progress

I know I originally said I wasn’t going to refer to my new computer area as a ‘home office’ though it’s just the most self-explanatory title, so home office it is. You may remember I was in a bit of a pickle over finding some appropriate cabinetry. The restrictive proportions of the space teamed with our...…READ MORE

A New Room Redo

Suffice to say it was a fair exchange, though for us, gaining Charlotte meant losing our “computer room”. I know calling it a “home office” or “study” would sound more official, though with the majority of time spent in there going toward online shopping, e-stalking and maybe shooting the occasional virtual bad guy (hubby, not me) a...…READ MORE

Living Room Update

Beside delegation, the key to good time management is prioritisation, right? So, amongst caring for a seven month old, running a household, working on furniture revivals and design consultations and pretending to be a web developer, what’s another important task? Well, teaching yourself to juggle of course (yep, you read right, my current record is...…READ MORE

Sliding Wardrobe Door Update

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you probably remember this simple robe door makeover from about a year ago…. When I re-decorated my master bedroom, I simply painted the ugly beige metal surround with enamel spray paint to create a more cohesive (i.e. less ugly) look. I thought some readers, who may be entertaining...…READ MORE

Fern Study Prints with Free Printables!

At the moment I’m really into vintage illustrated nature studies so for my living room I deciding on some fern prints, mainly because I think they’re cute though also because of their green foliage. You see, to a fickle girl like me who can’t seem to commit to colour, green feels like a neutral. I always like to include some form of...…READ MORE

Library Card Cabinet Upcycle

Whada you do when you come across something you really love? Something for your home that you know there is no practical place or use for? Do you buy it just because? Just because you might never come across one again? Just because it was a really good price? Just because your mother’s sister’s second cousin Mavis...…READ MORE

DIY Transfer Decal Tutorial

Sure, there are a heap of different embellishing methods out there though did you know you can make your own custom, professional-looking, easy to use decals at home with no expensive outlays, time-consuming crafting or specialty equipment? All you need is some waterslide decal paper and a printer (plus a cute design of course!). Waterslide decal paper comes...…READ MORE

The Industrial Dining Room Light

After I blogged about my mini dining room update I got a lot of questions about the light fixture so thought I’d dedicate a little post to it. I’d been inactively looking to replace both the original fixtures in my conjoined living-dining room since we moved in. Yep, that was them. Except they were originally green...…READ MORE

Time Management and New Ticking Sheets

Check out pics of my updated bedroom here. I pretty much never publish posts like this (with potentially boring ‘real life stuff’). I know many of you visit purely for decorating inspiration, so if you’re simply interested in seeing some pretty pictures then scroll straight to the bottom where you can read more about this…. Anyhoo, in non-decorating related news,...…READ MORE

Tolix Chairs for the Dining Room!

Have I mentioned my complex? The one about buying furniture brand new? Seriously, I mean complex. The whole concept is just an enigma to me. Don’t get me wrong though, I know second-hand is not always the best way to go though if I happen to spy you buying something so generic they sell one every five seconds on eBay for just fifty...…READ MORE